Nandha Durairaj Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Nandha Durairaj


Nandha Durairaj is an Indian actor, film producer, voice-over artist, and farmer. In 2023, he appeared in the second season of SonyLIV’s Tamil web series ‘Iru Dhuruvam 2’ as Viktor.


Nandaa Dorairaj aka Nandaa Sendrampalayam Durairaj was born as Govind Sendrampalayam Durairaj on Friday, 9 September 1977 (age 45 years; as of 2022) in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign is Virgo. In 1989, he attended St. Josephs Boys AI Higher Secondary School, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. In 1995, he completed his schooling at Stanes Higher Secondary, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. He did a one-year diploma in acting at the Film Institute in Chennai.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Weight (approx.): 60 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 42″, Waist 32″, Biceps 13″


Parents & Siblings

His father’s name is Durairaj, and his mother’s name is Rani. He has a younger brother named Karthik.

Wife & Children

On 17 July 2013, he got married to Vidyaroopa at the Tirumala Temple, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore.

Nandha Durairaj with his wife

Other Relative(s)

His grandfather, M. Kannappan, is a former Union Minister. His paternal uncle, M. K. Muthu, is a politician.

A picture of Nandha Durairaj’s grandfather M Kannappan


No. 75/9, Kerala Club Road, A.T.T Colony, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, 641018



Nandha made his TV acting debut in 1997 with the Tamil serial ‘Premi’ as Govind. The serial was aired on Sun TV.

Premi TV serial

In 2021, he participated in Zee Tamil’s reality TV show ‘Survivor Tamil.’

Survivor Tamil (2021)


In 2002, he made his acting debut with the Tamil film ‘Mounam Pesiyadhe’ in which he played the role of Kannan.

Tamil film Mounam Pesiyadhe

He then appeared in a few other Tamil films like ‘Selvam’ (2005), ‘Eeram’ (2009), ‘Athithi’ (2014), ‘Thaana Serndha Kootam’ (2018), and ‘Paramapadham Vilayattu’ (2021).

Eeram (2009)

Web Series

In 2017, he played the role of Prakash in his debut Tamil web series ‘Maya Thirrai;’ which streamed on ALT Balaji.

Tamil web series Maya Thirrai

He is known for appearing in two seasons of the Tamil web series ‘Iru Dhuruvam’ (2019) as Viktor. The web series streamed on SonyLIV.

Iru Dhuruvam (2019)

Other Work

On 17 June 2010, Nandha started a film production company named 5 Degrees Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. in Chennai. In 2014, he dubbed the Tamil version of the Malayalam film ‘Celluloid’ for the character of J. C. Daniel which is originally played by the South Indian actor Prithviraj. He is the co-producer of the Tamil talk show ‘Sun Naam Oruvar’ (2018). Under Rana Productions, he directed a Tamil film titled ‘Laththi’ (2022).


  • In an interview, he shared that once while he was at a family function, he was spotted by the Indian producer S. Thanu, who offered him a role in his film.
  • One of his favourite quotes is,

    You can if u think u can….ur true character is measured by how u treat those who can do absolutely nothin fr u…”

  • He has been playing cricket for Chennai Rhinos, a team in Celebrity Cricket League, for many years.

    Nandha Durairaj with his Chennai Rhinos team

  • According to his Instagram bio, he is a farmer.
  • He has been working for various social services like animal welfare, disaster and humanitarian relief, and poverty alleviation for a few years.
  • In 2009, he received an award for the Best Villain for the Tamil film ‘Eeram.’

    Nandha Durairaj receiving an award