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Bhaskar Sakthi is a renowned dialogue writer in Tamil movies. Most of his films had punch dialogues and were family entertainers. His dialogues in the movie were lengthy ones. His roles are versatile ranging from comedy, character, and sentiments. Plus, his films have melodrama that is often well enacted by lead actors. That is the only reason why his movies are always winning in Kollywood.

Based on the story, direction and screenplay of Thirumurugan, 'Em Magan' (2006) was a movie that had dialogues by Bhaskar Sakthi. Remember the dialogues of the movie penned by Bhaskar Sakthi for an actor like Nassar and Saranya? Without good dialogues, can anybody praise the performance of the lead actors?

Later on, he got much gravity for his work in other Kollywood movies. Bhaskar Sakthi has also written the dialogues of Vikram’s Rajapattai, Vishnu’s  Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu, and Bharath starrer Em Magan. He also wrote for Vishal starrer ‘Pandiya Naadu,’ Karthi starrer ‘Naan Mahaan Alla.’ This writer disliked the idea of writing dialogues or even story for lengthy serials.

He first wanted to write dialogues for those serials which had limited number of episodes. He used to plan for the right script in the TV series. He is well known for TV soaps like Metti Oli ( Sun TV) and Kolangal fame series ( Sun TV) those aired on private Tamil language TV channel. Bhaskar Sakthi has also maintained his career in a smooth flow by writing books and evolved himself as a true writer in Tamil literature.

In the earlier days, Bhaskar Sakthi worked in two Suseenthiran's movies, and they include Vikram starrer Rajapattai (2011) and Vishnu Vishal starrer Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu (2009). For  Kabbadi, the story was written by Suseenthiran, and for Vikram starrer movie, it was a story was based on a tale by Seenu Vasan.

While Rajapattai (Vikram movie) was watchable for its enriched production values, the film did more magic on songs than its dialogues. But it was the Kabbadi movie that was much better known for its screenplay and even dialogues. The film scored well for the insults and pains the player go through the movie.

In the year 2011, Bhaskar Sakthi wrote the story & dialogue for the movie 'Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai' which was again directed by Suseenthiran. This film received positive reviews. This film was a charming rural tale with engaging dialogues, and it maintained the flow of the movie in an easy going and heartwarming manner which made the film more realistic one.

It was not only a brilliant movie of Suseenthiran. Because the story was unconventional and had several plots. The dialogues were "good" that deserved a thorough viewing because such films were far and few to find in Kollywood. The film premiered at Toronto International Film Festival in 2011.

In the year 2013, director and writer made another movie 'Pandiya Naadu' which was produced by actor Vishal and had the screenplay written by Vishal himself. This film had dialogues by Bhaskar Sakthi. In this movie, Vishal and Lakshmi Menon worked together.

This film was also an off-beat movie and enjoyed a huge applause from the critics. It had a great script, well-written dialogues, feet-tapping music and excellent performances, it was a good revenge drama supported by taut narration and wonderful dialogues and performances. The film was a winner because of Suseenthiran’s craft in direction.

Pa. Raghavan Tamil Actor

Pa. Raghavan

Pa. Raghavan is an acclaimed Tamil writer and editor. His full name is Raghavan Parthasarathy. He is known for screenwriting the crime drama film Thambi Vettothi Sundaram (2011) which is in the style of a documentary. He has also worked on numerous television series. These include Ketti Melam, Malargal, Sivasakthi and Vani Rani. Born in Adyar, Chennai Pa. Raghavan’s father was a school teacher. Due to his father’s transferable job, he spent a lot of his childhood in Chengalpet district. He has lived in Chennai all his life. The hustle and bustle of the city gives him a feeling of security, he says. Chennai, according to him, compliments his character perfectly. Raghavan studied Mechanical Engineering in graduation. He has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in the same. In spite of that, he decided early on to be a writer. Amudhasurabi Monthly Magazine offered him his first job as a sub-editor. In 1992, he began working at Kalki, the renowned weekly magazine as the Assistant Editor. He also worked for the magazine Kumudam Junction as Editor in Charge. In 2003, he moved on to publishing. The Tamil Division of New Horizon Media Private Limited has been led by him. Pa. Raghavan has made a significant contribution to the non-fiction genre in Tamil Literature. He has written multiple political histories. These include the political history of America titled Dollar Desa, and the detailed account of Israel-Palestine conflict titled Nilamellam Raththam. In 2004, he won the prestigious Bharathiya Basha Parishad Award which is given to writers who have made a significant contribution to Indian Literature. He is also the recipient of several other awards like Ilakkiyapeetam Award for his novel Alagila Vilayaattu, Lilli Deivasikamani Memorial Award for his short stories collection Paravai yuddham and Thiruppur Tamil Sangam Award for his novel Mellinam. Pa. Raghavan has dabbled in every form of writing like biographies, novels, short story collections and essay collections. He has written biographies of famous personalities like Hitler, Yanni, and Saddam Hussein. He has written on various terrorist organizations like Taliban, Al Qaeda, Hezbollah, Lashkar E Taiba and Jama Islamia. He has an active account on Facebook under the handle raghavan.pa and Twitter under the handle writerpara. Pa. Raghavan also has a website which contains information about his latest projects. A lot of his writing is available for free in the form of EBooks on his website. His books can also be bought online through the e-commerce website Amazon.

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Vannadhasan

Vannadhasan is the pen name used by the renowned Tamil writer Siva Kalyana Sundaram. He also uses the pseudonym Kalyanji while writing poems. He was born in 1946 in Tirunelveli to the famous Tamil writer Thi. Ka. Sivasankaran. His father was the recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2000 for his literary criticism Vimarsanangal Mathippuraikal Pettikal. He started his career as a writer in 1962 for the Tamil Magazine “Deepam.” He published his first book in 1976 called Kalaikka Mudiyaatha Oppanaigal (Irreplaceable Make-Up). In 1978, his book Thottathukku Veliyilum Sila Pookkal (Some Flowers outside the garden), a collection of eleven short stories, was published by Sandhya Publication. In 1983, he published the book Samaveli (The Plains) highlighting the importance of the thirst for minor experiences, and in 1985 Peyar Theriyamal Oru Paravai (A Bird without the Name Unknown) was published under Sandhya Publications. Five years later, his book Manusha Manusha became the best-seller in Tamil literary circles. In 1992, he published Kanivu (Kindness or Warmth), and his 1996 publication Nadugai (Planting) received brilliant reviews. In 1998, he wrote Uyara Parathal (High Altitude) published by Vikatan Publishing House. In 2000, he wrote Krishnan Vaitha Veedu (Krishnan’s House). In 2010, his book Oliyile Therivadhu (Visible in Light) was published for which he received the Sujatha Award in 2011. In 2013, his collection of short stories Oru Siru Isai was published for which he received the Sahitya Akademi Award Tamil in 2016, following his father’s legacy. He also won the Vishnupuram Literary Award in the same year. He has won various other awards for his work like Kalaimamani State Award, Illakiya Sinthanai Award, Pavalar Award, and Sirpi Award. Some of the translations of his poems into English can be found in Jayanthasri Balakrishnan’s blog. He has a unique and natural sense of writing and his style of writing is greatly appreciated by the critics. The Director of the National Folklore Support Centre M. D Muthukumarswamy aptly says that he gives tremendous attention to details even when writing about minor incidents and ordinary people. He tries to give every one of his characters something unique and yet keeping these characters deeply connected to the ground reality. The underlying themes of nostalgia in his stories as well as poems led people to discount him as someone who dwells in the past. However, his ability to completely take away the negative from any story soon won him a dedicated and loving fan base. The aesthetic of his writings is mainly derived from the way he distances himself and observes and analyzes the psyche of his characters.

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