Date of Birth: April 06, 1973
Filmfare Best South Debutant Award
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Prasanth Thyagarajan
Born Prasanth Thyagarajan
April 6, 1973 (1973-04-06) (age 37)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Years active 1990-present

Prasanth Thyagarajan (Tamil) (born 6 April 1973 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India) is Tamil film actor. He is the son of film director Thyagarajan. He has appeared in several Tamil films, as well as a few Telugu films and Malayalam films


Prashanth was born in Chennai to his father Thyagarajan, who is an actor and director in Tamil films. His maternal grandfather, Peketi Sivaram, was an actor and an acclaimed director of Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada films. He also has a sister, Preethi Thyagarajan.

Acting career

Prashanth Thiagarajan debuted in 1990 in the film Vaigasi Poranthachu when he was 17 years old. His other notable films include Balu Mahendra's Vanna Vannna Pookal released in 1991 and R. K. Selvamani's Chembaruthi released in 1992. Then in 1998, Prashanth appeared in S. Shankar's blockbuster film Jeans. His other huge hit films include Kannedhirey Thondrinal (1998), Jodi (1999), Parthen Rasithen (2000), Thamizh (2002), and Winner (2003).

Personal life

He married Grahalakshmi on September 1, 2005 but in 2006, Prashanth filed a divorce case at a family court