Tamil actor who has played lead roles in over fifty films, including Pokkiri, Thuppakki, and Theri. He received the Vijay Award for Entertainer of the Year in 2007.
He had his first acting role at age 18 in the 1992 film Naalaiya Theerpu.
He earned a Filmfare Best Actor Award nomination for his role in the 2007 film Pokkiri.
He married Sangeeta Sornalingam in 1999. The couple has a son named Sanjay and a daughter named Divya.
He joined Rajinikanth as one of the Tamil film industries highest-grossing actors.