Saran Shakthi

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Saran Shakthi
Born (1997-05-05) 5 May 1997 (age 26)
Occupation(s)Actor, television personality
Years active2012–present

Saran Shakthi (born 5 May 1997) is an Indian actor who primarily works in

Survivor Tamil 1
and was announced as the runner-up of the season.


Saran first appeared in K. Balachander's serial Amudha Oru Aacharyakuri aired on Kalaignar TV (2012–2013). His film debut as a child artist is in the movie Kadal (2013) directed by Mani Ratnam. He also played child artist in various other films such as Jilla (2014), Rummy (2014), Sigaram Thodu (2014), and Vai Raja Vai (2015).

Saran gained recognition and breakthrough for his role as Kanna in Vada Chennai (2018). He starred in his first lead role in Sagaa (2019), which opened to mixed reviews.[2] Starred alongside Nayanthara in Netrikann (2021) a crime thriller.[3][4] He played a negative role in Etharkkum Thunindhavan (2022),[5] and an impactful role in K.G.F: Chapter 2, his Kannada film debut.[6][1][7]


Saran participated in the TV reality show

Survivor Tamil (2021) on Zee Tamil[8]
and was announced as the runner up of the season.



  • All films in Tamil, unless otherwise noted
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
List of Saran Shakthi film credits
Year Film Role Notes
2012 Neethaane En Ponvasantham Young Harish child actor
2013 Samar Young Rajesh
Kadal Young Thomas
2014 Jilla Young Shakthi
Rummy Sornam's brother
Sigaram Thodu Young Murali
Sutrula Young Johnny
2015 Vai Raja Vai Young Karthik
Om Shanthi Om Kumar
2016 Mo Gautham
2017 Singam 3 Tea seller boy
2018 Vada Chennai Kannan
2019 Sagaa Sathya Lead role
2021 Netrikann Gautham
2022 Etharkkum Thunindhavan Nithin
K.G.F: Chapter 2 Farmaan Kannada film
2023 Bagheera Murali
Salaar Not yet released TBA Telugu film; Filming
King of Kotha Not yet released TBA
film; Filming
2024 Avies : Chapter 1 Not yet released TBA Filming[citation needed]
TBA Orang Utan Not yet released TBA Filming[citation needed]


List of Saran Shakthi television credits
Year Title Role Channel Notes
2012–2013 Amudha Oru Aacharyakuri Amudha's Son Kalaignar TV
Survivor Tamil Season 1
Contestant Zee Tamil Runner Up


  1. ^ a b "Actor without borders". Deccan Chronicle. 2 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Sagaa' movie review: A promising revenge saga tied down by commercial compromises". The New Indian Express. 1 February 2019.
  3. ^ "'Vada Chennai' and 'K.G.F: Chapter 2' Actor Roped in for Nayanthara's next". 30 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Vada Chennai star joins Nayanthara's next!". 30 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Saran Shakthi to play negative role in Suriya's Etharkkum Thunindhavan". Cinema Express. 3 September 2021.
  6. ^ "'Vada Chennai' fame Saran Shakthi joins Yash's 'KGF 2'". The News Minute. 12 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Saran Shakthi marks his first Kannada film!". 30 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Survivor Tamil: Sportsperson-turned-actress Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli to Vikranth Santhosh, a look at full and final contestants". The Times of India. 13 September 2021.

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