J. Mahendran was an Indian Actor, Director and Screenwriter who was known for his work in the Tamil film Industry. He was one of the greatest filmmakers of Tamil cinema. Check out J. Mahendran Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Wife, Children, Death, Biography & More.
J. Mahendran Wiki/Bio:
|Real Name:||J. Alexander|
|Date of Birth:||25-Jul-1939|
|Birth Place:||Ilaiyangudi, Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu|
|Hometown:||Ilaiyangudi, Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu|
|Profession:||Actor, Director, Screenwriter|
J. Mahendran Education:
J. Mahendran did his schooling from village Ilaiyangudi and completed his Graduation in Economics from Alagappa Government Arts College, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu. During college days, his interest came into acting and also got associated with theatres.
J. Mahendran Career:
He started his career as a screenwriter for the film “Naam Moovar” in 1966. After the huge success of the film, he got more offers from the same banner and worked in the movies such as “Sabaash Thambi” and “Panakkara Pillai”.
He made his debut as a director in the Rajinikanth starring movie “Mullum Malarum” in 1978.
He has directed around 10 films in his career. He also tried his luck at the acting area and made his acting debut with the Tamil Movie “Kamaraj” in 2004. He has also acted in the super-hit movies like “Seethakaathi”, “Boomerang” and “Nimir”. He was last seen in R. Kannan’s movie “Boomerang” which was released on 8 March 2019.
J. Mahendran Age, Height, Weight:
|Age:||79 Years (At the time of Death)|
|Height:||5 Ft 8 in|
J. Mahendran Family, Wife, Children:
He was born on 25 July 1939 to Joseph Chelliah. He got married to “Jasmine Mahendran”. He has a son named “John Mahendran”, who is a director by profession. He has two daughters named “Dimple” and “Anurita”.
J. Mahendran Death:
He died on 2 April 2019 in Apollo Hospital, Chennai.