Tarun was born January 8, 1983 in a Telugu hindu family, he is a south indian film actor and is the son of Roja Ramani (Telugu/Tamil/Kannada actress) who works in the Telugu & Tamil Cinema. He came to prominence as a child artist in Mani Ratnam'sAnjali. Tarun acted as the elder brother of the mentally challenged Anjali, earning him and his co-stars, Shyamili and Shruthi, National Film Award for Best Child Artist in 1991.
Tarun reappeared on the movie scene as a hero in 2000 with a hit in his debut venture - Nuvve Kavali. He has acted in many Telugu movies as well as acted in Tamil movies.