Cheran Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More



Full NameCheran Pandiyan
Profession(s)Director, Actor, Producer
Famous RoleSenthil Kumar in Tamil film 'Autograph' (2004)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 December 1965
Age (as in 2017)52 Years
BirthplacePazhayoorpatti, Melur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownPazhayoorpatti, Melur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
DebutTamil Directorial/Writing: Bharathi Kannamma (1997)
Tamil Film: Porkkaalam (1997)
HobbiesWriting, Listening to music
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2000- National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues for film 'Vetri Kodi Kattu' (2000)
2004- National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for film 'Autograph' (2004)
Dinakaran-Medimix Award for Best film 'Autograph' (2004)
Dinakaran-Medimix Award for Best Director for film 'Autograph' (2004)
2005- National Film Award for Best Film on Family Welfare for film 'Thavamai Thavamirundhu' (2005)
Tamil Nadu Progressive Writers Association Award for Best Writer and Director for film 'Thavamai Thavamirundhu' (2005)
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil for film 'Aadum Koothu' (2007)
2011- Jaya TV Award for Best Actor for film Yuddham Sei (2011)

Note: Along with these, he has many other awards to his name between 1997 and 2015.
Controversies• In 2013, her daughter 'Dhamini' filed a complaint against him by claiming that he had the objection to her relationship with 'Chandrasekhar' (Chandru). She also said that her father was threatening her boyfriend. Initially, Dhamini told the Madras High Court that she would like to go with Chandru’s mother but later, she decided to go with her parents.
• In 2017, he has accused the General Secretary of the Nadigar Sangam 'Vishal' of being “selfish, power hungry and insensitive” in a seven-page letter.
• He also accused actor Karthi and Nadigar Sangam General Secretary 'Vishal' of disrespecting him when he approached them for films.
• During Tamil film's audio launch event, he was accused Sri Lankan Tamils to make unauthorized copies of Tamil films by saying that 'I feel ashamed that I fought for Sri Lankan Tamils.'
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Cheran with his wife Selvarani
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughters- Dhamini
Cheran daughter Dhamini
Nivedha Priyadharshini (Film Producer)
Cheran daughter Nivedha Priyadharshini
ParentsFather- Pandiyan (Projector Operator in Vellalur touring theatre)
Mother- Kamala (Primary school teacher)
Cheran with his mother Kamala
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sisters- 2
Favourite Things
Favourite Singer(s)Sathyan, G. V. Prakash Kumar


CheranSome Lesser Known Facts About Cheran

  • Does Cheran smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Cheran drink alcohol?: Yes
  • While Cheran was in school, he used to act in dramas.
  • He started his career as an assistant director and assisted director ‘K. S. Ravikumar’ for the film ‘Puriyadha Pudhir.’
  • He did 11 films as an assistant and associate director.
  • In 1997, he wrote and directed his first Tamil film ‘Bharathi Kannamma.’ The film received positive reviews from the critics and it was later remade in the Kannada language as ‘Usire’ (2001).
  • In the same year, he made his acting debut by playing the role of a photographer in the Tamil film ‘Porkkaalam.’ He also wrote and directed this film.
  • He also produced several Tamil films like ‘Autograph’ (2004), ‘Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu’ (2006), ‘Aadum Koothu’ (2007), ‘Muran’ (2011), and ‘JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai’ (2015).
  • Cheran launched his own publishing house, ‘Cheran Noolagam’ where he published the Tamil novel ‘Porum Valiyum (War & Pain).’
  • He is the founder of ‘C2H’ (Cinema2Home) organization that curb out the copyright infringement in Tamil Cinema.
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