) was a yesteryear actor, who has predominantly acted in a few South Indian movies. He belongs to the Haryana state in India. He entered the film industry at the age of twenty-two. He was the hero of the blockbuster Tamil movie Kadhal Desam, which released in the year 1999. His role in the movie was that of a poverty-stricken youngster who falls in love, through internet chatting, with a girl belonging to a rich family. The heroine role was done by the Hindi actress
Kunal had a great demand among many producers and directors after the success of this flick. He was then seen in the movie Pesadha Kannum Pesume alongside the late actress Monal, in the year 2002. His next acting venture was in the year 2007, through the film Nanbanin Kadhali. Both these movies spoiled the reputation and fame he had got through his debut movie as they were utter flops. The other films he had acted in were a decent hit such as Paarvai Ondre Podhume (2001), Punnagai Desam (2002). These movies mostly received negative feedback, but still managed to become a hit. He then went on to do the film Devathaiyai Kandaen, in the year 2005. He had done a supporting character in this movie, which had Dhanush and Sridevi Vijayakumar in the lead.
In his short career span from the year 1999 till 2007, Kunal had acted in more than a dozen movies. Kunal turned into an assistant director and a producer when he stopped getting chances to do movies. His sudden demise in the year 2008 was a shock to the whole industry. Report say that Kunal had hanged himself to death, but the reasons are not known. Kunal’s father on seeing his body has filed a complaint saying that his body was filled with bruises, and there are chances that his death could have been a murder. On further investigation, actor Lavina Bhatia was suspected as she was the only person present at the site of death. Later due to lack of evidence, she was released from the charges.
Kunal was working on the film Yogi before his death, which was to be released under his production banner Balagiri.
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Kunal Singh was born on 29th of September, 1977. He was born in Haryana, (India). He died at the age of 30, on February 7, 2008. He died in Mumbai. He was an actor by profession. His Spouse was
. Kunal appeared in many Tamil films. The most famous character he played was in 1999 in Kadhalar Dhinam. In 2008 he committed suicide.
His movie Kadhalar Dhinam was a hit in box office in 1999. In the film, he was opposite Sonali Bendre. His role was that of a young boy who over the internet, falls in love. After Kunal's super hit film he appeared in many movies, which were a flop at the box office like:/ Nanbanin Kadhali, Pesadha Kannum Pesume, Devathayai Kanden, Punnagai Desam, and Paarvai Ondre Podhume. As later on, Kunal was unable to find any roles he turned to assistant editor and producing.
7th of February, 2008. Kunal committed suicide by hanging himself in his apartment in Mumbai. Kunal's father Rajendra Singh challenged his suicide. Later on, police couldn't find any reason of the suspect Bhatia to be involved as Kunal was a black belt in karate and could defeat Bhatia. It’s said that Kunal had bruises of slashing his wrist many times. Everything, at, last stated that it was a suicide.