T. P. Madhavan

T.P. Madhavan
Born Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1975–present
Spouse(s) Sudha
Children Raja Krishna Menon
Parent(s) N. P. Pillai, Saraswathi

T.P. Madhavan is a Malayalam film actor.[1] He started acting when he was in the age of 40. He has acted in more than 600 films. He came into the movie industry as a villain; later he started doing comedy roles and then to character roles.[2]


T.P. Madhavan was born as the eldest to N.P. Pilla and Saraswathi at Thiruvananthapuram. He has a brother, Narayanan and a sister, Radhamani. His father was the dean at Kerala university.[3] He pursued Post graduation in sociology from Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, formerly Agra University. He got selected in Indian army but had to withdraw when his hands got fractured after selection. Later he worked in an English Newspaper in Mumbai during 1960. Then he started an Ad agency in Bangalore.[4] His first movie was Raagam in 1975. He was secretary of Malayalam movie artists association AMMA during 1994 -1997 and joint Secretary during 2000-2006.

He was married to Sudha but ended in divorce. They have a son, Rajakrishna Menon and daughter, Devika.[5] He was admitted in a private hospital in Haridwar on 23 October 2015 after he fell down during a darshan in the temple, but survived.


Television serials


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