Interesting facts about R Madhavan

Facts about R Madhavan

  • His dad worked in Tata Steel at Jamshedpur, hence despite being a Tamil Brahm, he has enviable command of Hindi.
  • Maddy wanted to join the army and even represented India as a NCC cadet at International meets.
  • He spent an year in Canada as an exchange student while in college.
  • He used to conduct public speaking seminars, his wife Sarita was a former pupil.
  • He first met met Sarita in 1991 and got married to her in 1999 after 8 years of courtship.
  • He was almost chosen by Mani Ratnam for a prominent role in Iruvar (1997) but dropped at the last minute because Ratnam felt he looked too young.
  • Mani Ratnam did give him a break as a leading man in the cult romance Alaipayuthey (2000).
  • He shot to fame in Hindi cinema with Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001), a remake of his own Tamil hit, Minnale (2001).
  • It wasn’t his first Hindi film though, he has a small cameo in Is Raat Ki Subhah Nahi (1996).He was also successful as a TV actor in serials such as Yule Love Stories, Banegi Apni Baat and Sea Hawks.
  • He has also appeared as an Indian cop in the Hollywood production Inferno (1997).
  • Before entering Films, R Madhvan has done serious roles in Television series and Tollywood Film Industries where his acting skills were appreciated.
  • his son Vedaant had won silver for India in swimming at the Asian Age Group Swimming Championship in 2019 .

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