Vivek Prasanna, who was born in the year 1986, belongs to Salem. He is from a non-cinema background. After completing his schooling in Salem, Vivek Prasanna took a train to Chennai. He completed his degree in Viscom in Chennai.
As he is much interested in cinematography, Vivek Prasanna joined as an assistant cinematographer to the popular cinematographer Siddharth. While his career was going smoothly, his friend Rathna Kumar invited him to play in a pilot film. It was his acting debut.
He had acted in various short films and telefilms. Later, Vivek Prasanna made his silver screen debut in “
Vijay Sethupathi, directed by Arunkumar in 2016. In the same year, the actor got a chance to share the screen space with Vijay Sethupathi once again in “
Iraivi” directed by
In the year 2017, Vivek Prasanna played in six films including “
Maanagaram,” “ Peechankai ,”
Vikram Vedha, Podhuvaga Emmanasu Thangam, Meyaadha Maan and “Velaikkaran.” Among these films Vivek finds Vikram Vedha as one of the good films. Vijay Sethupathi suggested Vivek Prasanna to
Pushkar Gayathri and this is how, he got a good role in Vikram Vedha.
Peechankai also got him appreciation from the audiences. Meyaadha Maan with
Vaibhav Reddy and
Priya Bhavani Shankar, directed by his friend Rathna Kumar, took him to the next level and yes, he played the second lead in the film, which garnered him with a lot of appreciation. Vivek Prasanna played in Irumbu Thirai with Vishal Reddy.
Vivek Prasanna’s first award has come from the Vijay TV. He got the Best Supporting Actor 2018 for the film Meyadha Maan. Vivek Prasanna has signed doing a new film again with Vijay Sethupathi and “
Anjali” directed by Arunkumar.
Upcoming movies of Vivek Prasanna are Maniyar Kudumbam with
Thambi Ramaiah and “Umapathy” and “Charlie Chaplin 2” with
Prabhu Deva. Vivek Prasanna’s favorite stars are “
Raghuvaran” and “
Revathi.” His favorite directors are Pushkar, Gayathri and Karthik Subbaraj.