Dr. Sethuraman Age, Wife, Biography, Family, Death, Affairs & More

Dr. Sethuraman

Dr. Sethuraman aka “Sethu” (born 13 September 1983) was a famous Indian actor and dermatologist doctor from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was the founder and owner of the medical unit and upscale dermatology clinic named “ZI Clinic” in Tamil Nadu. Apart from a doctor, he was a talented actor also. He mostly worked in the Tamil film industry.

He became famous in the eyes of people with his best acting in the Tollywood movie named “Vaaliba Raja”. He worked in serval movies like Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya, Sakka Podu Podu Raja, and 50/50. He worked with so many popular celebrities of Tollywood.

Sethuraman died due to a sudden Cardiac Arrest

Skin specialist doctor and Tamil actor Dr. Sethuraman died in Chennai on Thursday night, 26 March 2020. He was 36 years old. It is being told that he has died due to cardiac arrest (heart attack). This news shocked the entire film industry along with the family.

According to media reports, V. Sethuraman was present at his house when he had a heart attack. Several actors including actress Aishwarya Rajesh and actor Satish, Venkat Prabhu have mourned the actor’s demise on Twitter.


Early Life, Childhood, Family & Education

V. Sethuraman was born to his parents on Tuesday, September 13, 1983 (aged 36 years old), in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Dr. Sethuraman belonged to the Hindu religion. His father (name not known) is a businessman and his mother is a homemaker. He never disclosed any information about his siblings to the media.

Dr. Sethuraman with his mom and dad

According to my research, he was the only child of his parents. Setu was an intelligent guy from childhood. He decided to become a doctor from the beginning. After completing his primary education from the local high school, he took admission to the Annamalai University for higher studies.

He did his MBBS and MD from the same university. After completing his education, Dr. Sethuraman worked as an intern in a multi-specialty hospital in Chennai till opening his own clinic.


Personal Life

Dr. Sethuraman lived a very normal life with his family. There is no information is available about his previous love life and affairs. He got married to his wife “Umaya” in the year 2016.

It was an arranged marriage. Sethuraman invited so many popular celebrities of the Tamil film industry at his wedding.

Dr. Sethuraman with his wife Umayal
Dr. Sethuraman with his wife Umayal

V. Sethuraman is the father of his beautiful daughter named “Sahana”. He was always active on social media. He also ran his Youtube channel titled “ZI Clinic”, where he uploaded the videos on home remedies and treatment of skin problem diseases.


Career & Movies List

After getting experience from a multi-specialist hospital as an intern, he decided to open his own clinic. After that, in the year 2016, he found and launched his own clinic named “ZI Clinic”. It is a skincare clinic where all types of skin problems are treated.

Dr. Sethuraman also made videos on the topic of skincare and health issues and provided tips on them through social media. Apart from a specialist doctor, Sethuraman was a great actor also. V. Sethuraman debuts in the Tamil film industry with his first comedy film named “Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya” in the year 2012.

Dr. Sethuraman in the movie Vaaliba Raja
Dr. Sethuraman in the movie Vaaliba Raja

In this film, he performed a supporting role of  Shiva. After that, he has featured as Karthik in his super hit film named “Vaaliba Raja” in the year 2016.

After that, he appeared in some other movies like 50/50 and Sakka Podu Podu Raja. Dr. Sethuraman made a net worth of Rs 9-10 crore (as in 2020) from his career.


Some Lesser Known Facts About Dr. Sethuraman

Quick Info & Wiki
Full Real NameV. Sethuraman.
ProfessionDoctor and Actor.
Famously Known asDr. Sethuraman.
Birthday (DOB)13 September 1983.
Age at the time of death 36 years old.
Zodiac SignVirgo.
Place of BirthChennai, Tamil Nadu.
Place of Death Tamil Nadu.
Cause of Death Heart Attack.
Social Media ProfilesInstagram: @dr_sethu (147K + followers).
Twitter: @khushsundar (1.3 million + followers).
Youtube: ZI Clinic (77.4K + subscribers).
Facebook: @ziclinic.
ParentsFather: Name Not Known.
Mother: Homemaker.
SiblingsNot Known.
Physical Stats & More
HeightFeet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 177 cm.
Meters: 1.77 m.
WeightKilograms: 85 Kg.
Pounds: 187.39 lbs.
Hair ColorBlack.
Eye ColorBlack.
Career & Wealth
Filmography1. Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya (2012).
2. Vaaliba Raja (2016).
3. Sakka Podu Podu Raja (2017).
4. 50/50 (2019).
Net worth (approx.)INR 9-10 crore (as in 2020).
Personal Life
Marital StatusMarried.
KidsDaughter: 1 (name not known).
Highest QualificationMBBS.
SchoolLocal High School.
Alma MaterAnnamalai University.


Body Size & More

The MD doctor was a fitness enthusiast. He took great care of his health. As a doctor, he knew how to maintain his body fit and active. He followed a proper workout routine including some rest. He preferred only rich protein and a nutritional diet.

Dr. Sethuraman height weight

Dr. Sethuraman’s had a fair height of 5 feet 10 inches (in meters 1.77 m). He maintained his body weight around 85 kilograms (in pounds 187.39 lbs). He was fond of goggles and had a collection of expensive glasses.



Dr. Sethuraman trivia

  • He invited so many popular celebrities like Nithin Sathya, Bobby Simha, Aravind Akash, etc as a guest at the opening of his clinic.
  • On 15 October 2017, Sethu also opened the second branch of his clinic in Anna Nagar, Chennai.
  • He liked to play with his daughter in his spare time.
  • V. Sethuraman bought a new Range Rover on 4 August 2019.
  • Sethuraman also provided tips on various health problems on social media.
  • He liked to travel to different countries with family.
  • The skin specialist doctor was very fond of riding sports bikes.
  • Dr. Sethuraman also shared a video a few days ago about the Coronavirus.


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