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.

Poovilangu Mohan Tamil Actor

Poovilangu Mohan

Poovilangu Mohan is one of the veterans in Tamil television industry and has acted in several serials and has many film roles to his name. His nickname Poovilangu Mohan stuck to him because of the impressive role he played in the movie, “Poovilangu’. He has played in more than 100 movies in supporting roles. His first film was ‘Thaneer Thaneer’, but was recognized by the industry only after his role in ‘Poovilangu’ after which he was thought to go places. But he says, he has not  performed to his potential and has not been getting opportunities to play strong, powerful roles.     He has played alongside almost all top stars of the cinema industry like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan,R.Sarath Kumar, Ajith Kumar, Prashanth, Madhavan, etc, yet he feels he has underachieved and would love to perform better roles if given a chance. Mohan feels the small screen has given him ample  has used his potential to the fullest and he feels happy about it. He has essayed pivotal roles in many serials in which he has starred.      Director K. Balachander found his talent and often roped him in his movies and serials like Punnagai Mannan starring Kamal Hassan, etc. Movies like ‘Poovilangu’, ‘Punnagai Mannan’, ‘Pagal Nilavu’ and ‘Amarkalam’ are close to his heart, he says. He has not only performed serious roles, but also light-hearted, comedy roles in serials like ‘Veetukku Veedu Looty’. ‘Nadhaswaram’, ‘Ganga Yamuna Saraswathi’, ‘Veetukku Veedu Looty’ are some of the serials, that he says he has loved being a part of.

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Riyaz Khan

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.

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Riyaz Khan Tamil Actor