Given Name: Cheran Pandian

Métier: Director, Actor, producer, writer

Physical Stats & More

Heigh:173 cm

Weight:65 kg

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 12 December 1965

Age (as in 2018): 52 Years

Birth Place: Pazhayoorpatti, Melur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Zodiac sign: Sagittarius

Nationality: Indian

Hometown: Pazhayoorpatti, Melur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Debut: Tamil Directorial/Writing: Bharathi Kannamma (1997) Tamil Film: Porkkaalam (1997)


  • Father- Pandiyan (Projector Operator in Vellalur touring theatre)
    Mother- Kamala (Primary school teacher)

Religion: Hinduism

Hobbies: Writing, Listening to music


• In 2013, his daughter ‘Dhamini’ filed a complaint against him by claiming that he had an objection to her relationship with a person named ‘Chandrasekhar’ (Chandru). She also said that her father was threatening her boyfriend. Initially, Dhamini told the Madras High Court that she would like to go with Chandru’s mother but later, she decided to go with her parents.
• In 2016, during the audio launch of the Tamil Film “Kanna Pinna,” Cheran lashed out against Sri Lankan Tamils of being responsible for making unauthorized copies of Tamil Films. He was quoted saying, “I came to know that it was Sri Lankan Tamils who indulge in online leaks by releasing new films in an illegal manner. The film fraternity as such has raised its voice in favor of Sri Lankan Tamils on several occasions. Coming to think of it, I feel ashamed to have supported those who eat away our money and push us to penury.”
• In 2017, he accused the General Secretary of the Nadigar Sangam ‘Vishal’ of being “selfish, power-hungry and insensitive” in a seven-page letter.
• He also accused actor Karthi and Nadigar Sangam General Secretary ‘Vishal’ of disrespecting him when he approached them for films