He was born in "Trichi" 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 into the film industry when he was doing is graduation in the "New college" in Chennai. He then acted in the remake of the Malayalam film 4 the people, 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 latest releases are Chennai Kadhal and Veyil both released on December 8, 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. Recently, his Pazhani with director Perarasu and Nepali directed by Dhurai were released.
His next project is Killadi directed by Salem A. Chandrasekharan. Bharath's forthcoming Tamil release Killadi is going to be 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 19.
He was born in a middle-class family. His father, Srinivasan, is in the Computer Field and his mother, Lakshmi, is a housewife. He also has a younger sister. Bharath did his schooling from DAV. There were rumours linking him with his "Boys" and "Chennai Kaadhal" co-star, Genelia D'Souza, as well as his "Kaadhal" & "Koodal Nagar" co-star, Sandhya
Boys Babu Kalyanam
4 The People Vivek
February 14 Shiva
Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu Manu
Em Magan Krishna
Chennai Kadhal Gautham
Koodal Nagar Suriyan/Chandran
Muniyandi Vilangial Moonramandu Muniyandi