Riyaz Khan is a Tamil and Malayalam film and television actor who has more than 100 films under his kitty and several TV serials under his name. Born on the 9th of September, 1972, Riyaz Khan first made his entry into acting through Malayalam movies, his first being 'Sukham Sukhakaram' directed by Balachandra Menon. He has not looked back since then and has acted in movies in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada with leading directors and actors. He has played supportive roles in many Tamil movies essaying powerful characters like an investigative policeman, bodybuilder, etc.

He rose to huge popularity after his role in A. R. Murugadoss’s blockbuster Ghajini that saw Suriya and Asin in the lead roles. He made a huge impact that he was called to play the same role in the Hindi remake as well which had Aamir Khan in the lead role directed by A. R. Murugadoss himself. Since then he has acted in second lead roles, supportive roles, and cameos in many movies including Sura, Thirupathi, Arasangam, Aadhavan, Cheena Thaana 001, Winner, etc. He proved his mettle in slapstick comedy in the movie 'Winner' in which his comedy tracks with Vadivelu became a cult hit.

He had acted in several serials in Tamil television and made a huge mark when he donned a role in the long-running ‘ Kudumbam’ that airs on Sun TV. He is married to fellow actress Uma Riyaz Khan, who is also a film and television actress who is the daughter of Kamesh and Kamala Kamesh, veterans in the movie industry. They have two sons Shariq who is 19 and Samshad, who is 11 now.

Vijay Adhiraj Tamil Actor

Vijay Adhiraj

Vijay Adhiraj is a famous Tamil TV anchor, television actor, film star and director. He is widely known for his vibrant presenting and competing on reality shows and versatile acting. He first made his first appearance in a small role in the 1999 movie, ‘Ponnu Veettukkaran’. After that he played a more substantial role in ‘Roja Koottam’ alongside Srikanth and then in the same year he went on to act with Jothika, Ramba and Laila in the women-strong ‘Three Roses’ and ‘Pathi Rathiri Bayangaram’ which didn’t make it big at the box office.  He ventured into direction after a long wait as advised by his friends including Crazy Mohan and materialized his script into ‘Puthagam’ a low-key film that saw Sathya in the lead role. Puthagam was released in 2013. Before venturing into the direction he has played anchor to many shows on TV and also played the lead role in the television serial ‘Lakshmi’. He has done 48 serials that include ten mega serials in the 14 years he has been in the industry and has tried his hand at production as well. He produced the Kannada and Tamil remake of the Telugu film, ‘Anukokonda Oka Roju’ that he produced along with his friends Ravichandran and Sangeeth Sivan.  He fell in love and married Rachna, a long-time friend turned lover and the couple has two daughters, Laya and Lasya. Vijay and Rachna participated together in Jodi Number One - a dance reality show on Vijay TV. Rachna is a skilled dancer trained in various art forms like Odissi, Kathakali, Kathak, etc. and they went on to go to the finals of the show in its first season, but unfortunately, ended runners-up.

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