Madhavan aka Maddy cruised into our hearts on his bike and smile, to the thumping music AR Rahman in Alaipayuthe. A TV star first the charming Madhavan scored hits due to his romantic and boy next door image in Minnale, Dum Dum Dum and Parthale Paravasam.

In his attempt to break free of this mould he tried action genre in Run. After his award winning performance in Kannathil Muthamittal, Maddy continued to do films like Anbe Sivan, Nala Damayanthi, Lesa Lesa and Priyamana Thozhi.

He also has found success in Hindi with movies like Rang De Basanthi, 13B,3 Idiots, Tanu Weds Manu, Tanu Weds Manu returns and Saala Khadoos.

He was wowed us with is nuanced performance in Iruthi Sutturu and is awaiting release of Vikram Vedha.

Wish the star a Happy Birthday.