Birthday: 15-11-1921
Date of death: 01-10-2008
Star sign: Sagittarius

Poornam Vishwanathan was a Tamil actor who was seen in supporting roles. He also worked in the theatre. He was born on 4th July, 1921 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His sun sign is Sagittarius. He was born and brought up in Chennai.

He had started performing on stage from a very young age ; when he was 18 years old. He lived in Chennai with his family- his wife, one son and two daughters. He died on 1st October, 2008 aged 87 years. The doctors claimed the reason to be multi-organ failure.

He died in a private hospital. He worked as a reader for the All India Radio. After that, he started his career in acting. He is known for his remarkable acting in Tamil films. In every role, he gave great attention to his dialogue delivery and body language.

He started performing in theatres at the age of 18. After that, he moved to Delhi for a few years. There he was the part of South Indian Troupe with the critics of music and dance Subbudu. He considers it a matter of great privilege, that he was the one to announce the news of India’s Independence on 15th August 1947. Later in 1964, he was transferred to Chennai.

He was seen in many plays written by Marina namely Thanikuduthanam, Oor Vambu, Kaal Kattu, etc. and his works were well acknowledged. He has written many short stories and plays. He had a great interest in arts and was often seen at Sabhas in the December Music Festival.

He is known in the South Indian Film Industry for his voice modulation. His performance in Kadavul, Vandirundar, Adimaigal, and Oonjal were highly appreciated by the audience. Due to his passion and love for theatres, he started a Troupe called Poornam New Theatres. He was also seen in the Bollywood film Ek Duje Ke Liye (1981) where he played the role of Kamal Hassan's father.

He is also famous among the Malayalam audience due to his role in the movie Chithram where he acted with Mohanlal. He is also seen in other Malayalam films namely Aryan (1988), Abhimanyu (1991) and Pingami (1994).

He worked in the Press Information Bureau in Chennai as the Assistant Information Officer. He also was the editor of Thittam, and was the Senior Correspondent for the magazine Yojana which was introduced by the Union Information of Broadcasting Ministry.

During the Golden Jubilee Independence Day Celebration, All India Radio honoured him by asking him to read their news. He was the first to announce the news of India’s Independence. He said that it had been a very emotional moment for him.

He had cried immediately after reading the news. He was seen in the movie Thillu Mullu directed by K Balachander. It is said to be the Tamil version of the Hindi film Golmaal directed by Amol Palekar. He recreated the role of Utpal Dutt. He was also seen in the movie Mahanadi, where he played a sad character. It was a serious film.

He also did short story series on the DD National Channel. He did 2-3 stories having 2-3 episodes in each of them. One was based on the daily life of a middle-class man, and one was based on the conditions of Pre- Independent India.

He also won the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Theatre Acting – Tamil. He is famous for his mimicry skills and was one of the most loved mimicry artists of that time. He had a unique voice which was an advantage for him during his Radio work, but he used those skills in the movies as well and made his mark in the industry.

His peculiar dialogue delivery skills, his unique way of pronunciation, his magical voice and the way he spoke attracted the audience. He was a fatherly man who was seen in many fatherly roles. He conveyed the messages in his movies with his amazing facial expressions.

He potrayed majestic characters on screen, which made the small roles look more important. He was seen in innocent roles, but he gave life to his characters due to which people started liking him a lot. He is an unforgettable person who will stay in the hearts of millions of people forever.

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KRG Sharad

KRG Sharad is a supporting actor in the Tamil Movie Industry. He is a media and entertainment professional. KRG Sharad is known for his role in the movie Isai starring actor S. J. Surya. He was also part of the client servicing team in marketing and communication function in advertising agencies with film production studios and television broadcasters. KRG Sharad completed his schooling in Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan in Business/ Commerce in the year 1995 – 1996. During this time, he was a notable tennis player and represented India in Under 17. When he was 14 years old, he won the All India Bertram Table Tennis Singles. He was the youngest to have won this match. KRG Sharad then joined Loyola College for his undergraduate education. He was a student of Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing in the year 1996 to the year 1999. There he won the All India University Tale Tennis Championship. He has also won many medals including three gold and one silver for Table Tennis at the National Games, and he was the runner-up in the National Doubles Table Tennis Championship. For his postgraduate education, KRG Sharad joined the Indian Institue of Planning and Management (IIPM) in New Delhi where he did a PG diploma course in Planning and Management. KRG Sharad first started as an Account Executive at Wunderman India Pvt Ltd from July of the year 2003 to April of the year 2004. This company was part of the Young & Rubicam Group Company. KRG Sharad then became part of Star TV as the Senior Marketing Communications Manager of Vijay TV from 2004 to 2011. He was the General Manager Marketing in AGS Cinemas Pvt Ltd from April of the year 2011 to the year 2015 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He then became the Vice President Operations at Fame Digital Private Limited from November of the year 2015 to February of the year 2016. In March 2016, he joined the Sun TV Network Limited as the General Manager Marketing, content ideation, communication, and media partnerships. He worked there for about two years. He then shifted to Star Sports 1 Tamil channel of the Star TV Network where he worked as the head of marketing from March of the year 2018 to July of the same year. KRG Sharad then went back again to Sun TV Network Limited and continued his previous position as the General Manager Marketing from July of the year 2018.

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Rajasimman is an Indian film actor from Tamil film industry. He is also known as DMJ Raja Simman. He was born in South India. He is popularly known as a villain in the Tamil film industry, due to his roles. Raja began his career late in 2015. He has worked in some of the blockbuster movies such as Yennai Arindhaal (2015) and Kodi (2016) and with artists like Ajith Kumar, Dhanush, Gautham Menon and, Anushka Shetty. Rajasimman has achieved popularity in a short span of time with his frightening and negative roles. Both of these films were in the list of top 10 films of the respective years. He has been a part of about four to five films till now and has given tremendous performances so far. The famous film 'Yennai Arindhaal' made Rajasimman famous for his acting. He played the role of a villain named Kandha as a supporting actor. The picture is directed by prominent Tamil director Gautham Menon with actor Ajith Kumar, Arun Vijay, Anushka Shetty and Trisha Krishnan in the lead characters. It is the third film of police trilogy by Menon followed by Kaakha Kaakha in 2003 and Vettaiyaadu Vettaiyaadu in 2006. Yennai Arindhaal was released on 5th February 2015 which impressed the audience and got positive reviews from the critic. The viewers highly appreciated the hero-villain pair of Rajasimman and Ajith, and the film bagged many awards and earned nearly 100 crores at the box office. Raja's other movies are Komban (2015), Kodi (2016) and Nannbenda (2015). Nannbenda is romantic comedy film which was released on 2nd April 2015 casting Rajasimman as 'Baby Kumar,' whereas Komban is an action-drama which released a day before; on 1st April 2015. Coming to his latest film Kodi, it is a super hit project of this year in the Tamil cinema. The film was released on 28th October 2016 earning 52 crores of box office collection. It made it to top 10 highest grossing movies of the year. The film stars Dhanush and Anupama Parameswaran and Rajasimman as Kotraivel (member from opposition party). He became more popular after this movie with a huge fan following. Tamil film industry has a blessing for having such artists, and Rajasimman is one of them. He plays the best villain on screen and puts all his efforts into his characters. He is very passionate about his profession and gives his best efforts in all his roles. From Kandha to Kotraivel, he has been acting flawlessly to support his lead actors in the best way possible. We all look forward to watching more of his films and his impressive aggression on screen.

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