Dinesh Ravi is popularly known as Attakathi Dinesh is an actor who hailed from Chennai. He has a passion in cinema from his early age. He appeared in small roles in E, starred by Jiiva, Aadukalam by Dhanush and Mouna Guru by Arulnithi. He made is heroic debut through Attakatthi, which yield him a fame. After the success of the film, he appeared in cameo roles in
Pannaiyaarum Padminiyum, starred by
Vijay Sethupathi and
Ethir Neechal by Sivakarthikeyan.
He performed as a blind person in Cuckoo, which made him to get lots of appreciation from the critics. Many critics positively appreciated him and also compared him with
Kamal Haasan. Kamal perfectly performed as a visually challenged person in Raja Parvai, which gave him huge applause from the audience and the critics. After the hit of cuckoo, he got
Thirudan Police, which is a comedy movie, yet sentimental. He performed as a lazy son of a Police constable, which is played by Rajesh. After his father is killed while on duty, he was given the job of his father, which was very tough. Along with his friend, he finds out the killers and earns a good name. Kana Kanum Kalangal fame Bala performed as his friend in Thirudan Police. Tamizhuku En Ondrai Azhuthavum is his next film along with Nakul and Bindhu Madhavi. Vaarayo Vennilave is set to release. Visaranai,
Oru Naal Koothu and Ulkuthu are being filmed.