Mani Chandra is an Indian dancer and choreographer, who mainly works in the Tamil entertainment industry. He gained the limelight by winning the dance reality show Jodi Season 9 (2016-2017) which aired on Vijay TV.
Mani Chandra was born on Thursday, 16 June 1994 (age 29 years; as of 2023) in Bangalore, Karnataka. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He completed his schooling at Newton Public High School, Bangalore. He has done graduation in commerce and took dance as a career.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.): 60 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 39″, Waist: 30″, Biceps: 13″
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is Ramesh Chandra and her mother’s name is Shibha Chandra. His sister’s name is Nisha Chandra and his brother’s name is Ravi Chandra.
He is unmarried.
Mani Chandra is said to be in a relationship with Raveena Daha, a South-Indian actress, who entered the Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7 (2023) house.
As a contestant
As a contestant, he made his television debut in the Tamil dance reality TV show Maanada Mayilada Season 10 in 2015 which aired on Kalaignar TV.
Later on, Mani and Felina participated in Jodi Season 9 (2016-2017) and won the title of the winner. The show was telecasted on Vijay TV. He also participated in Kings of Dance Season 1 (2016-2017) and he became the semi-finalist. The show was aired on Vijay TV. In 2023, he participated in the reality show Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7, hosted by Kamal Haasan. This show is broadcast on Star Vijay and is available for streaming on Disney + Hotstar.
As a Choreographer
As a choreographer, he participated in Super Singer Season 6 (2018) which aired on Vijay TV. His other shows include Dance vs. Dance Season 1 (2018-2019), Super Singer Junior Season 6 (2018-2019), Cooku with Comali Season 1 and Season 2 (2019-2020) (2020-2021), and many more. As of 2023, he works as a choreographer for various shows at Vijay TV.
- Best Choreographer Award, Fab Star Iconic Award (2022)
- Mani Chandra is a dog lover and is often seen posting pictures and videos with dogs on his Instagram account.
- He is often invited as a special guest on various events and occasions.
- Mani Chandra participated in the Ames Room Illusion performance which has entered the Guinness Book of Records for creating the largest Ames Room Illusion in “Maanada Mayilada-10.”
- He follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Mani considers choreographer Sandy Master (real name: Santhosh Kumar) as his real inspiration for dance.
- He has a YouTube channel with the name “manisgallery1953” which has more than 54.1K subscribers as of 2023.