H. Vasanthakumar is an Indian- Businessman. Along with being a businessman, he is also a politician. He is born on 14th April 1950. He is born and brought up in Agastheeswaram, which lies in the Kanyakumari District. He is 70 years old. The name of his wife is Tamilselvi. The name of his children is
, Vinothkumar, and Thangamalar. The name of his father is Harikrishnan Nadar. He is the owner of the largest Retail Home appliance chain, which is located in Tamil Nadu.
He has owned one Tamil Satellite TV Channel named Vasanth TV. He has started his career by being a Salesman in the early 90s. After many years of hard work and passion, finally, in the year 1978, he started a home appliance showroom named Vasanth & Co. With time this chain has emerged on a high scale and has gained a huge number of customers.
He is also much passionate about writing. On 17th September 2017, he has launched his book, Vetripadi Kattu, with the hands of the most talented actor named as Rajinikanth and his wife, Latha Rajnikanth.
Vasanthakumar’s next book Vettripadikattu was released in Chennai on 15th February 2015. Vasanthakumar had been the sponsor of the cookery show, Saapida Vaanga, on DD Podhigai. Besides being a sponsor, he judged the show.
He contested in the state assembly elections and won an MLA seat in 2006. He had also won the election in 2016 and served twice as an MLA in Nanguneri. He had been the sitting MP from Kanyakumari. He defeated
in the Lok Sabha elections with a margin of 2.5 lakh + votes to become an MP.
Vasanthakumar’s brother Kumari Ananthan is also a Congress leader. He had also served as the Tamilnadu Congress President. Telangana Governor, Dr.
, is Vasanthakumar’s niece.
Vasanthakumar was infected with Coronavirus and was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai on 11th August 2020. His body couldn’t recuperate to the medications and he breathed his last on 28th August 2020 at 7:00 pm.