is famous south Indian film actor. He is also a acclaimed journalist, politician and film critic. He was born and brought up in Delhi. He has acted in more than 150 Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada movies. His debut performance was in a Telugu movie “Samajamlo Sthree” whose producer was his friend. His character was having negative undertones. The film was a block office failure and didn’t create appreciation.
While he was working in Chennai, he got the opportunity to work in Tamil movies. He cast the role of a business man in “Pudu Padagan”. His appearance in “Velai Kidaichuduchu” was also noted. The film tells the struggle of youth to end up with a job. The film received good response and was declared a box office hit.
He also made a magnificent performance in the move Pazhassi Raja, directed by Hariharan. This was his debut performance in a Malayalam film. The film was well received and a box office hit.