Raj Kapoor (Tamil film director)

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Raj Kapoor
Picture of director rajkapoor 2014.jpg
Born (1959-08-10) 10 August 1959 (age 59)
Kombai Tamil Nadu, India
OccupationFilm director, actor
Years active1991–present
Spouse(s)sajeela rajkapoor (wife)
Parent(s)Mohamed Meera Labbai (father) , Sainubin Biwi (mother)

Raj Kapoor is a Tamil film director who has directed multiple Tamil language films, notably Uthama Raasa, Kusthi and also Nandhini serial.[1] He has also appeared as a supporting actor in films.[2]

Career[edit]

Thalattu Ketkuthamma is the 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.[1][2] It was remade in Telugu as Chittemma Mogudu. Which led him to do several commercial films of 90's era.

After making his debut as an actor in Thalaimurai (1998), Raj Kapoor announced his intentions of continuing to act in films ahead of prioritising directorial work.[3]

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.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Films
Year Film Cast Language Notes
1991 Thalattu Ketkuthamma Prabhu, Kanaka Tamil
1992 Chinna Pasanga Naanga Murali, Revathi, Saradha Preetha Tamil
1993 Uthama Raasa Prabhu, Kushboo Tamil
Chinna Jameen Karthik, Suganya, Vineetha Tamil
1994 Seeman Karthik, Suganya Tamil
Sathyavan Murali, Gouthami Tamil Remake of April 1 Viduthala
1997 Vallal Sathyaraj, Meena, Roja Tamil
1998 Aval Varuvala Ajith Kumar, Simran, Babloo Prithviraj Tamil Remake of Telugu film Pelli
Kalyana Galatta Sathyaraj, Kushboo, Mantra Tamil
1999 Anantha Poongatre Ajith Kumar, Karthik, Meena, Malavika Tamil
2000 Sudhandhiram Arjun, Rambha, Raghuvaran Tamil Remake of Hindi film Ghulam
2002 Samasthanam Sarath Kumar, Suresh Gopi, Devayani, Abhirami Tamil
2003 Ramachandra Sathyaraj, Vijayalakshmi Tamil
2006 Kusthi Prabhu, Karthik, Manya, Flora Tamil
2008 Vambu Sandai Sathyaraj, Uday Kiran, Diya Tamil
Serials
Year Film Cast Language Notes
2017 Nandini Malavika Wales, Nithya Ram,Rahul Ravi Tamil
Telugu
Kannada
Malayalam
TV Serial

Actor[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tamil cinema Data Base of actors,actress,directors". Cinesouth.com. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  2. ^ "dinakaran". Web.archive.org. 23 May 2000. Archived from the original on 23 May 2000. Retrieved 10 December 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Google Groups". Groups.google.com. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20040818023549/http://www.chennaionline.com/location/ennavilai.asp