Kathir Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Kathir is an Indian actor who primarily works in the Tamil film industry. He is known for his appearance in the films Madha Yaanai Koottam (2013), Kirumi (2015), Vikram Vedha (2017), Pariyerum Perumal (2018), and Sigai (2019).


Kathir aka L.K. Vignesh was born on Monday, 21 September 1992 (age 29 years; as of 2021) in Erode, Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He completed his schooling at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Later, Kathir pursued Civil engineering at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Kathir’s childhood picture

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight (approx.): 65 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 38″, Waist 32″, Biceps 15″


Parents & Siblings

There is not much information available about Kathir’s parents.

Parents of Kathir

A childhood picture of Kathir with his father

A childhood picture of Kathir with his mother

Wife & Children

Kathir got married to Sanjana on 4 March 2018.



In 2013, Kathir made his debut in the film Madha Yaanai Koottam. In 2015, he played the role of Kathir in the film Kirumi.

Poster of Kathir’s film Madha Yaanai Koottam

In 2017, Kathir appeared in two films, Ennodu Vilayadu as Sridhar and Vikram Vedha as Vignesh (Pulli). In 2018, he played the role of Pariyerum Perumal (Pariyan) in the film Pariyerum Perumal.

A still from Kathir’s film Pariyerum Perumal

In an interview, Kathir discussed his role in the film and said,

I willingly approached director Maari Selvaraj when I heard about PP, and he felt I would suit the titular role. An actor needs the space to prove his talent, and PP has created that space and given me the scope to perform. Even while hearing the script, I knew I would have to work very hard in terms of building my physical and mental stamina. I was prepared for it. We shot for 45 days under the scorching sun in Tirunelveli, and Maari would shoot scenes that involved running, jumping, falling down and then running back for two-and-a-half hours at a stretch. Even to find shelter, you’d have to walk a mile.”

In 2019, Kathir appeared in four films; Sigai as Mathivanan, Sathru as SI Kathiresan, Bigil as Kathir, and Jada as Jada.

Poster of Kathir’s film Jada

In 2021, he played the role of Arivu in the film Sarbath.

Web Series 

In 2022, Kathir appeared in the web series Suzhal: The Vortex on Amazon Prime Video alongside Aishwarya Rajesh, R. Parthiban, and Sriya Reddy.

A still from Kathir’s debut web series Suzhal The Vortex


  • 2018: Best Actor Award for the film Pariyerum Perumal at Behindwoods Gold Medal Awards
  • 2019: Special Jury for Outstanding Performance Award for the film Pariyerum Perumal at the 8th South Indian International Movie Awards

    Kathir with his award at the 8th South Indian International Movie Awards

  • 2019:  Promising Star Award at India Retail Excellence Awards

    Kathir with his award at the India Retail Excellence Awards


  • Kathir has a pet dog, Scooby.

    Kathir’s pet dog, Scooby

  • Kathir’s film Kirumi premiered at the 19th Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival in 2015.
  • Kathir is a fitness enthusiast and is fond of yoga.

    Kathir is seen practising Yoga

  • Kathir is often featured in various newspapers.

    An article featuring Kathir in the newspaper Deccan Chronicle

    An article featuring Kathir in the newspaper The Times of India

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