Suresh Chandra Menon is an Indian cinematographer, actor, and has even served as a director for many movies in the Tamil film industry. His one of the best and most appreciated works includes with his ex-wife Revathi in the Tamil movies Pudhiya Mugam. He has served as the director as well as played the lead role alongside Revathi in the film.
His divorce with Revathi was one of the top Newsmakers of the year 2013. Born into a Malayali family, he was very much interested into direction and filming from a very young age. He initially started directing documentaries and short movies. He moved to the big screen with the 1993 blockbuster Tamil movie Pudhiya Mugam. The multi-talented personality served as the producer, director and even played the main lead in the film. The female lead in the movie was played by Revathi. The movie was based on the story of a Nazi officer who goes through plastic surgery and joins Israeli Defense Forces as a prominent member of their team.
The movie also featured Ravichandran,
, Nirmala in key roles. The amazing soundtrack of the movie was crooned by A. R. Rahman. The songs were even released in the Telugu language as Padmavyuham and in Hindi for the movie Vishwavidhaata. In the same year, he delivered another Tamil movie Paasamalargal starring Revathi,
in the lead roles. Like his first movie, even this movie was a huge hit.
Two blockbusters in a year gave him huge recognition and fame in the industry. While shooting for the movie he came in contact with the famous actress Revathi. During the shooting, they used to spend time with each other and came to know each other personally and within a short span of time the two fell in love with each other. With their parent's consent, the two got married in 1986. The two did not have children.
Their couple was a perfect couple which was looked up by everyone. For many years their marriage was a perfect one, but in 2002 difference started erupting in their marriage and the two decided to part ways. Suresh and Revathy filed a petition in the family court in Chennai. In 2013 their petition was granted. The separation news was a huge shock and heartbreaking for their fans and people from the industry to see such a perfect pair split.
However, many times in interviews both have stated that even if the two have parted ways as life partners they will still be good friends and no harsh feeling are there for each other and they will be living up with the sweet memories that the two have lived. Suresh currently resides in Chennai and works as a social worker. He even runs two restaurants one in Chennai named Azuri Bay and in Kochi, he runs a Boat Hotel.
Suresh Chandra Menon (also referred and called to as
) is an actor, cinematographer and film director. Born on the 25th day of June, he is from Ponnai, India and now lives in Chennai, India. He is of Malayali origin. Suresh Chandra Menon was a cinematographer till 1990 before moving to film direction. Suresh Chandra Menon is best known for directing many documentaries. Menon has also acted in a few movies as the lead male actor. He has acted in several Tamil films in the early 1990s too. Besides, at present, he, as an actor, is part of many movies and these movies would mark as his acting comeback after nearly two decades. 4G is one such upcoming Tamil fantasy- romantic movie where Suresh Chandra Menon will be seen starring beside G.V. Prakash Kumar, Gayathri Suresh, and Sathish. Besides, in the upcoming Tamil -language action-thriller
Thaanaa Serndha Koottam
, Menon would be seen starring with Suriya and Keerthy Suresh. He announced that 4G, directed by Venkat Pakkar and produced by C. Vijaya Kumar, and Thaanaa Serndha Koottam would be Menon's comeback movies. Menon also confirmed that he is playing a crucial and vital role in the movie Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, which is written and directed by
and produced by K.E. Gnanavel Raja.
This actor, who is also referred as Suresh Menon, is very notable for acting and directing the critical and commercial success Indian Tamil- language film "Pudhiya Mugam" (Release Date- 28th May 1993) and still now for every moviegoers and movie-viewers, it's hard to forget him. In this movie, he played the male lead role along with his ex-wife Revathi. In the year 1994, Suresh Menon also directed one more Tamil film "Paasamalargal" (Release Date- 4th February 1994), in which his ex- wife Revathi played the female lead role opposite to male lead Arvind Swamy and supporting actor Ajith Kumar.
Revathi and Suresh Chandra Menon had met each other during a film shoot, and they fell in love and married in the year 1986. Due to some differences between them, the couple started living separately from the year 2002. The couple has no children. They filed for mutual divorce and on April 23, 2013, they were granted divorce by Chennai Additional Family Court.
At present Suresh Chandra Menon is busy with his career. Besides film direction and acting, he is also known as a social worker. He is also into business and runs a restaurant named Azuri in Chennai. He is also quite active on various social media sites. Fans can connect him by following him via his Twitter handle @sureshmenonnew or can follow him on Facebook. At present, he is followed by 9160 people on Facebook and 316 followers on Twitter.