|Profession(s)||Actor, Cinematographer, and Producer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
|Debut||Film (Tamil; As a cinematographer): Ethiri En 3 (2012)
TV (Actor and Producer): Thorati (2019) as Mayan
|Date of Birth||Year 1978|
|Birthplace||Singampunari, Tamil Nadu|
|Date of Death||17 June 2021|
|Place of Death||A hospital in Chromepet, Chennai The Indian Express|
|Age (at the time of death)||43 Years|
|Death Cause||COVID-19 Complications The Indian Express|
|Hometown||Singampunari, Tamil Nadu|
|School||Santhome Higher Secondary School, Chennai|
|College/University||• Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai
• University of Madras, Chennai
• Chennai Film School
|Educational Qualification(s)||• Graduation in Psychology
• A course in Cinematography Facebook
|Relationships & More|
|Marital Status (at the time of death)||Married|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shaman Mithru
- Shaman Mithru was an Indian cinematographer, actor, and producer.
- He was born and brought up in Chennai.
- While he was studying cinematography at Chennai Film School, he received a gold medal. The Times of India
- He assisted many renowned Indian cinematographers such as “K V Anand” and “Ravi K Chandran.”
- He worked as a cinematographer in many films like the Kannada film ‘Akhaada’ (2018).
- Shaman acted in the Tamil film ‘Thorati’ in 2019 for which he was well appreciated by the audience and the critics.
- During an interview, he shared that he never wanted to become an actor. He further said,
Thorati is a film that delves into the lives of shepherds who walk miles in search of pasture for their goats and sheep. This story happens in a village. And the lead actor who plays a shepherd needed to look like one. Not many actors would be willing to take the risks involved in getting tanned, losing tons of weight and walking barefoot. So, I decided to take the plunge and do the role myself.”
- In 2019, he filed a petition accusing the family members of his co-star Sathyakala of house arresting her in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. DT Next