Rajendar is a talented personality in the Indian cinema, who hailed from Mayavaram, Tamilnadu. He is director, actor, script writer, music director and dialogue writer. His first film is Oru Thalai Raagam, in which he acted, wrote the script and lyrics and composed the music. The film was a super duper hit in the year 1980. His direction hit the theatres through Rayil Payanangalil in the year 1981. Thangaikor Geetham and Uyirullavarai Usha were box office hit films. These films had Rajendar as the actor, director, lyricist, music director as well as producer. He became very popular in his style of acting and direction. He was called upon to score the music for the film Pookalai Pareekatheergal, performed by Nadiya and Suresh. The songs were all super hit and the film too. Mythili Ennai Kadhali was one of the successful films by Rajendar, in which Amala was introduced. The film gave a good popularity to the debutante actress Amala. He married his costar Usha and has three children, Silambarasan, Kuralarasan and Ilakkiya. Silambarasan is one of the top actors in Tamil cinema, as of now. Kuralarasan has committed to compose music in a new Tamil film. Rajendar’s latest heroic performance was in the film Veerasamy, which had Mumtaz as his pair. Rajendar is in politics as a party lead and the name of the party is All India Latchiya Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam.