K Nataraj is an Indian Actor and director in the Tamil film industry. He is a close friend of the Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, and the two are known for their deep bond throughout the film industry. They have been very close friends since their college days when they started studying at the Madras Film Institute. They were both the early students of the Institute since it was newly formed. They have worked together on two projects, Anbulla Rajinikanth in 1984, which was directed by Nataraj and Rajinikanth was the chief protagonist. The other is Rajinikanth’s first ever production venture, Valli in 1993, which again was directed by his closest friend their friendship the ultimate goals, its so intense so as to fore Nataraj to name his daughter Rajini, after the famed superstar Rajinikanth, his best buddy. She is now happily married to the actor Vishnu Vishal, who shot to fame after his film Neerparavai, in 2010.

Nataraj got his Diploma in film acting from the Madras Film Institute and after that, he entered the Tamil film industry. During his time, this Institute was newly formed and upon seeing the Ad in the newspaper, he went to join, taking the Tamil language as his medium. He later worked in an instructor in the same college for some three to four years during 1975. During that period, he instructed the now well-known face of the actor Nassar as well. Simultaneously, he worked as an actor in K Balachander’s films and also as an assistant director. Later, he became an associate director of the production company named Devar Films. There he worked with Tygarajan for some time, on a few movies. At that time, he worked on projects such as Thaipuram, Nalla Naal, Apoorva Sahodarikal etc. During his days as an associate director, producer Azhagan Thamizhmani and writer Thooyavan watched a film called Touch of Love in which Elvis Presley was their for a guest appearance, at some film festival, and they loved it.

They loved it so much; it prompted them to do a remake of the same in Tamil. Thooyawan had finished the screenplay, but they could not find a suitable actor to cast as the hero since they wanted to cast the actor MGR, but couldn’t. To fill his shoes, Rajinikanth was given the role and Nataraj was also roped in to work on the film, after he heard the script. The film was an instant hit and collected great critical applause.

Rama Narayanan Tamil Actor

Rama Narayanan

Rama Narayanan was an Indian Producer and Director in the Indian Cinema. He was born on the 3rd of April in the year 1949, and he passed away on 22nd June, 2014.He was 65 years old when he demised. During his time in the Industry, he has been known to be inspired by various muses. In the 1980s, he was known to specialize in commercial films. His love and affection for animals could easily be seen in his movies as animals played a vital role in it. In the latter decade of the century, he did multiple flicks with devotional subjects of the Hindu religion and spirituality as the underlying theme. Furthermore, he was the head of the Tamil Film Producers Council aka TFPC for three consecutive terms. However, he resigned from his post in 2011. He died in a Singapore hospital due kidney related ailments following a brief illness. Rama Narayanan aspired to become a songwriter before penning dialogs for films.Hewent to Chennai to pursue his dreams. However, he became a dialogue writer for Tamil Cinema. M A Khaja, a friend of Narayanan, teamed up with him and they started working as dialogue writers under the pen name Ram-Rahim. Rama wrote his first story in 1976. He wrote the screenplay and dialogs for the story as well. This film was called Aasai Arubadhu Naal. In 1977, Narayanan tried his hand in producing, by debuting with the movie Meenakshi Kungumam(under Sri Devipriya Films). In 1981, he made his directorial debut with Sumai. Chiranjivi’s hit film Punnami Naagu’s dialogues were also written by Rama. Rama has crossed the century mark in filmmaking, with 126 films to his name. Veeran Veluthambi was his 50th film, M.Karunanidhi wrote the story and dialogue of the same.With his flick Thirupathi Ezhumalai Venkatesa he joined the centurion club.Before his death, in 2010, he completed a comical movie called Siva Poojaiyil Karadi with lead actors – Shiva and Udhayathara. Unfortunately, the flick was never released in the theatres. He has made a total of 126 movies in languages Tamil, Telugu,Malay, Marathi and Kannada. He also made a flick named Naga Jyoti in Oriya. In his early career, in the 1980s, he used to make ten to twelve movies per year. In the 1990s, the number of films per year went down to about four to five. Rama Narayanan also joined politics in 1989. He was an MLA for the constituency named Karaikudi(about 420kms from Chennai). In the year 1996, he became the chairman of the Iyal Isai Nataka Mandram. He has also been accredited by the State Government of Tamil Nadu. He received the Kalaimamani award from the state government.

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