Arul Doss is a popular cinematographer cum actor in Tamil cinema. He was born and brought up in Madurai. In his young age, he was very much interested in photography. He completed his schooling and then started to take photos at weddings. Slowly, he got interested in Videography and started to shoot marriage videos. As he has got many friends, he started to seek chances in cinemas. He thanks his friends, as he got a good opportunity in the cinema through his friends. He made his debut as an assistant cinematographer in the movie Arunachalam, which has Tamil Super Star Rajini Kanth in the lead. His debut movie as an actor is through the Karthi starrer Naan Mahan Alla. He got the chance through the director Suseendran. He got a good reach between the audiences. Later, he acted in the comedy movie with
Ashok Selvan and
Bobby Simha in Soothu Kavvum.
Soodhu Kavvum is one among his best characters, and he did a good comedy role in that movie.
He has also acted in Thadayara Thaaka and
Thanga Meengal too. He feels very proud to act with
Kamal Haasan in Papanasam. He says Kamal is a great encourager and supports all his co-stars. Arul Das has acted mostly in villain roles. He likes to perform in all the characters. Arul Doss loves his family very much. He always visits his friends and relatives as and when he gets time. Arul Doss has plans to produce quality movies in future. He wants to encourage the youngsters who want to come up high in their cinema career. Arul Doss feels that, he is comfortable with acting than cinematography. While accepting the films, Arul Doss does not look after the directors, but looks how his character is defined. His dream character is deaf and dumb character, like Jyotika did in Mozhi. Arul Doss loves to do varieties of characters as veteran actor M. R. Radha.