Actor Name: Prashanth
Nick Name: Kathal Ilavarasan
Height: 5′ 11″
Eye Colour: Light Brown
Mother Tongue: Tamil
Family: Thiagarajan-Father, Shanthi Thiagarajan-Mother Preethi- sister
Languages: Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Malayalam
Hobbies: Books, Music, tennis, horse Riding, Karate, Swimming, Billiards and Chess
Profession: Acor and Model
First Film: Vaikasi Poranthachi in 1990
Kalaimamani award from Government of Tamilnadu, Best New Appearance award of year in 1990 from Cinema Express and Best actor award of year in 1998 from Roja Magazine
Prashanth, born in Chennai, India, to Thiyagarajan, an actor and director, and his wife Shanti. He has a sister, Preeti, and got married to Grihalakshmi on September 1, 2005. Prashant studied Computer Graphics and Multimedia and went to Trinity College of Music in London before embarking on an acting career.
Prashanth was studying 11th standard at Madras Christian College Higher Secondary School when he joined filmdom.
Prashanth has filed a divorce petition in court. Prasanth had given 29 complaints about his wife Grihalakshmi.
Including her sister-in-law’s relationship with Ajith’s brother. He has also made allegations about his wife’s drinking habits. Recently, Prashanth has filed a petition in court to allow him to see his new born baby.
At the age of 17, he made his debut in 1990, in Vaigasi Poranthachu. The film fared very well at the box office. Several successful movies in several languages followed, among them Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi. Since his debut, he as worked with many well-known directors, aming them Mani Rathnam, Balu Mahendra, S. Shankar, R.K. Selvamani, Agathiyan and Vasanth.