Charan Raj

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Charan Raj
Born Bommayi
(1958-04-27) April 27, 1958 (age 59)[1]
Belagavi, Khanapur, Karnataka
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, music director
Years active 1984–present
Children Tej

Charan Raj is an Indian film actor, director, music director, film producer, and writer who primarily works in Tamil and other southern languages.[2] Charan Raj is known for his outstanding performances in films like Gentleman, Pratighaat, Indrudu Chandrudu and Kartavyam. He was also a part of Rajanikanth hits Phool Bane Angaray, Veera, Dharma Dorai and Baasha. He had also been a regular in Kannada and Malayalam films. He debuted in Kannada films as a hero. Siddalingaiah is considered to be his godfather.

Personal life[edit]

His son Tej will make his acting debut as a leading actor.[3]

Career[edit]

Charan Raj made his acting debut with Thaliya Bhagya (1984) produced by A. L. Abbaiah Naidu and went on to appear in all the films produced by him. Towards 1990's, Charan Raj started appearing in supporting roles. He made his directorial debut with Annan Thangachi playing the lead role however the film was a failure and Charan Raj incurred losses as producer. He announced another project as director titled Pudhusa Irukku in 2005 however the film was shelved.[4]

Controversy[edit]

In 2014, Charan Raj was involved in a controversy when he was accused of carrying a gun at Sri Varasiddhi Vinayak Temple, Andhra Pradesh.[5]

Partial filmography[edit]

Tamil[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1987 Neethikku Thandanai
1988 Sakkarai Panthal
1988 Kazhugumalai Kallan
1988 Naan Sonnathey Sattam
1988 Sivapputhaali
1988 Adhu Antha Kaalam
1988 Kalicharan
1988 Kuttravali
1989 Karunguyil Kundram
1989 Sattathin Marupakkam Sekhar
1989 Rajanadai Tiger
1990 Panakkaran
1990 Adhisaya Manithan
1990 Pudhu Pudhu Ragangal
1991 Dharma Dorai Rajadorai
1992 Pandiyan
1993 Gentleman Azhagar Nambi
1993 Vedan Boopathy
1993 Manikuyil Sundaram
1994 Veera Inspector
1995 Baashha Anwar
1996 Nethaji Charan
1997 Arasiyal Marudapandi
1999 Annan Thangachi Chinna Rasu Also director — Remake of Tavarina Tottilu
1999 Ethirum Pudhirum
2000 Palayathu Amman Satan
2000 Rajakali Amman Tantrik
2004 Arasatchi
2004 Arul
2005 Ji MLA Varadharajan
2006 Aacharya
2007 Nam Naadu Sathya
2007 Oru Ponnu Oru Paiyan
2007 Vel
2008 Thotta Prabhakar

Telugu[edit]

Actor

Hindi[edit]

Odia[edit]

  • Ja Devi Sarva Bhuteshu (1989)

Malayalam[edit]

Kannada[edit]

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