Vignesh Shivan Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 36 Years
Fiancee: Nayanthara
Hometown: Chennai

Other name(s) • Vignesh Shivn [1]Hindustan Times
• Vignesh ShivN [2]Facebook
Nickname Vicky [3]SIIMA YouTube
Profession(s) • Director
• Actor
• Lyricist
• Writer
• Producer
Famous For Being the fiance of Nayanthara
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 7”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut As an Actor: Sivi (2007) (Tamil) as Krishna’s friend

As a Film Director and Writer: Podaa Podi (2012) (Tamil)

As a Film Producer: Netrikann (2021) (Tamil)

As a Distributor: Rocky (2021) (Tamil)

As a Lyricist: ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ for the Tamil film Podaa Podi

Awards • SIIMA Award for Best Lyricist in 2019

• Behindwoods Gold Mic Music Award in 2019

Personal Life
Date of Birth 18 September 1985 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2021) 36 Years
Birthplace Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu
School Santhome Higher Secondary School in Mylapore, Chennai
Controversies • In 2022, an FIR was lodged against Vignesh Shivan and Nayanthara for promoting rowdies through their production company, Rowdy Pictures. [4]IndiaGlitz

• In 2022, a complaint was registered against his production company when Vignesh used firecrackers to celebrate the announcement of his next film AK 62. [5]Times of India

Relationships & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Nayanthara

Fiancee Nayanthara
Wife/Spouse N/A
Parents Father– Late Sivakozhundhu (Superintendent of Police)
Mother– Meena Kumari (retired inspector in Vadapalani police station)

Siblings Brother– Not Known
Sister– Aishwarya

Sport Cricket
Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni
IPL team CSK
Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino
Singer A. R. Rahman

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vignesh Shivan

  • Vignesh Shivan is an Indian director, actor, lyricist, writer, and producer who works in Tamil cinema. He is engaged to South Indian actress Nayanthara.
  • He started his career with a short film, Podaa Podi, as a director, writer, and actor. Reportedly, it took him four years to complete the film.
  • In 2012, he directed a Tamil song, The Love Anthem. Later, he directed many Tamil songs including Chancey Illa (2014) and Enakenna Yaarum Illaye (2015).
  • In 2013, he wrote the Tamil song ‘Engadi Poranthae’ for the film Vanakkam Chennai.
  • In 2014, he did a cameo in the Tamil film Velaiyilla Pattathari; he appeared as an engineer in the film.
  • In 2015, he wrote and directed the Tamil film Naanum Rowdydhaan in which Vijay Sethupathi and Nayanthara appeared in lead roles; Vignesh Shivan received the Best Director Award at SIIMA Awards for the film.
  • Later, he wrote and directed many Tamil films such as Thaanaa Serndha Koottam (2018), Paava Kadhaigal (2020), and Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal (2022).
  • In 2018, he appeared on the cover of Galatta Cinema magazine.

    Vignesh Shivan on the cover of Galatta Cinema magazine

  • He considers Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni his role model.

    Vignesh Shivan’s Instagram post about his role model MS Dhoni

  • Vignesh Shivan and Nayanthara together run a production company, Rowdy Pictures Pvt. Ltd.
  • In 2021, he got engaged to his girlfriend Nayanthara in a private ceremony. Later, Nayanthara talked about her engagement and wedding plans. She said,
    It was my engagement ring. We are private people so we didn’t want to have a grand ceremony. When we decide to get married, we will definitely inform our fans. Our engagement happened in the presence of our immediate family members. We haven’t decided on our wedding yet.”
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↑2 Facebook
↑3 SIIMA YouTube
↑4 IndiaGlitz
↑5 Times of India