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Venkat Kumar Gangai Amaren better known by his stage name Venkat Prabhu is an Indian filmmaker, who has worked as an actor, director and playback singer in the Tamil film industry. After completing his education, he began pursuing an acting career, with his first three ventures, featuring him in a starring role, failing to release, following which he began appearing in character roles. He hogged spotlight for the first time when he turned director with the summer hit Chennai 600028 (2007). He achieved further commercial successes with his subsequent directorials Saroja (2008) and Mankatha (2011).

Realname:
Venkat Kumar Gangai Amaren
Date of Birth:
07 November 1975
Mother Tongue:
Tamil
Country:
India
Years Active:
1997 - Present
Place of Birth:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Resident of:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Qualification:
Degree in Accounting in Trinity College of Music, London
Marital Status:
Married
Father's name:
Gangai Amaran
Spouse(s) Name:
Rajalakshmi
Children:
Shivani
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