R.Madhavan is an Indian Actor, author, Producer who has worked in Hindi and Tamil movies and has made a jest on everyone’s soul by his aberrant and peculiar acting skills and has fabricated everyone goes insane for his megahit film REHNA HAIN TERE DIL MEIN.
His real name is MADHVAN BALAJI RANGANATHM, his fans call him MADDY. R.Madhavan was born on 1 June 1970 in Jamshedpur in Bihar. He belongs to the Tamil Brahmin religion.
R.Madhavan did his schooling at D.B.M.S ENGLISH SCHOOL, JHARKHAND.
In the year 1988, he had received a scholarship to take further education from Canada, but he rejected it and did his BSC from RAJARAM COLLEGE KOLHAPUR in electronics, and in KOLHAPUR he joined the MILITARY TRAINING.
He was chosen among many candidates and represented MAHARASHTRA and went to England.
In England, he did training along with BRITISH ARMY, ROYAL NAVY, AND AIR FORCE, But Destiny had something else written for him, further he left the army and started training in public speaking and this was the turning point of his life,
he received ads and then TV serials and did work in many Tamil films first and then entered Bollywood and gave many blockbuster films and made a mark on everyone’s heart and still trying hard.
|Real Name||Madhavan Balaji Ranganathan|
|Date of Birth||1 June 1970 (Monday)|
|Age (as in 2022)||52 Years|
|Birthplace||Jamshedpur, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), India|
|Hometown||Tamil Nadu, India|
|School||D. B. M. S English school Jamshedpur, Jharkhand|
|College/University||• Rajaram College, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
• Kishinchand Chellaram College, Mumbai, Maharashtra
|Educational Qualification(s)||• B.Sc. in Electronics
• Post-Graduation in Public Speaking
|Family||Father– Ranganathan Seshadri (Former executive at Tata Steel)
Mother– Saroja (Former Manager at the Bank of India)Sister – Devika (software Engineer)
|Height||in centimeters– 179 cm|
|Eye Colour||Light Brown|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Writer, Television Host, Producer|
R.Madhavan did his schooling from D.B.M.S ENGLISH SCHOOL, JHARKHAND.
BSC from RAJARAM COLLEGE KOLHAPUR in electronics and in KOLHAPUR he joined the MILITARY TRAINING.
PG from K . C COLLEGE MUMBAI in subject PUBLIC SPEAKING. He also received many Awards for public training.
R.Madhavan had received a scholarship from Canada but he rejected it and went to KOLHAPUR to pursue BSC in electronics from RAJARAM COLLEGE KOLHAPUR.
He joined the MILITARY TRAINING, and got selected among many candidates for NCC, and represented MAHARASHTRA in England.
In England, he did training along with BRITISH ARMY, ROYAL NAVY AND AIR FORCE.
But as destiny has something else written for him, he had an interest in public speaking so did his P.G from K.C COLLEGE MUMBAI. He also received many Awards for public training.
In the year 1996 he was selected for an Advertisement for a Powder which was directed by SANTOSH SIVAN.
Then SANTOSH SIVAN suggested his name to the famous Director MANIRATNAM. R.Madhavan also gave the screen test for the film but then he got rejected.
Further R.Madhavan was seen in the TV serials like GHAR JAMAI, BANEGI APNI BAAT and then he received the Bollywood film IS RAAT KI SUBAH NAHI and KANNADA film SHANTI SHANTI SHANTI, but unfortunately these were the flop films.
In the year 2000, he did the Tamil film which was directed by MANIRATNAM which was ALAIPAYUTHEY which was a blockbuster. But he didn’t give up and gave the hit films like RANG DE BASANTI and REHENA HAIN TERE DIL MEIN in the year 2001
R.MADHVAN gave many hit films like SALA KHADUS, TANNU WEDS MANNU, JODI BREAKERS AND MUMBAI MERI JAAN, and many more.
R.MADHVAN’S father’s name is RANGANATHM SESHADRI, he used to work as an executive officer at TATA STEEL and mother SAROJINI used to work in BANK OF INDIA as a MANAGER.
R.MADHVAN’s BROTHER :
S BROTHER: R.Madhavan doesn’t have any real brother .R.Madhavan has a sister named DEVIKA, she is a software engineer.
R.Madhavan’S MOTHER TONGUE:
He belongs to the TAMIL BRAHMIN family, so he is Tamil and his mother tongue is also Tamil.
His current age is 52 years according to 2022 and still, he is doing many films and web series too.
When R.Madhavan was doing training in public speaking he saw one trainee, her name was SARITA BIRJEE.
They started dating each other in the year 1991, she wanted to became AITLR HOSTESS, so she went for the training but still they were in contact with each other and thus in the year 1999 they both got married.
But during their marriage, MADHVAN was not a star but then he received many films like 3 IDIOTS, DELHU HEIGHTS which made him STARDOM.
His son’s name is Vedant, like other Bollywood actors whose kids are always in the lime light , but this star kid wants to be successful by his own efforts R.madhvan has been his coach for swimming. Vedant is a national-level swimming champion, he has won the BRONZE medal in the Freestyle swimming championship in Thailand.
Now he is training for the Olympics 2026 and it is MADHVAN’S dream that he should win gold for India and along with his son he has also shifted to Dubai for the training of Vedant.
R.Madhavan owns a Royal House in Mumbai and he has a lot of collection of cars like BMW 7 SERIES, YAMAHA V MAX, BMW K 1600 GTL, and many more.
R.Madhavan’S NETWORTH is around 103 cr as he takes about 6 to 7 cr per film and around 50 lakhs for ads, or brand Endorsement, this tells us that how hardworking he is and how he has increased his own value.
- R.Madhavan’s real name is RANGANATHM MADHAVAN, he is known by his nickname MADDY.
- R Madhavan was a very brilliant and bright student and thus during his college days, he also got a scholarship from Canada and did his one year from the college of Canada.
- R Madhavan was also selected in the NCC cadets to represent MAHARASHTRA he went to ENGLAND, where he was trained for ROYAL NAVY, AIR FORCE.
- Before coming into the acting field he has done training for public speaking and thus he has also won the award for National Championship for public speaking. He has also represented India In TOKYO based on his skill in public speaking.
- Somebody had told R.MADHVAN that you can also join modeling as there is a lot of money from modeling, so he gave his photos to many ad agencies and thus got his first advertisement.
- R Madhavan started his career by various TV serials like GHAR JAMAI, BANEGI APNI BAAT
- R Madhavan got his first appearance in the film called ISS RAAT KI SUBAH NAHI in the year 1996, in which he played the role only for singing a song.
- Then in the year 2000, he got his dream debut in the Kannada film ALAIPAYUTHEY which was directed by MANIRATNAM, and the remake of this film was made in Hindi which was
- SAATHIYA in which the lead role was played by VIVEK OBEROI.
- R.Madhavan got his recognition from the film RHTDM I.E REHENA HAIN TERE DIL MEIN in which right from his scenes and his dancing skills it was a hit film.
- Today also everyone listens to the songs of this film like SUCH KEH RAHA HAIN DEWAANA AND ZARA ZARA.
- He also did the Kannada picture named KANNATHIL MUTHAMITTAL in the year 2002, thus
- his acting in this picture was so fabulous that this film got 6 national awards.
- During the shooting of 3 Idiots, he was also offered the role of JIMMY SHERGILL in MY NAME IS KHAN, but he liked his role in 3 Idiots and thus he rejected MY NAME IS KHAN film.
- The movie 3 idiots is relatable to his own life, as his father also wanted him to pursue his career in another field, but by his dedication, he decided to become a motivational speaker.
- One of the biggest director MANIRATNAM has made 6 films with him and all the films were blockbusters at the box office.
- In his film SAALA KHADUS, he had to increase his size of biceps so he said in one of his interviews that he ARNOLD has a bicep of 20 inches while being a vegetarian he had made his bicep of about 18 inches.
|IS RAAT KI SUBAH NAHI||1996|
|SHANTI SHANTI SHANTI||1998|
|DUMM DUMM DUMM||2001|
|REHENA HAIN TERE DIL MEIN||2001|
|DIL VILL PYAAR VYAAR||2016|
|CHANDA MAMA DOOR KE||2018|
And the list goes on…….. of which the movie REHENA HAIN TERE DIL MEIN was one of the blockbuster films and today also everyone listens to the songs of this film like SUCH KEH RAHA HAIN DEWAANA AND ZARA ZARA.
Filmfare award for Best Supporting Actor.
IIMA Award for best-supporting actor.
Vijay Award for best-supporting Actor, Story, Screen Play, and writer.
Thus by taking consolation from R. MADHAVN ’s life, one should consistently follow his or her passion, should relentlessly work hard in order to attain one’s aspiration, and therefore shouldn’t get discouraged by crashes and should take failure as a lesson as it’s said that failure is a stepping stone to success.