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Birth name Dinesh Ravi

Dinesh is a Tamil film actor, who has appeared in leading roles. He made his breakthrough playing the lead role in Attakathi (2012) portraying the role of Dinakaran.

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Filmography of Dinesh (13 films)

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Tamizhuku En Ondrai Azhuthavum, 2h24
Genres Thriller
Actors Dinesh, Nakul, Bindu Madhavi, Sathish, Urvashi, Manobala
Roles Mukil
Rating70% 3.5428953.5428953.5428953.5428953.542895
A deadly bomb will be activated if a computer geek restores a part of Chennai city's mobile networks, which are down due to a solar flare.
Pannaiyarum Padminiyum
Genres Comedy
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Vijay Sethupathi, V. Jayaprakash, Aishwarya Rajesh, Sneha, Tulasi, Neelima Rani
Roles the narrator (Guest appearance)
Rating77% 3.8883153.8883153.8883153.8883153.888315
The movie begins with a young man (Attakathi Dinesh) buying a car and he says that his inspiration is from a Pannaiyar (landlord) in his village and his love for a vintage Fiat PAL Premier Padmini car.
Cuckoo (2014)

Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about disabilities
Actors Dinesh, Malavika Nair, Malavika Nair, Malavika, N. Linguswamy, Aadukalam Murugadoss
Roles Thamizh
Rating78% 3.9294153.9294153.9294153.9294153.929415
Tamizh is a visually-impaired young man who works as a singer for an entertainment troupe. During one of the weddings he performs at, he meets Sudhanthirakodi, a young woman, who is studying to become a teacher and is also visually-impaired. Tamizh teases her, causing her to leave him waiting for her as she presents her wedding gift to the newly weds and leaves. The following day, he bumps into her on the train and asks his friend to mislead her into getting down at a wrong station. As a result, Kodi is late for her first day of teaching practice. She and her friends then go after whoever who tricked her. The next time he gets on the train, Tamizh candidly talks to his friend about how they played a prank on Kodi the other day, not realizing she is right in front of him. Angered, she hits him with her walking stick, causing him to bleed. Tamizh is embarrassed and is angry when his friends tease him about the incident. However, Kodi feels bad for what she did and apologizes to him the next time they meet. As their friendship grows deeper, Tamizh falls in love with Kodi. With the help of his friends, he composes a romantic poem for her which he records in a CD. When he goes to meet her at her school, he slips the CD into her bag, only to learn from her best friend that Kodi dreams of marrying a person who can see. She has always hoped that Vinod, the young man who volunteers reading to her at the service center will propose to her. On that very day, Vinod takes Kodi out for lunch to show her a surprise. Thinking that he is going to propose, she happily follows. However, she is heartbroken when Vinod introduces her to his fiance, who plans to make Kodi her charity case. When she returns home, she is surprised to find Tamizh's CD and is touched when she listens to it. Later, Tamizh goes through much difficulty to find Kodi's favourite clock with her late father's voice recording as the alarm. Realizing how much Tamizh is in love with her, Kodi finally learns to love him back. However, her greedy elder brother had promised to marry her off to someone else in return for a favour, forcing her and Tamizh to elope. Tamizh manages to obtain enough money to pay off Kodi's brother, but he is tricked by a group of corrupt policemen before being hit by an oncoming van. Unknown to him, Kodi is also in the van on the way to meet him. As they are both silent throughout the journey, neither of them realize the other is also in the van. When Tamizh has finally recovered from the accident, he finds that Kodi has left Chennai to stay away from her brother's family. After a period of time, a reporter friend tells him Kodi was seen in Mumbai. Tamizh goes to the city in search of his one true love and they are finally united.
Ethir Neechal, 2h2
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Sports films, Athletics films
Actors Priya Anand, Sivakarthikeyan, Nandita Swetha, V. Jayaprakash, Ravi Prakash, Sharath Lohithaswa
Roles Dinakaran (Guest appearance)
Rating67% 3.39643.39643.39643.39643.3964
The films starts in 1987 with the doctors struggling to protect a woman and her baby. Meanwhile, the woman's husband prays to his native deity that if his wife delivers his baby successfully, he would name the baby with the name of the deity. The baby is born without any problems and as per the wish, they name the baby, Kunjithapadham (Sivakarthikeyan).
Attakathi (2012)
, 2h5
Genres Romantic comedy
Actors Nandita Swetha, Dinesh, Aishwarya Rajesh, Madhumitha, Kalaiyarasan, Shalini Ajith Kumar
Roles Dinakaran
Rating71% 3.591823.591823.591823.591823.59182
Dinakaran (Dinesh) referred as Atta among his friends is a regular semi-urban teenager growing up in a small village in the outskirts of Chennai. He did well in his school exams, but failed his English paper. Rather than studying for the second attempt, he wastes time looking for a girlfriend since he has made a pact with his best friends; to fall in love and get married.
Aadukalam (2011)
, 2h36
Directed by Vetrimaaran
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Musical films
Actors Dhanush, Taapsee Pannu, Kishore, Dinesh, V. I. S. Jayapalan, Meenal
Roles Dinesh
Rating79% 3.994193.994193.994193.994193.99419
In Madurai, Pettaikaaran (V. I. S. Jayapalan) and Rathnaswamy (Naren) are tough competitors in cockfights and it is often Pettai who wins because nobody knows his way of maintaining the quality of the birds.
Mouna Guru
Mouna Guru (2011)

Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Arulnithi, Iniya, John Vijay, Uma Riyaz Khan, Dinesh, Aadukalam Murugadoss
Rating75% 3.7884053.7884053.7884053.7884053.788405
College goer Karunakaran (Arulnithi) always finds it difficult to adjust with the society that he lives. As a result he is unable to control his anger and often ends up with some trouble. His unpredictable behaviour become a constant worry for his mother and brother. A series of incidents forces him to leave his home town Madurai and as usual ends up in Chennai. Despite scoring high marks in school, he joins a local arts college in the city and stays in hostel from where the trouble begins. Now there is another story which goes parallel. While traveling from Bangalore to Chennai Assistant Commissioner Marimuthu (John Vijay), Inspector Rajendran (Madhu), Sub-Inspector Selvam (Balakrishnan) and Sgt/Head Constable Perumalsamy (Krishnamurthy) witness a car accident. When they are about to take the victim (son of a Bangalore based business tycoon) to a nearby hospital, they comes across a huge stash of cash. The policemen kill the (half dead) victim and flee to Chennai with the money. Then the sincere police officer Palaniammal (Uma Riyaz Khan) takes up this case. A cluster of lies, ego clash at the hostel and family's ignorance brings innocent Karunakaran into this crime plot. The rest is a racy roller-coaster ride that forms the climax.
E (2006)
, 2h30
Actors Jiiva, Nayantara, Pasupathy, Ashish Vidyarthi, Karunas Sethu, Dinesh
Rating65% 3.293273.293273.293273.293273.29327
The movie revolves around Easwaran alias E (Jiiva), an orphan brought up in the musty, teeming slums of Chennai by an old woman. For him money is the thing in life, he does anything for that. He Comes across Jothy (Nayantara), a bar dancer, who settles down in the same locality. After a few encounters they get acquainted with each other. E's simple ways attract Jothy.
Vaaraayo Vennilaave
Actors Dinesh, Hariprriya, Thambi Ramaiah, Sanyathara, Santhana Bharathi, Gana Bala

Dinesh is an affluent youth who travels from Chennai to Kerala on a job. He meets a beautiful woman there and gets entangled in romance. The movie shows the repercussions of love.