Chandrasekhar (Tamil actor)

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Chandrasekhar
வாகை சந்திரசேகர்.jpg
Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
2016
Preceded byM. K. Ashok
ConstituencyVelachery
Personal details
BornVagaikulam, Madurai district, Tamil Nadu
Spouse(s)Jagadeeshwari[1]
ChildrenSivaharshan
SivaNandhini
ResidenceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Politician
AwardsNational Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
2002 Nanba Nanba

Chandrasekhar (born 1956),[2] also known as Vagai Chandrasekhar, is an Indian stage, film and television actor working in Tamil language films, known for his histrionics. He played lead or supportive roles in Tamil films of the 1980s.[3] He won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 2002 film Nanba Nanba. He contested and won from Velachery constituency in State legislative assembly election 2016 from DMK party.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Appa
  • Therkathi Ponnu
  • Vasantham

Dubbing artist[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://cinema.maalaimalar.com/2013/07/18215219/films--busy-was-Chandrasekhar.html
  2. ^ "300 படங்களில் நடித்து சந்திரசேகர் சாதனை" [Chandrasekhar charts record by performing in about 300 films]. Maalai Malar (in Tamil). 13 July 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
  3. ^ Kumar, S. R. Ashok (30 November 2006). "I wanted to do only powerful roles". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  4. ^ Rangarajan, Malathi (1 August 2003). "Reapers of a happy harvest". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 February 2013.