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Madhavan was born on June 1, 1970, in a Tamil-speaking family. At the age of 18 his college entrusted him with the responsibility of representing India as a Cultural Ambassador to Canada. A year later he and three others from his college were sent to Britain as army cadets and received training in the royal army, navy, and Air Force. While conducting... See full bio »
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3 Idiots Farhan Qureshi
Rang De Basanti
Rang De Basanti Flight Lt. Ajay Rathod
Tanu Weds Manu
Tanu Weds Manu Manoj 'Manu' K. Sharma
A Peck on the Cheek
A Peck on the Cheek G. Thiruchelvan


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 2016 Final Round
 2016 Saala Khadoos
Prabhu (Tamil) / Adi Tomar (Hindi)
 2015 Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn
Tom (voice, as R. Madhavan)
 2013 Sunglass
 2012 Jodi Breakers
 2012 Vettai
Thiru Murthy
 2011 Tanu Weds Manu
Manoj 'Manu' K. Sharma (as R. Madhavan)
 2010 Manmadhan Ambu
Madhan Gopal
 2010 Jhootha Hi Sahi
Kabir (as R. Madhavan)
 2010 Teen Patti
Professor Shantanu Biswas (as R. Madhavan)
 2010 Om Shanti
 2009 3 Idiots
Farhan Qureshi (as R. Madhavan)
 2009 Sikandar
Lt. Col. Rajesh Rao (as R. Madhavan)
 2009 Guru En Aalu
 2009 Yaavarum Nalam
R. Manohar (as R. Madhavan)
 2008 100 Lies to Hide a Wife
Guest Appearance
 2008 Mumbai Meri Jaan
Nikhil Agarwal (as R. Madhavan)
 2008 Vaazhthugal
 2008 Halla Bol
Cameo appearance
 2007 Aarya
 2007 Evano Oruvan
Sridhar Vasudevan
 2007 Delhii Heights
Madhavan (as R. Madhavan)
 2007 Guru
Shyam Saxena (as R. Madhavan)
 2007 My Dear Big B
 2006 That Four-Letter Word
Guest Appearance
 2006 Rendu
Sakthi / Kannan
 2006 Rang De Basanti
Flight Lt. Ajay Rathod (as R. Madhavan)
 2005 Thambi
'Thambi' Velu Thondaiman
 2005 Ramji Londonwaley
Ramji Ramnarayan Tiwari
 2005 Priyasakhi
Santhana 'Sakhi' Krishnan (as R. Madhavan)
 2004 Nothing But Life
Roby Thomas
 2004 Ayitha Ezhuthu
 2004 Aethiree
Subramani / Bottle Mani
 2003 Nala Damayanthi
 2003 Jay Jay
 2003 Love is God
 2002/I Run
 2002 Dil Vil Pyar Vyar
Krish Kumar (as R. Madhavan)
 2002 A Peck on the Cheek
G. Thiruchelvan
 2002 Laysa Laysa
Deva Narayanan (Cameo appearance)
 2001 Paarthale Paravasam
 2001 Dum Dum Dum
 2001 Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein
Maddy (as R. Madhavan)
 2001 Minnale
Rajesh Subramaniam
 2001 Ennavale
James Vasanth
 2000 Alai Payuthey
 2000 Rishtey - Kashish (TV Series)
 1999 Akeli
Avinash Shrivastav
 1998 Saaya (TV Series)
Shekhar (1998-1999)
 1998 Rishtey: Halki Si Dhoop (TV Series)
 1998 Rishtey: Rang Di Chunaria (TV Series)
 1997 Kabhie Kabhie (TV Series) (1997)
 1997 Inferno
Inspector Ravi
 1997 Ghar Jamai (TV Series)
 1997 Sea Hawks (TV Series)
Preet (1997)
 1997 Neeyat (TV Series)
 1996 Badalte Rishte (TV Series)
Abhilash Verma
 1996 Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin
Singer at party (uncredited)
 1996 Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum (TV Series) (1996)
 1996 Hum Dono (TV Series)
 1996 Aarohan (TV Series)
 1995 A Mouthful of Sky (TV Series) (1995)
 1995 Suhana Safar (TV Series) (1995)
 1995 Aahat (TV Series)
 1994 Banegi Apni Baat (TV Series)
Ashley (1994-1998)
 1993 Yule Love Stories (TV Series)
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5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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Director Sanjay Dayma narrated a script to Madhvan titled " Vivaah" in 2003. Sanjay had approached Hrithik for the other lead role in the film. The film was never made. See more »



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