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Happy Birthday R Madhavan: Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About This South Superstar

ZEE5 Web Desk

June 1, 2021

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Here are some facts about R Madhavan that you did not know!

R Madhavan turns 51 on June 1, and the actor has created an inimitable legacy for himself over the years. Be it in Vikram Vedha or Ananda Punnakai, all his roles are equally engaging and stand out from one another. Treat yourself to a few of his facts on his birthday!

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1) R Madhavan is a Tamilian brought up in Bihar

R Madhavan originally belongs to a Tamil family, but he was born in Jamshedpur, which was then a part of undivided Bihar. This is where he finished his schooling too!

2) R Madhavan is a vegetarian 

R Madhavan is an out and proud vegetarian who was also voted as the ‘Hottest vegetarian” in 2010 by PETA! He is an avid animal lover so this hardly comes as a surprise!

R Madhavan
R Madhavan (Source: Instagram)

3) Madhavan’s love for golf

Madhavan is really fond of golf and is reportedly amazing at it. The proof lies in the fact that he won the qualification round of the Mumbai leg of the Mercedes Trophy Golf Meet, and even qualified for the National Finals, in 2017.

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4) Madhavan wanted to join the army 

During his college years, Madhavan had actively become involved in extra-curricular military training. He led NCC cadets in Maharashtra and took a trip to England for further training. However, he missed the age cut-off by six months and was subsequently unable to join the programme.

R Madhavan
A still from Vikram Vedha (Source: ZEE5)

5) Madhavan and Sarita 

He started oratory classes in Kolhapur which helped people with public speaking. This is where he met his wife, who was actually one of his students back then.

6) Madhavan across languages 

Madhavan has movies across 7 languages, which include Tamil, Telugu, English, Hindi, Kannada, Malay, and Malayalam. He made sure that he gave phenomenal performances across all languages!

R Madhavan (Source: Instagram)

So here’s wishing the powerhouse performer and heartthrob of Indian cinema, a very happy birthday!

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