Thirumurugan is a Tamil television serial director, actor and a film director. He became an instant hit with the Tamil audience with his very first venture in serials, ‘ Metti Oli 'Thirumurugan' directed Metti Oli and it i >> Read More... ’. It saw him play one of the lead roles alongside veterans in the serial industry like Delhi Kumar Delhi Kumar is a veteran Tamil television and film >> Read More... , Shanti Williams, , etc. The show brought him huge popularity and people loved the natural and poignant portrayal of the serial. Metti Oli ran for a whopping 1300 odd episodes for more than three years on Sun TV and grossed un-imaginable TRP ratings and was on top of the serial TV rankings for a very long time.

Thirumurugan was lauded for his efforts as a director and an actor. Riding on Metti Oli’s success he went on to direct ‘Em Magan’ which was a wonderful portrayal of a caring father and his family which saw Nasser, Bharath, Saranya Ponvannan Saranya Ponvannan is one of the best actresses in >> Read More... and Vadivelu in important roles. Em Magan saw him bag the Tamil Nadu award for the Best Director. The film also received widely positive responses from all critics. But his next venture Muniyandi Vilangial Moonramandu in 2008 didn’t do well at the box office.

He then moved to doing serials again with ‘ Nadhaswaram Nadhaswaram is an emotional family drama that depi >> Read More... ’ in 2010 which is running till date which has T S B K Moulee, and others in important roles and also has Thirumurugan himself in one of the pivotal characters. He won the 'Sun Kudumbam Award' for the Best Actor in 2012 for his role in Nadhaswaram. He also did a short serial on Sun TV for a couple of years in 2013-2014 titled ‘Then Nilavu’.

T. S. B. K. Moulee Tamil Actor

T. S. B. K. Moulee

T. S. B. K. Moulee is a Tamil television and film actor and director. He is widely known for playing Chockalingam in ‘Nadhaswaram’ - a mega serial that airs on Sun TV. Moulee plays a very important character and has made a stellar comeback to acting through serials. He is not just an actor, but also a great director, having worked with great stars like Kamal Haasan, Madhavan among many others. He has directed over 30 films and has acted in around 40 films till date.   Although he pursued and completed his engineering degree, he was always passionate about acting and staging plays and writing scripts for the same. When 'Chevalier Shivaji Ganesan' was to be felicitated for receiving the Padma Shri award, Moulee, then only 19-years old, wrote an entire 45-minute long play for the event. While at college, he was a part of Y. G. Parthasarathy's drama troupe ‘United Artists Association’. He was playing in several roles and writing plays, but his first break and wide recognition came through his play ‘Flight No.172’, in which he acted and wrote the screenplay as well. The play was first staged in 1969 and then ran for thirty consecutive years.   Director K Balachander was a big fan of his writing and used to come to his plays and once even asked him to write a separate comedy track for his film ‘Arangetram.' Although Moulee didn’t accept the offer then, he later went on to direct ‘Annae Annae’ and ‘Oru Pullanguzhal Aduppudhugiradhu’ under the K Balachander banner. Moulee is known for directing Kamal Haasan in the comedy flick hit, ‘Pammal K Sambandam’ and Madhavan in ‘Nala Damayanthi’. He has till date directed several movies and received the ‘Kalai-mamani’ award from the Tamil Nadu government for ‘Best Writer’ category. More recently, apart form his pivotal role in ‘Nadhaswaram’ he has also acted in supportive roles in movies like ‘Theeratha Vilayattu Pillai’, ‘Kadhal 2 Kalyanam’, ‘Irumbu Kottai Murattu Singam’, etc.

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Chithra Lakshmanan

Chithra Laksmanan was born on January 22, 1948. He is a journalist-turned actor, producer and director. When his friend, P. Bharathiraja became a director, Chithra has the chance to work with him as an associate director. He worked in over 25 Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films. His very first project as a film producer is from the 1983 Tamil film, Mann Vasanai under the direction of P. Bharathiraja. Later, he produced many films with several actors, producers and directors like Kamal Hasaan, Karthik, Prabhu, Sathyaraj and many more. Then in year 1987, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. G. Ramachandran governed the 100th day function of the Tamil crime film, Jallikattu which he produced along with Chitra Ramu, under the direction of Manivannan. He was also the producer of the films, Vaazhkai and Chinnappadass. He was debuted as a director in the 1988 Tamil film, Soora Samhaaram which stars Kamal Hasaan. Subsequently, Chithra directed the 1997 Tamil drama film, Periya Thambi with actor, Prabhu. He also produced and directed the 1999 Tamil film, Chinna Raja which stars Karthik in the main lead role. Chithra works in the Tamil Film Producers Council for a span of four years as a Secretary. He also works in the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce, FFI or the Film Federation of India and in Tamil Film Directors Association as an Executive Committee Member for several years. In 2002, he was also one of the Jury in the National Film Awards and he was also voted to be an Executive Committee Member in the Tamil Film Producers Council in 2011. Chithra became an actor as Munusamy Guide in 1985 Tamil film, Japanil Kalyanaraman and since then, he got the chance to work in over 50 films like Periya Thambi, Unnai Ninaithu, Bose, Giri, London, Kusthi, Dhanam, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, Saguni, Isakki, Settai, Pattathu Yaanai, Ya Ya, Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham, Nimirndhu Nil and a lot more. He was debuted as a television actor in Sun TV’s Ganga Yamuna Saraswathi along with M. S. Bhaskar. Then he appeared as the father of Reshmi (played by Sabarna) in Sondha Bandham in 2012. Then he was casted in the mega serial, Idhayam on Sun TV, followed by the Tamil super hit serial, Anantham. In 2011, Chithra published the first part of the book, 80 Years of Tamil Cinema. The book is all about the Tamil Cinema’s History comprising of some very rare photos and latest information about the growth of Tamil cinema from the year 1931 to 2011.

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Chithra Lakshmanan Tamil Actor