Thinagaran a/l Santhanathevan (born 5 January 1986) is a Malaysian professional footballer who plays as a right midfielder and sometimes as a right-winger.
Thinagaran signed with Selangor-based club, PKNS FC in 2016 season that competes in Malaysia Premier League.
On 20 January 2017, Thinagaran was confirmed signed with Kota Bharu based team, Kelantan FA one day before 2017 Malaysia Super League kick start. On 27 January 2017, he made his debut playing against PKNS FC when he replaced Nor Farhan at 66th minutes and play until the end of the game. Kelantan won 3–1.