Kanal Kannan is an Indian actor, screenwriter, stunt director and a stunt choreographer in Kollywood, Malayalam cinema etc. He was born in Tamil Nadu. Kanal Kannan is one of the highly respected and senior stunt directors in south India. Kannan, as a stunt master is believed to beequalling Jackie Chan and is poised to become Tamil version of the same. He has choreographed many breath taking stunt sequences featuring the likes of Vikram,
, Nagarjuna, Vijay, Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi, Suriya and Ajith. Apart from some lead roles, he has also done cameos in many of his films. We can call him as a boisterously funny, action star who has worked his way up from stuntman.
He has done the lead role in 'Satrumun Kidaitha Thagaval', directed by Thakkali C. Srinivasan opposite Bharathi, 'Ammuvagiya Naan' fame, in the female lead role. Kausalya, Sriman, Sethu, Livingstone among many others have done important roles.
Kanal Kannan, the successful and industrious stunt master, very confidently established his mark as an actor in 'Satrumun Kidaitha Thagaval' and from thereon he rose to become the face of Kollywood.
He received several awards such as Nandi Award for Best Fight Master and Vijay Award for Best Stunt Director.