S. P. B. Charan

S. P. B. Charan (Aka) Charan sripati panditharadhyula bhalasubrahmanyam

 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
 Unnai Charanadainthen (2003)

About Me

Charan was born to singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and his wife, Savitri in a Telugu Brahmin family born and raised in Chennai. He has a sister, Pallavi. He received a degree in Bachelors in Business Administration from Pace University in New York, USA in 1997 and completed a two-year course in Film and Television. His first marriage ended in divorce, he married again in early 2012. He is an Indian film playback singer, actor, and producer known for his works primarily in Tamil Cinema. He has established a film production company called Capital Film Works, and produced several Tamil films, including the cult hit Chennai 600028 in 2007 and the National Film Award-winning Aaranya Kaandam in 2012. He also starred in a TV serial named Bommaigal in Tamil and Akka Chellulu in Telugu. His first release was the Kannada film Hudugigagi in 2003 directed by B. Manjunath. In 2008 he played one of the lead roles in Venkat Prabhu's Saroja. On his performance, Sify wrote, "S.P.B Charan as Jagapathy Babu suits the role and is fantastic". He acted in VA in which he played shiva's prospective brother-in-law. He is currently action in two Tamil films Vanavarayan Vallavarayan and Vizhithiru.

His first song as a playback singer was Deepangal Eetrum for the film Devathai in 1997. He has produced many films and his first film was Unnai Charanadainthen in which he acted in the lead role with Venkat Prabhu. This film received four Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. Some other films that he has produced include Mazhai, Chennai 600028, Kungama Poovum Konjum Puravum, Naanayam, Aaranya Kaandam, etc. Charan established a film production company, Capital Film Works, in 2002. Their first production was the film Unnai Charanadainthen, in which Charan played the lead role, alongside his friend Venkat Prabhu. The film, which notably featured musical score by Charan's father, Balasubrahmanyam, received four Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.