பிரதீப் ஆண்டோணி, Pradeep Antony, is a versatile talent in the Tamil entertainment industry. Born on 20 March 1990 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, he pursued his education at Vana Vani Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai. Later, he completed his BSc in Design and Visual Communications at Loyola College, Chennai, followed by an MSc in Psychology at the University of Madras, Chennai, and an MPhil at Christ University, Bengaluru.
Pradeep lost his parents at a young age. Details about his siblings remain undisclosed.
As of now, Pradeep is single and கல்யாணம் ஆகாது (unmarried).
Pradeep follows கிறிஸ்தவம் (Christianity).
Film: Pradeep’s journey in Kollywood began with “Aruvi” in 2016, where he played the role of Peter. He continued to impress with roles in “Vaazhl” (2021) and “Dada” (2023).
Television: Pradeep’s television fame skyrocketed in 2023 when he participated in “Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7,” hosted by Kamal Haasan.
Corporate Jobs: Pradeep has an extensive corporate background, having worked in various roles such as creative visualizer, IELTS invigilator, art director, film reviewer, campaign strategist, copywriter, and creative director for several companies.
Pradeep made headlines in 2019 during “Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3” when he slapped contestant and friend, Kavin, for not playing the game with dignity. This act garnered mixed reactions from the audience.
During his stint in “Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7,” Pradeep earned a salary of Rs 1.50 to 2 lakhs per week.
- Pradeep is a சமையல் கலைஞன் (culinary artist) and enjoys cooking beef dishes.
- He is an avid video game enthusiast.
- An animal lover, Pradeep has two pet dogs named Kratos and Atreus.
- Reading books during travel and hiking are among his favorite pastimes.