Kanal Kannan Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Height, Family, Temple, House, Son, Wife

Kanal Kannan is a famous actor, stunt master, and screenwriter from Nagercoil District, Tamil Nadu. However, he has been prominently seen in Tamil movies recently and has a good name for his performance in Tollywood, Mollywood, and Bollywood. He shot to fame with the hit Tamil film Anbu Kattalai in 1989. He is still active in the south Indian film industry.

Kanal Kannan

Entering the Kollywood or Tamil Cinemas was his dream from childhood. His filmy dream came true when he left his native village Vallivaram and came to the filmy dream city Kodambakkam in Chennai. He joined as a stunt man and began to gain knowledge in filmmaking. His interest in filmdom was recognized, and he took the chances in his favor by giving his best.  

Kanal Kannan lived his dreams and worked hard to rise from a stunt man, an action choreographer, and a famous stunt master in Kollywood. Many of today’s famous Kollywood stunt masters have worked with him in the 90s and 2000. He has won 14 awards as stunt coordinator and stunt master in Tamil films from 1995 to till date. Know more about Kanal Kannan’s Age, family, relationship, love, marriage, carrier, net worth facts, and information in the below-detailed biography.  


Kanal Kannan was born on the 12th of February 1962 in Vallivaram Village, Nagercoil District, in Tamil Nadu, India. Kanal Kannan’s current age is 60 years.

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Kanal Kannan was born and raised in Vallivaram Village, Nagercoil, TN. His full or original name is V Kannan. He got the filmy name Kanal as fire, which Tamil filmdom gave it to respect his career in films. He completed her primary education in his native village. He was deeply interested in acting from a young age and got good training in fighting and other stunt skills.

After completing his schooling, Kanal Kannan moved to Madras or the present Chennai City and worked in many minor films of the 1990s. As a fight artist, it did not give him much recognition. He got credit from K S Ravikumar by introducing him as a stunt master in the film Cheran Pandian in 1991.

After the success of Cheran Pandian, he was recognized by the south Indian film industry. He was the stunt master for many Tamil, Malayalam, Telegu, and Hindi movies. In 2011, he wrote and produced Sankaran Kovil, in which he acted as a hero.

Full NameKanal Kannan
Date of Birth12 February 1962
Age61 (as of 2023)
BirthplaceVallivaram, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityBritish Indian
Professionactor, Action Choreographer, fight master, and Screenwriter
Zodiac sign / Sun signNA
Famous ForFilms
Educational QualificationsGraduate
DebutTamil films from 1995
Years ActiveNA

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Kanal Kannan hails from a Tamil Hindu family based in Nagercoil, TN. He has not revealed much detail about her parents and siblings. We will update as soon as the famous actor reveals them to the public via social media or TV interviews in the forthcoming years.

Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Brother NameNot Known
Sister NameNot Known

Girlfriend, Wife, Relationships

Kanal Kannan is currently married. His wife’s name is Hemavathi. No details are there about his girlfriends, and their relationship within the film industry and outside is still unknown.

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs / GirlfriendNA
Wife NameHemavathi
Marriage dateNA

Physical Appearance

Kanal Kannan’s skin complexion is dark. He is a stout man with a thick black mustache. In some films, he used to have a thick black beard. His broad chest, reddish eyes, and thick voice made him become a stunt man in movies.

Weight(approx.)Kilograms- 65 Kg
Weight in Pounds- 143 lbs
Height(approx.)Centimeters – 165 cm
Inches – 5 ft 5 in
Meter – 1.65 m
Figure Measurements (approx.)30-25-35
Shoe Size9
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack

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Aranmanai Kili

Kanal Kannan’s debut film is Anbu Kattalai. It was released in 1989. His current film is Kaduva in Malayalam (2022). In 1990 he acted in Paattali Magan as a crime plotter. In 1993 he made a special appearance in Aranmanai Kili. In 1994 he worked in the film Captain as an auto driver.

Thai Thangai Payasam
Kadhal Mannan

In 1994 he did a thrilling Silambam stunt man in Naatamai. In 1995 he did a stunt for the Tamil film Ellame En Rajasthan. In 1995 he was a stunt choreographer for the Tamil film Thai Thangai Payasam. In 1996 Avvai Shanmughi was a successful hit which made him act with leading star Kamala Hassan. In 1997 he acted as a postman in Porkkaalam. In 1998 he acted as a taxi driver in the film Kadhal Mannan.


In 1998 he acted as a coconut vendor in the Tamil film Sollamale. In 1999 he played a superb villain role in Rajinikanth, staring Padayappa. In 1999 he acted as a co-passenger in the Tamil film Nee Varuvai Ena. In 1999 he acted with Arjun in Mudhalvan as an auto driver. In 2000 he acted with Ajith in the Tamil film Mugavaree.

Uyirile Kalanthathu

 In 2000 he acted as a pickpocket in Pennin Manathai Thottu. In 2000 he acted in his filmy name Kanal in Uyirile Kalanthathu. In 2002 he performed in Red as a special appearance. In 2002 he acted in Vivaramana Aalu as a Karuppu. In 2001 he acted in Citizen with Ajith as a dupe in a stunt scene.

Manadhai Thirudivittai

In 2001 he did fight scenes of Manadhai Thirudivittai. In 2002 he acted in Charlie Chaplin as a rouge person. In 2002 he acted in Raja as a henchman. In 2002 he acted in Ivan as a stunt man. In 2002 he acted in Tamil film Villain as a crime plotter.


 In 2003 he acted as a referee in the film Diwan. In 2004 he acted as a driver in Aethiree with Madhavan. In 2004 he acted as a fighter in Sullan with rising star Danush. In 2004 he acted as an auto driver in Singara Chennai, a mass hit Tamil movie. In 2006 he appeared as a dancer in the Tamil film Thimiru with Vishal. In 2006 he acted with little star Silamarasan in Vallavan. In 2007 he acted with Jiiva in Pori. In 2007 he did Madurai Veeran in his title name Kanal. In 2007 he acted as a Kanal Kannan with superstar Rajin Kanth in Sivaji.


 In 2007 he acted in En Uyirinum Melana Tamil movie. In 2007 he was famous as Mattu Ravi in the film Malaikottai. In 2008 he acted as a stunt man named Pulippal Boopathy in Silambattam. In 2008 he acted as a fighter with Chiyan Vikram in the Tamil movie Bheema. In 2009 he acted as Shiva in Satrumun Kidaitha Thagaval. In 2011 he produced and acted as a hero in the Tamil film Sankarankovil.

Rombha Nallavan Da Nee

In 2013 he appeared in the song Alaiyadhe Summa Summa in Onbadhule Guru. In 2015 he acted as a crime plotter in Aambala. In 2015 Killadi he did a robber role in the name Kangu Kannan. In 2015 he acted as a crime plotter in Rombha Nallavan Da Nee. In 2016 he made a guest appearance in Vaaliba Raja. In 2016 he acted with Karan in Uchathula Shiva. In 2017 he acted in the comedy film Sakka Podu Podu Raja. In 2022 his upcoming movies are Aayiram Jenmangal, Carbon, Kadva and aamban.

Net Worth

The net worth of Kanal Kannan is around $5 million. His earnings are from acting in numerous Tamil, Telegu, Malayalam, and Hindi films. He earns from giving stuntman training for the film aspirants as fighters.

Money Factor
Net Worth$5 Million

Facts and Information

Kanal Kannan came to the film industry without any film background. He worked hard to attain success. He has acted in Tamil films.

His wife is not living with him. They have a son and daughter. They both are married.He was in the flash news when he spoke out to replace the Periyar statue nearby a Hindu temple.

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