Ilavarasu

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Ilavarasu
Born (1964-01-01) 1 January 1964 (age 52)
India
Occupation Actor, cinematographer
Years active 1995 – present

Ilavarasu is an Indian cinematographer and actor, who works in the Tamil film industry. He started his career as a cinematographer and worked for 13 films, winning a Tamil Nadu State Film Award for one of them. He, however, became better known as an actor, after he debuted and appeared in pivotal roles in Bharathiraja's and Cheran's films. He starred in over 50 Tamil films, mostly in supporting roles.[1][2]

Career[edit]

According to T. Saravanan of The Hindu, Ilavarasu's debut film was the unreleased Tamil film Top Tucker, and his first release was Oru Kaidhiyin Diary (1984).[3] However, Malathi Rangarajan of the same paper says he first appeared in a minuscule role in Bharathiraja's 1987 film Vedham Pudhidhu,[4]

Filmography[edit]

As actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1985 Muthal Mariyathai Photographer
1986 Kadalora Kavithaigal Chinnappa Das' friend
1987 Vedham Pudhithu
1988 Kodi Parakuthu
1995 Pasumpon Angusamy
2000 Vetri Kodi Kattu
2001 Poovellam Un Vasam
Pandavar Bhoomi Carpenter
Thavasi Kaarmegam
Shahjahan
2002 Sundara Travels
Maaran Irulandi
University
Bagavathi Singamuthu
Style
2003 Pallavan
Kadhal Sadugudu
Puthiya Geethai Shekar
Jayam
Eera Nilam
Boys Kumar's father
Unnai Charanadaindhen
Bheeshmar Aadhi
Ragasiyamai
Sinthamal Sitharamal
Saamy Sivakasi Pattasu Raman
2004 Kuththu
Autograph
Jana
Sound Party
Madurey
Giri
Neranja Manasu Poochi
Attagasam
Chatrapathi
Maha Nadigan
Aai
Jaisurya ACP
Meesai Madhavan Kadalas
2005 Ji
Gurudeva
Oru Naal Oru Kanavu Rajamani
Thavamai Thavamirundhu
Majaa
2006 Kalabha Kadhalan
Thambi Shankarayan
Oru Kaadhal Seiveer
Don Chera
Kusthi
Imsai Arasan 23m Pulikesi Mangunipaandiyan
Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam Muthukrishnan
2007 Agaram
Thirumagan Thavasi
Chennai 600028 Manohar
Periyaar
Koodal Nagar
Seena Thaana 001
Pasupathi c/o Rasakkapalayam
2008 Vaazhthugal Thirunavukkarasu
Pirivom Santhippom
Thangam
Arai En 305-il Kadavul Wellesley Prabhu
Kuruvi
Paandi Periyamaayan
Dhanam
Panchamirtham Kasi
2009 Kadhalna Summa Illai
1977
Mayandi Kudumbathar
Engal Aasan
Pokkisham
Solla Solla Inikkum
Kanthaswamy
Ninaithale Inikkum Sethuraman
Madurai Sambavam
Arumugam
2010 Rettaisuzhi
Sura Samuthira Raja's sidekick
Goripalayam Moovendhan
Irumbukkottai Murattu Singam Dagalandi
Maanja Velu Sivagnanam
Milaga
Kalavani Ramasamy
2011 Ilaignan
Seedan Madhava Kounder
Bhavani IPS
Muthukku Muthaaga Thavasi
Eththan
Pillaiyar Theru Kadaisi Veedu
Mudhal Idam Ponnusamy
Puli Vesham Thamarai's father
Sadhurangam
Aduthathu
Velayudham poor man
7aum Arivu Aravind's uncle
2012 Kondaan Koduthaan
Kalakalappu Anjuvatti Alagesan
Manam Kothi Paravai Raamaiya
Billa II Selvaraj
Etho Seithai Ennai Veeru's aide
2013 Thillu Mullu
Mathapoo
Ya Ya Varadharajan
Jannal Oram
2014 Veeram Azhagappan
Sathuranka Vettai Chettiyar
Pappali
Lingaa Saami Pillai
2015 Killadi
En Vazhi Thani Vazhi Police Officer
Rajathandhiram Sethu Madhavan
36 Vayathinile vegetable merchant
Papanasam Constable Shanmugam
Maanga Nambirajan
Jippaa Jimikki
Aaranyam
2016 Navarasa Thilagam
Vetrivel Navaneetham
Ko 2 Home Minister
Uchathula Shiva Ondipuli

As cinematographer[edit]

Year Film Notes
1996 Panchalankurichi
1997 Periya Thambi
1998 Ninaithen Vandhai
Iniyavale
1999 Manam Virumbuthe Unnai Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Cinematographer
2000 Veeranadai Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Cinematographer

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