Prem Kumar is a south Indian actor who is well known for his work in Tamil films. Prem has also worked in Telugu and Kannada films.
Prem Kumar was born on 2nd June in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Not much is known about his education.
Height (approx.): 5’11”
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Brown
Prem Kumar is the grandson of the former Indian politician late Shanmugha Rajeswara Sethupathi.
Parents & Siblings
Prem’s late father was the Deputy superintendent of police (DSP).
Picture of Prem Kumar’s parents
Prem has one younger sister.
Wife & Children
Prem Kumar is married to Hamsadhwani who is the sister of Tamil playback singer Harish Raghavendra. Hamsadhwani is an entrepreneur. Prem was 15 years old when he met Hamsadhwani for the first time. They got married on 25 June.
Prem Kumar with his wife
They have two sons, Kaushik Sundram, and P.Sanjeeth Sundaram. Kaushik Sundram is a Tamil actor.
Picture of Prem Kumar with his two sons
In 1996, Prem made his acting debut in the Tamil film named Naattupura in which he played the character of Velpandi. Later, he appeared in Tamil films like Kannamma, Veerappu, Kathi Kappal, Seval and many more. Apart from Tamil, Prem has also acted in Telugu and Kannada films.
In 2001, Prem Kumar made his tv debut with the Tamil serial Anni in which he played the role of Muthiah Ramanathan.
He also acted in the Tamil serial Annamalai (2003) and Manaivi (2004).
In 2022, Prem Kumar made his OTT debut in the Tamil web series Suzhal in which he played the character of Vadivelu. The series was released on amazon prime video on 17 June 2022.
In 2006, Prem Kumar won the title in the Tamil reality show Jodi No 1 season 1 with Tamil actress Pooja, who was his co-star in the tv serial Annamalai.
- In 2018, Actor Prem Kumar received V4 MGR Sivaji Academy Award for the best supporting actor for the film Vikramvedha.
Prem Kumar awarded V4 MGR Sivaji Academy Award
- Prem Kumar is a fitness enthusiast and he keeps posting his fitness pictures and videos on social media sites.
- Prem follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Prem plays cricket in his leisure time as it is one of his favourite games.
- Since childhood, Prem was a big fan of late actor Rishi Kapoor. He also revealed in one of his Instagram posts that when late actor Rishi Kapoor came to Chennai for one of his film’s shooting, Prem rushed to get a glimpse of him.
- Apart from acting, Prem was also part of the Nadigar Sangam elections held on 18 October 2015, where he was elected as an executive committee member.
- According to Prem, he likes to wear a white kurta.