R.C Sakthi was an Indian actor and a filmmaker. Sakthi was born in the year 1940 in a hamlet in the Ramanathapuram district near Paramakudi. Sakthi died at the age of 75. Sakthi’s father was in a police department, and his mother was a housewife. Sakthi had a proclivity for acting since his childhood. He was not good in studies. In his teenage, he started a drama company along with friends. Their first play was called the Vaazhkai Vaazhvatharkae in which he portrayed the role of a villain. Sakthi’s acting skills were appreciated by the entire village, and thus, he decided to try his luck in cinema. During his initial days in the film industry, he only appeared in minor roles. Apart from his struggle in the film, Sakthi was also doing stage roles too. He worked as an assistant to the script writer Villupaattu Subbhu Aarumugam. Under him, Sakthi got a chance to work as an assistant director in Tamil movie, Porsilai. During this time,

Sakthi came in contact to Thangappan, who was planning to produce a movie at the same time and insisted Sakthi to work on his project. The movie was titled Annai Velankanni. Sakthi worked as an assistant director in the movie and also learned the art of scriptwriting. Sakthi directed his first movie in the year 1972. The movie was called Unarchigal and was based on sexually transmitted diseases. Due to issues with the lead hero, the movie was delayed for four years and was released in the year 1976. Sakthi released a movie called Manidharil Ithanai Nirangala, starring Kamal Hassan and after that, they became best friends. Later in the year 1979, he directed the movie Dharma Yuddham starring Sridevi and Rajinikanth. Despite his initial success as a director, Sakthi moved to work on smaller budget movies. Because of this, Rajnikant and Kamal Hasan refused to work in his movies. But Kamal did a cameo appearance in his movies. In 1998, Sakthi was short listed to work as a supporting actor in the movie Marudhanayagam on Kamal Hasan’s request.

Ainthu Rojakkal was Sakthi’s last work which was a short film starring Kamal Hasan and was released in December 2013. Sakthi died on 23 February 2015 and was survived by a son and two daughters.

V C Vadivudaiyan Tamil Actor

V C Vadivudaiyan

Vadivudaiyan is an upcoming film director, screenwriter. He is working in Tamil industry. Vadivudaiyan was born on March 10 in the year 1977 in Kanyakumari, which is the coastal town in Tamilnadu. He was married to Uma Rani. First he started his career as assistant director under Shaji Kailas, who is also Indian film director best known for his hard-hitting commercial films in malayalam. 'Saamida' is the debut movie of Vadivudaiyan which hit the screens on December 5 in 2008 as a Tamil film produced by S. Poornapriya starring well-known actor Sembi and well-known actress Dhanushya. His second movie is 'Thambi Vettothi Sundaram' which is a drama film produced by Senthil Kumar released on November 11 in 2011 starring legendary actor Karan and beautiful actress Anjali. Vadivudaiyan has attacked by the local people on the sets of 'Thambi Vettothi Sundaram' during the making of this film on using the title 'Thambi Vettothi Sundaram' which had public protest. He in 2012 started his production house named as 'Singam Cinema' and announced a film 'Chokkanathan' a trilingual film under his banner in which actor Saif Ali Khan with Kareena Kapoor and versatile actress Vidhya Balan as lead roles in Hindi and legendary actor Karan as the lead role in Tamil. But this film has not materialized. Then after his next movie 'Kanniyum Kaalaiyum Sema Kadhal' in which legendary actor Karan and most talented actor Tarun Gopi with the actress Tripta Parashar as lead roles but failed to have a theatrical release. Vadivudaiyan next worked for a horror movie 'Sowkarpettai' which is produced by John Max and Jones where versatile actor Srikanth with beautiful, talented actress Lakshmi Rai as lead roles released on March 4 in 2016. This film has brought good fame for him as the film has done well at box office. From then started working for another horror movie 'Pottu' which started it's filming in 2016 in which the most talented actor Bharath and well-known actress Namitha as lead roles.

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