Ramanathan Sarathkumar (born July 14, 1954) is an Indian actor, politician, and journalist.
Before entering politics in Tamil Nadu, he was president of the Association of Film Artists of South India and former car body builder.
Sarathkumar works with politician Vijayakanth in the legislature of Tamil Nadu. He has played in more than 130 Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada films.
He speaks fluently in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and English.
|Real Name||Ramanathan Sarath Kumar|
|Profession||Actor, Journalist, Politician|
Physical Stats & More
|Height||in centimeters– 177 cm|
in meters– 1.77 m
in feet inches– 5’ 10”
|Weight||in kilograms– 70 kg|
in pounds– 154 lbs
|Body/ Figure Measurements||– Chest: 42 inches|
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 16 inches
|Date Of Birth||14 July 1954|
|Age (as in 2017)||63 Years|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Home Town||Thalakavur, Sivaganga, Chennai|
|School||Raja Muthiah High School, Chennai|
Central School, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
St. Patrick’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
|College||Loyola College, Chennai|
The New College, Chennai
|Educational Qualification||BSc. (Mathematics)|
|Debut||Film- Samajamlo (1986)|
|Political Inclination||AIADMK, All India Samathuva Makkal Katchi|
|Address||Kalyani Nagar, Kottivakkam, Chennai- 600 041|
|Hobbies||Reading Books, Doing Workout, Playing Football|
|Awards/Honours/Achievements||• 2-time winner of the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor|
• 3-time South Filmfare Award winner for Best Tamil Actor
• 3 times winner of the Cinema Express Award for Best Actor
• Cinema Express Award for best villain in 1990
• Jai Hind Patriotic Pride Award 2009
• Special prize of the jury Mathrubhumi Amrita in 2009
• Best Supporting Actor of the SIIMA Award in 2011
• Ambassador Rainbow Award in 2013
• Prize icon of the Tamil Cinema festival in 2013
|Favourite Actor||M. G. Ramachandran (Indian Actor)|
|Favourite Actress||Savitri, Namita|
|Favourite Politician||K. Kamaraj|
|Favourite Destination||Goa, Kashmir, Kanyakumari|
Girls, Affairs and More
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Nagma (Politician, Actress)|
|Marriage Date||4 February 2001|
|Wife/Spouses||First Wife– Chaya |
Second Wife– Raadhika
|Children||Son– Rahul |
Daughters– Varalaxmi, Pooja
|Siblings||Brother– Lt. Sudarshan Ramanathan|
Sister– Mallika Kandaswamy
|Cars Collection||Premier Padmini, Scorpio, Endeavour, Pajero|
|Bikes Collection||Bajaj Auto, Honda|
|Assets/Properties||Commercial and Residential Buildings In Chennai|
|Net worth||$20 Million|
Some lesser known facts about Sarath Kumar
- Does Sarath Kumar smoke ?: Unknown
- Does Sarath Kumar consume alcohol ?: unknown
- He was born in a Tamil family in New Delhi, India.
- He graduated from Chennai.
- After graduation, he participated in a bodybuilding contest and won the title of M. Madras University in 1974.
- He speaks several Indian languages and dialects, including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.
- He is the owner of the weekly magazine Media Voice that he publishes in South India.
- He is an actor from South India who has worked on more than 130 films for the film industries Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam.
- His constant quality performance in Tamil films earned him the title of Supreme Star in Tamil Cinema.
- He has a versatile personality and multitasking; while working as a journalist, businessman, actor, and politician.
- He was president of the Association of Film Artists of South India (SIAA) from 2006 to 2015.
- Previously, Sarath Kumar worked as a worker and distributed door-to-door newspapers for the Tamil Dinakaran newspaper. Later, he became the journalist of the same media house.
- He began his acting career with a Telugu movie Samajamlo Sthree in 1986.
- As a politician, he challenged three times in the general elections of India and in the election of the TN Assembly, but he only managed to win once in the 2006 TN Assembly elections using an alliance.
- He is the founder of the All India political party Samathuva Makkal Katchi.
- Besides being a good actor, he is a good singer, producer, director and screenwriter. He recorded some music for his films and produced several films such as Thalaimagan (2006), Jaggubhai (2010), Idhu Enna Maayam (2015) and more.
- He was a sports enthusiast in his childhood and was very good at football, cricket and other games.