Born on June 1, 1970, to Ranganathan and Saroja in Jamshedpur, R. Madhavan is an Indian film actor who is popular for his roles in south and Bollywood films. Madhavan made his acting debut with Banegi Apni Baat in 1996. Madhavan's film career took off with Mani Ratnam's Alaipayuthey. Minnale, Dumm Dumm Dumm and Kannathil Muthamittal are some of his other films. He was then seen in the Bollywood film Rehena Hai Tere Dil Mein. Rang De Basanti, Tanu Weds Manu, Jodi Breakers and Tanu Weds Manu Returns are some of his other Bollywood films. Madhavan is married to Sarita Birje and they have a son named Vedant.