Ravichandran

Other names of Ravichandran: B.S. Raman
Birthday: 30-03-1942
Date of death: 25-07-2011
Star sign: Aries

Ravichandran was a veteran Tamil film, theater, and television actor known for playing protagonists in the 60s and 70s era of Tamil cinema. The period of 1964 to 1979 is when Ravichandran established himself as a Tamil superstar. Ravichandran has also featured in brief roles in various movies and has directed a few films as well. Originally born as B.S.Raman in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Ravichandran relocated to Tiruchirappalli in India. Ravichandran pursued his education at the St. Joseph’s College. Ravichandran started his film career in 1964 with C. V. Sridhar’s “Kaadhalikka Neramillai.” The movie also featured R. Muthuraman, Kanchana, and Rajashri. The decade of the 60s also saw Ravichandran in K. Shankar’s “Gowri Kalyanam,” T. R. Ramanna’s “Kumari Penn,” Balu’s “Motor Sundaram Pillai,” “Kalyana Mandapam,” “Adhey Kangal,” and “ Naan,” among many others. The 1970s saw Ravichandran in the Gemini Ganesan starrer “ Malathi,” “Vimochanasamaram,” Crossbelt Mani’s “ Sakthi,” the Jayalalithaa starrer “Avalluku Ayiram Kangal,” the Kamal Hassan starrer “ Neeya,” and the Sivaji Ganesan starrer “Kavari Maan.”

The decade of the 80s featured Ravichandran R. Sundarrajan’s “Amman Kovil Kizhakale,” the Vijayakanth starrer “Oomai Vizhigal,” “Sattam Oru Vilayaattu,” S. P. Muthuraman’s “Guru Sishya,” “Raja Chinna Roja,” and C. V. Rajendran’s “Chinnappadass,” among many others. The 90s saw Ravichandran in “Pattukku Naan Adimai,” the Arjun Sarja starrer “Sevagan,” “Karna,” “Pudhiya Mugham,” and the Rajinikanth starrer “Arunachalam.” The millennium decade featured Ravichandran in the Vijayakanth starrer “ Ramana,” “ Thennavan,” “ Tagore,” the Chiranjeevi starrer “ Thendral,” “Adaikalam,” the Bharath starrer “Kanden Kadalai,” and “Arasangam.” The 2011 film, “Aadu Puli,” is the last movie that Ravichandran has done. Ravichandran was also given nicknames such as “Kalai Nilavu,” Romantic Hero, Style King, “Kalai Chelvan,” and many others by various people from the Tamil Cinema industry.