Arvind Swamy is one of the finest actors from Indian film industry. He has many blockbusters in his account. Arvind Swamy was a successful businessmen before entering into the acting career. He made his acting debut with Mani Ratnam’s movie Thalapathi in which he played a character of young collector and was pitted against a Don. After that Arvind was signed by Mani for the 1992 blockbuster Roja and Bombay. Arvind got National as well as State Film Awards for both the movies and his acting skills in Bombay were also noted by the Time Magazine. After getting critically acclaimed so early in his career Arvind was seen in several Tamil blockbuster movies for which he received several awards and recognitions. His 1997 super hit Minsaara Kanavu, again gave him national award along with great box office success. He also lend his for the Tamil version of Disney’s The Lion king. In the year 2000, Arvind took a temporary retirement from acting to concentrate on his business. He later decided to return back to acting world but because of his physical injury he was had to wait. Then finally in 2013 he returned to silver screen in Mani Ratnam’s Kadal for which Arvind had to lose 15 kg’s.
Mohan Tamil Actor


Mohan was born as Mohan Rao in ITI Colony in Bangalore, India. He was hailed in the Udupi district in Karnataka. Mohan is a popular Indian actor and producer who appeared in many Tamil films and few Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. Beside his name Mohan, he is also popularly known as Kokila Mohan after donning his Kannada debut film, Kokila in 1977. In 1982, he was starred in the Tamil film, Payanangal Mudivathillai from which he earned the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Indian playback singer, S. N. Surendar lends his voice to Mohan in over 75 films.  Mohan started his career in theatre after the popular theatre actor B. V. Karanth spotted him in a restaurant. His very first stage play received praises by the critics around India. He is a student of the drama troupe, Benaka, which B. V. Karanth founded. Later on, he was introduced in Kokila by the director of the film, Balu Mahendra together with Kamal Haasan. This film was a big hit and put him into the limelight of success. In 1980, he played as Bhaskar in the psychological Tamil film, Moodu Pani and since then, Mohan became one of the highest grossing box-office actors in the Tamil film industry. He was also called as the ‘Silver Jubilee Star’ and the ‘Rajendra Kumar’ of Tamil films after the success of many of his films. He was also starred in the Malayalam film, Madaalasa in 1978. Right after the success of this Malayalam film, he donned the Telugu film, Thoorpu Velle Railu; a remake of the Tamil movie, Kizhake Pogum Rail. Then he went on to appear in J. Mahendran’s Tamil film, Nenjathai Killathe in 1980. He also played dual roles in Gandar Golam, under the direction of Singeetham Srinivasa Rao. He started getting more opportunities after Nenjathai Killathe and he became a big star in Payanangal Mudivathillai. He took a hiatus in year 1999 and made a comeback in the 2008 Tamil film, Suttapazham. Mohan stated that when not acting, he is busy producing television serials like Acham Madam Nanam, Selvangal, Hasiyaramayana and Brindavanam. Aside from that, he is also doing charity works and spends time with his family. He got married to Gowri in year 1987. Some of his best films include Thendralae Ennai Thodu and Rettaival Kuruvi. He donned his best performance in the critically acclaimed Tamil romantic drama film, Mouna Ragam in 1986. This film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film. This year, the brilliant actor was starred in the upcoming Kannada film, Ashokavana, which is expected to bring him back as a solo hero. Another Version Mohan’s original name is Mohan Rao. He was born on 23rd of August in the year 1956. His birthplace was in Bangalore at the ITI Colony. He lived in the district of Udupi in Karnataka. He is a famous producer and actor. He appeared in several Tamil movies and a few Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada screenplays. He is known by two other names. Those are Kokila Mohan and Mike Mohan.  Coming to his career, Mohan acted in Payanangal Mudivathillai, a Tamil production. For his acting, he received the Filmfare Award for the title of Best Actor. S.N Surender, a dubbing actor and playback singer, had voiced for him in over 75 movies.  Mohan was noticed by B.V Karanth in a restaurant. Karanth was a popular actor in theaters. He made Mohan act in his first stage play. It was applauded by the critics all over India. Mohan has been an alumnus of the drama group named Beneke. B.V. Karanth founded it. Later, he played the role of Kokila in Balu Mahendra’s directorial venture. He worked with Kamal Haasan in this successful film. Mohan got fame in the industry and applause from the public. Then, he featured in Moodu Pani as Bhaskar, which is based on psychology. It made a very good collection in the box-office of Tamil industry. Mohan attained the status of a Silver Jubilee Star. He was recognized as the Rajendra Kumar of  Tamil cinema after his success. In 1978, Mohan featured in a Malayalam film entitled as Madrasa. After his success in this, he then came up with a Telugu flick named Thorpe Velle Railu. The original film was  Kizhakkae Pogum Rail. It was a Tamil film. He played double roles in the flick Gender Golam. Singeetham Srinivasa directed it. Later he did Nenjathai Killathe, which catapulted him to fame. Then, he became a bankable star in Tamil film industry through Payanangal Mudivathillai.  Later Mohan came back in 2008 with Suttapazham after a gap, in the year 1999. It is a Tamil movie. Mohan used to produce TV serials such as Selvangal, Acham Madam Nanam Brindhaavanan, and Hasiyaramayana.  Mohan worked for a social cause and charity too. Mohan used to spend quality time with his family members. In 1987, Mohan married to Gowri. Some of his best shots were Rettaival Kuruvi and Thendralae Ennai Thodu. In 1986, he performed in Mouna Ragam. He starred in the movie Asokavana; a Kannada movie.


Bobby Simha

The transformation of Bobby Jayasimha of remote Kodaikanal to Bobby Simha of the Chennai film industry has not been without the inevitable twists and turns that normally affect those striving to enter films from humbler backgrounds. While still in college he was duped by some people who offered him roles in TV serials only to find that it was a hoax. While this was a setback of sorts, it did help him complete his studies in college and also strengthened his resolve to join films. Even after moving to Chennai, however, he had to wait for his dreams to come true, working in the meantime on various odd jobs to meet both end meet. His search ended when he met a couple of short film makers, who detecting the potential in Simha, took him on board and ended up with two fine short films, “Pizza” and “Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi”, both of them not only received high ratings from critics but also made the right moves at the box office. However, what really set him off on his subsequent tough guy image, whether as a gangster or a plain villain or even as a hard talking cop, was the film ” Soodhu Kavvum” where he portrayed the role of a kidnapper.  His landmark achievement in this genre was, however, in the 2014 film “Jigarthanda”. Critical responses apart, he also received national recognition through the “National Film Award” for the “Best Supporting Actor”. His performance also saw a sudden steep rise in his fan following, making him almost into a cult figure thereafter. His subsequent film was the Malayalam movie “Beware of Dogs”, but in his next Tamil film “Aadama Jaichomada” he showed once again, shades of his tough guy image, but in this case it was through the role of a  nonsense cop, who exhibits traces of comic variations too. The popularity and acclaim that he has received in his three years of acting career spanning from 2012 to 2015 with sixteen Tamil films, three Malayalam films and one Telugu film, clearly makes him one of the busiest actors currently. The awards and nominations that he has received in this short time also mark him out as a one who should have greater laurels coming his way.    Another Version of This Bio:  Jayasimha is the original name of the south Indian actor Bobby Simha. Bobby was born in Kodaikanal. He studied at Pioneer College in Coimbatore. When the program “Naalaya Natchathiram” was organized in Coimbatore in 2005, he participated in that. Sundar C was one of the chief guests in that show, who was adored by his acting and suggested Bobby Simha to act in the cinemas. During his graduation, he was also offered a chance to act in serials.  After completing his graduation, he immediately started to Chennai to seek chances to act in the films. He did not get a single chance to act. He worked as a Marketing Consultant and an Insurance Agent to run his days in Chennai. When he got introduced to a film maker Karthik Subburaj, he was given a chance to act in “Pizza”. It was the debut movie for Karthik Subburaj too. Then he also acted in Balaji Mohan’s directorial debut “Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi”. He is very well known to the people through the movie “Soodhu Kavvum”, which had Vijay Sethupathy and Ashok Selvan. It was a super hit movie and after this movie, there are many movies coming at the doorsteps of Bobby Simha. The Tamil- Malayalam bilingual movie “Neram” and “Jigarthanda” were the movies, which exposed the acting skills of Bobby Simha. He was lauded well for his negative roles in these movies by the critics as well as the audiences. Jigarthanda was directed by Karthik Subburaj in a Madurai base. Bobby Simha acted as a local gang leader. He was honored with the National Award for the “Best Supporting Actor” category for the movie “Jigarthanda”. This film has also earned him with two more awards, such as “Best Villain Award” from Vijay Awards and “Best Supporting Actor in Tamil” from Filmfare Awards.  At present, he has nearly eight movies in his kitty and in most of the films he is doing the lead roles. Bobby Simha has also acted in Malayalam and Telugu movies. “Pambu Sattai” is his upcoming movie, in which he is acting as the hero.    

Bobby Simha Tamil Actor