Gowtham Sundararajan

Gowtham Sundararajan is a film actor-cum-choreographer. He has worked in a lot of Tamil films and TV dramas. He was born to Tamil character artist, Major Sundarrajan and Shyamala. After graduating from Vivekananda College in 1989, he made his debut in “K. Balachander’s” directorial venture, “Azhagan”, featuring “ Mammootty”, “ Madhoo”, Bhanupriya, “ Geetha”, and Babloo Prithviraj. In this film, he appeared as a theater artist with Bhanupriya for a song, “Kozhi Koovum Neram Aachu”. He is passionate with Western dance.

In 1996, Gowtham married Kokila Hariram. A couple of years after their marriage, he started a dance school named Academy Of Modern Dance, in association with his wife, who is also passionate in dance. It is the first formal dance school in Chennai. Besides running the dance school, Gowtham and Kokila started choreographing films. They got a big opportunity through Kamal Haasan in “Aalavandhan”, in 2001.

Meanwhile, Gowtham accepted doing good roles in cinema. His performance in “Vaaname Ellai”, with Babloo Prithviraj, Anand Babu, Ramya Krishnan and “Madhoo”, earned him a good name. In that film, he portrayed a weighty role to shatter the suicide idea of his friends. He has played all kinds of roles including comedy and villainy. Gowtham has performed in almost all the films of Arjun Sarja and Sundar C. He turned into a producer along with Sundar C. in “Ainthaam Padai”, in the year 2009. Gowtham also directed “Kannula Kasu Kadappa”, with Chandini Tamilarasan as the heroine. Gowtham has done a simple yet good job in “ Iruvar”, featuring “ Mohanlal” and Prakash Raj. His work in “Dum Dum Dum” as Jyothika’s brother-in-law was also lauded. Gowtham worked again with “Jyothika” and “R. Madhavan” in Acham Thavir, as a choreographer. They even went to Syria for the shoot, but the film was dropped midway due to some undisclosed reasons.

Off late, Gowtham performed with Vishal Reddy, “ Prabhu”, Ramya Krishnan, and Hansika Motwani in “ Aambala”. Besides the silver screen performances, Gowtham has performed in TV serials too. He was seen in two of the serials, “ Selvi” and “ Chellamay”, produced by Radaan Media Networks of Radhika Sarathkumar. He was also seen in “ Lakshmi”, a serial with Meena Durairaj and Vijay Adhiraj.



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