Rahul Madhav

Rahul Madhav is an Indian actor who mainly appears in Malayalam language films.[1][2] He has also acted in Tamil and Kannada films.[3] His notable films are Vaadamalli, Thani Oruvan, Memories and 100 Days of Love.[4][5]

Rahul Madhav
Born (1986-02-08) 8 February 1986 (age 34)
OccupationFilm actor
Years active2011–present

Acting careerEdit

Rahul Madhav made his debut in the industry with the Tamil movie Adhe Neram Adhe Idam, directed by M. Prabhu, who was the associate director of S. J. Surya. Later, he got an offer from the Tamil industry to play the lead role in Yugam, directed by Sribavansekar, during the shooting of this movie he got an offer from Mollywood to present one of the lead characters in Bangkok Summer (2011), which was directed by Pramod Pappan.

However, it was his next film, Vadamalli where he plays a student who comes from the slums and his people from the slums sponsor his education[6], that gave him recognition. Later Rahul and Richa Panai were paired for the third time in a film which failed to take off.

Rahul got a breakthrough in his acting career after presenting the lead role in the Malayalam movie Lisamayude Veedu, directed by Babu Janardhanan, which was released in 2013. He presented the character Sivankutty while Meera Jasmine played opposite to him. His performance was noticed by many film personalities. It was actor Prithviraj who suggested him to Jeethu to play a supporting character in the thriller movie Memories. Later, he had appeared in many Malayalam and Tamil films. His role in Thani Oruvan was well received.

Rahul made his debut in Kannada with the movie Kiragorina Gayyaligalu, directed by D. Sumana Kittur, which was released in 2016.

In 2017, he had six releases in Malayalam and one release in Kannada, he also signed his first film in Tulu, titled Kudla Connection.

In 2018, he had seven releases, all of which were character or cameo roles. His upcoming Malayalam film An International Local Story will see him playing a lead role after a gap.


Year Film Role Language Notes
2009 Adhe Neram Adhe Idam Siva Tamil
2011 Bangkok Summer Sreehari Malayalam
2011 Vaadamalli Vasu Malayalam
2011 Happy Durbar Nelson Malayalam
2012 Yugam Shiva Tamil
2012 Crime Story Sachin Malayalam
2012 Track Jo Zacharia Malayalam
2013 Lisammayude Veedu Shivankutty/Arjun Malayalam
2013 Memories Sanju Malayalam
2014 Medulla Oblongata Chandu Malayalam
2014 Alice A True Story Melvin Malayalam
2014 Mr. Fraud Sudhakara Varma Malayalam
2015 100 Days of Love Rahul Malayalam
2015 8 March Michael Malayalam
2015 Kaaval Sabari Malayalam Short film
2015 Thani Oruvan Janardhan "Jana" IPS Tamil
2016 Kiragoorina Gayyaligalu Kannada
2016 Kadhantharam Sidharth Malayalam
2016 Shyam Shyam Malayalam
2016 Kattappanayile Hrithik Roshan Giridhar Malayalam Extended Cameo
2017 Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol Jos Mon Malayalam
2017 Adventures of Omanakuttan Sidharth Iyer Malayalam
2017 Tiyaan Anil Raghavan Malayalam
2017 Kaafi Thota Chami Kannada
2017 Adam Joan Alan Pothen Malayalam
2017 Crossroad Airhostess Husband Malayalam segment:Lake house
2017 Zacharia Pothen Jeevichirippundu Unni Malayalam
2018 Aami Imaginary friend Malayalam Cameo appearance
2018 Naam Anil Kumar Malayalam
2018 Velakkariyaayi Irunnalum Nee Enn Mohavally Malayalam
2018 Ente Mezhuthiri Athazhangal Adhi Menon Malayalam
2018 Neeli Alex Malayalam Cameo appearance
2018 Vallikkudilile Vellakkaran Abhilash Malayalam Extended Cameo
2018 Autorsha Manu Malayalam
2019 9 James Malayalam
2019 An International Local Story Rahul Malayalam
2019 Porinju Mariam Jose Prince Malayalam
2020 Lalbagh Malayalam Post Production
TBA Kudla Connection Tulu Post Production
TBA Mani Aliyan Malayalam Pre Production
TBA Blue Whale Malayalam Pre Production
TBA Untitled Dileep Narayan Film Malayalam Filming
TBA Njan Mallu Manu Malayalam Post-production
TBA Oxygen Noah Malayalam Completed


  1. ^ "Rahul Madhav Profile". www.metromatinee.com.
  2. ^ "Rahul Madhav". popcorn.oneindia.in.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Rahul Madhav, the new villain". www.deccanchronicle.com.
  5. ^ "I don't have a dream role: Rahul Madhav". timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  6. ^ "Vaadamalli". www.indiaglitz.com.

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