Sivaji Ganesan

Other names of Sivaji Ganesan: Vettaithidal Chinnaiahpillai Ganesan, Nadigar Thilagam

The Honorable Mr. Ganesan was the second son in his family, with two siblings. He married Kamala in 1952, with four children later. His son Prabhu is a popular actor in the Tamil industry. Active during the latter half of the 20th Century, Vettaithidal Chinnaiahpillai “ Sivaji Click to look into! >> Read More... ” Ganesan was one of the best and most respected actors in the industry. His adaptability and incredible acting skills lead him to the Tamil honorific name “Nadigar Thillagam” meaning “The pride of actors”.

He made his way from a small stage actor, in his childhood, to one of the best actors in films. He came into the film hood with such confidence and authority that his era has been named the golden era of Tamil cinemas. An acting career that lasted for over five decades, he has acted in more than 300 films during his life. He acted in the Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi film industries. He is also a much-decorated actor. Being the first Indian to receive the “Best Actor” Award in the International Film Festival, an Afro-Asian Film Festival that took place is Cairo, in 1960, he also received the President's Award for “Best Actor in Tamil” many times.

During his visit to the United States, in June 1995, he visited Colombus, Ohio, where the mayor, Greg Lashutka honored him by calling him the honorary citizen of Columbia. He also received four film fare awards and one National Film Awards The National Film Awards gets presented every year >> Read More... . But the pinnacle of his acting career was receiving the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest honor for films in India, in the year 1997.

He also went on to receive the NTR National Award in 1998. He had a short, unsuccessful political career. He was a Rajya Sabha MP by Indira Gandhi. Although soon after her death, his political career in the Rajya Sabha ended. Suffering from severe heart disease and respiratory infection, Sivaji Ganesan died on 21st July 2001 at 7:45 PM.

Sibiraj Tamil Actor

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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Sriman

K. Srinivasa Reddy popularly known as Sriman is an artist who has appeared in different languages such as Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies. He was born in Rajamundry, in Andhra Pradesh, India. He is popular for his excellence in movies like Sethu, a Tamil drama romance which is directed by Bala, who also made a debut with this film. The film was a major success. Sriman was seen in the pivotal role along with Vikram and Abitha in the lead. The film has won national film award for the best feature film, Ayutha Ezhuthu, which in English means three dots a picture released in 2004 which has Bollywood actor R. Madhavan in the cast. It is a Political drama movie, Pokirrri a Tamil drama film with the Bollywood star Asin the movie is directed by the multi-talented personality Prabhu Deva released in the year 2007. Sriman has a film background his father Prakash Reddy is a renowned director of dance and a film producer, contributing to 22 Telugu films in all. He started his career as a child artist in the year 1975 in a movie named Bangura Manushulu but hen after acting in some films he decided to continue his studies. His uncle, K.S Reddy was a renowned film director. After completing his college, he recommenced his acting and made a comeback with the movie Dongalunnaru Jagartha. But, unfortunately, the film did not show up at the box office. He was given a chance by Vikraman, a Tamil movie director in his film Puthiya Mannargal, and this proved to be the turning point in his career. His movie Love Today was also appreciated by all and gained him popularity. He has shared the screen with Kamal Hassan in the 2000’s in Kamal’s movies related to Comedy and Humour. Sriman is married to Nimitha, who is a doctor by profession.

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