TOP TEN TAMIL CELEBRITIES AND THEIR STAR KIDS
1. Karthik Muthuraman and Gautham Karthik
Karthik is the son of the legendary actor “Muthuraman.” He made his debut in Tamil with Alaigal Oivathillai directed by “P Bharathiraja.” As a third generation kid, Gautham entered into the dream industry with “Kadal” directed by Mani Ratnam. In fact, Karthik named his elder son Gautham, after impressed by Prabhu’s character in the film Agni Natchathiram directed by Mani Ratnam.
2. Sarathkumar and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar
Sarath had been in the cinema industry for more than three decades. His first attempt was not a hero, but he entered in as a producer. Later, he played supporting roles, villain and then the hero. His elder daughter Varalaxmi made her debut as the heroine in Poda Podi with Simbu and now she is one among the leading actresses in Tamil and Malayalam film industries.
3. Arjun Sarja and Aishwarya Arjun
Arjun, the Action King, had been popular for his patriotic movies. He has been working in Tamil and Kannada movie industries. He is not only an actor but a successful director too. His elder daughter Aishwarya made her debut as an actress opposite to Vishal Reddy in Pattathu Yaanai. Her Sandalwood debut is with Chandan in Prema Baraha, which is simultaneously shot in Tamil too. Interestingly, it is Arjun’s directorial venture.
“Sathyaraj” is one among the notable stars in Tamil movie industry. He started his career as a junior artist. Later, he was promoted as the main villain and then the hero. After his son “Sibiraj” entered into the cinema through Student Number 1, Sathyaraj started doing character roles. Sathyaraj has performed in Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi movies too. “Baahubali,” “Mirchi” and Chennai Express got him a good name.
5. K Bhagyaraj and Shanthanu Bhagyaraj
“K Bhagyaraj” started his career as an assistant director to director “P Bharathiraja.” While assisting him, he had played in small roles in Bharathiraja’s movies. Later, he started directing movies and played the lead roles. His wife Poornima Bhagyaraj is also an actress. Shanthanu started his career as a child artist in the film Vettiya Madichu Kattu. He turned a hero in “Sakkarakatti.” Bhagyaraj’s daughter Saranya Bhagyaraj made her debut in Tamil in Parijatham with Prithviraj Sukumaran.
6. Radha and Karthika Nair
“R Radha” made her debut alongside Karthik in Alaigal Oivathillai. She had been ruling the Tamil film industry for more than a decade along with her sister “Ambika.” Radha’s daughter Karthika made her debut in “Kho” alongside “Jiiva.”
7. Vijaya T Rajendar and Silambarasan
“Vijaya T Rajendar” is a multi-talented person. He not only scripts the story and directs the film, but acts, produces films, sings and composes the music. His wife Usha Rajendar is also an actress. His elder son “Silambarasan” is one among the leading heroes in Kollywood. Right from his childhood, he had been in the film industry. He made his debut as the hero in Kadhal Azhivathillai and has been a successful hero.
8. Kamal Haasan and Shruti Haasan
Kamal Haasan is a multilingual actor. Right from the age of six, he has been in the film industry and he is one among the highly experienced actors in Indian cinema. His daughters Shruti and Akshara Haasan are also in the film industry. Shruti made her debut as a heroine in Tamil with 7 Aum Arivu. She had played in Telugu and Hindi movies too.
9. Prabhu and Vikram Prabhu
“Prabhu” is the younger son of Chevalier Dr. Sivaji Ganesan. He started his acting career as a supporting actor in “Sangili.” Prabhu’s smile is the favorite of Tamil audiences and he is one among the few stars with no haters. His son Vikram Prabhu, the third generation actor from their family, made his debut as the hero in “Kumki” directed by Prabhu Solomon.
10. SA Chandrasekhar and Vijay
SA Chandrasekhar is one among the leading directors in the 80’s and 90’s. His films had created a great market to captain “Vijayakanth.” SAC’s son “Vijay” was also a child artist. He made his debut as hero in Naalaya Theerpu under his dad’s direction. Vijay was trolled for his performance in his initial stages of the film career. Now, he is the number one actor in Kollywood after Superstar “Rajinikanth.” With the huge fan base in Tamilnadu and Kerala, Vijay is the Thalapathy for his fans.