Anandha Kannan Biography and Career
Anandha Kannan died at a very young and but he lived a life that is a dream for many others. Anandha Kannan, a popular Tamil television personality and actor, died of a rare form of bile-duct cancer on August 16 2021. He was 48 years old when he died. Anandha Kannan, a Singapore native, was well-known among children in the 1990s for his shows on Sun Music, a Sun Network station. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, films and family of Actor Anandha Kannan so read the article till the end.
Kannan, who had been away from television and broadcasting for over seven years, was recently hired for a show on a famous Tamil channel, according to reports. He was diagnosed with bile-duct cancer a few months ago and had been receiving therapy for it since then.
Family and origin
Govindaraju and Vasanthakumari gave birth to Anandha Kannan on March 23, 1973, in Singapore.
Kannan is married to Rani Kanna and they have a daughter together.
At the World Universities Tamil Conference in 2013, he was named an “International Youth Icon.”
Tamil Sudar Award, AK Theatre Limited, Awarded by Mediacorp 2019 for “Best Actor” Television Actors Guild Award (South India) for “Best Actor”.
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Kannan’s acting and hosting career began with Vasantham. He acted in radio dramas like Siruvar Medai and presented TV series like Siruvargal Naangal when he was a teenager.
From a young age, he was drawn to the theatre and became well-known for his roles in Ravindran Drama Group (RDG) performances and then in local television dramas.
Many theatregoers praised his performance as one of the key characters in RDG’s Kudubathin Araigal in 1988. In 1990, he received the Best Actor Award for Indian Cultural Month. He donated the prize money to RDG so that it may continue to produce plays.
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Short biography of Anandha Kannan
Kannan came to Chennai in the 2000s and worked as a video jockey for Sun Music.
On Sun TV, he starred in the children’s drama Sindubad, which won him a lot of young fans.
He also appeared in Tamil films such as Adhisaya Ulagam, a science fiction film ( 2012). Kannan presented shows such Maalai Mathuram, Amali Thumali, Oorkuruvi, and Suvai on Vasantham, as well as the gameshow Savaal Singapore (2013–2018), a Tamil version of We Are Singaporeans.
Anandha Kannan was named Best Host at the station’s Pradhana Vizha awards event in 2011. In 2013, he was also honoured with the International Youth Icon award at the World Universities Tamil Conference.
Kannan travelled to India in 2017 with the help of the National Arts Council to study Tamil folk theatre with famous teacher Na Muthuswamy.
Mullum Malarum, in which he co-starred with Prajin, and Ithanai Naalai Engirunthai, in which he co-starred with Manochitra, were both never published to the public.
He also appeared in the Venkat Prabu film Saroja as a guest star. He was also known for being the Naturals Spa & Salon’s brand spokesperson.
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Short biography facts about Anandha Kannan
What happened Kannan?
Anandha died of cancer on August 16 2021. He was a Tamil television personality and actor.
What is the age of Anandha?
Anandha Kannan died at the age of 48.
Is Anandha dead?
Yes, Kannan died at the age of 48.
We hope this biography article of Anandha Kannan will be helpful for you to understand his journey and works.
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