Illavarasu Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Profession: Actor
Hometown: Melur, Tamil Nadu
Age: 57 Years


Real nameIlavarasan
Profession(s)• Cinematographer
• Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Tamil film Oru Kaithiyin Diary (1985)
Poster of the movie 'Oru Kaithiyin Diary'
Cinematographer: Tamil film Panchalankuruchi (1996)
Poster of the movie 'Panchalankuruchi'
Dubbing artist: Ponvannan in the Tamil movie Karuththamma (1994)
Poster of the movie 'Karuththamma'
Awards• In 1999, he won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Cinematographer for the movie Manam Virumbuthe Unnai (1999).
• He won the Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award in 2012 for Best Supporting Actor for the Tamil movie Muthukku Muthaaga (2011).
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 August 1964 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2021) 57 Years
BirthplaceMelur, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac signVirgo
HometownMelur, Tamil Nadu
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseName Not Known
Actor Illavarasu

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ilavarasu

  • Illavarasu is an Indian actor and cinematographer. He is popular for appearing in Tamil films. He appeared as a supporting actor in more than 150 Tamil films.
  • He appeared in the Tamil films that include Autograph (2004), Kalavaani (2010), Vedham Pudhithu (1987), Thavasi (2001), Bheeshmar (2003), Thambi (2006), Bhavani (2011), Lingaa (2014), Jai Bhim (2021).
    Illavarasu in the movie 'Autograph'

    Illavarasu in the movie ‘Autograph’

    Illavarasu in the movie 'Thavasi'

    Illavarasu in the movie ‘Thavasi’

    Illavarasu in the movie 'Bhavani'

    Illavarasu in the movie ‘Bhavani’

  • He started his career in the Tamil industry with cinematography. He did 13 films before starting his career as an actor.
  • When Illavarasu was working as a cameraman, he worked on the Tamil films that include Panchalankurichi (1996), Ezhayin Siripil (2000), Periya Thambi (1997), Iniyavale (1998) and Veeranadai (2000). In an interview, he talked about his experience as a cinematographer and said,

    Being a cinematographer and an actor are two different areas requiring different mental preparation. As a cameraman you are preoccupied with location, lighting and the angles. A lot of introspection is also needed. So I become silent whereas, as an actor I have to speak a lot.”

    Poster of the movie 'Periya Thambi'

    Poster of the movie ‘Periya Thambi’

    Poster of the movie 'Veeranadai'

    Poster of the movie ‘Veeranadai’

  • As an actor, his first film was the Tamil film Oru Kaithiyin Diary. In an interview, he talked about his role in the film and said,

    The role was not worth mentioning as I was part of the crowd. But still when I stood in front of the camera for the first time, it was a different experience.”