Raghava Lawrence

Raghava Lawrence Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 15, 2023

Date of Birth

9 / January / 1976


48 Years


Choreographer Actor Director Composer Dancer Singer

Raghava Lawrence Height, Age, Biography, Family, & More

Raghava Lawrence is a multi-talented artist from India who has dabbled in various fields such as dance choreography, acting, directing, composing, playback singing, and dancing. In 1993, he made his entry into the entertainment industry as a dance choreographer and later shifted his focus toward acting.

Lawrence gained recognition in the industry with his performances in the Telugu film “Style” and the horror-comedy “Muni”. His unique and complex hip-hop and western-style dance moves have earned him four Filmfare Awards and three Nandi Awards for best choreography.


It is common for fans and admirers to search for personal information about Raghava Lawrence’s family on Google. Raghava Lawrence’s mother’s name is Kanamni and he has a brother named Elwin, who is also known as Elv. As for his marital status, Raghava Lawrence is married and his wife’s name is Latha. He also has a daughter named Raghavi.

Kanmani Raghava Lawrence Mother

Kanmani Raghava Lawrence Mother

Elwin aka Elvin Raghava Lawrence Brother

Elwin aka Elvin Raghava Lawrence Brother

Latha Raghava Lawrence Wife

Latha Raghava Lawrence Wife

Raghavi Raghava Lawrence Daughter

Raghavi Raghava Lawrence’s Daughter

Early Life

During his childhood, Lawrence battled a brain tumor, which he believes was miraculously cured by the blessings of the deity, Raghavendra Swamy. As a symbol of his gratitude and devotion, he adopted the name, Raghava. In addition to this, he constructed the Raghavendra Swamy Brindavanam Temple at Thirumullaivayal on the Avadi-Ambattur route, which was inaugurated on January 1st, 2010.


Due to a brain tumor, he had as a young person, he seldom attended school.

Education Qualification BBA
School St. Patrick School, Chennai
College / University MSR College, Hyderabad
Others Not Known


Lawrence started his career as a car cleaner for fight master Super Subbarayan. One day, while dancing, he caught the attention of Rajinikanth, who helped him join the Dancers Union. In 1989, Lawrence made his debut appearance as a dancer in the Tamil film “Samsara Sangeetham,” directed by T. Rajendran.

He continued to showcase his dance skills in the 1991 film “Donga Police,” where he performed alongside Prabhu Deva. Lawrence was also part of the background dancers in the song “Chikku Bukku Chikku Bukku Railey” in the 1993 film “Gentleman.”



Film Year
Mass 2004
Style 2006
Muni 2007
Don 2007
Kanchana 2011
Rebel 2012
Kanchana 2 2015
Kanchana 3 2019
Laxmi 2020


Film Role(s) Year
Speed Dancer Seenu 1999
Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven Ganapathi 2000
Parthen Rasithen Doss 2000
Parthale Paravasam Azhagu 2001
Arpudham Ashok Kumar 2002
Style Rishaanth 2002
Thendral Kumar 2004
Mass Cameo 2004
Style Raghava 2006
Muni Ganesh 2007
Don Raghava 2007
Pandi Pandi 2008
Rajadhi Raja Raja 2009
Irumbukkottai Murattu Singam & 2010
Singam Singaram 2010
Muni 2: Kanchana Raghava 2011
Muni 3: Kanchana 2 Raghava & Shiva 2015
Motta Siva Ketta Siva ACP Shivakumar 2017
Shivalinga Shivalingeswaran 2017
Muni 4: Kanchana 3 Raghava & Kaali 2019
Rudhran Rudhran 2023
Adhigaram TBA 2023
Chandramukhi 2 TBA 2023
Durga TBA 2023
Jigarthanda Double X TBA 2023




Song Year
Uzhaippali “Uzhaippali Illatha” 1993
Gentleman “Chikku Bukku Rayile” 1993
Mutha Mestri “Ee Pettakku” 1993
Chinna Madam “Kora Kizhangukku Kodi” 1994
Thai Thangai Paasam “Roopu Tera Masthana” 1995
Akka Bagunnava “Aalesha Deko Pyaree” 1996
Hitler “Nadaka Kalisina Navaraatri” 1997
Prema Pallaki “Kannepilla Pongulu “ 1998
Suryudu “Manasu Petti” 1998
Amarkalam “Maha Ganapathi” 1999
Bagunnara? “Tirumala Tirupati Venkatesa” 2000
Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven “Sollu Thalaiva” 2000
Kshemamga Velli Labhamga Randi “Lovvuki Age” 2000
Chala Bagundi “Yentabagundi Basu” 2000
Thirunelveli “Yele Azhagamma” 2000
Asura “Maha Ganapathi” 2001
Varushamellam Vasantham “Naan Ready Neenga Readya” 2002
Roja Kootam “Subbamma” 2002
Baba “Maya Maya” 2002
Ninne Istapaddanu “Krishna Zilla” 2003
Satyam “Kuch Kuch” 2003
Naaga “Nayudori Pilla” 2003
Andhrawala “Naire Naire” 2003
Pudhiya Geethai “Annamalai” 2003
Thirumalai “Thaamthakka Dheemthakka” 2003
Mass “Mass” 2004
Pen Singam “Adi Aadi Asaiyum Iduppu” 2010
Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam “Live The Moment” 2014


As a Playback Singer

Song(s) Film Composer Year
Thala Suttuthe Maamu Muni Bharadwaj 2007
Motta Motta Paiyyan Motta Siva Ketta Siva Amresh Ganesh 2017

As a Music Composer

Film Year
Don 2007
Rebel 2012

As Lyricist

Film Song Year
Kanchana “Nillu Nillu” 2011


Filmfare Award Movie Result Year
Filmfare Award for Best Dance Choreographer Paarthale Paravasam Won 2001
Indra Won 2002
Style Won 2006
Nandi Awards Film Result Year
Nandi Award for Best Choreographer Annayya Won 2000
Indra Won 2002
Style Won 2006
Tamil Nadu State Film Award Kanchana Won 2011

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Social Work

He has actively engaged in various social service activities, including funding heart surgeries for young children. He also supported the traditional sport of bull-riding, known as jallikattu, after it was banned in 2017. During a protest in Tamil Nadu in January of that year, he extended aid by providing food, medicine, and basic necessities to the protesters, pledging his continued support until the protests were resolved.

Net Worth

Celebrity Net Worth estimates that Raghava Lawrence’s net worth is approximately Rs 100 crore.

Awards and Achievements

Raghava Lawrence has been honored with several prestigious awards for his contributions to Indian cinema, cementing his position as one of the biggest stars in the Tamil and Telugu film industries.

Awards, Honours, Achievements
Filmfare Award 2001: Best Dance Choreographer – Paarthale Paravasam (Tamil)
2002: Best Dance Choreographer – Indra (Telugu)
2006: Best Dance Choreographer – Style (Telugu)
Nandi Award 2000: Best Choreographer – Annayya
2002: Best Choreographer – Indra
2006: Best Choreographer – Style
Tamil Nadu State Film Award Best Choreographer
Controversies Not Known

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Favorites Things

Favorite Colour Grey, White
Favorite Actor Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Food Chicken Chettinad, Prawns Kuzhambu, Kheema with Coconut Curry
Hobbies Dancing, Gymming, Travelling
Favorite Choreographer Prabhu Deva
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known

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Body Measurements Chest: 42 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Birth Place Poonamallee Tamil Nadu
Children Daughter: Raghavi
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 178 CM
Height In Meter 1.78 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: NameNot Known
Mother: Kanamni
Profession Choreographer Actor Director Composer Dancer Singer
Siblings Brother: Elwin aka Elvin
Spous Latha
Weight 75 Kg
165 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Capricorn


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