Vinoth Kishan is an Indian actor who has worked predominantly in Tamil films. Born on 28 July 1989, he made his debut as a child artist in Bala’s action-drama “Nandha” (2001) in which he portrayed the younger self of the protagonist, Nandha (played by Suriya). He played similar roles in his subsequent movies, “Samasthanam” (2002) and “Sena” (2003). He shot to fame when appeared as an antagonist in Suseenthiran’s criminal drama “Naan Mahaan Alla” (2010).
He acted as a ruthless college student who murders the father of the female protagonist Priya (played by
Kajal Aggarwal). He was critically praised for the intensity with which he expressed his lunatic character.
He won the Best Villain honor at the 2011 Edison Awards while the movie bagged the prizes for best character actor, public relations office and supporting actress. He was also nominated for the same at the 5th Vijay Awards. Seeing his performance, Balaji K. Kumar roped him as the antihero for his thriller “
Vidiyum Munn” (2013).
The movie was a grand success and Vinoth received his well-deserved praise, especially for not blinking throughout the runtime, an action that the script demanded. Vinoth has also played the villain in the Malayalam thriller “Kanakombathu” (2011) and the Telugu action-drama “
Genius” (2012). In his latest project, he featured in a supporting role in Shankar Thiyagarajan’s horror-anthology “
6 Athiyayam” (2018).