He began his career as an assistant director and assistant director to C.S. Ravikumar in Puriadha Sudhir.
He worked as an assistant director/assistant to almost eleven directors.
Cheran directed the Tamil acting film Porkkaalam. 2004 He starred in Sentinel Kumar’s Tamil film Autograph. Cheran not only played a leading role in Autograph, but was also a director, writer, and film producer. The film became a super hit and was shown four times at the Montreal Film Festival in Canada.
He is the founder of C2H (Cinema2Home), an organization that stops copyright infringement at Tamil Cinema.
In 2019, he appeared as a participant in the third season of the Biggers Bos reality show (Tamil).
Participation in the Montreal Film Festival was a dream for him.
Cheran prefers Hogenakkal Falls, India, rather than Niagra, Canada.
He also delivered a speech at the Tamil Sangama in Washington.
Cheran stood in front of the mirror to rehearse as an actor and rehearsed the dialogues of Shivaji Ganesan films.