Bhanu Chander is a popular Tamil and Telugu actor. He is the son of the popular music director Madduri Venu Gopal. Bhanu Chander was born in the year 1952 in Chennai. In his childhood, he wanted to become a music director. He learnt guitar and could string it flawlessly. Bhanu Chander completed his graduation in National College. His father joined him with the popular music director Naushad and he assisted him for few years.
Though Bhanu Chander wished to become a music director, his mother wanted him to become a hero. To fulfill his mother’s wish, Bhanu Chander joined the film institute and learnt acting course. He learnt acting with Rajinikanth in his previous batch and Chiranjeevi in his next batch. Bhanu Chander has also learnt martial arts and he is the black belt holder in Karate. He was introduced into the cinema industry by
Balu Mahendra. Moodupani was his debut movie in Tamil and he paired Shoba. His next best venture in Tamil is Neengal Ketavai. He acted with Archana and Thiyagarajan. The movie was a super hit. Bhanu Chander is closely associated with Balu Mahendra and hence he appeared in his films frequently.
He acted in Veedu, again with Archana directed by Balu Mahendra. This movie got the National Award. He has also acted in the direction of veteran director Balachander. Bhanu Chander has also acted in the Teleserials of Balachander. Bhanu Chander has also directed two movies.
He was the hero in the Telugu movie Ashwini, the real story of the sports personality Ashwini Nachappa. Bhanu Chander lauds Ilayaraja for his excellence in his music. He is very proud that, he has acted under the direction of the legendary Directors Balachander and Balu Mahendra. Bhanu Chander is well versed in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English. He is going to introduce his son Jayanth as a hero soon with a good story.