'Sampath Raj' was born on 25 December 1968 in Chennai. He adopted film field as his profession for more than a decade by acting in a 2004-released film titled ‘Neranja Manasu’ .Though he played only a small role in the film, he gave it his best and had a series of films to his credits almost every year since then. Though born in Chennai, Sampath is not partial about the languages of the movies he acts in, nor is he bothered with the type of role that he gets to play in the films.

He was featured in more than sixty films till date. His impartiality and his wish to accommodate movies from various states in the country has gained him a lot of reputation in the subcontinent. Though Tamil is his mother tongue, he is fluent in various south Indian languages such as Malayalam, Kannada, and Telugu and has acted in movies in all these languages. He is very popular among Telugu audience and has acted in five Telugu movies in a row from the year 2014.

He has acted in nearly fifteen Telugu movies and a few Kannada and Malayalam movies. He plays supporting roles in movies but mainly as a negative character. Sampath Raj is naturally very intimidating in appearance, which gives him an edge over other actors while performing in negative roles.

His performance have gained him several nominations to awards such as the film fare award for his performance as a supporting actor in the 2008 Tamil film named ‘Saroja’, Vijay award for playing a villain role in the same film and also the nomination for SIIMA best supporting actor award for his performance in the Kannada film Brindavana. Sampath Raj is a person who takes up any challenge that comes his way and he doesn’t turn down an opportunity that comes his way.

Raghuvaran Tamil Actor


Raghuvaran was an Indian actor and has given two and a half decades of his life to South Indian Film industry. He has given around 200 Tamil, and few Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi films. He has always been famous for his villainous role. He was born on 10 December 1959 in Kollengode, Kerala. He was the son of Chunkamandathu Velayudhan and Kasthuri. His father was an hotelier. He completed his primary education from St. Ann's Matric. Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore and took his piano lessons from Trinity College London. To make a carrier in acting, he dropped his college (Govt. Arts College) where he was studying History. Later he did diploma in acting from Adyar Film Institute in Chennai. He married Rohini, an actress, in 1996 and got divorced in 2004. They had a son, Rishi Varan, in 1998. The couple later got separated and divorced in 2004. Before joining industry (1982), he was a part of Chennai Kings, an acting drama troupe. His character, Father Alphonso, in the Malayalam movie Daivathinte Vikruthikal, based on M. Mukundan's novel, brought him critical acclaims. Though he started his career as a leading hero in the movies it was his villainous roles that brought him recognition. His role of villain in ‘Silk Silk Silk’ was appreciated, and there was no looking back after that. Raghuvaran had a desire to play a variety of roles from supporting roles to hero to villain’s role, and it was astonishing that each role that he played well suited him as if they were made particularly for him. His had his style, his unique way to deliver the dialogues and the way he used to modulate his baritone voice according to his character, these all were an added advantage for him. He gave his best shot in what he did that he would often steal the limelight from his well-known co-stars. His act in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu movies has brought him many accolades and awards. Raghuvaran died on 19 March 2008 due to organ failure that was caused by excessive alcohol consumption.