Arvind Swami Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Other Name(s)Arvind Swamy, Aravind Swamy Profession(s)Actor, Model, Entrepreneur, Television Presenter Famous Role(s)• Rishi Kumar in Roja (1992) • Dr. Siddharth Abimanyu in Thani Oruvan (2015) Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 172 cm in meters- 1.72 m in feet inches- 5’ 8” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg in pounds- 165 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 44 Inches - Waist: 38 Inches - Biceps: 14 Inches Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Career DebutTamil Film: Thalapathi (1991)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Arvind Swami
Arvind Swami is a popular South Indian actor.
He was born in Chennai and wished to become a doctor in his school days.
He did his schooling and graduation in India and moved to North Carolina to pursue his Master’s degree.
He worked as a model in college days just for the sake of pocket money and in one of his ads, Mani Ratnam noticed and called him for the audition.
Arvind Swami with Mani Ratnam
Arvind Swami in Thalapathi
Apart from working in Tamil films, he has also worked in Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi films.
His performances in the films such as Roja and Bombay earned critical acclaims. Both the films went on to get the State as well as National Awards.
In 1994, he got married to his first wife Gayathri Ramamurthy and have two children with her- a girl and a boy.
His movie, Minsara Kanavu (1997) bagged four national awards.
Arvind Swami in Minsara Kanavu (1997)
In 1995, Arvind gave his voice to adult Simba for the Tamil remake of Disney’s animated film The Lion King and he also lent his voice the digital remake of the film in 2019, where he dubbed for Scar.
He partially retired from the acting in 2000; just after doing a cameo in Alaipayuthey.
Thereafter, he developed an interest in business and with VD Swamy and Company, he got into the business of international trade and commerce.
Later, he started the company Talent Maximus with the aim of payroll processing and temporary staffing in India.
Arvind met with a serious accident, which led to a spinal injury due to which he could not work for the next 4-5 years. After the accident, he gained massive weight but later, he got back in the shape for the movie Kadal.
Arvind Swami Weight Gain
In 2010, Arvind divorced his first wife and got married to Aparna Mukerjee (Lawyer) in 2012.
Arvind Swami with Second Wife Aparna Mukerjee
For the divorce, he had to pay Rs. 75 Lakhs as settlement money followed by monthly maintenance installments of Rs. 1 Lakh.
Later, he reappeared in many movies, some of which were a great hit.
He also presented the third season of the game show, Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi in 2012.
Arvind Swami TV show Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi
His performance in 2015 Tamil film Thani Oruvan, earned him critical acclaims, and he also went on to get many prestigious awards for the film.
Arvind Swami in Thani Oruvan
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