Anandaraj

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Anandaraj
Born Anandaraj
November 10
Pondicherry, Puducherry
Occupation Actor
Years active 1988 - present

Anandaraj (Tamil: ஆனந்தராஜ்) is an Indian Tamil film actor, who enacted the villain role in Tamil film. He has appeared in over a hundred films in different language including Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam.[1]

Film career[edit]

Anandaraj got a degree in acting and it facilitates a lot his entry in tamil cinema. He debuted as an actor in the 1988 film Oruvar Vaazhum Aalayam starring Prabhu, Sivaji Ganesan and Sivakumar, he played the role of a crook. Thereafter, he has acted as villain alongside most of the top actors, like Rajnikanth (Baadsha), Vijayakanth (Pulan Visaranai), R. Sarathkumar (Suryavamsham), Mammootty (Makkal Aatchi), Balakrishna (Muddula Mavayya), Chiranjeevi (Gang Leader) and Vijay (Pokkiri).

Hero[edit]

Through Anandaraj acted as hero in films like David Uncle, Thampi Oorukku Puthusu, Kaaval Nilayam, Katharavan, En Rajangam, Kizhakku Veluthathchu, Government Mappillai, Puthiya Aatchi and My India, he was unable to get a breakthrough as hero.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Anandaraj was born in Puducherry and he is the second son in the family of eight. His father was an arak merchant.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Year Movie Role Language Notes
1987 Thaimel Aanai Tamil
1988 Oruvar Vaazhum Aalayam Tamil
En Thangachi Padichava Gaja Tamil
Ethir Kaatru Devaraj Tamil
1990 Pulan Visaranai Dharma Tamil
Palaivana Paravaigal Machi Tamil
Periya Idathu Pillai Tamil
Raja Kaiya Vacha Japan Tamil
Pudhu Padagan Arumugam Tamil Guest appearance
1991 Gang Leader Kanakambaram Telugu
Kaaval Nilayam Raja Tamil
Maanagara Kaaval Tamil
Shatruvu Telugu
1992 David Uncle David Tamil
Government Mappillai Sundarapandian Tamil
Bharathan Gangadharan Tamil
Unna Nenachen Pattu Padichen Tamil
1993 Kattalai Tamil
1994 The City Malayalam
Jallikattu Kaalai Loose Gounder Tamil
Rajadhurai Tamil
1995 Baashha Indaran Tamil
Makkal Aatchi Tamil
Maaman Magal Tamil
Mr. Madras Thiruttani Tamil
Kattumarakaran Tamil
Nandhavana Theru Rajasekhar Tamil
Puthiya Aatchi Marappan Tamil
Pedarayudu Telugu
1996 Aruva Velu Alavanthar Tamil
Kizhakku Mugam Nagaraj Tamil
Sengottai Thangamani Tamil Guest appearance
1997 Aravindhan Ramanathan Tamil
Adimai Changili Tamil
Suryavamsham Ceheemban Tamil
Janakiraman Tamil
Arasiyal Vikram Tamil Guest appearance
1998 Naam Iruvar Nammaku Iruvar Tamil
Desiya Geetham Tamil
Pudhumai Pithan Tamil
Kalyana Galatta Tamil
Moovendhar Tamil
Pooveli Tamil
Simmarasi Tamil
Suryavamsam Telugu
Urimai Por J. K. B. Tamil
1999 Sandhippoma Tamil
Malabar Police Varadappan Tamil
Oruvan Peter Fernandez Tamil
Paattali Tamil
Periyanna Tamil
Kannupada Poguthaiya Tamil
Kummi Paattu Tamil
2000 Vanathai Pola Tamil
Vetri Kodi Kattu Tamil
Vanna Thamizh Pattu Rasappan Tamil
2001 Narasimha Tamil
Seerivarum Kaalai Tamil
Simharaashi Telugu
2002 Aasai Aasaiyai Tamil
Varushamellam Vasantham Tamil
Siva Rama Raju Telugu
2003 Ice Tamil
Diwan Tamil
Sena Mastan Bhai Tamil
Raghavendra Telugu
2004 Kadhaludan Tamil Guest appearance
Arasatchi Tamil
Giri Tamil
Engal Anna Tamil
Meesai Madhavan Tamil
Sathyam Malayalam
2006 Perarasu Kesavan Nair Tamil
2007 Pokkiri Narasimha Tamil
2010 Kola Kolaya Mundhirika Veerappan Tamil
Goa Tamil
2011 Doubles Malayalam
Agam Puram Muthuraj Tamil
En Ullam Unnai Theduthey Tamil
2014 Mundasupatti Tamil

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Politics it is". indiaglitz.com. 2005-06-10. Retrieved 2013-01-17. 
  2. ^ a b M. K. Megan (1992-10-02), "Graduating from acting as crook to hero", New Straits Times, retrieved 2013-01-17