|K. Manikandan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||September 29, 1987|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
K. Manikandan is an Indian film writer, director, actor, and former radio jockey. His film credits include Jai Bhim, Pizza II: Villa, India Pakistan, Paava Kadhaigal, Kaala, Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum, Thambi, 8 Thottakkal, Vikram Vedha, Sila Nerangalil Sila Manidhargal, Viswasam, Narai Ezhudhum Suyasaridham, Sillu Karuppatti, Aelay, and Netrikann.
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Film Writer, Director, Actor, Former Radio Jockey
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Sports a beard
K. Manikandan Facts
- He made his first theatrical film appearance in the 2013 Tamil-language horror-thriller film Pizza II: Villa, starring Ashok Selvan and Sanchita Shetty. However, his role went uncredited. The film also marked K. Manikandan’s debut as a writer.
- In 2015, he made his first credited film appearance by playing the role of Mani in the Tamil-language romantic comedy film India Pakistan.
- K. Manikandan brought to life the character of Santhanam in the 2017 Tamil-language neo-noir action thriller film Vikram Vedha, starring R. Madhavan, Vijay Sethupathi, Shraddha Srinath, Kathir, and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar.
- Alongside Suriya and Lijomol Jose, K. Manikandan co-starred as Rajakannu (Sengeni’s husband who dies in police custody) in the 2021 Tamil-language legal drama film Jai Bhim. The film is based on a true incident in 1993 and its title is a reference to the slogan used by followers of Indian social reformer and political leader B. R. Ambedkar.
- For his performance in Jai Bhim, K. Manikandan was nominated for a Filmfare Award South for “Best Actor – Tamil” and a South Indian International Movie Award for “Best Supporting Actor – Tamil”.
Featured Image by K. Manikandan / Instagram