Famous Persons in Film Industry
Barathiraja, a famous director in Tamil film industry has won many awards including Best Director awards by Indian Government and Tamilnadu State Government. His son Manoj is actor in Tamil films.
Illayaraja, the Isai Gnani (Famous film music director) is from Pannaipuram of Theni district. His brother Gangai Amaran also famous music director and film director in Tamil film industry. Yuvansankar Raja, Karthick Raja and daughter Bhavadharani are the children of Illayaraja and are famous artists in Indian Film Industry.
Vairamuthu, the Tamil poet from the Vadugapatti nearby village of Theni, has won many awards from Central and State Government, organisations.
Kasthuri Raja, the another famous director in Tamil film Industry, who is also known for Village subjects belongs to Theni. The Director Selvaraghavan and the Young Actor Dhanush are the sons of the Tamil language famous film director Kasthuri Raja.
Rajasekar, the Director and actor and his brother Actor Selva are also from Lakshmipuram Village in Theni District.
Baskar Sakthi, a famous screen play & dialogue writer in Tamil television serials and film.
Famous Film Actor
1. S.S.Rajendran (SSR)
2. Major Sundarrajan
3. Surulirajan (Comedy Actor)
Other Actors in Film
1. Vaiyapuri (Tamil Comedy actor)
2. Kunjarammal(Tamil Comedy actress)
3. Sevvalai Raju (Tamil Film sub Actor)
4. Singam Puli (Tamil Film Director and Sub Actor)
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