Sundar C

Sundar C Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | July 5, 2024

Date of Birth

21 / January / 1966


58 Years


Actor, Producer, Director, Singer, Writer

Sundar C, born Vinayagar Sundar Vel on January 21, 1966 (Friday), is a multifaceted personality in the Indian film industry, excelling as an actor, producer, director, singer, and writer. He made his debut as a film actor in 1990 with ‘Vaazhkai Chakkaram,’ where he played the role of a constable.

Sundar C Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography, & More

Shortly after, he ventured into film direction with ‘Murai Maman’ in 1995, marking the beginning of a prolific directing career. Sundar C has received accolades for his contributions to Tamil cinema, including the prestigious Kalaimamani Award in 2009.

Early Life

Sundar C, born Vinayagar Sundar Vel on January 21, 1966, in Erode, Tamil Nadu, India, embarked on his career in the Tamil film industry after starting as an assistant director under filmmaker Manivannan. He later adopted the name ‘Sundar C’ at his father’s suggestion.

Sundar C’s early years were marked by his passion for cinema, which led him to explore various roles behind the camera before making his cameo appearance in the 1993 Tamil thriller ‘Moondravadhu Kann.’ His journey from assistant director to actor and director laid the foundation for his diverse and successful career in the Indian film industry.


His education is not known.


Sundar C was born on January 21, 1966, in Erode, Tamil Nadu, India, which fell on a Friday. As of 2024, he is 58 years old. His zodiac sign is Aquarius, and he holds Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

He stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall (173 cm). He has dark brown eyes and black hair, which complements his versatile presence in the Indian film industry.

Wife and Daughters

He is married to Khushbu Sundar, who is known for her roles as an actor, politician, and producer. They got married in the year 2000. Together, they have two daughters named Avantika and Anandita.


Sundar C’s family information regarding his siblings is not publicly known. His father’s name is Chidambaram Pillai, and his mother is Theivanai Ammal.

Sundar C with his Wife and Daughters

Sundar C with his Wife and Daughters


Sundar C has carved a significant niche in the Tamil film industry as a versatile figure, excelling as an actor, director, writer, and producer. He began his career as an assistant director under Manivannan and transitioned into acting with a cameo in ‘Moondravadhu Kann’ (1993). Sundar C’s directorial debut came in 1995 with ‘Murai Maman,’ where he also met and eventually married actress Khushbu.

Known for his comedy-drama films like ‘Naam Iruvar Namakku Iruvar’ (1998) and his involvement in the ambitious multi-director project ‘Suyamvaram’ (1999), he co-founded Avni Cinemax production company with Khushbu in 2004. Sundar C’s career has spanned successful ventures across various genres, solidifying his reputation as a prominent filmmaker in Tamil cinema.

Filmography List

Role Year Title
constable 1990 Vaazhkai Chakkaram
Inspector Kumaran 2022 Pattampoochi
Pulippandi 2007 Veerappu
Ravi 2021 Aranmanai 3
reporter 1997 Arunachalam
Right 2023 Thalainagaram 2
studio assistant 1993 Moondravadhu Kann
Subramaniam “Right” 2006 Thalai Nagaram
villager 1995 Murai Maman
Adv. S. Saravanan 2024 Aranmanai 4
TBA One 2 One †
TBA Vallan †

As director and writer

Title Year Credited as
  Director Writer
Unnai Thedi 1999
Ullam Kollai Poguthae 2001
Rishi   Screenplay
Naam Iruvar Namakku Iruvar 1998
Murai Mappillai  
Murai Maman 1995
London 2005 Screenplay
Kannan Varuvaan  
Giri 2004
Azhagarsamy 2000 Screenplay
Azhagana Naatkal  
Arunachalam 1997
Anbe Sivam 2003
Aranmanai 4 2024

As Singer

Year Song Title
2010 “Subaiya Subaiya” Guru Sishyan
2008 “Vaadee En Kappakezhungu” Sandai

As producer

Main article: Avni Cinemax

Year Cast Title Director
2016 Siddharth, Sundar C, Hansika Motwani, Trisha Krishnan, Poonam Bajwa Aranmanai 2
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2016 Vaibhav Reddy, Aishwarya Rajesh, Oviya, Karunakaran Hello Naan Pei Pesuren S. Bhaskar
2017 Hiphop Tamizha, Aathmika, Vivek, RJ Vigneshkanth Meesaya Murukku Hiphop Tamizha
2019 Hiphop Tamizha, Anagha, Karu Palaniappan, Harish Uthaman Natpe Thunai Desingu Parthiban
2020 Hiphop Tamizha, Iswarya Menon, K. S. Ravikumar, Sha Ra Naan Sirithal Raana
Ashwin Kakumanu, Rittika Sen, Prasanna, Yogi Babu Naanga Romba Busy Badri
2021 Sundar C, Raashii Khanna, Arya, Andrea Jeremiah, Sakshi Agarwal Aranmanai 3
Sundar C
2022 Sundar C, Jai, Honey Rose Pattampoochi Badri
2024 Sundar C, Tamannaah Bhatia, Raashii Khanna Aranmanai 4
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Net Worth

Sundar C’s net worth is 11,000 lakh rupees, which translates to 110 crore rupees.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sundar C

  • Sundar C began his career as an assistant director to the Tamil filmmaker Manivannan.
  • In 1993, Sundar made a cameo appearance in the Tamil thriller film titled ‘Moondravadhu Kann’ in which he played the character of a studio assistant.
  • He adopted the name ‘Sundar C’ as his professional name on his father’s recommendation.
  • In 1995, during his directorial debut, He cast actress Khushbu in the film and that’s how they met. They both fell in love during the shoot and eventually started dating and got married in the year 2000.
  • In 1998, He wrote and directed the Tamil romantic comedy film titled ‘Naam Iruvar Namakku Iruvar.’
  • In 1999, he was among the 14 directors for the Tamil comedy-drama film titled ‘Suyamvaram.’ The film was planned by Giridharilal Nagpal who brought together 14 major directors, 19 cinematographers, and over 30 leading actors in the Tamil film industry.
  • In 2004, Sundar C along with his wife Khusbhu Sundar started their own film production company named ‘Avni Cinemax’ which is also operating as Avni Movies and Avni Telemedia. The company’s name is inspired by the first two letters of their daughter Avantika’s name.
  • In 2006, Sundar C was cast in the Tamil gangster action film titled ‘Thalai Nagaram’ which was his lead debut film. He played the character of Subramaniam alias Right in the film. He was also cast in the sequel of this film titled ‘Thalainagaram 2’ in 2023.
  • In 2016, Sundar C produced the Tamil comedy horror film titled ‘Hello Naan Pei Pesuren.’

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Erode, Tamil Nadu
Children Daughters: Avantika, Anandita
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 173 CM
Height In Meter 1.73 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Chidambaram Pillai, Mother: Theivanai Ammal
Profession Actor, Producer, Director, Singer, Writer
Siblings Not Known
Spous Khushbu Sundar
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Acquarius


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