Tharshan Thiyagarajah is an Indian actor from Sri Lanka. He has acted in South Indian films. Tharshan is a participant of the popular reality TV show Bigg Boss Tamil (Season 3), which is hosted by Kamal Haasan.
Tharshan Thiyagarajah was born on 17 September 1990 (age 28 years; as in 2018) in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He did his schooling from a local school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. He pursued B.Tech in software engineering from the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), Colombo, Sri Lanka. Tharshan wanted to be a model since he was in college. He used to take up modelling assignments for popular clothing brands in Sri Lanka.
After he completed his college education, he got a job in an IT firm named “Virtusa” in the United States. After working for 5 years in the firm, he was promoted and transferred to Australia, but, Tharshan declined the offer and quit the firm. He wanted to follow his passion, and pursue a career in modelling and acting.
Height: 6′ 1″ (approx.)
Weight: 70 kg (approx.)
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Wife & Caste
Tharshan Thiyagarajah belongs to the Karaiyar Caste. His mother’s name is Shiyamala Thiyagarajah. Her sister’s name is Thushara Thiyagarajah. Not much is known about his family. Tharshan is unmarried and there is no information about his relationships or girlfriends.
Tharshan Thiyagarajah worked in many modelling assignments when he returned to Sri Lanka to start his career in modelling. He participated in the Mister Sri Lanka International competition in 2016 and won. He started getting offers from modelling and advertisement agencies. He got an offer from Sun Music to be a part of their valentines day music video. After that, Tharshan decided to move to India and establish a career in the South Indian film industry.
After coming to India, he starred in advertisements of many popular brands. After acting in ad films, he got his first big break in 2018 when he was cast in his first film “Verenna Vendum” as a villain. It gave him exposure, and people liked his acting. He had a huge fan following among the youth. His popularity led him to be cast in two more Tamil films, which are yet to be released.
In 2019, Tharshan was chosen to be a participant in the popular reality TV show Bigg Boss Tamil (Season 3), which is hosted by the prominent Bollywood actor Kamal Haasan. He joined the show to give him a boost in his career and increase his following.
Favourite Actor- Vijay
Favourite Actress- Sanchita Shetty
Favourite Colour- Black & Grey
- Tharshan has featured in TV commercials of many famous South Indian brands such as Pothys, Nandu Brand Lungis, Sri Kumaran, and many more.
- His hobbies are swimming and travelling to new places with his friends.