Sandy is a choreographer based in South India. He choreographs for films and TV shows. Sandy has participated in the famous reality TV show Bigg Boss Tamil (Season 3), which is hosted by Kamal Haasan.
Sandy was born on 5 July 1986 (age 33 years; as in 2019) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He did his schooling from St Gabriels School, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He attended college from the Sir Theagaraya College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His real name is Santhosh Kumar, and his stage name is Sandy Master. Sandy loved dancing since childhood. He used to practice all the time, and he even took part in various dance competitions throughout his school and college. It got him the confidence to take part in bigger platforms.
Height: 5′ 6″ (approx.)
Weight: 65 kg (approx.)
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Wife & Caste
Sandy belongs to a Tamil Catholic Family. His father, S. Anbuselvanm is a retired police officer. His mother, A. Thilagavathy, is a homemaker. His sister’s name is Priyadarshini, and his brother, A. Tamilmani, is a police auditor.
Sandy was married to South Indian actress Kaajal Pasupathi in 2009. Kaajal was two years older than Sandy, but he fell in love with her. They have two children together, but they got divorced in a few years. Once in an interview, Sandy stated that Kaajal’s attitude was very dominating, which was very disturbing for him. On 20 August 2017, Sandy got married to Dorathy Sylvia. Sylvia was a student in Sandy’s dance class. They dated for a few years and then got married. They have a daughter, Tasha.
In 2005, Sandy got his first chance as a choreographer in the season 1 of a dance reality TV show”Maanada Mayilada”. He choreographed a team in the show, which won eventually. It got Sandy a lot of popularity and brought him into the spotlight. When the show ended, the judge of the show, Lata Master, offered to help out Sandy get more choreography jobs. She helped him be a part of several other dance reality shows as a choreographer.
He was eventually hired by Vijay TV. It gave him a lot of exposure; as he got to choreograph in a lot of TV shows. It also helped him made connections in the industry. He got his first big job as a choreographer in the 2014 film Aaaah. Sandy was the judge in dance reality show Kings of Dance.
In 2016, he got the opportunity to work with Rajinikanth in the movie “Kaala”. It was his dream to work with him. Sandy is a huge fan of Rajinikanth, and he even got him to sign his car. Sandy stated that it was the best experience of his life.
Sandy worked with many famous actors and directors throughout the years. He owns 3 dance studios. He regularly teaches and also holds workshops, which are attended by many trained and professional dancers, sometimes even from different countries. In 2019, Sandy was announced as a participant in the popular reality TV show Bigg Boss Tamil (Season 3), which is hosted by Kamal Hassan.
Favourite Actor: Rajinikanth
Favourite Actress: Bindu Madhavi
Favourite Colour: Black
Sandy owns a Mahindra Thar, which is personally signed by Rajinikanth.
- Sandy’s hobbies include Singing, Dancing, and Cooking.
- He loves playing football on weekends.
- Sandy was a part of the choreography team in the superhit movie Baahubali. The movie’s director S. S. Rajamouli praised the choreography team and Sandy too once in a launch event.