R. Ravikumar (born 1 February 1970), known as Besant Ravi is an Indian actor and stunt choreographer. He has played antagonistic supporting roles in Tamil, Hindi and several other Indian language films.[2][3]

Besant Ravi
Born
R. Ravikumar

(1970-06-01) June 1, 1970 (age 49)[1]
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor, stuntman
Years active1997–present
Spouse(s)R. Prabhavathy
ChildrenRP. Suvetha Shri, RP. Pranav

Early lifeEdit

Besant Ravi, who was born and brought up in Chennai, was a bike mechanic in his early stages of life, and all through his childhood days, he grew up watching film shootings near his house in Besant Nagar. He soon became familiar with the artists and technicians on the sets. Besant Ravi is expert in Mixed martial arts and boxing. He got his first break in cinema in the movie Lucky Man.[2][3]

CareerEdit

He got his first break in cinema in the movie Lucky Man, in which he performed a solo stunt, then he got trained professionally for cinema by stunt master Pandiyan. He started his career as a fighter and later moved into acting in several action sequences. Later, he got many offers to enter into the acting arena and got busy with acting. Director S. Shankar's Mudhalvan was noted among his projects.[2][3]

FilmographyEdit

TamilEdit

TeluguEdit

MalayalamEdit


KannadaEdit

HindiEdit

BengaliEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.nadigarsangam.org/member/r-ravikumar-a-k-a-besant-ravi/
  2. ^ a b c "From stuntman to actor". The Hindu. 4 July 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Tamil Movie Actor Besant Nagar Ravi - Nettv4u". nettv4u.