Rishi is the Tamil actor-cum-host, who was born to a Tamil father and a Gujarati mother. He is best known to the TV audience through the program, “Deala No Deala.” He has also hosted, “Kaiyil Oru Kodi- Are you Ready”, a reality game show.
Rishi has also acted in a few films and is currently doing some films too. He is a college dropout, who quit his engineering course due to his passion in theatrical performance. Apart from acting in films, serials and hosting reality shows, Rishi has performed in numerous TV ads.
He is the brand ambassador for Vim dishwash liquid for the Southern region. Furthermore, he is the grandson of C.R. Subramanyam, who was in the ministry of the legendary politician, the King Maker, K. Kamaraj. Rishi’s performance in the film, “
Ananda Thandavam” opposite Tammanah Bhatia was memorable. He acted as a womanizer, and his wife was Tammanah.
Though the role was negative and the film was led by Siddharth, Rishi got a good name. He then acted in “
Payanam”, which was a bilingual movie shot in Telugu as Gaganam. That film was led by Nagarjuna and Prakashraj. He has also acted in TV soaps like, “
Idhu Oru Kadhal Kathai” and “Asoka Vanam".
“Padamatha Gali” is the Telugu serial, which had Rishi in the main cast. “
Nandanam” and “
Iruvar Ullam” are the movies which are yet to be released and have Rishi in the supportive roles.