Suresh Chandra Menon is an Indian actor, cinematographer and film director of Tamil and Malayalam language films.
Suresh Chandra Menon was born on Thursday 24 October 1957.age 64 years; by 2020) in Ponnani, Kerala, India. He did his schooling in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Chennai. In 1977, Suresh graduated from a private institution, Loyola College, Chennai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 11″
Hair Color: salt pepper
Eye Colour: dark brown
Suresh Chandra Menon hails from a Malayalam family.
parents and siblings
There is not much information available about his parents and siblings.
wife and children
Suresh Chandra Menon met Indian actress Revathi Asha Keelunni In 1986 when he was shooting for the Tamil film ‘Marumagal’. Soon, they became friends and fell in love with each other. In 1986, the couple tied the knot in a private ceremony. They had no children.
Despite being a happily married couple, some differences arose between them and they started living separately in 2002. They got divorced on 22 April 2013 in a family court in Chennai. After the divorce, Revathi said in an interview that they would remain good friends. for the rest of their lives.
Suresh Menon started his career as a photographer and a cinematographer at the age of 17. He started working as a cinematographer’s assistant without any training. He further worked with various renowned cinematographers, namely KS Prakash, Williams and Bala Krishnan. In addition to acting, Suresh ventured into other areas of the film process as a director, producer and executive producer. He worked as an executive producer of some Hindi films, such as Chup Chup Ke, Malamaal Weekly and Phir Milenge. He was the producer of Tamil language TV serials like Chinna Chinna Asai, Doctors and Nirangal. He has also worked on documentaries for the National Geographic Channel. Suresh Menon once said that,
I am a firm believer in commercial cinema. It is the relief of people from the stress of daily life. They don’t go to see the great acting, directing, or lighting; They watch a movie for fun.”
Her acting debut was with the Tamil film ‘Pudhiya Mugam’ (1993). He directed this film and played the lead role of Major Shiva in it. His wife Revathi Asha Keelunni was his co-star in this film. This film was a huge success.
In 1994, he directed a Tamil romantic drama film titled Pasamalargal. After that he took a long gap in acting. In 2017, he starred in an experimental anthology film titled Solo.
Later, she acted in the movie Thana Serandha Koottam in 2018. In the same year, Suresh worked with a renowned Tamil language filmmaker, Vijay Sethupathi in the film Janga. He acted in the movie Lucifer and Kalidas in 2019. In 2021, he appeared as Vikram in a Tamil-language horror comedy film titled Annabelle Sethupathi. In the same year, he starred in a Tamil-language action thriller film titled Pon Manikvel. Suresh is featured as a businessman in the 2021 Telugu-language action-drama film Akhand. In 2022, he starred in a Tamil-language comic science fiction film titled Kugale Kuttappa. Suresh starred in his recent Tamil-language drama film titled Achchaam Madam Nanam Payarappu in 2022.
He has directed various commercials, commercials, short films, big screen films and documentaries. Suresh is known for his films Pasmalargal (1994), Pudhiya Mugan (1993), and Veparalam (1984).
Suresh Chandra Menon worked in various television series. In 1997, he appeared in the Tamil language family drama television show Doctors on Sun TV entertainment channel. In 2021, he acted in the TV serial Rajamannar Vagaiyara, which was aired on Polymer TV channel. Suresh is playing the role of Dr. Krishna in a Tamil-language family drama television series Meera – Oru Puthu Kavithai.
Suresh Menon has established two restaurants namely Crimson Chakra and Azuri Bay in Chennai in 2010 and 2011.
In 2009, he has also set up a double decker houseboat in the backwaters of Kerala at Alleppey. He said that staying on the houseboat was a pleasant experience.
Facts / Trivia
- He has also devoted his time in improving the roads of Chennai. He improved the situation in Raj Bhavan roundabout by implementing new measures.
- Suresh Menon is a dog lover at heart. He once said that,
The sad part of a dog lover’s life is that you lose four of these lovely companions in our lifetime. ,