Vinoth Kishan is an Indian actor who primarily appears in Tamil films. He rose to popularity for playing the role of an antagonist in the Tamil film Naan Mahaan Alla.
Vinod Kishan or R. Vinodh Kishan was born on Friday, 28 July 1989 (age 34 years; as of 2023) in Chennai, India. His zodiac sign is Leo. Vinoth completed his schooling at the Loyola Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Kodambakkam, Chennai.
A picture of Vinoth Kishan (fourth from left) during his farewell at the Loyola Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Kodambakkam, Chennai
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 40″, Waist 30″, Biceps 15″
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information available about his parents or siblings.
Vinoth is unmarried.
Vinoth resides at 118, Cholai Krishna Street, Janaki Nagar, Valasaravakkam, Chennai – 87.
In 2001, Vinoth made his acting debut as a child artist with the Tamil film Nandha in which he played the role of young Nandha.
Vinoth Kishan as young Nandha in a still from his debut film Nandha (2001)
In 2010, he shot to fame with his performance in the Tamil film Naan Mahaan Alla in which he played the role of a villain. He was nominated for the Best Villain award at the Vijay Awards.
Vinoth Kishan (left) in a still from the Tamil film Naan Mahaan Alla (2010)
In 2011, Vinoth made his Malayalam debut with the film Kanakompathu.
Poster of Vinoth Kishan’s debut Malayalam film Kanakompathu (2011)
In 2012, he made his Telugu debut with the film Genius in which he played the role of Jeeva.
Vinoth Kishan as Jeeva in a still from his Telugu debut film Genius (2012)
In 2013, he appeared as Chinnayyah in the Tamil film Vidiyum Munn. Later, he appeared in a few Tamil films Yaazh (2017) as Sudan, Imaikkaa Nodigal (2018) as Vineeth, and Adavi (2020) as Murugan. In 2020, Vinoth received positive acclaim for his performance in the Tamil film Andhaghaaram in which he played the role of Selvam. Additionally, he was nominated for the Best Actor Award at the AV Cinema Awards for the film.
Vinoth Kishan as Selvam in a still from the Tamil film Andhaghaaram (2020)
In 2017, Vinoth made his television debut and participated in the Tamil dance competition television reality show Dance Jodi Dance (season 2) along with her choreographer, Jessie, on Zee Tamil. The show pairs twelve celebrities with choreographers, and they proceed ahead competing against each other with their dance performances. In 2019, he participated again in season 3 of the reality show Dance Jodi Dance, along with choreographer Narana Joshan.
Vinoth Kishan with her choreographer, Narana Joshan, during a dance performance in the dance reality show Dance Jodi Dance season 3 (2019) on Zee Tamil
In 2019, Vinoth made his digital debut with the Tamil web series Fingertip in which he played the role of Venkat on ZEE5.
Vinoth Kishan as Venkat in a still from his debut web series Fingertip (2019) on ZEE5
In 2022, he acted in the web series Anantham as Ananth and Fingertip season 2 as Venkat on ZEE5. In 2023, Vinoth appeared in the web series Story Of Things on SonyLIV.
In 2017, Vinoth was featured in the music video Aagaasa Vaani on YouTube.
Vinoth Kishan in a still from the music video Aagaasa Vaani on YouTube
In 2020, he appeared in the Tamil short film Interrogation on YouTube.
- 2011: Best Villain for the Tamil film Naan Mahaan Alla at the Edison Awards
- 2021: Best Actor-Special Mention Award for the Tamil film Andhaghaaram at the Behindwoods Gold Icons Awards
Vinoth Kishan posing with his Best Actor-Special Mention Award for the Tamil film Andhaghaaram at the Behindwoods Gold Icons Awards
- For playing the role of a villain in the Tamil film Naan Mahaan Alla, Vinoth took training under stunt master Mahendran for three months.
- Vinoth is fond of dancing, playing cricket, travelling, trekking, and playing the drums .
- Vinoth is a fitness enthusiast, and he often posts his videos and pictures while working out on social media.
Vinoth Kishan at the gym
- For playing the role of Chinnayyah in the Tamil film Vidiyum Munn, Vinoth considerably practised the art of not blinking his eyes as it was the prime requirement of the role.
- In an interview, Vinoth stated that Rajinikanth is one of his favourite actors.
- Vinoth has a pet dog, Love, and he often shares his pet’s pictures on social media handles.
Vinoth Kishan with his pet dog, Love