Vinu Chakravarthy

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Vinu Chakravarthy
Born(1945-12-15)December 15, 1945[1]
Died27 April 2017(2017-04-27) (aged 71)
Chennai, Tamilnadu
Occupationactor, writer
Years active1977-2017

Vinu Chakravarthy (15 December 1945 – 27 April 2017) was an Indian actor (actor who acted in many language movies), writer and director. He had acted in about 1000 movies. Muni of Raghava Lawrence is Vinu Chakravarthy's 1000th movie.[2] He acted in 900+ Tamil movies, 50 Malayalam movies, 5 Telugu movies, Some Kannada movies[3] and 1 Badaga language movie.[4]

Life[change | change source]

Chakravarthy was born on December 15, 1945, in Usilampatti. His parents are Adimoola Thevar and Manjuvani Ammal. He studied at Wesley School, Royapettah. He got degree in commerce from A. M. Jain College. He was the eldest son among other 3 sons and a daughter.

Movie career[change | change source]

Chakravarthy was working as a script writer for Kannada director Puttanna Kanagal. He was noticed by movie producer Tiruppur Mani who in 1977, gave him a role in the Kannada film Parasangada Gendetimma. This movie was later remade into Tamil. Since then, Chakravarthy has made over 1,000 films in four South Indian languages - 900 in Tamil, 30 in Malayalam, 5 in Telugu and one in Badaga language. His last movie was Vaayai Mudi Pesavum in 2014.

Death[change | change source]

He died at the age of 71 due to illness in the year 2017.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Profile of Vinu Chakravarthy". Archived from the original on 2017-05-05. Retrieved 2017-11-03.
  2. Upadhyaya, Prakash (27 April 2017). "Multilingual actor Vinu Chakravarthy passes away". International Business Times, India Edition.
  3. "Vinu Chakravarthy passes away aged 74; acted in 1000 films, launched Silk Smitha- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 28 April 2017.
  4. "Profile Of Vinu Chakravarthy- Lakshman Sruthi - 100% Manual Orchestra -". Archived from the original on 2017-05-05. Retrieved 2017-11-03.