Indian actor whose role as the aging gangster Sethu in the 2014 Tamil film Jigarthanda made him a star, earning him a Filmfare Awards, Edison Award and a National Film Award. He has since landed leading roles in films like Urumeen and Beware of Dogs.
He attended the Pioneer College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore, India. He worked in marketing and insurance before getting his big break as an actor.
He was nominated for Best Actor in a Negative Role at the 3rd South Indian International Movie Awards for his performance in the thriller Neram.
He married actress Reshmi Menon in April 2016.
He starred alongside Siddharth in the musical comedy gangster film Jigarthanda.