Bava Chelladurai is a multifaceted personality who has made his mark in various fields such as writing, storytelling, acting, literary activism, and farming. He is best known for his Tamil short stories that reflect his unique language and style.
He is also a popular actor who has appeared in several Tamil films, including the recent blockbuster Jai Bhim. In this article, we will explore his life, career, achievements, and more.
Bava Chelladurai Biography
|Date of Birth
||22 April 1962
||Writer, Storyteller, Actor, Literary Activist, Farmer
||61 years (as of 2023)
|Height and Weight
||175 cm and 70 kg
||Reading, Writing, Travelling, Farming
||Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu
Bava Chelladurai Career
Bava Chelladurai started his career as a writer and published his first book Ruins of the Night (co-written by Janaki Venkatraman) in 2011. He followed it with several other books such as
- Kaalam (co-written by V Nedu Cheziyan),
- Bashirin Arai Aththanai Elithil Thirakkapadavillai,
- Ella Nalum Karthigai, and
- From 19 DM Saron.
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His works have been translated into English, Hindi, Malayalam, and other languages. He is also a founder of the Progressive Writers’ Association.
He ventured into storytelling in 2013 when he started reciting books aloud at a friend’s center in Tiruvannamalai. His son Vamsi uploaded his videos on YouTube and they became viral. He gained a huge fan following for his captivating narration and expression. He also organized an essay contest for students in Coimbatore and its surrounding districts.
Bava Chelladurai Bigg Boss 7 Tamil
Bava Chelladurai is one of the contestants of the reality show Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7 hosted by Kamal Haasan. He entered the house on the first day along with other celebrities such as Jovika, Raveena Daha, Pradeep Antony, Vinusha Devi, Cool Suresh, etc. He is known for his calm and composed demeanor and his witty comments. He has also shared his stories and experiences with the other housemates.
- He is the oldest person to enter the house and entertained many audiences with his stories.
- However, due to his health condition, he left the house in Week 2. So that there is no elimination on week 2.
Bava Chelladurai Net Worth
Bava Chelladurai’s net worth is not known publicly. However, he is estimated to have earned a decent amount of money from his books, storytelling events, and films. He also owns a farm in Tiruvannamalai where he grows organic vegetables and fruits.
Bava Chelladurai Achievements
Bava Chelladurai has won several awards and accolades for his work in various fields. Some of them are:
|Golden Sparrow International Film Festival
|Tamil Nadu State Film Award
||Best Story Writer
|Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards
|Behindwoods Gold Medal Awards
||Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)
|Behindwoods Gold Medal Awards
||Best Actor in a Negative Role (Male)
Bava Chelladurai Education and Marital Status
Bava Chelladurai completed his schooling from Danish Mission Higher Secondary School in Tiruvannamalai. He then graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from a college in Chennai.
He is married to K. V. Shylaja who runs a publishing house called Vamsi in Tamil Nadu. They have two children: a son named Vamsi Bava Chelladurai who is pursuing English Literature at Madras Christian College and a daughter named Manasi Bava Chelladurai. His other son, CB, died in an accident.
Bava Chelladurai Height and Weight
Bava Chelladurai has a height of 175 cm and a weight of 70 kg. He has black eyes and salt-and-pepper hair.
Bava Chelladurai Family
Bava Chelladurai was born to Dalit Christian parents in Tiruvannamalai. His father was a farmer and his mother was a homemaker. He has two brothers and two sisters.
Bava Chelladurai is a versatile and talented person who has excelled in various fields such as writing, storytelling, acting, literary activism, and farming. He is known for his unique language and style in his Tamil short stories that have been translated into many languages. He is also an atheist, a Marxist, and an anti-caste activist who has raised his voice against social injustices.