Top Ten Famous Tamil Directors Turned Actors

Top Ten Famous Tamil Directors Turned Actors Tamil Article

The film industry is not limited to a particular profession. Many actors had become directors and producers and in the same way, many directors had become actors or producers. Here are a few Tamil directors who turned actors.

K Bhagyaraj K Bhagyaraj is the name well known to all the film >> Read More... K Bhagyaraj


“K Bhagyaraj” started his career as an assistant director to “P Bharathiraja.” He also acted in small roles in Bharathiraja’s directorial ventures. Bhagyaraj’s movies always have some fun elements. Most of his films as the hero were directed by him. After Vettiya Madichukattu, he started doing supporting roles.

Visu Visu is a very respectable figure in the South Ind >> Read More... Visu


“Visu” is popular for his family genre movies that give importance to relationships. His movies are mainly based on women and he had always shown both sides of society and given beautiful messages. Usually, he plays a small yet important role in his films. Samsaram Adhu Minsaram and Sakalakala Sammandhi showed his directorial skills as well as acting talent.

R Parthiepan Radhakrishnan Parthiepan is a renowned actor, cine >> Read More... R Parthiepan


“R Parthiepan” is a wonderful actor cum director. He had played small roles in Bhagyaraj’s movies when he assisted him. He turned the hero cum director with Puthiya Padhai that has “ Seetha Seetha is a family serial that deals with the life >> Read More... Seetha ” as the leading lady. His first film brought him a huge appreciation for his direction and acting.

Sundar C


Sundar C is one of the few directors who impress the audience with his comedy films. Ullathai Allithaa with Karthik Muthuraman Karthik Muthuraman is an Indian politician, film a >> Read More... Karthik Muthuraman is a good example. He also shined well in Arunachalam and Anbe Sivam Story soon >> Read More... Anbe Sivam , directing “ Rajinikanth 'Rajinikanth' is the name that is known in >> Read More... Rajinikanth ” and Kamal Haasan Kamal Haasan is the most versatile actor that Indi >> Read More... Kamal Haasan , respectively. He made his debut as an actor in Thalainagaram.


SJ Surya


SJ Surya is very popular even now for his super hit films, Vaali and Kushi. Although he appeared in small roles in his directorial ventures, he turned a hero with New. He had also played in uncredited roles when he was an assistant director.

K S Ravikumar Director KS Ravikumar(KSR), started his career in >> Read More... K S Ravikumar


“K S Ravikumar” is popular for his rural movies in the initial stages of his career. However, his thriller film Puriyadha Pudhir with “ Rahman Rahman also known as Rashin Rahman, is a famous So >> Read More... Rahman ,” Actress Rekha Rekha is a popular South Indian actress, who was b >> Read More... Actress Rekha , “ Raghuvaran Raghuvaran was an Indian actor and has given two a >> Read More... Raghuvaran ” and was a new genre during that time. Ravikumar directed the lead stars, Rajini, Kamal, Sarathkumar, “ Vijay As they always say, "it runs in the blood", the sa >> Read More... Vijay ” and Ajith Kumar Ajith Kumar is a prominent Tamil film actor, model >> Read More... Ajith Kumar . He had always appeared in a small role in his films. He started doing negative roles in the initial stages of his acting career and then character roles.

Cheran Cheran was born on December 12, 1970, in Pazhaiyur >> Read More... Cheran

“Cheran,” the national-award-winning director, proved his excellence as an actor in Solla Marandha Kadhai, directed by Thangar Bachan Thangar Bachan was born on 1962 in the Pathirakott >> Read More... Thangar Bachan . His films, Autograph, Pandavar Bhoomi and Thavamai Thavamirundhu Story soon >> Read More... Thavamai Thavamirundhu , are still praised as classics.

M Sasikumar M.Sasikumar is a versatile cine artist. He juggles >> Read More... M Sasikumar

“M Sasikumar” made his debut as an assistant director to “ Bala Click to look into! >> Read More... Bala ” and then “Ameer.” His debut as an actor and director, Subramaniapuram was with “ Jai Jai is an Indian Tamil actor. He was born on 6th A >> Read More... Jai ” and Swathi Reddy Swathi Reddy is an actress and TV presenter from I >> Read More... Swathi Reddy and it was a super hit. Then he directed “Easan” with Abhinaya. Later, he carried out his profession as an actor and a producer.

Samuthirakani Samuthirakani has carved a niche for himself in th >> Read More... Samuthirakani

“Samuthirakani” started his career as an assistant to director K Balachander. He made his debut as a director in TV Serials, including the hit serial “ Anni Malavika Avinash, who was a TV hostess, shot to fa >> Read More... Anni ” produced by KB. His first film as a director, Unnai Charanadaindhen with Venkat Prabhu Venkat Prabhu is a multifaceted and multitalented >> Read More... Venkat Prabhu and SPB Charan, was a hit and bagged awards.

Ram His real name is Ramasubramaniam. Born in Tamil Na >> Read More... Ram

“Ram” worked as an assistant director to Balu Mahendra Balanathan Benjamin Mahendran was born in a Sri La >> Read More... Balu Mahendra and Rajkumar Santoshi Rajkumar Santoshi is an Indian filmmaker who shot >> Read More... Rajkumar Santoshi . He made his debut as a director with “ Jiiva Born on 4th January 1982 Jiiva is one of the young >> Read More... Jiiva ” starrer Kattradhu Thamizh Click to look into! >> Read More... Kattradhu Thamizh . He directed and played the hero in Thanga Meengal Click to look into! >> Read More... Thanga Meengal that fetched many awards, including three National Awards and two state awards. He played the hero in “Savarakathi” with “ Mysskin Mysskin was born on 20 September 1971. His languag >> Read More... Mysskin ” and Shamna Kasim Shamna Kasim is a well known Indian film actress a >> Read More... Shamna Kasim and received appreciation for his performance.