Radha Ravi Biography, Facts & Life Story

Radha Ravi Indian Actor, Politician

Quick Facts

Known For Tamil Films

Full Name:Madras Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan Ravi

Profession:Actor, Politician


Age:69 years old (in 2021)

Date of Birth:July 29, 1952

Birthplace:Chennai, India

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)

Weight:78 kg (171 lbs)

Chest:44 inches

Waist:33 inches


Biceps:14 inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Brown

Madras Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan Ravi, popularly known as Radha Ravi- an Indian actor and politician who has established his career broadly in multiple fields, such as; films, television series, politics, web-series, direction, and production as well. He is mainly known for the supporting roles played throughout his career. He was born on 29th July 1952, and the son of M.R.Radha. He is also a ex-chief member of the Nadu Film Artistes’ Association. Moreover, he faced controversies over the extreme criticism of other film celebrities.


Radha Ravi started his career as a theatre artist and still working as a theatre artist and appeared in numerous plays. Also, he appeared in various serials and played the role of Julius Caesar in a Tamil drama for which he got immense love and recognition. It was the time when he was in grade ninth.

During his studies, he along with his friends, Jailani and Rafee striving to pursue his passion for theatre. He performed for M.R.R. Vasu troup, T.K. Chandran troupe, UAA troupe, and others.

In 1980, he started his own theatre and named it “Nadikavel Theatres”. Later in the same year, he made his Kannada debut movie named “Rahasya Rathri” which was produced by actor’s Bharathi’s father.

In 976, he appeared in Tamil film “Manmadha Leelai” (1976), and for this, Bollywood veteran actor, Kamal Hassan recommended his name to K.Balachander.

Later, director Rama Narayan helped him to boost his career. While T.Rajendar cast him in the movie named “Uyirullavarai Usha” in which he worked as a villain. The film was released in 1983.

During his career, he gave remarkable performances in movies, such as; Cinna Thambi (1991), Pooveli, (1998), Padayappa (1999), and other hit movies that are worth sharing to watch.

He is blessed with multiple skills so he tried his luck in production and produced such movies; “Chinna Muthu” (1994), “Illaignar Ani” (1994), and others. However, he made a broad career in almost all fields and made his own identity in the cinematic world.


Among other notable awards and honors, he won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize in 1989 for the film “Solaikuyil”. Also, he won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Character Artiste (Male) in 2004 for “Oru Murai Sollividu”.

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Radha Ravi Education

Qualification: Graduated

School: St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School

College: The New College, Loyola College, Chennai

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Radha Ravi Career

Profession: Actor, Politician

Known For: Tamil Films


Manmadha Leelai

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $2 Million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: M. R. Radha

Mother: Dhanalakshmiammal Radha

Brother(s): Raju Radha, M. R. R. Vasu, Mohan Radha

Sister(s): Raadhika Sarathkumar, Nirosha, Rathe Radha, Rathikala, Rajeswari

Marital Status: Married

Children: 1

Son(s): M R Hari

Radha Ravi Favorites

Hobbies: Acting

Favorite Actor: Shah Rukh Khan

Favorite Actress: Kajol

Favorite Destination: Mumbai

Favorite Color: White

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