Mahendran (Producer) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Bio, Net Worth & More


Mahendran was a renowned Indian film director, screenwriter, and actor. He impacted several filmmakers that came after him with his elite directing skills in the Tamil film industry. Mahendran died on 2 April 2019, at the age of 79.

After starting his career as a screenwriter, writing scripts for 26 films, Mahendran made his debut as a director with Mullum Malarum (1978). His next film increased his stature in the Tamil cinema community, being based on a short story written by well-known author Pudumaipithan. Furthermore, Nenjathai Killathe won three prestigious National Film Awards, one of which was for best regional film.

He has also acted in films throughout his career, including Kamaraj (2004), Theri (2016), Nimir (2018) and Petta (2019). Mahendran (Producer) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Bio, Net Worth & More.

Mahendran Height & Weight

HeightIn Feet : 5′ 6″ ft
In Meter : 1.70 m
WeightIn Pound : 143 lbs
In Kilogram : 65 Kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Mahendran Family

Mahendran was born on 25 July 1939. His father name is Joseph Chelliah, a teacher and Manonmani. Mahendran did his schooling in Ilayangudi and completed his intermediate at American College, Madurai. He did Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Real NameJ. Alexander
Professionfilm director, screenwriter
and actor
Date of Birth25 July 1939
Death Date2 April 2019 (Aged 79)
Age79 years old (Died)
Birth PlaceIlaiyangudi, Madras Presidency,
British India
Home TownMumbai India
FamilyMother : Not Available
Father : Joseph Chelliah
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Not Available
Husband : Not Available
Marital StatusMarried

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Mahendran Wife

Mahendran got married to Jasmine Mahendran. His son, John Mahendran is also a director. He had two daughters named Dimple and Anurita.

Marital StatusMarried
WifeJasmine Mahendran
SonJohn Mahendran
DaughtersDimple and Anurita
Previous Dating?Not In Public Domain

Mahendran Education

SchoolNot Known
CollegeAmerican College, Madurai,
Alagappa Government Arts College
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts in Economics
DebutNot Known
AwardsFilmfare Award for Best Film,
Filmfare Award for Best Director,
National Film Award for Best Feature
Film in Tamil,
IIFA Utsavam Best actor for Performance
in a negative role – Theri

Mahendran Net Worth

Mahendran’s career as a screenwriter came to prominence with the film Naam Moovar in 1966. After the success of the picture, he received more offers from the company and worked on films such as Sabaash Thambi and Panakkara Pillai, both of which were released in following years.

He also wrote the script for Nirakudam, which starred Sivaji Ganesan. He announced that he was working on a new film with newcomers in 2014, for which Ilaiyaraaja would score the music. He also acted in films such as Kamaraj (2004), Theri (2016), and Nimir (2018).

Net Worth (as of 2022)Rs. 40 Crore+
Wealth SourceFilm Producer
Last Year IncomeRs. 44 Cr+
SalaryNot Revealed
Is He dead or alive?Alive

Mahendran Social Media

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TwitterNot Available
FacebookNot Available
Wikipedia PageNot Available

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