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Other names
Mirchi Senthil

Ruhee (m. 2009)

Film cinematographer

Senthil Kumar

Years active
2003 – present

Krishna Murthy

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18 October 1978 (age 45) (

Film and Television Institute of India

Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer – South

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Senthil Kumar (Tamil: செந்தில் குமார்) (born 18 October 1978), popularly known as Mirchi Senthil is an Indian film and television actor, Television presenter, radio jockey and voice actor. He began his career as a radio jockey with the radio station Radio Mirchi. He performed in the lead character Saravanan in STAR Vijay's sensational serial Saravannan Meenatchi. Senthil and his co-star Sreeja Chandran had married on 2 July 2014 in a private function in Tirupathi. He made his debut as a film actor in Thavamai Thavamirundhu and has continued acting in lead roles in Sengathu Bhoomiyilae, Kan Pesum Vaarthaigal, Vennila Veedu and more.


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Personal life

Senthil was born in chennai on 18 October 1978 to S. Govindan and Premavathy. He did his schooling in Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Chennai. He has completed his Bachelors (BCom) at Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai and Masters (Master of Finance and Control)[6] at Madurai Kamaraj University. He had a brief career stint in banking industry before he moved on to the media. He married his co-star of Madurai & Saravanan Meenatchi Tamil serials fame Malayalam-Tamil actress Sreeja Chandran. Senthil confirmed his marriage with Sreeja on his radio show (Neenga Naan Raja Sir on 8 July 2014) His sudden marriage announcement created a buzz amongst their thousands of worldwide fans in joy of their marriage.


Senthil joined Radio Mirchi, Chennai as a Radio Jockey in 2003 and has performed various roles such as Radio producer, EP and Programming Head. Later he moved to Coimbatore to head Coimbatore Radio Mirchi for 4 years. He has hosted many shows like Mirchi Gold, Mirchi Bazaar, Pettai Raap and Love Talkies. Currently, he was presenting a culture based story program Neenga Naan Raja Sir which is a special program on the music Maestro Ilaiyaraaja's music that is aired between 9 PM and 11PM from Monday to Saturday. This is a very popular program and was acknowledged and endorsed by music Maestro Ilaiyaraaja himself. In 2016 may, he finished that show and started a new show called " Sentilin sutta kadhai" (Senthil's stolen stories) , which tell interesting short moral stories from around earth.


Senthil played the lead character in the successful television serial named Madurai in STAR Vijay telecasted from 2007 to 2009. Following the success of this serial, Senthil has played the lead character by the name Saravanan again in another sensational serial Saravannan Meenatchi in STAR Vijay. Senthil rose to fame following his performances in these two serials and is very popular by his character name Saravanan.

Senthil has performed in a micro-serial 777 for Polimer TV which was directed by the movie director Manobala.

Apart from the serials, Senthil has hosted a number of shows for STAR Vijay. He has hosted a weekly movie review show Tamil Cinema Indha Vaaram in which he discusses about the movies along with the cast and crew of the movie. Senthil has conducted a game show for women by name Boxing for Polimer TV.


Senthil made his Tamil film debut in the 2005 film Thavamai Thavamirundhu in which he played the elder brother of director Cheran. He was nominated for Filmfare Awards for the Best Supporting Actor category. He won his first lead role in Sengathu Bhoomiyilae which had the music score by Ilaiyaraaja. This is followed by Kan Pesum Vaarthaigal,Pappali,Vennaliveedu,Romba nallavan da.

As Radio Jockey

  • Love Talkies is a unique concept in radio in which stories and characters are created and played along with the Tamil movie songs. Senthil has been a part of many radio movies.
  • As Television presenter

  • A song review show Gaanamum Kaatchiyum for the TV channel Pudhu Yugam (Every Sunday @ 9 AM)
  • Tamil Cinema Indha Vaaram for STAR Vijay
  • Kadal Movie Special for STAR Vijay
  • Paradesi Movie Special for STAR Vijay
  • Ajith special for STAR Vijay
  • Dhanush special for STAR Vijay
  • References

    Senthil Kumar Wikipedia