Pasi Sathya is a Tamil film and television actress, who made her debut in the National award-winning Tamil film, Pasi, in 1979. She played the role of Chellamma, a friend of Shoba, who played the main lead role. After the film, she has used the prefix, Pasi. She essayed the role of a nurse in the 1999 musical romantic comedy film, Poovellam Kettuppar. Shewas also part of the 2001 Tamil romantic film, Shahjahan. In 2003, Sathya also acted in Kamal Haasan-starrer Anbe Sivam. In 2009, she appeared in Jairam D’s directorial film, Pinchu Manasu.
Other films under her credit are Veeran Veluthambi (1987), Vellaiya Thevan (1990), Patthathu Raani (1992), Magalir Mattum (1994), Nila (1994), Sindhu Nathi Poo (1994), Thirumoorthy (1995), H20 (2002), Engal Anna (2004), Sukran (2005), Kadhalil Vizhunthen (2008), and a lot more. Pasi Sathya also acted on television and played as Vijay Sarathy’s mother in the 1999 Tamil soap opera, Chithi. The same year, she was seen as Maya in Raadhika Sarathkumar’s drama series, Chellamey. In 2002, she earned praises for her performance on Sun TV’s Tamil television serial, Annamalai. She also bagged a role on Sun TV’s Tamil soap, Ilavarasi. In 2015, she had a heart attack and was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai. Luckily, she survived.
Vijayalakshmi Agathiyan, the homely actress, was born on 30th November 1982 in Chennai. She hails from the cinema background. Vijayalakshmi is the daughter of the award winning director, “Agathiyan” and Radha. Vijayalakshmi has two sisters, an elder one and a younger one. Her elder sister, Karthika Agathiyan was a popular VJ, who worked for Makkal TV. She is married to director “Thiru” of “Samar” fame. Vijayalakshmi’s younger sister Niranjani Agathiyan works as a costume designer in Tamil films.
Viji completed her B.Tech degree in SRM Easwari Engineering College. She made her cinema debut in 2007 through Venkat Prabhu directorial venture, “Chennai 600028.” The film about gully cricket was a super hit one in which Vijayalakshmi paired opposite to “Shiva.” Her next movie, “Anjathe” directed by “Mysskin” was a blockbuster hit. She paired “Narain” in the film and their chemistry was well lauded. Her next film was a cameo appearance in “Saroja” under the direction of her mentor, Venkat Prabhu.
She played in Adhe Neram Adhe Idam in 2009. In 2010, she shared the screen space with Krishna Kulasekaran in Kattradhu Kalavu. After the film, she was not seen on the silver screen for a couple of years. In 2013, when AMR Ramesh made a Tamil and Kannada bilingual Vana Yuddham / “Attahasa” on Sandalwood brigand Veerappan, Viji was offered to play Muthulakshmi, the wife of Veerappan. It was the first Kannada film for Vijayalakshmi.
In the same year, she did a brief role in Karthik Sivakumar, Hansika Motwani and Premgi Amaren starrer “Biriyani.” This is her third film under the direction of Venkat Prabhu. In 2014, the homely star performed in Rendavadhu Padam, Vennila Veedu with Mirchi Senthil and Aadama Jeichomada. In 28th September 2015, Viji entered the wedlock with Feroz Mohammad, an assistant director to Arivazhagan of “Eeram” fame. Vijayalakshmi has also started a production house and her first project is under the direction of her hubby, Feroz.
After marriage, Vijayalakshmi decided to quit acting. Meanwhile, Venkat Prabhu, who introduced Vijayalakshmi to the film industry, offered her to share the screen space with the same team of Chennai 600028. Elated Viji agreed to do the project and has wrapped up her schedule. The film is titled, “Chennai 600028 II Innings” and is gearing up for the release. In the first part, Vijayalakshmi was seen as a school girl. She will be seen as a married lady in the sequel.
Radha Ravi is a populous actor cum producer in Tamil cinema industry. He has come from a cinema background family, where his father, brother and sisters were the actors. He is the son of the popular actor M R Radha, who is well known for his villainy and character roles in the early 50s and 60s. Radha Ravi was born in the year 1952. He did his graduation in the New College in Chennai. He has a brother called M.R.R.Vasu and three sisters namely Rashya, Rani and Radhikala. Radhika and Nirosha are his half sisters.
He was a stage actor, initially. He has performed in his brother Vasu’s theatrical troupe and the veteran comedy actor V.K. Ramasamy’s troupe. Later, he started his own theatrical troupe called Nadikavel Theaters. He made his acting debut through a Kannada movie called Ragasiya Rathri in 1975. His Tamil debut was through the movie Manmadha Leelai with Kamal Haasan. Radha Ravi was recommended to the veteran director Balachander by Kamal Haasan and thereby, he got the chance to act in Tamil movies.
He got a good breakthrough through the movie Uyirullavarai Usha, in which he did the villain role, where Ganga and Nalini did the lead pair. Radha Ravi has acted in various roles like villain, comedian and character roles, like his father M R Radha. Few of his notable movies are Annamalai, Vaidhegi Kaathirundhaal, Chinna Thambi and Coolie. His voice modulations and the villainy appeal are very much appreciated by the audiences. He also produced films like Idhu Namma Bhoomi and Thai Maasam Poo Vaasam. His acting passion did not get minimized. He has acted very well in the movie Pisasu. He did the role as a loving father in that movie. Radha Ravi has acted with all the popular stars like Rajini, Kamal, Vijay and Surya.
He has performed in the Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada movies too. He is carrying his versatile performances with different roles that have acting scope.
Varalaxmi Sarathkumar is the elder daughter of actor cum politician ‘R Sarathkumar’ and ‘Chaya’ (Sarathkumar’s first wife). Varalaxmi Sarathkumar was born in Bengaluru in the year 1985. She has a younger sister called Pooja. Varalaxmi was interested to act in the films, and she was waiting for a good opportunity to enter the film industry. She made her debut to the film industry through the Tamil film ‘Podaa Podi’ opposite ‘Silambarasan’. This movie was released in the year 2012, and Varu got a good appreciation for her performance in that movie. She acted in a slightly negative role that brought her good criticism from the film critics as well as from the audience.
After two years, she made her debut in the Kannada movie named ‘Maanikya’, which also got a good name for her. In this movie, there was a big star cast such as Ramya Krishnan, V. Ravichandran and ‘Sudeep’. Ramya and Ravi were the pair, and they performed as the parents of Sudeep, and Varalaxmi was the heroine for Sudeep. This movie gave her a good recognition in Kannada. After this, she was booked in a Vishal Reddy movie called Madha Gaja Raja. This movie has a huge star cast including Sonu Sood, Prakash Raj, Nithin Sathya, cricketer Sadagoppan Ramesh, ‘Santhanam’ and ‘Anjali’. This movie is directed by Sundar C and is waiting in the box for the release. Varalaxmi is expecting this film very much, as it might steady her market.
At present, Varu is acting with actor cum director “M Sasikumar’s” new movie Tharai Thappattai. This film is a village subject with the theme of Karagatam. In order to portray the Karagattam dancer, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has lose her weight up to 10 kg. Being a Bala film, this movie has created a greater expectation and if it succeeds, Varalaxmi might reach a good height in her career.
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Varalaxhmi is a famous, young, upcoming and talented actress who acts in Tamil films and has also appeared in many Tamil television shows. Her full name is Varalaxhmi Sarathkumar but only uses her first name Varalaxhmi as her screen name. Born in the year 1985 in Bengaluru, Karnataka India, Varalaxhmi is the daughter of Chaya and film actor Shri R. Sarathkumar. She is the eldest among her other four siblings including her step sister and half-brother.
Varalaxhmi did her studies from Chennai and Bengaluru and it also during her college day, she took up various modeling assignments and finally bagged the role as a leading lady in the 2012 Tamil movie Podaa Podi which became a hit and people started to recognize her and her acting talent. She then went on to star in another 3 Tamil movies before trying her luck in Tamil television. Varalaxhmi was first seen appearing on Tamil television on the popular celebrity talk show- Natchathira Jannal where she was seen sharing openly her experiences and about her personal and professional life.
Later, Varalaxhmi described it as her effort to connect with her fans and audiences on a more intimate level. Next, actress Varalaxhmi was seen playing pivotal supporting character role in one of the popular currently running television serial ‘Kaama Pothai’ which is a high voltage melodramatic tele serial and in this serial Varalaxhmi was seen playing an endearing and sweet role of a bubbly girl next door. It was a rather short appearance in the serial. In between, she also appeared in a Kannada film also. Varalaxhmi’s recent Tamil flick was ‘Tharai Thappattai’.
Soundarya Rajinikanth, the youngest daughter of Superstar “Rajinikanth” and Latha Rajinikanth, was born as Shaku Bai Gaikwad on 20th September 1984. She has an elder sister “Aishwarya R Dhanush,” who is a director in Tamil film industry. Soundarya did her schooling in Ashram Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai. Soundarya had been an aspiring graphic designer and she made her debut as the graphic designer in 1999 with “Padayappa,” her dad’s movie. She designed the title of the film and similarly in 2001, she got another opportunity to design the title of her daddy’s movie, “Baba.” She debuted as the solo graphic designer in 2005 with the film Anbe Aaruyire. Till 2018 she had worked as the graphic designer in seven films. In 2010, she stepped in as the producer through the film, “Goa,” directed by Venkat Prabhu. Soundarya had been longing to direct an animation film. Her dream was to make a 3D Animated film Sultan: The Warrior, with Rajinikanth. She initiated it, but, the film was dropped in the middle. Later, Soundarya planned “Kochadaiiyan.” This is the first motion-capture film in India. She got yet another feather on her cap and yes she is the first woman director, to direct her father in a feature film. In the year 2014, Soundarya received an honor at NDTV Indian of The Year Awards and her film grabbed the attention of the nation and she is honored for Technical Innovation In Film. She made her next film as a director in 2017 with the film, “Velaiilla Pattadhari 2” with her brother-in-law “Dhanush” as the hero. Soundarya tied the knot with Ashwin Ramkumar, an industrialist in the year 2010. Her marriage was held in grandeur amidst the national celebrities. Soundarya and Ashwin have a son named Ved and he was born in the year 2015. In late 2016, Soundarya admitted to the rumors that she and her husband Ashwin are living separately and have applied for a mutual divorce. In 2017, the couple separated officially with the divorce.
Subashini is a south Indian actress. She was born in Madras, Tamilnadu. Her mother tongue is Telugu. She can speak Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, English, and Kannada. She is the sister of famous heroine Jayasudha and she is the niece of famous director and actress Vijaya Nirmala. She started her career through her sister Jayasudha. She started her acting career through movies. She has one daughter: Puja. She is promoting her daughter. She also acted with her sister in some movies like Sivaranjani, Doctor Cine actor, and Megasandesham. Her first film was Sivaranjani in 1978. After that, she acted in many movies as a character artist, and as a lady Villain in few movies. She even played heroin roles.
Her sister was a famous heroine at that time, but she could not get that much popularity. Through actress Vijaya Niramala garu, they both came to the acting field. She also acted in few serials like Nagastram on ETV and Sundarakanda on Gemini TV. Recently, she played the villain's mother role in Arundhathi movie. She got many awards. Now, she is staying at Chennai. She is also working in Tamil serials and movies. Almost she acted in all south Indian languages.
Serials: Nagasthram, Sundarakanda, etc.
Movies: Megasandesham, Sivaranjani, Arundhathi, etc.
Saakshi Siva is one of the most leading actors in Tamil and Telugu series industry. He is well-known for his character in “Anandham” in which he has portrayed the role as an “Asst. Commissioner”. This role has earned him great fame and honour. The roles that he portrays create a lot of impression in the hearts of the audience, and hence his works are well appreciated by them.
Saakshi Siva was born on 6th February 1972 in Andhra Pradesh. He has done many Tamil and Telugu series since 2000, and even now he is acting in the greatest Indian epic, which is “Mahabharatham”. His television series includes Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha, Anandham, Namma Kudumbam, ‘Ahalya’, ‘Sathileelavathi’, ‘Sivasakthi’, ‘Visaranai’, ‘Lakshmi’, ‘Kalyanam’, ‘Idhayam’, ‘Chellamey’, ‘Chellakili’, Oru Kai Osai, and ‘Mahabharatham.’ His character in the series Anandham, Sivasakthi, and Chellamey was appreciated to the most when compared to other characters that he has portrayed so far. His realistic acting and face expressions while acting are admirable. He will definitely pursue his acting in playing more deadly character roles in the future. Apart from the serials, he has done two films namely, “ Thozha” in 2008, and “Saroja” in 2008 as well. He has done just a "Cameo Appearance" in Saroja movie. Saakshi Siva has accomplished himself as a badminton player and has won championships at state-level.
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Saakshi Siva is a popular serial artist in Tamil and Telugu industry. He was born in the year 1972. His father was a popular Telugu actor, Sakshi Ranga Rao. Saakshi Siva is married to Rajyalakshmi. He has two cute little daughters, Sai Tejaswi and Sai Lalitha. He is a badminton player too.
Saakshi Siva started his TV career through Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha. He made his debut in serials through ‘Sorgam’, starred by ‘Mounika’, Pollachi Babu and Bhanu Prakash. Saakshi Siva performed as an old man and was paired with ‘Nagalakshmi’, one of the top villainy actresses in Tamil serials. He was noted as well for his cop role in the serial Anandham, which had ‘Sukanya’, ‘Kamalesh’, Vijay Adhiraj, Delhi Kumar and Brinda Das. Namma Kudumbam, ‘Ahalya’, ‘Sathileelavathi’, ‘Sivasakthi’, ‘Visaranai’, ‘Lakshmi’, ‘Chellamay’, ‘Mahabharatham’, Oru Kai Osai and ‘Chandralekha’ are his top serials. He acted with all the top artists, like Sukanya, Mounika, Radhika Sarathkumar and Meena. He paired Raadhika Sarathkumar in Chellamay and got good reviews for his role. Saakshi Siva has also appeared in two films, Thozha and Saroja. In Saroja, he appeared in a special appearance along with his co-stars in the song Aaja Meri Soniye. Being a state level badminton player, Saakshi Siva has now turned to be a full-time actor.
Vasu Vikram is known as one of the hard working actor of Tamil industry, no matter it is drama serials or films. His nick name is M.R.R Vasuvikram. He started debut of his acting career in a film named “Naan Potta Savaal” directed by Puratchchi Dasan in 1980. In English, the title means “The challenge I tool” and it is fairly said that Vasu Vikram took the challenge for his future life after this movie and keep on doing his work with his full efforts.
He acted in 9 films and a few drama serials his most famous movies are Pudhumai Pithan (1998), Soori (2003), Kola Kolaya Mundhirika (2010), Summa Nachunu Irukku (2013), Thalaivan (2014). And an upcoming film named “Moondram Pournami” which is going to release on august09, 2015.
When contemplating a serial TV star, one cannot possibly shot the eyes against an outstanding actress in person of Sangeetha, one of India’s TV actresss who was born into the family of Mr. Balan in Chennai in India. Suffice to say, Sangeetha’s grandfather originally was into film production and he was well very famous in this field, Mr. K. R. Balan must have inspired the screen goddess Sangeetha to have keen interest in acting in his hay days. It is on record that Sangeetha’s grandfather had successfully produced a total of about twenty Tamil films. Also her interest in acting led her to vie into a kind of Indian dance choreography called and popularly referred to as Bhanumathy. The filming activities and productions definitely runs in her family as information have it that her biological father too was involved at a certain point in time in film production.
Sangeetha's successful educational background can be traced back to the college she attended where she was one of the leaders of her generation, she was elected as the senior girl of St. John’s Besant Nagar where she carried out her educational studies during her youth.
Her acting profession commenced at the closing end of 1990s, she featured in the then yet to be released film titled; Poonjolai. This however was an amateur performance and a budding which then propelled her to a successful career. She appeared in another Telugu film title Khadgam in company of other artist in the year 2002. She was also a member of the cast in the award winning film – Pithamagan. She acted in a film called Uyir and her role as an obsessed lady lusting after her husband’s brother brough her to fame too. Her mind blowing role in the film called Kaalal and Films in Tamil such as Dganam earned her so much fame and commendation from the public. And meanwhile it was after then that she got married thereafter and it appeared she was settled for family life.
This commendable pedigree in the film industry earned her an exalted position as she was contracted as one of the judges in various competition platforms such as Vijay TV’s hit show Jodi No. 1 and many others. She is married to popular film playback singer namely Krish since February, 2009. It was a celebrity wedding that had the dignitary of the film industry in participation and the marriage was blessed with a baby girl in 2012.
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‘Sangeetha Krish’ is an actress as well as a model and a playback singer in the Indian film industry who started her acting career in the mid-nineties era. She was born in Chennai, India and her grandfather was also a producer of movies mainly in the Tamil movie segment. Her father has also been an individual who has produced several movies so it can be said that this ability runs in the family. In her young school days, she was educated at St. John's, Besant Nagar School where she was also the head girl of the school. Sangeetha started on her career as acting in the mid 90’s era where she initially only performed in movies which were of a low budget. The film ‘Khaadgam’ in the year 2002 greatly helped her to get a better standing in the industry. She also acted in films such as ‘Pithamagan’, then in ‘Uyir Kaalai’ and furthermore in ‘Dhanam’ as well. She also got married to, ‘Krish’ who was also a playback singer in 2009 on the first of February and this ceremony of marriage was held at the ‘Arunachaleshwarar Temple’ which is located in ‘Thiruvannamalai’. Many famous celebrities were present at this function to bless the couple with best wishes as well. They had their firstborn child, a daughter in the year 2012.
Sangeetha initiated her career with low-budget movies. In 90’s she made her debut with an unreleased movie titled ‘Poonjolai’. Later, she worked in a big hit Telugu film ‘Khadgam’ starring opposite actor Ravi Teja. ‘Khadgam’ was released in the year 2002. Then came her movie, ‘Uyir’ which was not a big hit and she even appeared in the movie ‘Kaalai’. Before she got married, her last movie was ‘Dhanam’. This movie was a big hit among the masses.
On 1st February 2009, Sangeeta got married to renowned playback singer, Krish. He is a South Indian actor and singer. Initially, Krish entered film industry as a playback singer and later tried his luck in acting as well. They got married in the Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu. Their wedding was attended by many film personalities. Sangeetha and Krish were blessed with a baby girl in the year 2012.
Apart from acting, modeling, and singing, Sangeetha was a judge in the show ‘Jodi No.1’ which was telecasted by Vijay TV. She acted as a judge in three seasons of this hit show ‘Jodi No.1’. In Vasantham Central Indian Dance Competition, ‘Dhool’, which was held in Singapore in the year 2002, she appeared as a guest judge.
Radhika is a famous actress in multiple of languages like Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi. She is from Colombo, Sri Lanka. She did her education in different places like Sri Lanka, India, and the United Kingdom. Her father is a famous Tamil comedian actor, M. R. Radha, and her mother is Geetha Radha. She got married three times. She is now staying with Sharath Kumar at Chennai. She has a son and a daughter.
After a successful stint on the big screen for about 15 year, in which she acted as the leading actress, Radhika started working on her small screen career as a producer. In 1994, she started a TV film production under her own banner, Radaan Mediaworks, in which she produced several TV serials hits, and also played a leading role in those serials. Her first TV serial was “Chitti”, which has 467 episodes. For her performance as a protagonist, she got overwhelming appreciations from the viewers. With the success of her first serial, she continued her journey of TV serial production and acting, and produced another serial called “Annamalai”, in which she played the main role. In both serials, she produced and acted. She paired with veteran Tamil actor, Sivakumar. In the TV serial, “Arasi”, she played a dual role as a mother role and daughter role, which is a sequel to the serial, ‘Selvi’. After concluding yet another long running serial (Chellmey - 845 episodes), under Radaan Mediaworks, she started production of a new serial titled “Vani Rani”, in which she is playing another dual role. Currently, she is acting in the serial, “No-23, Mahalakshmi Nivasam”, which she is also producing. She is playing a key role in a brand new serial titled “Puriyaamal Printhom”, which is being directed by Ganaish Raj, under her own production, Radaan Media works.
Telugu: Billa Ranga, Dabbu Dabbu Dabbu, Trisulam, Abhimanyudu, etc.
Tamil: Enga Ooru Rasathi, Ethir Veettu Jannal, Inikkum Ilamai, Ranga, etc.
Malayalam: Koodum Thedi, Makan Ente Makan etc.
Hindi: Hamare thumare, Naseeb Apna Apna, Asli Naqli etc.
Kannada: Prachanda Kulla, Jeevana Chakra, Nagini etc.
Serials: Pinni, Idhi Katha Kadu, Lakshmi, Jhansi, Vani Rani and Ammayi Kapuram.
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Radhika Sarathkumar (born Raadika) is a Tamil-Telugu cine and TV artist, producer and entrepreneur. She is the daughter of the late Tamil actor, Mohan R. Radha, and is the eldest of her siblings. Raadika or Radhika (as she is known) was born in Sri Lanka and studied in Sri Lanka, India and the UK. She was introduced into the Tamil cinema by the legendary, Bharathiraja, in the blockbuster, ‘Kizhakke Pogum Rail’, when she was just 16 years old. Inspite of her success, which of course had a lot of stumbles on the silverscreen, she decided to turn her attention towards TV serials.
Radhika, married to Sarathkumar, another veteran in the Tamil cine industry and a leading politician, started her own production house ‘Radaan’, in 1994. Initially, the company stumbled in the field, and also her marital affairs were going down, which made a strong dent in her mind. She, however, bounced back with her production house under the banner ‘Radaan Mediaworks India Ltd’, by 1999. Since its alpha, Radhika has been Midas, with whatever she touching turning to gold. It has enormously grown to enter the Telugu and Hindi markets, and produce serials as well as movie.
Radhika acted and produced the serial ‘Chithi’, which was aired on Sun TV for more than a decade, from 1999 to 2001. The grand success of this serial and her portrayal of Shakthi and Sharadha won her national plaudits, and it went on to be the most watched regional language television program in India with 467 episodes. She booked a spot in almost all the Tamil women’s hearts through these characters.
The fame of being well recognised through her serials, more than through her movies, made her produce and star in her next serial, ‘Annamalai’. The veteran actor, Sivakumar, who played the role of her husband in the previous serial, played her brother this time. Needless to say, it was a grand success bringing both the producer-cum-actress and the telecaster to the biggest limelight. No Tamil family went to bed on weekdays without watching it. Newspapers began to praise her as the Queen of the Tamil TV industry. All credits to her untiring efforts with the support of her friends, Sripriya and Suhasini, who stood with her through thick and thin.
The relish of two back to back successes made her produce her third starrer, ‘Selvi’, in which she played a normal woman, alongside Saritha, around whom the story revolves. It was another hit serial, which aired around 499 episodes. Her immediate serial was ‘Arasi’, which was a sequel to her previous one and all stuff that seemed boring in the previous one were evenly justified with an all new storyline and cast.
Radhika then started ‘Chellamay’, which ended grandly with 845 episodes, and now, she is busy with ‘Vani Rani’, in which she plays a dual role. She has over 3 Filmfare awards, 1 Nandi award, 1 National award and 3 State awards for her movies. She is a frequent tweeter and says that she will not enter politics.
Serials acted: Chithi, Annamalai, Selvi, Arasi, Chellamay, and Vani Rani.
Movies acted: Over 101 movies.
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Raadhika Sarathkumar, an Indian TV and film actress, producer and also an entrepreneur was born on August 21, 1962, in Sri Lanka. She is the daughter of the actor and comedian, M.R. Radha and Geetha Radha. She studied in different countries like India, Sri Lanka and U.K. She is the sister of Raju, Mohan and Nirosha Radha, who are also in the film industry. After failing two times in marriage, she is presently married to Sarathkumar. She has two kids namely, Rahul and Rayanne Hardy.
Tamil director, Bharathiraja, discovered Raadhika when she was 16. Her first appearance was in the film, Kizhakke Pogum Rail, in 1978. Then she started acting in many Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam films.
When Raadhika became successful in cinema, she ventured onto the small screen. Then, in 1994, she started producing her own TV serial from the Radaan TV Banner. After some delays, in 1999, her company was successfully developed and called as Radaan Mediaworks India Ltd, and in 2008, the company earned an annual income exceeding Rs. 10 crores. Radaan Mediaworks started in film production for Tamil, Telugu and Hindi markets.
Raadhika played characters in various TV serials that were produced by her very own, Radaan Mediaworks. She played Sharadha and Shakti on the drama series, Chithi. The serial got massive appreciation from its viewers and throughout the Tamil world. Fresh from the fame of Chithi, she produced Annamalai, and played the main character.
Raadhika acted in many films from 1978 to 2014. Some of her films are Niram Maaratha Pookkal, Hamare Tumhare, Bhama Rukmani, Indru Poi Naalai Vaa, Kirayi Rowdylu, Idi Pellantara, Pokkiri Raja, Ranga, Hero, Asli Naqli, Jeans, Himmatwala, Sarfarosh, Amarkalam, Prema Katha Sandamarutham, and Poojai, among others.
She won the Filmfare Awards Best Telugu Actress and Best Tamil Actress, Nandi Awards, Best Supporting Actress, National Film Awards, Indira Gandhi Awards for Best Film Director and many more that add to the success and fame of Raadhika.
P Kamalesh is a popular singer and television serial artist from South India. He has made many performances in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada serial industry. Kamalesh was born and brought up in Chennai. He has studied classical music even from his childhood days. He participated in many competitions and got wide applause. His notable appearance in mini screen is in Tamil serial “Chellamay”. It is one of the best and most watched serials in Sun TV. Written by famous artist Ponkumar and directed by Sulaiman K Babu, his character was much noticeable. It is a family story, and it is still successfully running on Sun TV.
Kamalesh also participated in the popular singing competition “Super Singer Celebrity” on Zee TV. His singing performance with Devi Priya was much appreciated. He also found his life partner Sindhuja, who was another popular artist on the show. They tied the knot on 6th September 2007 at Chennai. He is presently indulged on the background work of a Tamil serial called “Amudham”.
Devi Priya made her debut appearance in the series ‘Sakthi’ in which she worked with ‘Banupriya’. She shot to fame with this serial and she got many offers pouring in her way. She is best known for her appearance in the serial ‘Bharathiraja’ in which she plays the character of a cop. She felt quite excited about playing the role of a cop. Since her childhood she wanted to be a cop, as she says this role has fulfilled her desire to live the life of a cop.
The list has not ended as she has many prominently appearing TV serials in her kitty. She was also seen in some popular TV serials like ‘Manikondu’, ‘Bandham’ and ‘Alaipayuthey’. She was well received for her role in Tamil serial Bandham. The serial was even well received by the overseas viewers as well.
Her acting adventure does not stop with serials as she has some noted appearances in cinema world confined to south. She has also done a few movies. She was seen in movies ‘Vallumai’ and ‘Nayagan’ recently. She wants to explore more of her acting skills in a varied media through various roles. It seems that she has a bright upcoming acting career ahead.
Neelima is a decently prestigious Tamil Actress. Neelima began her acting career in “Oru Pennin Kathai” when she was in school. In her late spring excursions she likewise did gimmick movies like Thevar Magan, Virumbugiren and Pandavar Bhoomi. When she was 15 she performed the lead part in “Acham Madam Naanam”. In 2010, she published that she would put scenes on TV serials behind her necessities to star in gimmick films. Her part as “Karthi's” companion in “Naan Mahaan Alla” won her Edison Award for Best Supporting Actress, before she happened to depict an alternate vital part in “Muran”.
The on-screen character has turned maker with “K. S. Adhiyaman's” wander “Amali Thumali”, a parody film emphasizing Nakul, Shanthnu and Santhanam in the top parts. Her obligations as maker implied she needed to manage work in Fiji and subsequently she needed to stop her part in the TV serial, “Thendral”. She began her movie profession with “Thevar Magan” in 1992 as a youngster artist and later on she was emphasized in movies like “Pandavar Bhoomi(2001)” and “Virumbugiren(2002)”. One by one she gave numerous blockbuster movies in the Tamil business and soon turned into a well known artist. She was most recently seen in “Amali Thumali(2014)” and news was spread that she was going to show up in movies “Iruvar Ullam” and “Vaaliba Raja” which were still to be released in the industry. Alongside an acclaimed dingy profession Neelima additionally made a decent TV career.
Neelima showed up in a standout amongst the most popular Tamil serials “Thendral” playing the part of “Lavanya”. She is presently living up to expectations in “Mahabharatham” as “Goddess Rukmani”. Late news states that she has quite recently returned from Fiji islands and is going to begin producing movies as opposed to acting in them.
Kavya Varshni is a famous actress from Tamil television media. She has acted in a number of serials, anchored programs, and is currently one of the popular young artists in TV. She has essayed handled variety of roles in different television serials and she earned has got an excellent name among viewers.
Kavya Varshini’s real name is Kavya. She decided to add “Varshini” to her name to differentiate herself from other actresses in the television media. She is a Telugu girl and an exquisite singer. She has performed in many stage shows, and music is her love even today.
Kavya Varshini was waiting for a good start in the television media, when she got the opportunity to act in the famous serial “ Thendral” as a daughter-in-law, doing all right things for her family. This character was received well by audience all over Tamil Nadu, and she became a famous actress. After that, she acted in famous roles in serials such as Thirumathi Selvam, Chellamay, and Partha Gnyabagam Illayo.
Kavya Varshini’s secret desire was to act as a police officer and as a mentally ill person. She was very fortunate to have played these two roles in the serials Karthigai Pengal and Ilakkanam Maarudho respectively. She used these opportunities very well and acted wonderfully, getting acclaims from television viewers and critics at the same time. She later started working on her roles carefully and achieved stardom. As a beautiful and talented actress, she would have got offers from movies as well. But Kavya Varshini decided not to try acting in movies and wishes to continue her television career as much as possible and achieve a good name in the public’s mind.
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Kavya Varshini is a shining star in various television channels in Tamil Nadu now. She is known as a versatile actress who has successfully portrayed different roles in popular serials. She came into limelight while featuring in the TV serial ‘Thendral’, where she was given the role of ‘Kalyani’ who happened to be the best friend of the lead role ‘ Thulasi.’ Because of some sudden turn of events, she later transformed into her sister-in-law, courtesy of her love-marriage with Thulasi’s half-brother Mohan, played by another leading TV star Ayyappan. This serial started on Sun TV in the year 2009 and is still going on, though Kavya Varshini had to quit later, due to her involvement in other prominent serials which demanded significant part of her schedule.
Another acclaimed serial of Kavya Varshini is ‘Chellamay’, where she played the supporting role of ‘ Anjali’, who is a stubborn girl and goes out with her boyfriend ‘ Karthik’ (played by Balaji) in spite of her mother’s repeated warnings about this boy. Later on, she was shown as a rape victim, who was left all alone by her boyfriend in the hands of her tormentors. Then she was given up to the lead role Chellamay by her father to save her from the atrocities of her mother due to this unfortunate incident. Finally, she was protected from all further problems by Chellamay and was married secretly to the biological father of her baby, who happened to be one of the rapists. This serial has gone off the air in January 2014, but the role of Anjali will be remembered for a long time, as much as the lead protagonist, due to the excellent performance of Kavya Varshini.
In a recent interview, Kavya Varshini told the reporters that she wants to pursue her acting career further in Television channels only and does not wish to join the film industry.
Let’s hope she keeps entertaining us with her splendid performances and wish her luck for her future projects.
Vijay Adhiraj is a famous Tamil TV anchor, television actor, film star and director. He is widely known for his vibrant presenting and competing on reality shows and versatile acting. He first made his first appearance in a small role in the 1999 movie, ‘Ponnu Veettukkaran’. After that he played a more substantial role in ‘Roja Koottam’ alongside Srikanth and then in the same year he went on to act with Jothika, Ramba and Laila in the women-strong ‘Three Roses’ and ‘Pathi Rathiri Bayangaram’ which didn’t make it big at the box office.
He ventured into direction after a long wait as advised by his friends including Crazy Mohan and materialized his script into ‘Puthagam’ a low-key film that saw Sathya in the lead role. Puthagam was released in 2013. Before venturing into the direction he has played anchor to many shows on TV and also played the lead role in the television serial ‘Lakshmi’. He has done 48 serials that include ten mega serials in the 14 years he has been in the industry and has tried his hand at production as well. He produced the Kannada and Tamil remake of the Telugu film, ‘Anukokonda Oka Roju’ that he produced along with his friends Ravichandran and Sangeeth Sivan.
He fell in love and married Rachna, a long-time friend turned lover and the couple has two daughters, Laya and Lasya. Vijay and Rachna participated together in Jodi Number One - a dance reality show on Vijay TV. Rachna is a skilled dancer trained in various art forms like Odissi, Kathakali, Kathak, etc. and they went on to go to the finals of the show in its first season, but unfortunately, ended runners-up.
Srilekha started her career in the drama field at a very young age. She has worked as a theater artist. Srilekha came into the television serials when Doordarshan had just started. From then on, she has done many roles and was part of almost all the major serials. She has done supporting roles in many movies. Srilekha played the role of Delhi Ganesh’s wife in the movie.
She was married to Rajendran, a popular Tamil serial actor, and a dubbing artist. Srilekha is known for her enormous acting talent, and she is known for her dedication towards acting and does justice to the role she plays, irrespective of the challenges. Her role in Annamalai, as an unwavering mother-in-law was well appreciated by her fans, even though the character was featured briefly.
She is a sought after artist for the roles of mother-in-law, village characters, unyielding wife, strict mother and so on. In the serial Chellamey under the production of Radaan Mediaworks, Srilekha did the role of Vishakam, and it was appreciated by the audience.
Vinayak Joshi is an Indian theater and film actor and also a Radio jockey. He was born on 25th August 1987 in Bangalore. His grandfather, V M Joshi was a Freedom Fighter from his hometown Dharwad. He graduated from National College, Bangalore. Vinay started his acting career as a child artist in the film ‘Nammoora Mandara Hoove’ (1997). Some of his films are ‘Laali’, ‘Appu’, ‘Chitra’ and a few more. He also did TV serials like ‘Mussanje’, ‘Trin Trin Trin’, ‘Dandapindagalu’ and much more; also participated in Bigg Boss Kannada, a reality show in 2013.
His acting career was of 14 years after which he started his career as a radio jockey. He has been jockey of Radio Mirchi and Radio City, Bangalore. Vinay has been awarded two Kannada State Film Awards. He was also honored by the National Award for Best Director for his play ‘Shraddha’ when he was 19 and became among the youngest directors to receive the award. Vinayak has also produced four films, under his production house ‘Joshi Chitra’. He is currently Digital Head of Flipkart, India.
Sairam is a noted TV actor who began his career through TV serials that were aired on Sun TV. He marked his debut with the TV serial ‘Adugiran Kannan’ that was directed by Badri and aired on Sun TV between 2003-2005. He then got to appear in a small role in another TV serial ‘AnuPallavi‘ that was telecasted on Sun TV. ‘Chellamey’ was a mega TV serial that was premiered on Sun TV in 2009. It has Radhika Sarathkumar in a lead role, and the serial was written by Ponkumaran and directed by Sulaiman K Babu.
In this serial, Sairam played the role of Yuvashree’s husband. Radhika Sarathkumar was the creative head of the series which is produced by her own production company Radaan Mediaworks. Besides Radhika, the serial also had noted film artistes such as Radha Ravi and Delhi Ganesh. This mega serial was a runaway hit that continued for more than 40 months -run (September 2009- January 2013). The serial was dubbed in Telugu and was titled as "Chittemma" and was aired on Gemini TV.
In 2014, Sairam got a chance to appear in another mega-hit Tamil serial ‘Paava Mannipu’ which was aired on Zee Tamizh network which went on air from February onwards. It had Santoshi, Nithya, Sairam in the main cast and the serial revolved around the property held by a businessman who goes missing. The daughter’s role was played by Santoshi; she takes up the courage to find out who is the real heir to the property.
The story of the serial was based on some old Indian movies and kept the audiences reaction alive with its plot. Again in 2014, the actor appeared in a fantasy serial ‘Vikramadithyan’ that was aired on Sun TV. It is the same old story of King Vikaramadithya and Vedhaal, the ghost. The serial had the yesteryear actress K R Vijaya, Devika, and Vadivukarasi. Actor Vijay Adhiraj also had a main role in the serial. The serial was directed by veteran actress Sripriya.
Vichu Viswanath is an actor. He featured in the film Aranmanai in the year 2014 and in Aambala (2015), which included Hansika Motwani and Vishal in the lead roles.
Kalidas Jayaram was born on December 16th, 1993. He was born in Kerala, India. Kalidas began his acting career when he was just seven years old, and he took a break from the acting since 2003 till 2014 to focus on his studies. Kalidas is the son of the eminent Malayalam film actor Jayaram and an equally popular Parvathy.
He has a sister-Malavika Jayaram, and he resides with his family. Before he even began to act, He had lent his voice to a movie named ‘Friends’ in1999. He received his bachelor’s degree from Loyola college-A prominent educational institution in Chennai. He graduated in Visual Communication. He debuted his film career by acting in the 2000 film ‘Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal’ He was just seven years old at this time.
Kalidas acted a child who was raised by a single parent- who happened to be his father-Jayaram. Incidentally, In his 2003 film-‘Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum', he appeared again as the son of his father on screen. The film became a huge hit in the subcontinent and it gained a lot of attention due to his performance in it, which was delivered with utmost sincerity and perfection.
The various acclamations that he got for the film include Asianet film award, Kerala state film award and also the National Film award for best child artist. In the movie, Kalidas plays the role of a boy who suffers from inferiority complex and doubts his parents of loving his younger brother more than him. Kalidasan’s awards are well deserved for his performance that was able to capture the traumatic psychological state in which the character finds himself caught in.
He has acted in two films since his performance in ‘Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum’. The movies are ‘Oru Pakka Kathai’ and ‘Meen Kozhambum Man Paanayum’ – Both of them are Tamil movies slated to be released in 2016. Apart from movies, he was also featured in an advertisement of Cadbury Diary Milk-Which was also a huge success. The short advertisement was a proof to his fans that the years hadn’t affected his skill in acting in any ways.
Rajyalakshmi is an Indian film actress who works primarily in Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil industry. She had been a noted lead actress during the 1980s. Now, she has also started doing serials and game shows. Rajyalaksmi was born on 18th December, 1964 in Tenali, Andhra Pradesh. From young age itself, she and her mother used to act in small plays. At the age of fifteen, she got her first offer to act in a Telugu movie Sankarabharanam playing the character of Sarada. She was married to Ramesh Krishnan in 1990, and they together have two children named Rahul Ramesh and Rohit Ramesh. Presently, she is residing in Chennai with her family. Rajyalakshmi started her career as a child artist with a Tamil film Kanimuthu Paappa in 1972. Next, she was seen acting in Koodi Balidaare Swarga Sukha in 1979.
Koodi Balidaare Swarga Sukha was her debut Kannada film. Next, she was featured in Sujatha and Sankarabharanam in 1980. She was critically acclaimed for her role as a lead actress in Sankarabharanam alongside Chandra Mohan. Her success in this Telugu picture led her to act with several noted actors of the south industry such as Rajnikanth, Nageswara Rao, Balakrishna, Shankar, Mammootty, Mohanlal, Jitendra and Vishnu Vardhan. The films Rajyalakshmi has worked in tamil cinema are Kodeeswaran Magal, Moondru Mugam, Archanai Pookal, Garuda Saukiyama, Nalanthana, Imaigal, Kai Kodukkum Kai, Sanga Natham, Then Koodu, Meendum Pallavi, Anandha Kanneer, Thaaiku Oru Thaalattu, Shankar Guru, Soora Samhaaram, Kaadhal Geetham, Dravidan, and others.
Her Malayalam works include Thrishna, Ahimsa, Chess, Police Diary, Superstar, Ithente Neethi, Ankam, Vannu Kandu Keezhadakki, Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha, etc. She has done few Kannada films also which are Sahasa Simha, Indina Bharatha, Thayi Thande, Koodi Balidaare Swarga Sukha, Usha and Manavararu. In 2007, she began working on the small screen too and since then has done various television serials and shows. Some of them are Megala, Kanmaneeya, Pilai Nila, Deivamagal, and Azhagu telecasted on Sun Tv, Pirivom Santhippom 1, Pirivom Santhippom 2, and Raja Rani aired on Vijay TV. She has also acted in Paartha Gnabagam Illayo of Kalaignar TV and Amma aired on Gemini TV.
Bhanu Prakash is the talented actor, producer cum event manager. He had excelled in all the fields he entered. After completing his higher secondary education in Tamilnadu, Bhanu Prakash joined Bangalore University and pursued Mechanical Engineering. Besides this, he is a Diploma holder in Film Technology. He completed his film technology course in Film and TV Institute, which is affiliated with Madras University. Bhanu Prakash had been the Event Manager of Celebrity Cricket League for all the shows hosted by Small Screen Association. Besides this, he had been the Event Co- coordinator for MEGA CM show by Film Personalities.
He had supported the launch of Chettinad Hospitals, Win Wind, E-Tel & much more, with his event management techniques. Bhanu Prakash worked in a lot of audio launches of biggie movies. He is specialized in organizing the cultural events like Bhangra Night and Dandiya Night. Bhanu Prakash could speak five languages fluently. He could read, write and speak Tamil and English. He could speak Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. Bhanu Prakash has proved his versatility not only as an actor and an event manager but a producer too. He had produced a couple of Telefilms and serials for Vijay TV. He has produced Naangavadhu Viral, Agathin Azhagu, Gokulam, a daily soap on Vijay TV and Room No 13. He was also an executive producer for a couple of weekly serials on Sun Network and a daily soap opera too.
They are Soolam and Velan, devotional serials, which had been telecasted weekly once and Sigaram, a daily soap on Sun TV. Besides this Bhanu Prakash had been a Senior Creative Consultant from January 2000 to March 2003 in SAREGAMA, which was earlier known as RPG. The films performed by Bhanu Prakash are, Thalaivasal, Amaravathi with Ajith Kumar, Krishna with Prashanth Thiagarajan, Mamiyaar Veedu, Adhe Manidhan, Aasai Kiliyae Kobama, Terrorist (National Award Winning Film), Aanandam (Award – NFDC) and Gol maal. The Tele Films worked by Bhanu Prakash are Aagathin Azhagu, Manasu Plus, Room No 13, Sandhya and a Telugu serial named Refugee. Tamil TV Serials performed by Bhanu are Sorgam, Shakthi, Archanai Pookal, Annamalai, Selvi and Vamsam, daily soap operas on Sun TV.
Dhaham, Asthivaram, Sidharthan, Mudhalmuhurtham, Virodhi, Kolaiuthirkaalam, Janani, Aasaigal, Agal Vizhakkukal, Sree Raman Sree Devi, Rudra Veenai, Sarada, Vikramadityan, Suryavamsam, Bharathi and Kalyanaparisu are some of the serials done by Bhanu Prakash in various other channels. Telugu serials performed by him are Kalikalam, Theerpu, Sabadham, Urvashi, Shrimathi, Akka and Priya Darshini. Bhanu Prakash had also won the Best Choreographer award in state competitions.