Having a filmy background, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj is an actor and belongs to Tamil film industry. Leading his father’s footstep, Shanthanu, started his career in films from 2008. He also was an assistant director in his sister’s film. Even though he is an actor and has a movie background, he completed his studies too and is nowadays experimenting with himself in movies as an actor. Personal Life: Shanthanu Bhagyaraj belongs to the famous actor and director, K. Bhagyaraj. Being a son of an actor and director he tried his hands at acting too and got mixed reviews. Born on 24th August 1986 in South India, he completed his schooling from Sishya School, Chennai. Later he graduated from Loyola College in Chennai in 2007 with a degree in Economics. His family includes K. Bhagyaraj(father), Poornima Bhagyaraj(mother) and Saranya Bhagyaraj(sister). His sister is also a notable actress. Shanthanu married TV anchor Keerthi on 21 August 2015. Keerthi is the daughter of famous choreographer, Jayanthi Vijayakumar and is popular as an anchor on television show 'Maanadu Mayilaadu' and 'Naalaiya Iyakkunar' which is aired on Kalaignar TV. Career: Shanthanu started his career in movies as early as a child, which was directed by his father only.

The movie was named as ‘Vettiya Madichu Kattu’ and was released in 1998, and later he entered into film industry with the debut role in 1998 only and had won many awards for his performance. Sakkarakatti, directed by Kala Prabhu was a hit, and he was a part of it. The producer of this film was S. Thanu. The film released with negative reviews in September 2008. But the song taxi taxi became a super hit song in this movie and especially among youths, the song is a chat buster. His debut film in Malayalam was Angel John, in which he acted alongside Mohanlal and the film was also a moderate success. Shanthanu was also an assistant director in his sister, Saranya Bhagyaraj's debut, Parijatham. Awards: In 2008, he received ‘FilmFare Award’ for the Best South Male Debut in ‘Sakkarakatti’. Also in 2008, he got ‘Vijay Award’ for Best Debut Actor in ‘Sakkarakatti’. Not just this but in 2008, he also got ‘ITFA’ Best new actor award in Sakkarakatti’. Upcoming Movies: In 2016, he’s set to be launched in various movies like Vaaimai, Mupparimaanam and also Amali Thumali.

Shankar Panikkar Tamil Actor

Shankar Panikkar

Shankar Panikkar (Panicker), popularly known as Shankar has worked as Indian film actor and is still. He is also a director. He was one of the most versatile lead actors of Malayalam cinema during the 1980s. He was marked as the True romantic hero of Mollywood by Galatta Cinema magazine. Shankar is one of those actors who gave continuous blockbusters. There are some special movies which run all over the cinema for almost the whole year. It acts as the benchmark which everyone wants to make but could rarely match the performance. Not just the movie but the actors in these movies have a special place in the hearts of the audience, and Shankar is one of those actors. His movie, Oru Thalai Ragam, which became the cult romantic film of Tamil film history, stayed on the screen for all 365 days. He has acted over in 150 feature films. Personal Life: Shankar was born in the lands of Kerala, but he was later taken to Chennai when he was just four years old by his parents. He is the son of Kecheriyil Thekkeveettil NK Panicker and Sulochana Panicker. His family also includes his two siblings, Krishnakumar, and Indra. He did his schooling from St. Bede's Anglo Indian High School. He did his graduation in Rishikesh from Gadwarl University, Rishikesh. He also did a two years acting course. Shankar married Rooparekha but unfortunately that relation ended in divorce. Later in 2013, he married Chitra Lekshmi. Presently, Shankar is living in Cochin with his mother. Career: Started his career with the famous blockbuster film, Oru Thalai Ragam, in 1980, as a lead actor, he was one of the most anticipated actors of his time. After the superhit film Oru Thalai Ragam, which ran on the screens for 365 days, he acted in Manjil Virinja Pookkal, a romantic film. After this, he became one of the famous actors of Tamil film industry. He was also a part of Malayalam film industry. He became a romantic hero. Not only he did romantic films but acted as an action hero in Parayanumvayya Parayathirikkanumvayya, which was liked by all. In late 80’s he did fewer films and became a producer in 1986. Shankar was also a part of Television Industry, and his serials were also very successful. He started with 'Ithu Manju Pole and later continued. To continue his career in films and to shine out again he started with directing films and became a director himself. As a marvelous superstar, he made his position as a director too and made his first video film in 2006 named as ‘Kaatti’ on child labor that won him an award too. He also made feature films, and the first one was Virus. It was all about how people suffering from aids are ill-treated in the society, and they should not be rejected by us. Later also, he released another film, Sand City, in 2015 which was all well appreciated.

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Sibiraj

When the son gets into his father’s shoes, he’s taken to be an adult. And for Sibiraj, the son of industry veteran Sathyaraj, the shoes were huge enough. Following the legacy of his father Sathyaraj, who is known for his powerful performances as he made a turn from being the protagonist to portraying the antagonist, Sibiraj made his debut in movie titled Student No 1 which hit the theaters in 2003. The movie, though was supposed to mark a warm welcome for then newbie, went cold on the box office. Post a not-so-happening movie debut, Sibiraj did 4 of his next movies under his father Sathyaraj’s severe guidance. Sathyaraj was backing his son all the way in his next four movies- Jore,Mannin Maindhan, Vetrivel Sakthivel and Kovai Brothers. Somewhere, these movies gave Sibiraj the necessary momentum and confidence he was looking for. After Kovai Brothers, Sibiraj showed up in Nenjil Jil Jil for a guest appearance. This was followed by a movie titled Lee, where Sibiraj played a football player. Following his increasing imprint on the Silver Screen, Sibiraj did movies Naanayam. This would’ve been a regular ride of a ‘starkid’, but Sibiraj had more up under his sleeves. Just when people where waiting for his next project, Sibiraj declared that he’ll be taking a break from the movies to attend the New York Film Academy. And after four years, with his film Naigaal Jaaikirathai, he did show his growth as an actor. Jakcson Durai, about to release in 2016 will be a horror flick where Sibiraj plays a cop to a haunted village’s rescue, followed by Pokkiri Raja , co-starring Hansika Motwani.

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Sibiraj Tamil Actor