Anderson once stated the reason for his success to being because everything went wrong the first time and that’s just the case of his career. He initially kicks started with a film, Yaaruku Yaaro, which just ran for 25 days in the theaters. However, having uploaded this movie in parts, over the internet, little did he know that he would strike a chord with the audience. This film was a huge success, went viral over the internet. He then began uploading videos of him dancing, cracking jokes and some acting as well. Who knew a small time courier business entrepreneur, in a remote corner of Tamil Nadu, i.e., Erode, would wind up in the cine industry, because he was inspired by the Tamil film, Chocolate.
It is at this point; he played the protagonist in the movie Yaaruku Yaaro, produced by his uncle, which went on to be screened only in four theaters. Who was once Anderson Samuel, had to change his name for the film to Sam Anderson. Since the internet craze for him, he has been able to bag roles in several films; Sonna Puriyathu, Thalaivaa, Biriyani,
Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham, Golli Soda,
Ettuthikkum Madhayaanai and the most recent Vikram starrer film, 10 Enrathukulla. Today he is one among the internet sensations of India, and he will never die.