Sairam is a noted TV actor who began his career through TV serials that were aired on Sun TV. He marked his debut with the TV serial ‘
Adugiran Kannan’ that was directed by Badri and aired on Sun TV between 2003-2005. He then got to appear in a small role in another TV serial ‘AnuPallavi‘ that was telecasted on Sun TV. ‘Chellamey’ was a mega TV serial that was premiered on Sun TV in 2009. It has
Radhika Sarathkumar in a lead role, and the serial was written by Ponkumaran and directed by Sulaiman K Babu.
In this serial, Sairam played the role of Yuvashree’s husband. Radhika Sarathkumar was the creative head of the series which is produced by her own production company Radaan Mediaworks. Besides Radhika, the serial also had noted film artistes such as
Radha Ravi and
Delhi Ganesh. This mega serial was a runaway hit that continued for more than 40 months -run (September 2009- January 2013). The serial was dubbed in Telugu and was titled as "
Chittemma" and was aired on Gemini TV.
In 2014, Sairam got a chance to appear in another mega-hit Tamil serial ‘Paava Mannipu’ which was aired on Zee Tamizh network which went on air from February onwards. It had Santoshi, Nithya, Sairam in the main cast and the serial revolved around the property held by a businessman who goes missing. The daughter’s role was played by Santoshi; she takes up the courage to find out who is the real heir to the property.
The story of the serial was based on some old Indian movies and kept the audiences reaction alive with its plot. Again in 2014, the actor appeared in a fantasy serial ‘
Vikramadithyan’ that was aired on Sun TV. It is the same old story of King Vikaramadithya and Vedhaal, the ghost. The serial had the yesteryear actress K R Vijaya, Devika, and Vadivukarasi. Actor Vijay Adhiraj also had a main role in the serial. The serial was directed by veteran actress Sripriya.