One of the most popular actors in the Tamil film industry, Ravi, better known by his screen name is a veteran of more than 500 film across. The actor who is known for his versatility has portrayed various kinds of roles, be it comedy, villainous, or supporting roles, Nizhalgal Ravi has done it all and with great success. The actor who made his debut on the silver screen with Nizhalgal (1980) got his screen name because of his brilliant performance in the film. Ravi who was first introduced to films by the legendary erstwhile director Bharatiraja became one of the top heroes in the 1980s. Few of his most notable films include Pournami Alaigal (1985), Anandha Kanneer (1986), Nayakan (1987), Singaravelan (1992), Sivasakthi (1996), Kushi (2000), Red (2002), Nenjathai Killadhe (2008), Singam (2010) and his recent releases include Vadasatti (2017), Diya (2018) and Tamizh Padam 2 (2018).