Krishnakumar Balasubramanian or the ‘Theatre Technocrat’ as the India Today magazine rightfully calls him is Telugu film and theater actor. A Jack-of-all-trades, he is most popularly known as the artistic director of the Chennai-based The Little Theatre. As the name suggests, it is a theater where all performances directed by Balasubramanian are held. Apart from direction, he has scripted many plays for his “little theater” namely, Gapsaa-Fully Loaded (2012), two musical Atita, and the some Christmas pantomimes as well such as The Free Musketeers (2012) and Alice in iLand (2011). The Little Theatre also initiated the Home production of the Little Festival so as to bring high-end national and international theater productions to their city. The Little Theatre’s performances, which he directs as the Annual fundraiser, have a cast of approximately 90 children and adults. These annual fundraisers are held to raise money to provide some one hundred underprivileged children with quality education in the form of scholarships. Balasubramanian works extensively with school going kids and aims to help them channel and develop their creativity and potential.

He had the leading role in the Prakash Raj Prakash Raj, born on 26th of March, 1965, as Praka >> Read More... starrer Kadhalagi, which was released in May 2010. This role made him a popular face and solidified his place in the film industry. The 27-year-old has at least six commercially and critically acclaimed successful productions to his credit as a scriptwriter and a director. In addition to this, he had numerous commendable performances as an actor. On the international front, he is one of the members of the Global Shapers Community, which was an initiative of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Also, being a part of the WEF and a TEDx speaker, he was one of the panelists on India in 2012 with Ulhas Yargop, president of the IT sector of Mahindra & Mahindra and Sarah Brown. He also made it to the India Today list of 37 Indians of Tomorrow, which included heavyweights like Virat Kohli Virat is counted amongst the very best players, th >> Read More... and Ranbir Kapoor Ranbir Kapoor is a noted Indian film actor. He was >> Read More... . He is passionate about animals and a fitness enthusiast. As an animal lover, he is an active participant in Animal Welfare and Rescue. Also, being a fitness and sports enthusiast, he is trained in martial arts and was a national level swimmer.

S A Ashokan Tamil Actor

S A Ashokan

S. A. Ashokan, born as Antony, was a Tamil film actor during the 60s and 70s. He was born in Tiruchirappalli, in Tamil Nadu. His date of birth is unknown. He worked in several Tamil movies such as Naanum Oru Penn (1963), and Anbe Vaa (1966). He portrayed villainous characters quite well. He also played the roles of eccentric and intriguing characters, especially in supporting roles. As a child, Asokan was quite keen about stage plays. He also participated in several oratorical and writing competitions. He has a degree from the noted college, St. Joseph’s, in Tiruchirappalli. After finishing his degree, T. R. Ramanna introduced him to the film industry. Ramanna was an acclaimed film director. He played an important part in his life and upon his request, Antony changed his name to Asokan. He kept this name for the rest of his life. Asokan played a minor role in the film ‘Avvaiyar’, which was his debut movie. But his career got a kick start when he bagged a role in the film, Kappalottiya Thamizhan (1961). In this movie, he portrayed the role of a collector called Ash. However, his career as a lead actor was not quite notable. The films in which Asokan played the lead role were not quite well-received by the audience. On the whole, he acted as a villainous character. He also did character roles opposite many acclaimed actors of those days. Asokan has played several personas in many distinguished films. In Vallavanukku Vallavan, he played the role of a helpless traveler who gets conned. In ‘Karnan’, he portrayed the role of Duryodhan from Mahabharata. These films were well received, and Ashokan’s fame increased. His landmark performance was his role as Professor Bhairavan in Ulagam Sutrum Valiban. This was directed by M. G. Ramachandran. Other than acting, Asokan had many other interests such as singing. In the film Iravum Pagalum, it was Asokan who sang the song ‘Iranthavanai Sumanthavanum’. Asokan was a kind-hearted and helpful person. He promoted filmmaker, A. C. Trilok Chander, by introducing him to AVM Studios. Asokan, Jaishankar and an ensemble of performing artists, conducted several cultural programs. They performed all around Tamil Nadu. Asokan married Mary Gnanam (born Saraswati), in spite of her family’s objection. The couple had two sons, Vincent and Amalraj. Vincent Asokan is an engineering graduate. Like his father, he plays the role of an antagonist in most films. Asokan died on 11th November, 1982, due to his second heart attack. His wife, Mary, also passed away a few years after his death. His son, Amalraj, is also deceased.


Sanjay Bharathi

'Sanjay Bharathi' is an actor currently working in the Tamil Film Industry. His father is the well-known Tamil film director and actor ‘Santhana Bharathi’. Sanjay made his debut in the year 2012 in the film “Naanga” as Chandran. Since then, he has gone on to appear in four other movies and is currently in the process of filming a movie that is slated for a release later this year. His debut film Naanga featured an ensemble cast. Like him, the many other members of the cast were also children of noted Tamil film personalities. The film, which revolves around a group of college friends who meet up again in the year 2011, was met with mixed reviews; some found the film pretty good whilst one review went on to call it an “honest failure”. He followed up his debut with a supporting role in the movie “Puthugam”, released in 2013. Alongside a plethora of supporting actors and with actor ‘Sathya’ playing the lead role, the movie was met with a lukewarm reception from critics, with some lamenting the fact that the film wasn’t well-made but instead settled into an all too familiar trope of themes. Sanjay Bharati’s next venture also released in 2013, this time, he starred in a comedy drama film titled “Jannal Oram”. The movie was a remake of the Malayalam film “Ordinary”. However, it once again didn’t get too many good reviews from the critics, with some believing it to be decent at best whilst many lambasted it entirely. He finally got some positive critical reviews in his next film titled “Jeeva” that was released in 2014. The film centers on an aspiring cricketer who works hard to fulfill his dream of playing for the Indian cricket team, despite certain obvious apprehensions from his family. Bharati played the role of a DCA cricketer in this movie. His next role was also a supporting one in the Tamil supernatural film titled “Masss Engira Masilamani” which starred ‘Suriya Sivakumar’ and ‘Nayantara’ in the leads. This movie hit the theaters in 2015. In the movie, Sanjay portrayed the character of a ghost. This movie was a hit both critically and commercially and did decent business even outside of India thanks to a distribution deal that was inked with Eros International. His next movie is titled “Kootathil Oruthan”, a college love story. He will once again be featured in a supporting role in this film that will be released later in 2016.

Sanjay Bharathi Tamil Actor