Snehan Wiki, Biography, Age, Songs, Books, Girlfriend, Images and Facts

Snehan is a very well known Tamil poet, lyricist, politician and actor. He mostly works in Tami film industry. He officially started his career as a intermediate teacher in the private school. He also worked as an assistant director with famous poet and lyricist Vairamuthu. He entered in politics on 21-02-2018 by joining political party Makkal Needhi Maiam and also participated in Lok Sabha election. In 2021 Tamil Nadu election he participated for Makkal Needhi Maiam as a candidate for Virugambakkam Constituency. He became more popular after appearing in Big Boss Season 1 where he is also able to made his place in finale.



Snehan was born on June 23, 1978 in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. At present he is 43 years old (As of 2021).

Wiki/Biography and Early life

Snehan was born and spent his childhood in small village named Pudhukariyapatti, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign is Cancer. His birth name was Sivaselvam but later changed his named to Snekan which means “man of love”. He was very good at writing lyrics and story since he was child. He used to write poems and stories in his schools and college time. He did his early schooling from private school near his home town. He has a degree of graduation which he took from well known university.

Full Name Snehan
Nickname Snehan
Date of Birth June 23, 1978
Age 43 years
Birthplace Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Profession Actor, lyricist
Zodiac sign / Sun sign Cancer
Famous For politician
School Not Known
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Debut NA
Years Active NA


Snehan initially started his career as an teacher in the school. But after sometime he moved to Chennai and joined with Vairamuthu as an assistant assistant director. He worked for three years for monthly magazine “Ilanthendral” as an editor. He is very good writer. In 1995 at the time of his book launch function of his books ”Mudhal Adhyayam” and ”Innum Pengal Azhaga Irukkirargal” he got a offer by K. Balachander to write a song for his film. He got the opportunity to work with music director S. A. Rajkumar for the film “Putham Puthu Poove” but unfortunately it can’t be released. His writing journey starting from there since then he written more than 2500 lyrics for songs for almost 500 movies. He worked with many well known music composers and directors in Tamil movies industry. He got many praises for the first time for his songs in the dubbed film Kandein Seethaiyai and art film Penngal. Then he got a big breakthrough for a song “Avaravar Vazhkaiyil” from Cheran’s family drama film Pandavar Bhoomi. Some other hit song written by Snekan are “Chumma Chumma” in the film Charlie Chaplin and album “Dhaya”. He received huge praises in 2000 for his works with Ameer and Yuvan Shankar Raja in the movie Mounam Pesiyadhe.

He stepped into acting field with the action drama film “Yogi”. for the same movie he also written all lyrics. Also he started his journey as a playback singer with the same film. After that he decided to make career in acting. He got trained under stunt choreographer Power Pandian to practise action scenes and also learnt various dance forms. After that he was appeared in crime thriller movie “Uyarthiru 420” in 2011. He started working in historical film named “Raja Raja Chozhanin Porval ” which is directed by R. S. Amudheswar. They decided to start shoot in mid 2013 with the Shriya Saran, Sneha and Naatiya to play leading roles. Unfortunately film was canceled due to financial issue. He started work on Ramesh Maharajan’s movie “Bommi Veeran” but the same thing happen like his previous film.

In 2017 he participated in Tamil reality show “Bigg Boss” hosted by Kamal Haasan where he is able to made his place in final and ended up as a runners up.  During the show he announced proposal to build a library in Tamil Nadu with the prize money he got. On Feb 21, 2018 when Kamal Haasan’s political party Makkal Needhi Maiam launched Snehan officially joined the party and become committee member. In 2019 Legislative Assembly election of Tamil Nadu he contesting on behalf of Makkal Needhi Maiam for Sivaganga Constituency.

Family and Cast

Snehan comes from middle class farmer family who is following Hindu religion. He never talked much about his family. He is the 8th children of his parents. He has 6 elder brothers and 1 elder sister. His family always believes in helping to poor and needy people.

Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Siblings NameNot Known

Girlfriend/Wife and Relationships

Recently on July 29 Snehan got married with the famous TV actress Kannika in Chennai with the limited guest due to covid guide lines. Before that he never came in new because of any controversy related to relationship.

Wife NameKannika
Marital StatusMarried

Physical Appearance

The 43 years old politician, actor and lyricist is looking very cool. He has the height of around 5 ft 3 in/ 162 cm. His estimated weight Is around 68 kg/ 149 lbs. He loves longhair and always seen with long hair. He has black long hair and black eyes.

Physical Statistics
Weight (approx.)Kilograms- 68 Kg
Weight in Pounds- 149 lbs
Height (approx.)Centimeters – 162 cm
Inches – 5 ft 3 in
Meter – 1.62 m
Shoe SizeNot known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack

Net worth

As per many business resources estimated net worth of Snehan is not mentioned any where. His main source of income is his works as an actor, lyricist, writer and as politician.

Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known

Social Media

FacebookNot Known

Contact Information

AddressThanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
Mobile Number96145XXXXX
Whatsapp Number96145XXXXX
Office Phone Number / Mobile NumberNot Known

Some lesser known Interesting facts

  • He is very good writer. Some of his best books are Mudhal Adhyayam, Innum Pengal Azhaga Irukkirargal, Ippadium Irukkalam and Puththagam.
  • He worked for monthly magazine named lanthendral Ilanthendral as an editor for almost 3 years.
  • He received an award from EX Chief Minister Dr. M.G.R for his contribution in Tamil film industry.
  • His favorite singer is Shreya Ghoshal.

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