Raj Kapoor (Tamil film director)
15 August 1958
|Occupation||Film director, Actor|
|Children||Late Sharook Kapoor,
Shammeema Kapoor,Shania Kapoor
|Parent(s)||Mohamed Meeran Labbai and Sainubu Bevi|
Raj Kapoor (August 15, 1958)is an Indian Tamil film Director who has directed multiple Tamil language films, notably Uthama Raasa, Kusthi, Aval Varuvala and also Nandhini serial. He introduced cinematic techniques in his Tamil serial Nandini causing a huge hype in south Indian film industry. He has also appeared as a supporting actor in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films.
Raj Kapoor started his cinema career as an assistant director to Film director C. V. Sridhar one of the legends of golden period of Tamil cinema. Later became an independent Film director for Thalattu Ketkuthamma.
Thalattu Ketkuthamma is a Tamil language drama film directed by Raj kapoor in his directorial debut. The film features Prabhu and Kanaka in lead roles. The film, produced by Vijayalakshmi Srinivasan and Kanchana Sivaraman, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 5 November 1991. The film completed a 100-day run. It was remade in Telugu as Chittemma Mogudu. Which led him to do several commercial films of 90's era.
During the early 2000s, he worked on the production of a big-budget family drama titled Enna Vilai Azhagae with Prashanth and Amisha Patel in the leading roles. Despite completing most of the film and having schedules abroad in Paris, the film was shelved and remains unreleased.
His son Sharook Kapoor began assisting in Raj Kapoor's film direction works. On February 17, 2020 Sharook Kapoor who was in Mecca with his mother for pilgrimage died.
|1992||Chinna Pasanga Naanga|
|1999||Anantha Poongatre||State award for dialogue|
|2017 – 2018||Nandini||Tamil
|Complete Series 1|
|2019||Rasaathi||Tamil||First 28 Episodes|
|2021 – Present||Jothi|
- All films are in Tamil, unless otherwise noted.
|1983||Oru Odai Nadhiyagirathu||Watchman|
|1986||Aruvadai Naal||Police inspector|
|1989||Pick Pocket||Police inspector|
|1999||Anantha Poongatre||Malavika's uncle|
|Bobbili Vamsham||Raghava Rayudu's father||Telugu film|
|Taj Mahal||Machakanni's Brother|
|2000||Eazhaiyin Sirippil||Police Sub-Inspector|
|Sudhandhiram||One Hand Man|
|Kadhal Kirukkan||Ravi Varma|
|2004||Adi Thadi||Tirupati's Assistant|
|Kannadi Pookal||Police inspector|
|Padhavi Paduthum Paadu||Raja|
|Thuruppugulan||Sub-Inspector Aarumugham||Malayalam film|
|2007||Agaram||Police Deputy Superintendent|
|Naan Avanillai||Chief Investigation Officer|
|Ninaithu Ninaithu Parthen||Varadharajan|
|Nam Naadu||Local Rowdy|
|Indiralohathil Na Azhagappan||Emaloga Kutravali|
|Buddhivantha||Investigation Officer||Kannada film|
|Mayandi Kudumbathar||Paraman's uncle|
|Guru Sishyan||Guru Moorthy's Assistant|
|Kanagavel Kaaka||Mannadi Narayanan|
|Muthukku Muthaaga||Thavasi's relative|
|Ponnar Shankar||King's Minister|
|Oru Nadigaiyin Vaakkumoolam||Director|
|Pandi Oliperukki Nilayam|
|2013||Alex Pandian||Police Commissioner|
|Oruvar Meethu Iruvar Sainthu||Savita's guardian|
|2014||Uyirukku Uyiraga||Managing director|
|Eli||Old Time Police|
|Pallikoodam Pogamale||Kayalvizhi's Father|
|Adra Machan Visilu|
|2019||Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven||Politician|
|2019 – 2020||Run||Selvanayagam||Tamil|
- "Tamil cinema Data Base of actors,actress,directors". Cinesouth.com. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
- "dinakaran". 23 May 2000. Archived from the original on 23 May 2000. Retrieved 10 December 2016.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
- "Google Groups". Retrieved 10 December 2016.
- "'Enna Vilai Azhagae' - Love in 2000". 18 August 2004. Archived from the original on 18 August 2004. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
- "Tamil director Raj Kapoor's 23-yr-old son passes away suddenly in Mecca". www.thenewsminute.com. Retrieved 4 July 2020.