Former Indian cricketer who represented India in the 1999 Cricket World Cup, he later became an actor in Tamil films like Santosh Subramaniam and Potta Potti.
He made a solid 44 off 41 balls in his debut match and averaged over 50 in his first six Tests.
He became the first Indian player to take a wicket off his first ball in ODI cricket.
He married Aparna Ramesh in 2002.
He and cricket legend Robin Singh represented India in the 1999 Cricket World Cup.