Manikandan Rajesh Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Manikandan Rajesh is an Indian actor and entrepreneur who predominantly works in the Tamil television industry. He is known for being the brother of the Tamil actress Aishwarya Rajesh. In 2022, he entered the house of Bigg Boss Tamil 6 as a contestant.


Manikandan Rajesh, also known as Manikanta Rajesh , was born on Friday, 1 April 1988 (age 34 years; as of 2022) in Chennai. His zodiac sign is Aries.
Manikandan Rajesh in childhood
He did his schooling at Sree Vidyanikethan International School in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. Thereafter, he enrolled himself in SVRS College, Bhind, Madhya Pradesh, to pursue his graduation.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black


Manikandan Rajesh belongs to a Telugu lower-middle-class family.

Parents & Siblings

Manikandan Rajesh’s father, Rajesh, was a Telugu film actor. Rajesh passed away when Manikandan was 10 years old. His mother, Nagamani, is a former dancer. He had two elder brothers, who died during their teenage years. He has a younger sister, Aishwarya Rajesh, who is an actress.
Manikandan Rajesh’s father, Rajesh, and sister, Aishwarya Rajesh
Manikandan Rajesh with his mother, Nagamani
Manikandan Rajesh with his mother, Nagamani, and sister, Aishwarya Rajesh

Wife & Children

Manikandan Rajesh is married to Sofia Manikandan (actor, model, dancer, and make-up artist). Together, they have a son named Aryan.
Manikandan Rajesh and his wife, Sofia Manikandan
Manikandan Rajesh with his wife, Sofia Manikandan, and son, Aryan
Manikandan Rajesh with his family

Other Relatives

His grandfather, Amarnath, was also an actor. His aunt Sri Lakshmi is a Telugu comedian. She has appeared in almost 500 films.
Sri Lakshmi


Manikandan Rajesh started his career as an actor with the Tamil TV serial Aval (2011-2013). He then appeared in Sun TV’s serial Azhagu (2017). Manikandan also played a supporting role in the Tamil TV serial Velunatchi (2018), which aired on Colors Tamil.
Manikandan Rajesh in Velunatchi
In the same year, he gave a performance on the Trichy Show.
Manikandan Rajesh performing in the Trichy Show
He has also appeared in a few Tamil short films. In 2020, Manikandan starred in the Tamil film Vaanam Kottattum. In 2021, Manikandan, along with his wife, Sofia Manikandan, participated in the reality TV dance show Mr and Mrs Chinnathirai Season 3 2021 aired on Vijay Television.
Manikandan Rajesh with his wife on the sets of the reality TV show Mr and Mrs Chinnathirai Season 3
In 2022, he entered the house of Bigg Boss Tamil 6 as a contestant. He has endorsed a few beauty brands like D’ Moksha on Instagram.
Manikandan Rajesh endorsing D’ Moksha on his Instagram account
He is the owner of the Chennai-based North Indian and Chinese restaurant named Desi Wong.


  • Travel Destination(s): Theni in Tamil Nadu, Maldives
  • Video Game: Call of Duty: Warzone


  • He loves travelling and doing adventure sports in his leisure time.
  • His sister fondly calls him Bujjy.
  • Manikandan is often spotted consuming alcohol on various occasions.
  • He follows a non-vegetarian diet.
  • Manikandan owns a BMW and a Jeep Compass.
    Manikandan Rajesh with his car
    Manikandan Rajesh with his Jeep