Vinoth Kumar also known as Kalloori Vinoth was born on 11th May 1988 in Chennai. He started his career as a theatre artist and a writer but in 2007 he got an opportunity to act in film Kalloori as a supporting artist. Though the film did not receive any good review Vinoth’s acting was appreciated by the audience. He has worked for both Tamil and Bollywood film industry. Vinoth took his inspiration to become an actor from his father who was a drama artist. It was during his college days that he started practising his acting skills and took part in various acting/drama competitions. He used to take part in various competitions and it was during one of those competitions that he won, and was asked to audition for a role in the film in which he got selected. Along with being a reputed actor he also knows the art of mime.
Vinoth has been conducting training classes in various colleges such as Loyola, SDNB, Ethiraj, etc. He goes to different colleges and trains the students in variety entertainment and mime. Even though he started acting in supporting roles for various movies his love for drama and theatre has not been lost; he still takes part in theatre sometimes. Vinoth doesn’t believe in playing any particular role or limiting oneself for any particular genre. He prefers his roles in movies that can be continued during the entire duration of the film instead of being stationary. After his role in film Kalloori, Vinoth worked in many other films such as- Vizha(2013), Maari(2015), Tubelight(2017), Sketch(2018), etc.
Currently, he is filming four more films that are yet to announce their release dates; one film being a sequel to his 2015 blockbuster film Maari, known as Maari 2. Vinoth has worked with some of the highly known and popular celebrities like Dhanush, Kajal Aggrawal,
Salman Khan, Nawazuddin Siddique, etc. Irrespective of his past work, Vinoth has gained his popularity from film Maari. Vinoth believes in making efforts and doing hard work in order to make his work different from other and achieve uniqueness. He has no dream role like many other artists that he wants to perform, he hopes to widen his horizons and learn at every given opportunity. Vinoth is extremely fond of kids and its one of the main reason according to him that he avoids playing a negative or dark character so as to not influence them by his negative character.