Vignesh Shivan Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More
Born on September 18, 1985, Vignesh Shivan is a versatile Indian filmmaker involved in directing, producing, acting, singing, and lyric writing for Tamil cinema, exploring a wide range of genres. Sivan has partnered with acclaimed singers like Anirudh Ravichander, Dhanush, and Simbu.
His journey in the industry commenced with the creation of a short film, for which he enlisted Dharan for music composition. Subsequently, Vignesh presented his work to producers at Gemini Film Circuit.
Vignesh Shivan comes from a middle-class family based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His father, Ravi Shankar, is engaged in business, while his mother, Geetha Shankar, is a homemaker.
While Vignesh Shivan does have a younger brother, he has chosen not to reveal his brother’s name publicly. The filmmaker values his privacy when it comes to his family and generally refrains from sharing personal details about his family members with the media or on social media platforms.
Meena Kumari Vignesh Shivan Mother
Aishwarya Vignesh Shivan Sister
Nayanthara Vignesh Shivan Wife
Vignesh Shivan Childhood Pics
Vignesh Shivan was indeed born in Chennai on September 18, 1985, making him 37 years old as of 2023. However, information about his father’s identity is not publicly known or disclosed.
Vignesh Shivan completed his education at Santhome Hr Sec School in Mylapore, Chennai. Interestingly, during his school days, he shared the same class as another notable figure, Silambarasan (also known as Simbu), who was his junior.
Vignesh Shivan finished his schooling at Santhome Higher Secondary School in Mylapore, Chennai. He has been in a relationship with actress Nayanthara since their collaboration on the movie “Naanum Rowdy Dhaan” in 2015.
In 2021, the couple made their engagement public, and they tied the knot on June 9, 2022, at the Sheraton Grande in Mahabalipuram. They recently became parents to twin boys on October 9, 2022, born via surrogacy.
Vignesh Shivan initially approached Dharan to compose music for his short film and later presented it to the producers at Gemini Film Circuit. Impressed by his work, they agreed to collaborate with him to turn it into a full-fledged feature film. Subsequently, Silambarasan also joined the project, which was titled “Podaa Podi,” and the movie was released in 2012.
In June 2008, Shanaya Telefilms, co-producers of the film, unveiled a set of posters to promote the movie. Concurrently, Silambarasan and Vignesh traveled to Canada to scout suitable filming locations and negotiate an agreement with Mayor Ron Stevens to shoot in Orillia and Toronto.
After a production period of nearly four years, the film was released in October 2012, receiving a mixed response. Nevertheless, those involved in the project continued their involvement in the film industry, with Vignesh Shivan working as a lyricist, directing independent music videos, and making a brief appearance alongside Dhanush as an engineer in “Velaiyilla Pattathari” (2014).
As a director, writer, and actor
|Sivi||Krishna’s friend||Uncredited Appearance||2007|
|Podaa Podi||Himself||Cameo appearance||2012|
|Velaiilla Pattadhari||Vignesh||One of the engineer in his team||2014|
|Naanum Rowdydhaan||Won – SIIMA Award for Best Director||2015|
|Thaanaa Serndha Koottam||Remake of Hindi film Special 26||2018|
|Paava Kadhaigal||Anthology film; segment Love Panna Uttarnum||2020|
|Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal||2022|
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|Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal||2022|
|“Hare Rama Hare Krishna”||Podaa Podi||Dharan Kumar||2012|
|“Engadi Poranthae”||Vanakkam Chennai||Anirudh Ravichander||2013|
|“En Life In Angel”||Virattu||Dharan Kumar|
|“Chancey Illa”||Anirudh Ravichander||Single For Madras Day||2014|
|“Adharru Adharru”||Yennai Arindhaal||Harris Jayaraj||2015|
|“Enakenna Yaarum Illaye”||Aakko||Anirudh Ravichander||Single for Valentine’s Day||2015|
|“Thappa Dhaan Theriyum”||Maari||2015|
|“Yennai Maatrum Kadhale”||2015|
|Avalukena||Avalukena (Independent Album)||Anirudh Ravichander||Single for Valentine’s Day||2016|
|“Remo Nee Kadhalan”||2016|
|“Showkali”||Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada||A R Rahman||2016|
|“Solli Tholaiyen Ma”||Yaakkai||Yuvan Shankar Raja||2016|
|“Onnume Aagale”||Onnume Aagale (Independent Album)||Anirudh Ravichander||Single for Valentines Day||2017|
|“Karuppu Vellai”||Vikram Vedha||Sam CS||2017|
|“Unakkaga”||Sakka Podu Podu Raja||Silambarasan||2017|
|“Naana Thaanaa”||Thaanaa Serndha Koottam||Anirudh Ravichander||2018|
|“Sodakku”||Written along with Mani Amudhavan||2018|
|“Thaanaa Serndha Koottam”||2018|
|“Orey oru”||Kolamavu Kokila||2018|
|“Thittam poda Teriyalayae”||2018|
|“Angry Bird”||Irumbu Thirai||Yuvan Shankar Raja||2018|
|“Thimiru Kaatadha Di”||LKG||Leon James||2019|
|“Marakkavillayae”||Jersey||Anirudh Ravichander||Tamil Version||2019|
|“Bad Boy”||Saaho||Badshah||Tamil version||2019|
|“Thimiranumda”||NGK||Yuvan Shankar Raja||2019|
|“Yenga Annan”||Namma Veetu Pillai||D. Imman||2019|
|“Ennai Vittu”||Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal||Masala Coffee||2020|
|“Unnale Penne”||Dharala Prabhu||Inno Genga||2020|
|“Dharala Prabhu”||Anirudh Ravichander||2020|
|“Top Tucker”||Top Tucker (Independent Album)||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Written along with Badshah||2021|
|“Andha Kanna Paathaakka”||Master||Anirudh Ravichander||2021|
|“Naanga Vera Maari”||Valimai||Yuvan Shankar Raja||2022|
|“Rendu Kaadhal”||Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal||Anirudh Ravichander||2022|
|“Two Two Two”||2022|
|“Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal”||2022|
|“Vaada Thambi”||Etharkkum Thunindhavan||D. Imman||2022|
|“The Love Anthem”||Silambarasan||2012|
|“Chancey Illa”||Anirudh Ravichander||Single for Madras Day||2014|
|“Aakko” – Enakenna Yaarum Illaye||Single for Valentine’s Day||2015|
While Vignesh Shivan is primarily known for his work as a director in the film industry, he is also engaged in various other endeavors, including philanthropic activities. He has been a dedicated supporter of several charitable and non-profit organizations.
In 2016, Vignesh Shivan received the SIIMA Best Director award for his outstanding work on the film “Naanum Rowdydhaan.”
Additionally, he is recognized as the producer of the debut film “Netrikann” in 2023. His estimated net worth for the same year amounts to 30 crore Indian rupees. His income is derived from diverse sources such as music composition, directing, production, and acting in films.
Moreover, he owns a residence in Chennai.
|Body Measurements||Not Yet Update|
|Birth Place||Chennai Tamil Nadu|
|Children||Not Yet Update|
|Height In CM||170 CM|
|Height In Meter||1.70 M|
|Parents||Father: Late SivakozhundhuMother: Meena Kumari|
|Profession||Director, Actor, Writer, Producer|
|Weight||60 Kg132 Lbs|