A.M Rathnam is a famous name in the South Indian film industry as he has served it for over a couple of decades not just as a director and producer but also a make-up man as well as a screenplay writer. He was born in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district near Buchireddipalem. He always wanted to be a part of the film and entertainment industry which is why he started working on it as a make-up artist for various superstar leading ladies of Tamil and Telugu cinema industry. He has been a personal make-up man for the very famous Vijayashanti. When he finally decided to take a chance and produce a film, it was Vijayashanti, who extended her full and unshakable trust and support to him. He made Karthawyam in the year 1990 with the help Vijayashanti, and it turned out to become a critically as well as a commercially hit release. Vijayashanti also received a lot of appreciation for her role and was bestowed with the National Award for the Best Actress. After this wonderful success of his first production venture,

Rathnam became a more confident person when it came to his movies, and he established his production house named Sri Surya Movies which made films both in Telugu and Tamil language. Under his banner, he also made movies like Peddrikam, which was released in the year 1992, Kushi, which came out in the year 2002, among several others. Rathnam isn’t just a successful producer of the film industry but also has written screenplays for many movies among which is Naaga. The film ‘Indian’ which was produced under his banner when on to become a highly successful and remarkable flick and it got itself enlisted among the movies that were sent for Academy Awards under the category of Best Foreign Language Film. Rathnam married and had two children. One of them is Jyoti Krishna, who grew up to become a director and an actor, and the other is Ravi Krishna, who is also an actor. He is an ardent devotee of Shirdi Sai Baba, and he established a temple near his office which is in Valasaravakkam.

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A.M. Rathnam is a famous Indian Cinema producer. He is well known for his contribution to Tamil and Telugu movies. He established his own production entity Sri Surya Movies Entertainment. Under this house, he made some blockbuster hits in Telugu Karthavyam a 1990 action and political dramatic film under the direction of Mohan Gandhi. Later it was also dubbed into Tamil with title Vyjayanthi IPS. Vijayashanthi played the lead role in this film and as a Best Actress got the National award for her outstanding performance in this movie.

A.M. Rathnam also gave another super hit movie at box office Peddarikam a film released in 1992 under his own direction starring Sukanya, Jagapathi Babu, and Bhanumathi Ramakrishna. Some of the other famous movies under his production include Sneham Kosam a Telugu film under the direction of K.S. Ravi Kumar starring Chiranjeevi in a dual role. Later the same movie was dubbed into Hindi and Tamil languages also. He also produced Kushi an all-time super hit movie starring Pawan Kalyan.

This movie is one of the best one among the young audience even in the current days also. It was done under the direction of S.J. Surya. In 1996, Mr. Rathnam entered into Tamil film industry and debuted with a famous film Indian under the direction of Shankar starring Urmila Matondkar, Manisha Koirala, and Kamal Haasan in a dual role. It was featured in Academy Awards in 1996, under the category of India as its entity as a Best Foreign Language film. Rathnam born in Nellore district from Andhra Pradesh.

He has two sons one is an actor Ravi Krishna, and another one is an actor and director Jyothi Krishna. Rathnam initiated his career in the film industry as a Makeup man for Vijayashanthi a famous super star in South Indian films. He produced his first film Karthavyam with the same Actress by getting her support. He also financed one of the best films directed by Shankar, and it got the Best Film Award in Tamil Filmfare Awards. His movie Indian also got the Cinema Express Award as a Best Film in the Tamil Language.

Punnagai Poo Gheetha Tamil Actress

Punnagai Poo Gheetha

Geetha Ammasee, who is well known as Punnagai Poo Geetha born in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia is a very talented person, who has achieved a great amount of reputation from her work, from being a Radio personality to a film producer and an actress, in the Tamil Film industry. She started off her career as a host on a Malaysian TV channel NTV7, on a show, Rhythm, and Raaga. Then later she went off to start a job in a Malaysian Tamil Radio Station, Time Highway Radio Raaga. Being a part of the Radio station since the beginning, made her good at what she is. On side she did hosting jobs, as she worked there in the radio station at the same time being called as a Punnagai Poo, which means smiling flower in Tamil, which turned out to be her nick name in time. She also produced telefilms during this time, as she was working as a host and at the radio at the same time, which later helped her to open her advertising company known as SG. Later after this she came to India, with the intentions to produce a movie, and she did in the name of the production studio named SG Films. The movies she released were Arintum Ariyamalum (2005), directed by Vishnuvardhan, a family friend of hers. And it wasn’t very easy to do things on her own, to produce a movie on her own, as the distributors weren’t trusting a foreign investor and a women producer. But then later the movie turned out to be a commercial success and having a huge profit, more than twice. The movie also ran for another 175 days at the theatre, making herself enter into the Malaysian Book Of Records being the first female Tamil movie producer to have a produced a Tamil movie in India. Later this she again produced two more movies, Kundakka Mandakka (2005) and Pattiyal (2006), which was a low budget movie but then turned out to be a commercially successful movie, through which she introduced Malaysian actors in Tamil cinema. Later after this she went back to Malaysia, back to her job and also did host an Enthiran sound track release, held in Kuala Lumpur, with Vivek in 2010. Then she came back, producing the movie Narthagi (2011) after a long five years, back in India, in which she also had a role for a short period. And then she produced another movie Oru Nadigaiyin Vaakkumoolam (2012) with Sonia Agarwal, where Geetha had a role for more amount of time, as a journalist in which she shot for seven days. After that, she was offered a lead role in a 'C. Kumaresan' movie, which she rejected in the beginning. But then eventually he had managed to convince her to do it. Being honored as the Best Overseas Artist, she was awarded Edison Award in India. Other movies which she had to act were in Kaaval (2015). And the other movie which she produced was Sivappu (2015). She is bright and has done a lot of things by this young age. And she has a personality to take on more to get through. Another Version... Punnagai Poo Gheetha is the radio personality of Tamil. Not only this, but she is a film-maker as well as an actress. She works in film industry of Malaysia and Tamil. In the radio station of Malaysia, she was popular as the radio jockey (RJ). Before starting the film studio of her own and starting with Tamil cinema, she started to be known as a Malaysian producer. In many events, she worked as a host and has performed in many productions by her and into Malaysian movies. Gheetha took birth in Malaysia, and her father was the “Plantation Owner”. In the television channel of Malaysia “NTV7”, she worked as the host of the show “Rhythm and Raaga” before working in the radio station. While working in radio, she did jobs related to host, and took steps towards the production of telefilms and went on to open an Advertisement Company called “SG” which was owned by her. Then, she came to India to set up her film production house called “SG Films” and produced “Arinthum Ariyamalum” which was directed by “Vishnuvardhan”. She released the movie on her own because distributors had no belief on foreign investor and a female producer. This film became very successful, and its revenue was two times the cost of its production, and it was in theatres for 175 days. With this, she received an entry into “Malaysian Book of Records” for being the first woman to produce Tamil films in India. T hen she provided funds next for “Kundakka Mandakka” which was a comedy and a low budget movie and renowned tamil actor 'R Parthiepan' acted in the principal role. In this film, she introduced actors of Malaysia into the Tamil Industry. After this, Gheetha and Vishnuvardan together joined hands for the next project “Pattiyal” which became very successful financially. After this movie, she stopped working in Indian cinema for some time and went back to Malaysia for the radio job. She also hosted the release function of “Enthiran” Soundtrack in Malaysia with ‘Vivek’ as a co-host in the year 2010. After a span of five years, she made her re-entry with the movie “Narthagi”, which was a transgender related drama in which all the actors were new comers and she also performed a small role. After this, her next production was “Oru Nadigaiyin Vaakkumoolam” in which ‘Sonia Agarwal’ was the lead actress. In this movie, Gheetha worked as the Journalist for a period of seven days. Her first role was in the Malaysia Tamil movie named “Maindhan”. Although she had done many supporting roles before, at first he was hesitant to act in this film but later changed her mind. She even did stunts in this film and got injured in the process. Maindhan earned her highest grossing for Tamil movie produced in Malaysia. Gheetha won the Edison Award for the Best Overseas Artist.

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K T Kunjumon

He was born on 15th November in 1953. Once he completed his education he started working in a travel agency after which he shifted to the hotel industry. After this he became a distributor in the film industry. During this time he distributed around 350 films in various languages. He has dubbed numerous films from Tamil to Hindi, Telugu, and Malayalam. In the second half of the 1980s he produced only Malayalam films. In the 1990s he started producing Tamil movies. In 1993 he produced the movie, Gentleman for which he received the Filmfare Award under the best Tamil Film . The leads in the movie are Arjun and Madhoo. It has been directed by S. Shankar and is a vigilante film in Tamil. The story revolves around a person who wants to take revenge for the wrongs done to him and his family. He was denied admission in a medical college as he was unable to pay the bribe for the seat. Also in the process he lost his mother and friend. He then decides to become a thief to be able to build a college for poor students. In the end, he manages to take revenge and build the college, but also has to serve his sentence for the crimes committed by him. The same movie was remade by Mahesh Bhatt in Hindi in 1994 by the name of The Gentleman. The lead in this movie was Chiranjeevi. In 1994 he produced Kaadhalan, which received the Filmfare Award in the Tamil Film Industry under the Best Film category. The protagonists in the film are Prabhu Deva and Nagma. Other actors playing the prominent role in the film are Girish Karna, Raghuvaranand Vadivelu. The movie is a romantic thriller where the protagonists fall in love, not accepted by the family of the girl. The movie revolves around the man who gets involved in saving a hospital from a bomb blast and ends with getting together of the two protagonists. In 1996 Kunjumon announced a venture called Kodiesvaran, which would have been the debut of his son, Eby Kunjumon. But the movie could not get a theatrical release due to the financial troubles that K T Kunjumon was having. He did announce a comeback with Kathalukku Maranamillai in 2008. The film was completed by 2009 but also did not get a theatrical release.

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