Birthday: 03-03-1958
Age: 61
Star sign: Aries

Born as Latha Rangachari, Latha is a philanthropist, film producer and a playback singer of India. She was born in Chennai and has done her Masters in English literature from Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai. She is the wife of famous Indian legendary actor Rajinikanth, who mainly works in the Tamil cinema. She first met Rajinikanth when she was a student in Ethiraj. Rajinikanth was already an established actor and Latha went to interview him for her college magazine on the sets of film Thillu Mullu. During that interview, Rajinikanth asked Latha if she would marry him and she told him to ask her parents. In Latha, Rajinikanth found his anchor. They got married on 26th February 1981. The couple has two daughters – Aishwarya R. Dhanush and Soundarya Rajinikanth, who are both in the film industry. Aishwarya is married to the popular actor and National award winner Dhanush. Being a philanthropist, she is the founder and correspondent of a Chennai-based school- The Ashram. The school started in the year 1991.

She is also the chairperson of Ocher Studios, a production company started by her younger daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth. In the early 1980s, Latha started working as a playback singer in Tamil cinema. Few of her famous songs include ‘Netru Indha Neram' from Tik Tik Tik- a Kamal Haasan starred movie in 1981 and ‘Kadavul Ullamae' from Anbulla Rajinikanth in 1984. She also gave her voice to Rajini 25 in 1999, which was a musical album that celebrated the 25 years of Rajinikanth's career. She has also produced ‘Maaveeran' in 1986 and ‘Valli' in 1993. In Valli, she also sang the song ‘Kukkukoo Koovum.' She has also sung ‘Manappenin Sathiyam' from the directorial debut of her younger daughter " Kochadaiiyaan." She has also released a music album ‘Maaya Jaalam' and ‘Saraal'. Latha also has family connections with noted actor and playwright Y.G. Mahendra. Latha is his sister sister-in-law. The veteran actress of Bollywood Vyjayanthimala is also a close relative of Latha. In 2015, an FIR was filed against her. According to FIR, she has forged the documents for the dispute linked with the satellite rights of the film ‘Kochadaiiyan'. In 2016, the high court dismissed the case as no relevant documents in the complainant's support were produced.

Kalpathi S Aghoram Tamil Actor

Kalpathi S Aghoram

Kalpathi S. Aghoram is a renowned producer of Tamil and Telugu films. He along with his two brothers, Kalpathi S. Ganesh and Kalpathi S. Suresh, owns a Chennai-based private equity and entertainment interest group named Kalpathi Group. In this group, Kalpathi S. Aghoram holds the position of Vice- Chairman with his brother Kalpathi S. Suresh being the Chairman of the same. The Kalpathi group has following extensions: 1. Kalpathi Investments- It is the private equity arm of the group, 2. AGS Entertainment- This is the film production and distribution arm of the group established in the year 2006 and 3. AGS Cinemas- This is the exhibition arm of the Kalpathi Group with having nine screens in Chennai and its suburbs. Archana Kalpathi, daughter of Kalpathi S. Aghoram, is the present CEO and director of the AGS Cinemas, which is setting up multiplexes in Chennai. Kalpathi S. Aghoram started his career as a producer in the year 2006 with the Tamil movie Thiruttu Payale. After Thiruttu Payale, he has produced: Santosh Subramaniam in 2008; Maasilamani in 2009; Irumbu Kottai Murattu Singam, Madrasapattinam and Bale Pandiya in 2010; Yuddham Sei, Engeyum Kadhyal, Avan Ivan and Vellore Maavattam in 2011; The Alternate (Maattran/ Brothers) in 2012; Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham in 2013; Tenaliraman and Irumbu Kuthirai in 2014; Anegan (Anekudu), Vai Raja Vai and Thani Oruvan in 2015. All these films were produced and distributed under the title of AGS Entertainment Company. Post the success of Thani Oruvan in 2015, the director, Mohan Raja, producers of AGS Entertainment -Kalpathi S. Aghoram, Kalpathi S. Ganesh and Kalpathi S. Suresh organized an "annadhanam" in which they served food to more than 1500 people of Chennai in and around the T Nagar. The actors of the movie along with the music director, cinematographer and others were present at the venue. In the same year, rumors were that AGS Entertainment is banned by the Tamil Film Producer's Council (TFPC) for giving excessive advertisements for the release of Thani Oruvan, but there came no official statement about the imposition of such ban. Kalpathi S. Aghoram currently is the Vice-President of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association. He was elected unanimously at the 85th AGM (Annual General Meeting) of the association which was held on 12th June 2015. Also worth mentioning is that this is his sixth consecutive term in the same designation i.e. being the Vice-President of TNCA. He was also nominated as the member of the Marketing Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2013.

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Dhayanidhi Alagiri

Dhayanidhi Azhagiri is a Tamil cinema producer and distributor, who is the grandson of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, ‘Karunanidhi’ and son of former Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, M. K. Alagiri. His friends and relatives also call him by other names like Dhaya and Durai. He is the owner of the Tamil film production and distribution company, Cloud Nine Movies. It was established in 2008 and is co-owned with Vivek Rathinavel and has its headquarters in Chennai. Dhayanidhi also has 50 % of the shares in a cable MSO-JAK Communications that provides its services to the districts of Thiruvallur and Chennai. Dhayanidhi did his education from The College of Engineering in Guindy. In 2010, he got married to Anusha, who pursues advocacy in Chennai. His works usually are based from Cloud Nine Movie banners that he owns. He won the Best Producer Award (ITFA) for the movie ‘Mankatha’ in 2011. Mankatha is an action based movie with Ajith Kumar in the lead role. Some of the movies produced are ‘Thamizh Padam’, ‘Thoonga Nagaram’, ‘’Udhayam NH4’, ‘Vadacurry’ and ‘Thagaraaru’. The movie banners also distributed the following films; ‘Vaaranam Aayiram’, ‘Paiyaa’, ‘Vaanam’ apart from other films. A project called ‘Soodhadi’ was also being produced which has been scrapped off. Currently, he is facing charges in a case that has been filed against him regarding a Rs 16,000 crore mining scam. The Madurai district court has issued a warrant against him which is non bailable. He has been absconding ever since the controversy came to light and his family members have shown ignorance to his whereabouts.

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Dhayanidhi Alagiri Tamil Actor