Prasanna (Aka) Prasanna Venkatesan

 Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
 Five Star (2001)

About Me

Prasanna Venkatesan other name Prasanna, is an Indian actor in the Tamil film industry. He entered  Tamil film industry 2001. He was born on 28 August 1982. He made his debut in Five Star in 2002, which was produced by Mani Ratnam. He was the host of the short-lived game show Honeymoon Jodigal on Sun TV in 2010.

Prasanna was born to an upper-middle-class family in Tiruchirappalli. His father was an employee in BHEL and his mother is a housewife. He completed his schooling from BHEL Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tiruchirappalli. He has a younger brother. Prasanna was good at mimicry and acting, when he was in school and college. He had stated that he always wanted to become an actor. He was an EEE student in Saranathan College of Engineering, Tiruchirapalli. During the filming of Achchamundu! Achchamundu! It was reported he and Sneha fell in love, but he denied that he has no idea in marrying any actress. Prasanna married actress Sneha on 11 May 2012. His son Vihaan was born on 10 August 2015.

He then made his debut in Telugu in Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru! (2002), which was a run away success. His next two films, Ragasiyamai (2003) and Kadhal Dot Com (2004), did not fare well commercially. After Five Star, his noteworthy performance came in Azhagiya Theeye (2004). His "voice modulation in the humorous scenes" as "impressive". Prakash Raj, impressed by his performance in the film, offered him the lead character in his next production, Kanda Naal Mudhal, too. The comedy flick Cheena Thaana 001 co-starring Sheela and Vadivelu was his only 2007 release.

In 2008, he was seen in three films. He starred in Siddique's comedy thriller Sadhu Miranda. His role of a modern day villain was a huge hit in Mysskin's film Anjathey. His negative role was critically acclaimed and fetched him a nomination at the 56th Filmfare Awards South in the Best Supporting Actor category. He played the lead in Arun Vaidyanathan's Achchamundu! Achchamundu! (2009) opposite Sneha that dealt with the subject of pedophiles. In 2011, he performed a lead role alongside director-actor Cheran in the thriller film Muran. He has been approached to play a vital role in Dileep's production Akku Akbar. He Linedup with mutli movies for 2013 Chennaiyil Oru Naal, Netru Indru, Kalyana Samyal Satham and Pulivaal.