Sathyaraj (Kattappa) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Real Name Rangaraj Subbaiah
Nickname Kattappa
Famous Role Kattappa in Baahubali: The Beginning, and Baahubali: The Conclusion
Sathyaraj as Katappa
Profession Actor, Filmmaker, Comedian
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight in Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 35 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper (Semi-bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 3 October 1954
Age (as in 2016) 62 Years
Birth Place Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
School St Mary’s Convent school, Coimbatore
Suburban High School, Ramnagar, Coimbatore
College Government Arts College, Coimbatore
Educational Qualifications Bachelor Degree in Botany
Debut Film Debut: Sattam En Kaiyil (1978, Tamil film)
Sattam En Kaiyil film
Directorial Debut: Villadhi Villain (1995, Tamil film)
Villadhi Villain film
Singing Debut: “Subbaiyaa Subbaiyaa” song from the film Guru Sishyan (2010, Tamil film)
Family Father– Subbaiyan
Mother– Nathambal
Brother– N/A
Sister– Kalpana Mandradiar (Younger), Roopa Senapathy (Younger)
Religion Hinduism
Controversy On 23 May 2017, a non-bailable arrest warrant was issued against 8 Tamil film actors, including Suriya, Sathyaraj, R Sarathkumar and Sripriya, for not appearing before the court in connection with a defamation case filed by a freelance journalist.
Favourite Things
Favourite Actor M. G. Ramachandran, Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite Destination Ooty
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Maheswari (m.1979–present)
Sathyaraj with his wife and son
Children Son– Sibiraj
Daughter– Divya Sathyaraj (Nutritionist and Psychotherapist)
Money Factor
Salary 40-50 lakh/film (INR)


Some Lesser Known Facts About Sathyaraj

  • Does Sathyaraj smoke?: No
  • Does Sathyaraj drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Sathyaraj belongs to a family of landlords.
  • He was the topper in History and Geography in his school.
  • He always wanted to be an actor, but his mother was against it and disallowed him to join the film industry. As a result, he left his hometown, Coimbatore, to enter the Tamil film industry.
  • He considers late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and actor, M.G. Ramachandran as his inspiration. M.G. Ramachandran
  • He rejected popular roles like Napolean’s role in Dasavatharam (2008), and villain’s role in Sivaji (2007).
  • He sung a song “Subbaiyaa Subbaiyaa” from the film Guru Sishyan (2010).
  • In 2016, he and his son adopted a stray dog that survived the Porur building collapse in Chennai. Sathyaraj adopted a stray dog
  • He is a close friend of Rajinikanth and Kamal Hassan.
  • He has worked in 200+ films.
  • He is not active on Facebook and Twitter.


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