Vasanth Ravi is an Indian actor and doctor. He mainly works in Tamil films. In 2018, he gained immense popularity with his role as Prabhunath in the Tamil film ‘Taramani.’
Vasanth Kumar Ravi was born on Thursday, 1 January 1981 (age 42 years; as of 2023) in Chennai. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
He did his schooling at DMI St John’s International Residential School and A.M.M. Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. While he was pursuing MBBS at Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, he developed an interest in acting. However, his family was against his decision. One of his friends Gopi encouraged him to make his career in acting, and while he was doing his MBBS internship, he applied for Anupam Kher’s Acting School in Mumbai. In 2010, he got selected there and did a diploma course in acting from there. Later, he did an acting course at Mindscreen Film Institute, Chennai. The Times of India In 2011, he did Masters in Healthcare Management at Alliance Manchester Business School, Manchester, England.
Height (approx.): 6′
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Brown
Parents & Siblings
His brother’s name is Anand Krishnan Ravi.
In 2012, he got married to Rishitha at Grand Madras Ball Room in Hyderabad, India.
In 2017, he made his acting debut with the Tamil film ‘Taramani’ in which he played the role of Prabhunath.
Some of his other Tamil films are ‘Rocky’ (2021), ‘Asvins’ (2023), ‘Jailer’ (2023), and ‘Weapon’ (2023).
- 2017: Vikatan Award for Best Debut Actor for the Tamil film Taramani
- 2018: 65th Filmfare Award South for the Tamil film Taramani
- 2018: Vijay TV Award for Best Debut Actor for the Tamil film Taramani
- 2018: SIIMA for Best Debut Actor for the Tamil film Taramani
- 2022: Santosham Awards for Best Actor Male for the Tamil film Rocky
- After finishing his internship, he did an acting course at Anupam Kher’s Acting School in Mumbai. After completing his course, he started auditioning for various acting projects. He then met the Indian filmmaker Rajiv Menon, who asked him to join his institute for an acting course, as a team from the Indian theatre group Koothu-P-Pattarai was teaching the course there. Vasanth agreed to it. In an interview, he said that he wanted to become an actor, but his family wanted him to pursue masters, so he told them he would do healthcare management in Manchester, UK. During the time he was in the UK, his post-study visa was cancelled, so he had to come back and work. While he was working in India, the Indian film director Ram approached him for a film. The Times of India
- He does not smoke. It was for his Tamil film Taramani that he smoked for the first time for a scene in the film. Instagram – Vasanth Ravi
- In his time, he loves to travel to various places.
- He has been featured on the cover of various magazines.
- He is a spiritual person and often visits various religious places.