Michael Thangadurai (born 23 August 1983) is an Indian actor and dancer. He made his acting debut in Kana Kaanum Kaalangal. Since then he has been in many dance reality shows, including Season 3 of Star Vijay's Jodi Number One, which he won.During the shoot of Vijay TV's Dance Reality show, Jodi Number One, small-screen actress Hemalatha was left without a partner. Michael, who had gone on a world tour prior to Kana Kaanum Kaalangal, was approached by the channel to be Hema's partner. They ended up winning the title of Vijay T.V's Jodi No. 1 Season 3. Following this, he was a part of another reality Dance show, Boys vs. Girls (season 1 & 2). In both seasons, he won the award of 'Most Stylish Dancer.'Michael is also one of the eight judges on Vijay's T.V.'s latest dance reality show, Jodi No.1 Junior.He also appeared in the film Kanimozhi, which stars Chennai 600028 fame Jai and Vijay Vasanth.On September 2011, He married the Boys vs Girls contestant, Vandana.