An Indian actor, he was born with the name “
”, and later changed his name to
Vishal. He is a South Indian actor, known for his work in Tamil movies, or more commonly known as Kollywood. Born on 17th July, 1984, in Vellore, the 31-year-old started his career as a cricketer, and after that, he became a part of the film industry for the past 7 years. Vishal made his debut in 2009 through “Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu”, and won the Edison Awards for Best Debut Actor.
He has worked in 8 movies, has won the Best Debut Award for one, and has been nominated twice; once for Best Debut Actor award and once for the Best Actor Award. After his debut movie, it was through “
” that Vishal’s career came back on track, and his road to success began. In such a short span of his career, Vishal has managed to build a strong fan base for himself and gained immense popularity. The son of a police officer, Vishal completed his schooling from Tiruchirappalli, and later completed his MBA at SRM University in the field of Marketing.
Vishnu Vishal has been married to his college sweetheart, Rajini Natraj, daughter of the famous actor, K. Natraj, for the past 4 years. Before getting married, the two had dated for 4 years. His favorite movies that he has been a part of include “Neer Paravai”, “Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu”, and “Mundasupatti”. Another movie close to his heart is “
”, where he yet again worked with Suseenthiran, who gave him his debut. Currently, he has finished working in 2 films- “
Idam Porul Yaeval
” and “
Velainu Vandhutta Vellaikaaran
”, and is waiting for their release. He is also working in 4 other movies- “Kalukkuray Maaplay”, “
Dheera Sooran”, “Poda! Andavane En Pakkam” and “Veera”, tas hey are still under production.
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Vishnu Vishal was born on 17 July, 1984, in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. He was born to a Tamil Nadu police officer called Ramesh Kudawla. Vishal did his schooling from Campion Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School, Tiruchirappalli, and MBA in marketing from SRM University. After completing his education, he went on to become a cricketer and played in many TNCA league games, but due to a leg injury, his cricket career came to an end. During his injury, when he was bedridden, he started watching movies and developed an interest in acting. His father’s uncle had been an actor. Therefore, he helped Vishal enter the film industry.
He was offered a role in the sports film, ‘Vennilakabadi Kuzhu’, for which he had to tan his body completely and train for kabaddi. The film was a huge commercial success. He then had two releases in 2010 namely ‘Bale Pandiya’, in which he played an action role, and ‘
’, in which he played the role of a rowdy, but none of the films were successful.
After a small break, he again had two releases in 2014: ‘Mundasupatti’ and ‘Jeeva’. Both films got a positive review. Last year, Vishnu also appeared in a science-fiction movie called ‘
Indru Netru Naalai
He won awards like Edison Award for Best Debut Actor for the movie, ‘Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu’, and SIIMA Award for Best Actor for the movie, ‘Neeroaravai’.
Vishnu Vishal is married to Rajini Natraj. They both were in the same college and were in a relationship for four years before getting married. Vishnu is currently working on ‘Kalukkurau Maaplay’, which also features Bindu Madhavi.
Famous by the name “Vishnu,” this Tamil actor was born on 17 of July 1984. His original name being Vishal Kudawla, he was born in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. Campion Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School in Tiruchirappalliwas his high school, and then he did his MBA from SRM University. His former interest was cricket, but after the unexpected leg injury, his career as a cricketer was over. He developed his interest in the entertainment industry. His uncle helped him develop his interest into the profession.
His work was appreciated as his very first character in a sports film, “VennilaKabaddiKuzhu,” released in 2009. Media has it that this movie took a test of Vishnu’s dedication as he was trained as a professional kabaddi player. The following year saw Vishnu’s two releases, “Bale Pandiya” which was an action-comedy and “Drohi.” His dedication was once again seen in “
,” in which he had to put on 33 lb to add to his character. More of his work was appreciated in “KullanariKoottam,””Mundasupatti,””Jeeva” and many more.
He has always done serious roles, and he wanted to do more light-hearted roles. He could relate to Gopi in “Manudasupati,” as he takes life on a light note and comes out of trouble with humor. His character, not dying by the end of the story was its highlight. His proud father, Ramesh Kudawla is ADGP serving in Tamil police. His mother has been the right arm in his upbringing, and she gave him the zest towards his field. He has a sister, Subhra who is married and settled in Singapore. He stepped into the industry by the name of Vishnu.
Later in 2014, he added his birth name to it. His love life started in SRM. He met his love interest Rajini Natraj, daughter of Natraj, who is a good friend to Rajnikanth. They were in a relationship with each other for four years and ended up marrying on December 2, 2011. He received recognition for Vijay Award for Best Debut Actor and won Edison Award for the same. His performance as Arulappasamy, in his fifth movie “
,” was nominated for
in the category of Best Actor. The actor turned producer for “Velainu Vandhutta Vellaikaaran” past year. Vishnu has more projects waiting to showcase his talent. Upcoming in 2017 are “Katha Nayagan,”“
,” which he is currently filming, and “Idam Porul Yaeval,” which is a bit delayed.