Karate Raja is a popular villain and character artist in Tamil movies. He has acted with actors like Rajinikanth, Vijay, Kamal Haasan, Ajith, Suriya, Vikram, etc. He is known for movies like’Virumaandi’ where he played actor Kamal Haasan’s friend. This movie was produced, written and directed by Kamal Hassan himself. In the same year, he appeared in another Tamil movie ‘Ghilli’ where he played actor Prakash Raj’s henchman. The movie had Trisha and Vijay in lead roles, and the movie was a box office success. In the same year 2004, he also acted with Kamal Haasan in an another movie 'Vasool Raja MBBS' which was a remake of Hindi movie 'Munnabhai MBBS'. In this movie, he played the role of Margabandhu/Mark. Thus, Karate Raja was a lucky co-star who had acted in most popular Tamil films which had an excellent opening at the box office and even won the praise from critics. He also acted in a Telugu movie ‘Bangaram’.

In 2007, Karate Raja acted in a movie ‘ Pokkiri Raja’ directed by Prabhu Deva. In this film, he played actor Vijay’s friend along with another actor Valyapuri. In the year 2012, he acted in a role of inspector in movie ‘Ambuli’. So far the actor has acted in 10-15 movies. But he has been the luckiest star to act in most successful movies in Kollywood. He is the luckiest star who shot to fame very easily which even actors cannot do with few film credits. Also, he has experimented various roles as a character or a villain artiste in Tamil cinema. The actor married Divya in 2008 and has three daughters. He is the busiest star in Kollywood who works day and night. The actor tried his luck in Malayalam and Telugu movies too and acted in ‘ Thiruvambadi Thamban’ (Malayalam) and ‘Banagaram’ (Telugu). It is stated that in 2015, he had converted him to Islam.

Kadhal Sukumar Tamil Actor

Kadhal Sukumar

Kadhal Sukumar is an Indian film director and actor. He has mainly given his contribution and appeared in Tamil language cinemas. For a decade he used to work in movies as a comedian. He was best known for his performance in the movie Kaadhal in the year 2004 by Balaji Sakthivel. After working in the romantic film he decided to attempt a career as a movie director. Sukumar is the son of a farmer from the Alanganallur district near Madurai, who had come to Chennai in the year 1997, seeking for a chance to star in Tamil cinemas. His primary on-screen presence was in the movie Sakthi in the year 1997, where he displayed the role of a dancer beside Vadivelu in a song, with numerous critics commenting about his likeness to the actor. Sukumar then first served as an actor in an unreleased film Kaadhal Jaathi by Kasthuri Raja. He then started working on a television program titled Oorvambu aired on Raj TV, which earned attention for him in the film fraternity and is work was seen by many famous personalities from the film industry. Sukumar got a breakthrough after starring in the character of Bharath’s buddy in Balaji Sakthivel's coming-of-age, romantic love story Kaadhal in the year 2004. The success of the film helped the actor to fix the film's name as a designation to his name. That same year, he acted in two movies featuring Kamal Haasan in the village drama movie Virumaandi and the other one was s comic satire Vasool Raja MBBS. In 2008, Sukumar got a chance to play the leading character in a film named Saamipulla alongside Saranya Mohan and Karthika. Despite the movie based on a good concept and having a decent star cast the film failed to create a magic among the audience nor could it impress the critics and at the end the movie got shelved from the theatres with the very low box office collection. After appearing in so many films he shifted his career and worked as a director in late 2012 movie within the production of Thirukkural, although the flick was later suspended after some schedules. His first release was Thiruttu VCD in the year 2015 starring him in an important role. The movie had a weak key release and did not do well commercially. Sukumar next did Summave Aaduvom in 2016, which focused on the street artists, starring Leema Babu Athlete Arun Balaji in the main roles. The movie opened to positive reviews and was very much appreciated by the critics. Many leading dailies had given a positive review of the film.

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