1. Rajinikanth


Image 'Rajinikanth' is the name that is known in every nook and corner of India. He is a popular Indian cinema star who has fans worldwide. Born as Shivajirao Gaekwad, this simple-human started his career as a bus conductor. He made his film debut in 1975 in ‘Apoorva Raagangal’, starred by Kamal Haasan and Srividya. Though he appeared in a small role in that film, he was noted for his style. He is a good example for how to succeed in life with hard work and confidence. He did villainy roles in the beginning. He was applauded for his role in 16 Vayathinile, with Kamal and Sridevi. This trio has done many successful films together. Rajinikanth and Kamal were very close and they started to act in many ...

2. Kamal Haasan


Image Kamal Haasan is the most versatile actor that India had ever witnessed. His innovative performances have been acclaimed worldwide. He is known for his passion for dance forms, action, and his enthusiasm for new concepts in movies. He is one of the most unforgettable actors in India. Born in 1954, Kamal Haasan has a never ending passion for Indian Cinema. He is still acting in movies. Though he belongs to Kollywood Industry his movies are much appreciated in Bollywood and Tollywood as well. Just like any other actor, Kamal had to struggle for that one Break-through too. His first hit was through drama ‘Apoorva Raagangal’, in 1975. Haasan was appreciated across states for his exemplary performance in &l...

3. Ajith Kumar


Image Ajith Kumar is a prominent Tamil film actor, model, racing driver and philanthropist. He was born on May 1, 1971, in Hyderabad. In 1986, he studied at Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School but dropped out before finishing higher secondary. He worked as a 2-wheeler auto mechanic and got a license so he can satisfy his fondness of bike and car racing. When he turned 18, he took a job to support his racing career. Occasionally, Ajith also did ads and television commercials. Ajith was forced to decide on whether he would do films or continue racing. He focused on doing films. In 1990, Ajith debuted in a small role in the Tamil romantic film, ‘En Veedu En Kanavar’. At 21, he started his film career in a low-budget Telugu r...

4. Vijay


Image As they always say, "it runs in the blood", the same has been proven in Vijay Joseph's life. His dad is a very famous Tamil movie director, S. A. Chandrasekhar. Vijay's mother is a famous playback singer. He began his acting journey as a child artist in a film called "Vetri". He acted in many movies as a child artist supporting veteran heroes like Vijayakanth and Ajith Kumar. His career started as a leading hero with the movie, "Naalaiya Theerpu", in 1992. He won the "Cinema Express Award for New Face" for this movie. He then acted in many movies in the Tamil field, which has gained mixed responses from the audience and critics alike. During 2003, he signed a film b...

5. Suriya Sivakumar


Image Suriya Sivakumar is undoubtedly the biggest star in contemporary Tamil film yet most critics would agree that he is truly a ‘real and spontaneous’ actor who can match any character that he plays in screen. His rise in Kollywood cinema came at a time when commercial Tamil films tended to shy away from the dark themes and ambivalent morality associated with film and style. The popularity of Ghajini proved that the level of negativity that the audiences could bear. When A.R Murugadoss selected Suriya to don the role in Ghajini, he knew how it would work with mainstream audiences and was almost right. Truly, this actor had overcome his father’s shadow and moved to be one of the most talented actor, whose films got inspired ...

6. Vijay Sethupathi


Image Vijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi was not born with silver spoon. Neither did he have a family background that had deep roots in cinema field. He was rejected even for the role of a junior artist. But it was his hard work and continuous struggle, that made him a star that he is today.  He was born in Rajapalayam but moved to Chennai where he had studied and even had his graduation from a reputed college in Chennai. He did all kinds of odd jobs that came to him (salesperson, cashier, telephone booth operator or account assistant) to lead his life normally.  Later on, he moved to Dubai as he had to take care of three siblings. During ...

7. Dhanush


Image This lanky superstar Dhanush is an actor from Tamil cinema but has appeared in two Hindi films too. He credits R Balki and Anand L Rai for making him consider acting in Hindi films (‘Shamitaabh’ and ‘Raanjhana’). In the year 2011-12, his song  “Why This Kolaveri Di’’ continued to rise on the charts and gain millions of viewers on YouTube. Dhanush happens to be the youngest actor to receive the national film award for his performance in “Aadukalam”.  This actor had carved a place for himself in the world of cinema by his acting prowess. He has so far featured in 25 movies. Dhanush has ventured into product...

8. Chiyaan Vikram


Image Vikram is from the Tamil family. His father is Christian and his mother is Hindu who lives in madras, Tamil Nadu. He was born on 17th April 1966. His father also ran from his home in the hope of becoming an actor but he does not get succeed so he trained his son and make him learn classically and cinema dance form so that he could become a good actor. He is known for doing acting in the Tamil movies. He has done plenty of the Tamil movies and he also got the award for many of them. He has got many awards like ‘national film award', ‘honorary award’ and he also got the award from the people’s university of Milan. His first film in which he has done the acting was “kadhai kanmani” in the year 1990. It was a small budget Tamil movie. And the f...

9. Prakash Raj


Image Prakash Raj, born on 26th of March, 1965, as Prakash Rai, in Bangalore, is an actor, director, and producer. He is also a television presenter and has worked in films of many languages. He is best known for his work in the film industry of South India, and for playing roles of a villain in quite a few Bollywood films. He hails from a Tulu and Kannada-speaking household and is fluent in various other languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu. He also has an actor brother named Prasad Raj. He studied at St. Joseph’s Boy’s School, and subsequently, at St. Joseph’s College of Commerce. Both institutions are in Bangalore. Prakash has three children, Meghana, Pooja, and Sidhu, from his e...

10. Nassar


Image Nassar is one of the multi talented actors in the Indian cinema industry. He has achieved various awards for his acting performance. He is not only an actor, but a producer and a good director too. Mehaboob Nassar is his full name and Nassar remained as his stage name. He is married to Kameela and has three children. His debut was through Kalyana Agathigal, a Balachander movie. He has acted in various films with different roles. Most of his roles depict him as a villain. After few years of his successful villain roles, he jumped to character roles that yielded him fame. He did a good role in Roja as a good Police Officer. His role in Thevar Magan made him to get a good name. He made his debut as a director through Avatha...