Bharath Srinivasan is a Kollywood actor. He was born in Trichy but later moved to Chennai when he was one month old since his dad got a job here. His mother tongue is Tamil.
A trained dancer by profession (joined Swingers International Dance club when he was 11 years old), his luck brought him into movies. He debuted in Boys directed by S. Shankar. The film was a musical hit and it fared well in box-office.
He entered the film industry when he was doing his post graduation in the New College in Chennai. He then acted in the remake of the Malayalam film 4 Students which was a musical hit and a blockbuster in Kerala. One of his recent movies Kaadhal directed by Balaji Sakthivel and produced by Shankar was a blockbuster of the year. Kaadhal was well received everywhere and his performance as the naive but sweet lover was highly praised.
His film Pattiyal, brought him even more great recognition for playing a dumb and deaf lover. His releases Chennai Kadhal and Veyil both released in 2006. He has received great accolades for Veyyil and the film was declared as a hit. He was also a part of Mani Ratnam's stage show, Netru, Indru, Naalai. He also features in Pazhani with director Perarasu and Nepali directed by Dhurai.
Bharath's movie Seval was released on October 28th, 2008 for Deepavali. He stars in Salem A. Chandrasekharan’s project Killadi. Killadi is dubbed in Telugu too.
His movie Veyil has been selected for screening in the Tous les Cinemas du Monde (All the Cinemas of the World) section at Cannes Film Festival. The movie was screened at 6.30 pm on May 19th, 2009.
He was born in a Tamil Iyer family. He is related to Actor Siddharth of Boys fame.