Tamil Actors and Actress Caste & Religion

List of Tamil Actors Caste & Religion

In the following table, you can find the caste of Actors in the Tamil movie industry. Some of them have also acted in the other language films of other states


Actor Ajith Kumar Caste – Brahmin
Actor Arjun Sarja caste – Kuruba Gowdas (Karnataka Caste)
Actor Arvind Swamy Caste: Brahmin
Actor Arya Caste – Scheduled caste, Malayalee
Actor Atharvaa Caste – Lingayats
Actor Goundamani Caste – Large Mutharaiyar community
Actor Goutham Karthik Thevar
Actor Singamathu Caste – Thevar

Actor Dhanush Caste – Nadar
Actor Gemini Ganesan Caste – Brahmin
Actor Jai Caste – Scheduled caste
Actor Jayam Ravi Caste – Naidu
Actor Kadhal Bharath Caste – Scheduled caste
Actor Kalabhavan Mani Caste – Scheduled caste (Kerala)
Actor Kamal Haasan Caste – Atheist (Born as Brahmin)
Actor Kanja Karuppu – Devendra Kula Vellalar (Scheduled caste)
Actor Karthik Muthuraman Thevar
Actor Karthik Sivakumar Caste – Kongu Velalar Gounder community
Actor Karunas Caste – Thevar
Actor Kasthuri Raja (Dhanush’s father) Caste – Scheduled caste
Actor Lawrence Raghavendar Caste – Scheduled caste
Actor Leena Manimekalai Caste – Scheduled caste
Actor Livingston Caste – Scheduled caste
Actor M K Thyagaraja Bhagavadhar caste – Vishwakarma
Actor Madhavan Caste – Iyer
Actor Manivannan Caste – Thevar
Actor MGR Caste – Father Menon Nair Caste & Mother Ezhava Caste
Actor Murali Siddalingaiah Caste – Lingayats
Actor Muthuraman Thevar
Actor N. S. Krishnan Caste – Saiva Vellalar
Actor Napoleon Caste – Reddiar
Actor P. S. Keerthana Caste – Scheduled caste
Actor Parthiban Caste: Vishwakarma
Actor Power Star Srinivasan Caste – Yadava
Actor Prabhu Caste – Thevar
Actor Prakash Raj Caste – Rai
Actor Prasanna Caste: Brahmin
Actor Prasanth Caste – Pallar – Scheduled caste
Actor Premji Amaran Caste – Scheduled caste
Actor Prithviraj Caste – Menon Nair (Kerala Caste)
Actor Radha Ravi Caste – Nayudu caste
Actor Raghava Lawrence Caste – Christian
Actor Raghuvaran Caste – Yadava
Actor Rajinikanth Caste – Kshatriya Maratha / Mahar
Actor Raju Sundaram Caste – Lingayats
Actor Samuthirakani Caste – Nadar
Actor Santhanam Caste – Vishwakarma or Vanniyar
Actor Sarath Kumar Caste – Nadar
Actor Sasi Kumar Caste – Yadava (Konar)
Actor Sathyaraj Caste – Kongu Vellala Gounder
Actor Seeman Caste – Nadar, Sivagangai
Actor Selvaraghavan Caste – Scheduled caste
Actor Senthil Caste – Thever
Actor Shradha Arya Caste – Scheduled caste
Actor Sibiraj Caste – Kongu Vellala Gounder
Actor Siddharth Caste – Brahmin
Actor Simbu Caste – Udayar (also known as Parkavakulam Caste)
Actor Sivaji Ganesan Caste – Thevar
Actor Sivakarthikeyan Caste – Vellalar
Actor Sivakumar Caste – Kongu Vellala Gounder community
Actor S.J. Surya Thevar
Actor Soori Caste – Thevar
Actor Srikanth Caste – Brahmin
Actor Suman Caste – Yadava
Actor Surya Caste – Kongu Vellalar Gounder community, Kovai.
Actor SV Subbiah Caste – Vishwakarma
Actor Vadivelu Caste – Nadar
Actor Vijay Caste – Christian Vellalar.
Actor Vijay Sethupathi Caste – Thevar
Actor Vijayakanth Caste – Telugu Caste
Actor Vikram Caste – Mallar / Pallar / Devendra Kula Velalar, Christian.
Actor Vikram Prabhu Thevar
Actor Vimal Caste – Saiva Vellalar
Actor Vinay Caste – Yadava
Actor Vishal Caste – Telugu Reddy
Actor Vishnu Caste – Yadava
Actor Vivek Caste – Thevar

Music Director Ilaiyaraaja Caste – Scheduled caste
Music Director A.R. Rahman Caste – Sufism (Sufi Islam).
Music Director Harris Jayaraj Caste – Christian Nadar
Music Director Deva Caste – Scheduled caste
Music Director Sabesh-Murali Caste – Scheduled caste

Music Director Srikanth Deva Caste – Scheduled caste
Music Director Gangai Amaran Caste – Scheduled caste
Music Director Yuvan Shankar Raja Caste – Scheduled caste, Muslim
Music Director Karthik Raja Caste – Scheduled caste
Singer Hip Hop Tamizha Adhi caste: Gounder
Singer Bhavatharini Caste – Scheduled caste

Lyricist Vairamuthu Thevar
Lyricist Mathan Karki Thevar

Actress Hema Malini Caste – Brahmin
Actress Vasundhara Das Caste – Brahmin
Actress Sukanya Caste – Vishwakarma
Actor Madhavi Caste – Scheduled caste

Director S. A. Chandrasekhar Caste – Christian Vellalar
Director Venkat Prabhu Caste – Scheduled caste
Director S. Shankar Caste – Brahmin
Director Cheran Caste – Scheduled caste
Director Visu Brahmin
Director Bharathiraja Thevar