Major Sundarrajan

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Sundarrajan
Born (1935-03-01)March 1, 1935
Madras, British India
Died March 1, 2003(2003-03-01) (aged 68)
Chennai, India
Occupation Actor, director, scriptwriter
Years active 1965–2003
Spouse(s) Shamala

Sundarrajan (March 1, 1935 – March 1, 2003), popularly known as Major Sundararajan, was an Indian actor who has performed in Tamil language films.[1]

Biography[edit]

Starting as an amateur stage artist while working full-time in the Telecom department in the early 1950s, Sundararajan entered the film world with Pattinathaar (1962), directed by K. Somu. After a powerful performance as a blind and retired army official in K. Balachander's Major Chandrakant (1966), he came to be known as 'Major Sundararajan'.

He acted in over 900 films and a few television serials, giving memorable performances in Gauravam, Ethir Neechal, Bama Vijayam, Apoorva Raagangal, Deiva Magan and Deiva Cheyal. He continued to act in stage plays while playing memorable roles on the screen. He acted in a few Malayalam and Telugu movies as well.[2]

Filmography[edit]

As actor[edit]

Year Film Role Actors
1967 Bama Vijayam
1976 Dhasavatharam
Anbe Thedi
Grahapravesam
Inspector Manaivi
Manasara Vazhthungalen
Moham Muppadhu Varusham
Nalla Penmani
Nee Indri Naan Illai
Ore Thanthai
Oru Kodiyil Iru Malargal
Palootti Valartha Kili
Payanam
Perum Pukazhum
Satyam
Thayilla Kuzhandai
Unakkaga Naan
Uthaman
Vanga Sambandhi Vanga
Vayilla Poochi
1977 Deepam
Durga Devi
Edharkum Thuninthavan
Gasslight Mangamma
Ilaya Thalaimurai
Madhura Geetham
Murugan Adimai
Raasi Nalla Raasi
Saindhadamma Saindhadu
Sonthamadi Nee Enakku
Sri Krishna Leela
Swargam Naragam
Thaliya Salangaya
Thanikkudithanam
Thoondil Meen
1978 Justice Gopinath
Makkal Kural
Manitharil Ithanai Nirangala
Paruva Mazhai
Pilot Premnath
Priya Rajinikanth, Sridevi
Raadhaiketha Kannan
Sakkaipodu Podu Raja
Sri Kanchi Kamatchi
Thai Meedhu Sathiyan
1979 Dharma Yuddham
Kandhar Alangaram
Kavari Maan
Mahalakshmi
Manthoppu Kiliye
Mudal Iravu
Naan Vazhavaippen
Nee Sirithal Naan Sirippen
Neechal Kulam
Needhikkumun Neeya Naana
Neela Malargal
Pagalil Oru Iravu
Pattakathi Bairavan
Thayillamal Naanillai
Thiri Soolam
Thisai Maaria Paravaigal
Veettukku Veedu Vasappadi
Velum Mayilum Thunai
Vetrukku Oruvan
1980 Billa
Dharma Raja
Ellam Un Kairasi
Guru
Inaindha Thuruvangal
Jambo
Kaali
Kathal Kiligal
Meenakshi
Naan Potta Saval
Nandri Karangal
Ore Mutham
Raman Parasuraman
Ratha Paasam
Rishi Moolam
Sujatha
Ullasap Paravaigal
Vedanai Thediya Maan
Viswarupam
Yamanukku Yaman
1981 Garjanai
Kalthoon
Keezhvanam Sivakkum
Madi Veettu Ezhai
Maharantham
Mogana Punnagai
Nallathu Nadanthe Theerum
Thee
1982 Magane Magane
Nayakarin Magal
Needhi Deivan Mayakkam
Thai Moogambigai
Thyagi
1983 Indru Nee Naalai Naan
Sashti Viratham
Thai Veedu
Villiyanur Matha
1984 Anbe Odivaa
Iru Medhaigal
Pillayar
Simma Soppanam
Unga Veettu Pillai
1985 Andavan Sothu
Nermai
Pournami Alaigal
1986 Dharmam
Oru Iniya Udhayam
1987 Krishnan Vandhan
1988 En Thamizh En Makkal
1989 Poruthadhu Podhum
1990 Kavalukku Kettikaran
Pachaikodi
1991 Rudhra
Vasanthakala Paravai
1992 Chinna Chittu
Soorya Gayathri Malayalam
Neenga Nalla Irukkanum
Sevakan
Urimai Oonjaladugiradhu
1993 Prathap
Pursha Lakshhanam
1994 Jai Hind
Namma Annachi
1995 Rajamuthirai
Thaikulame Thaikulame
Villadhi Villain
1996 Pudhu Nilavu
1997 Mannava
Samrat
1998 Marumalarchi
Velai
1999 Kallazhagar

As director[edit]

Year Film Actors
1985 Andha Oru Nimidam
1984 Amma Irukka
1983 Indru Nee Nalai Naan
1982 Nenjangal
1982 Oorum Uravum
1981 Kalthoon

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