Top Kollywood Celebrities Who Were Born in January

1. K Bhagyaraj


Image K Bhagyaraj is the name well known to all the film interested people of 1980s and 1990s. He is a multi talented person, who is well versed in script writing, acting, directing as well as music composing. He is married to Poornima Jayaram, who is also a popular actress. He married Poornima, after the death of his first wife, actress Praveena. He has two children, Saranya and Shanthanu. Saranya acted in the film Parijatham, opposite Prithviraj. Shanthanu has also acted in few films and got married to TV host Keerthi. K Bhagyaraj started his career as the assistant of the popular director Barathi Raja, who ruled the Tamil film industry, once upon a time.  K Bhagyaraj is a good script writer and hence, he had lots of successful ...

2. Sundar. C


Image Sundar C is a director, who has given many hit films with big shots like Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Ajith Kumar, Sathyaraj, Sarath Kumar and Karthik. His first movie as a director was Murai Maman. He was one of the assistant directors of Manivannan. Ullatthai Alli Tha, Mettu Kudi, Unnai Thedi, Ullam Kollai Poguthey, Winner, Rishi, Rendu, Aranamanai and many more. His huge hits are Arunachalam with Rajini Kanth and Anbe Sivam with Kamal Hassan. His latest film Aranmanai is a comedy horror movie, in which Hansika Motwani performed as a Ghost. Usually Sundar C films are expected for good comedy and this movie Aranmanai is a different from his list. He has worked more with Karthik in 6 films and with Arjun, Sathyaraj and Sarath Kumar in 3 films...

3. Santhanam


Image Santhanam is a Tamil movie actor who is famous for his timing-rhyming comedies and counters. He, prior to entering the cine industry, acted for some comedy programs for Win TV, but it was Vijay TV’s ‘LolluSabha’ - a program that spoofs movies, gave his major breakthrough. It was his astounding performance in that program that gained him an entry into the silverscreen when STR spotted him and gave him a role of a college student in his crime-thriller movie ‘Manmathan’. Santhanam has established himself as one of the most contemporary comedians in the Tamil cine industry by acting with almost all heroes. There was a period when heroes were waiting for his callsheet, and all movies that had his comedies ...

4. Raghava Lawrence


Image Lawrence Raghavendra is a popular Choreographer, director and actor of South India. He began his career as a choreographer and later on turned into an actor. He got the blessings from the veteran director Balachander, that one day or another, he will become a Super Star as Rajini. He cherishes that moment and he finally became a Super Star in all the fields, he entered. His dance movements were enjoyed by the audience, as he dances like a rubberized man as Prabhu Deva. His first movie as a choreographer and actor was Parthen Rasithen in 2000. Before this movie, he has appeared in small roles in the background. Lawrence was made popular by Balachander in the film Paarthaalae Paravasam, a Madhavan Starrer. His dance and acting was applauded i...

5. Ganja Karuppu


Image Ganja Karuppu is a reputed comedian in Tamil cinema. He kickstarted his career during the year 2003; he acted in a supporting role in the movie Pithamagan. From then on he worked as a comedian in several films. Born on 5th January 1976, Ganja Karuppu hails from Madurai. Ganja Karuppu took up the role of Vazhavandaan in the critically acclaimed film 'Ram'; his role was very much appreciated. His strength is his way of delivering dialogues and body language. This, in fact, makes people laugh. Ganja Karuppu acted in the main role alongside another comedian Santhanam in 'Arai En 305-il Kadavul'. On the personal front, Ganja Karuppu is married to Sangeetha. Ganja Karuppu received nomination for Best Comedian in Vijay Awards for his performance ...

6. Chitti Babu


Image For one who had delivered so much laughter and joy into the hearts of his cine going fans, the untimely death of Chitti Babu at the age of 41 must have been a most unfortunate happening. In the ten years that he was actively associated with the world of films he enthralled all who were fortunate to view his films with his characteristic combination of comedy and fun. Perhaps it was appropriate for him to take on a more casual sounding and commonly used nick name like Chitti Babu, instead of his more formal Sajjiah Adeeb. Before entering films Chitti Babu was associated with Tamil TV and was a very popular anchor on Sun TV, associated with the “Asatha Povathu yaaru” a stand up comedy program, as also a similar programme on Jaya TV. His adv...

7. Shruti Haasan


Image Shruti Hassan is an Indian film actress born on 28 January 1986 to the veteran Tamil actor Kamal Hassan and Sarika. Her original birth name is Shruti Rajalakshmi Hassan. Shruti Hassan studied at Abacus in Chennai and later on moved to Mumbai to study Psychology. She has a younger sister Akshara Hassan. Shruti Hassan is well known for her singing and acting skills in kollywood, tollywood and bollywood.She entered into films as a child artist in her father’s film HEY RAM. At the age of 23 she did her first film LUCK in bollywood. She got the interest in music and finally travelled to USA to learn music. She did many films both in Tamil and Telugu and received positive reviews for her act. Shruti Hassan sang her first song at the age of six fo...

8. Amy Jackson


Image Amy Jackson is the popular actress in India, who is a British by her nationality. Her full name is Amy Louise Jackson and she was born in the year 1992 to Alan and Marguerita Jackson. Amy Jackson’s father is working as a producer in the BBC. Amy chose to study English literature, philosophy and ethics. At the age of 16, she started her career as a model. She was the winner of Miss Teen World 2009 and Miss Liverpool in 2010. She was brought to India to act in the films by A.L. Vijay, the director of Madrasapattinam, who introduced her in that film. After her successful entry in the Indian film, she got many offers from various languages. Among those offers, she filtered a few and started to act. Her first debut in Hindi is Ekk Deewana Tha. Y...

9. Anaika Soti


Image Anaika Soti is an Indian actress who was born in the year 1993 in Lucknow. She was brought up in Hong Kong for few years. Then her family returned Mumbai and she did her school education in Panchgani, staying in a hostel with her sister. As both of her parents got work in Malaysia, her family moved to Malaysia; and after completing the schooling, she did a diploma course in Mass Communication. Anaika Soti returned India in 2012. She started to do modeling. Anaika was planning to do the Fashion Designing course. At that time, the popular director Ram Gopal Varma met her accidentally. He provided her with an opportunity of acting in one of his bilingual production, at that time. Anaika Soti nodded her instantly and...

10. Nirosha Radha


Image Nirosha is an Indian actress; works in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada Film Industries. She was born on 30th January 1971 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Her father M R Radha was a Tamil actor and comedian. Nirosha is the youngest among the four children to her parents; her elder sister Radhika is also an actress. Both played lead roles in the 90s. After having affair with actor Ramki for several years, she got married to him in 1995. Presently she lives in Chennai. Nirosha made her debut in Mani Ratnam’s flick ‘Agni Natchathiram’ in the year 1988; the film was a blockbuster. She did more than 100 films in South Indian languages and also some in Hindi. She wa...

11. Jiiva


Image Born on 4th January 1982 Jiiva is one of the young talents in Tamil industry. He is the son of noted producer R B Choudary. Jiiva’s original name is Amar B Choudary and Hindi is his mother tongue. Quite expectedly Jiiva was introduced into films as a child actor by his father. It was in 2003 that he was the main lead in the film Aasai Aasaiyai. Later, Ram directed by Ameer happened which is a milestone in his career; he received the best actor award in the Cyprus International Film Festival.     Jiiva has tried different roles and his films Dishyum, E, Katrad...