Raj Kapoor (Tamil film director)

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Raj Kapoor
Picture of director rajkapoor 2014.jpg
Born
Shahul mohammed

(1958-07-10) 10 July 1958 (age 61)
OccupationFilm director, Actor
Years active1991–Present
Spouse(s)Sajeela Kapoor
ChildrenLate Mr.Sharook Kapoor,

Shammeema Kapoor,

Shania Kapoor
Parent(s)Mohamed Meeran Labbai and Sainubu Bevi

Raj Kapoor 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 and became father of morden Tamil Serial.[1] He has also appeared as a supporting actor in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films.[2]

Career[edit]

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.

After making his debut as an actor in Thalaimurai (1998), Raj Kapoor announced his intentions of continuing to act in films ahead of prioritizing 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
1993 Uthama Raasa Prabhu, Kushboo
Chinna Jameen Karthik, Suganya, Vineetha
1994 Seeman Karthik, Suganya
Sathyavan Murali, Gouthami Remake of April 1 Viduthala
1997 Vallal Sathyaraj, Meena, Roja
1998 Aval Varuvala Ajith Kumar, Simran, Babloo Prithiveeraj Remake of Telugu film Pelli
Kalyana Galatta Sathyaraj, Kushboo, Mantra
1999 Anantha Poongatre Ajith Kumar, Karthik, Meena, Malavika State award for dialogue
2000 Sudhandhiram Arjun, Rambha, Raghuvaran Remake of Hindi film Ghulam
2001 Enna Vilai Azhage Prashanth, Amisha Patel, Raghuvaran, Manivannan, Sukumari Big budgeted film with ensemble cast

(Incomplete - unknown cause)

2002 Samasthanam Sarath Kumar, Suresh Gopi, Devayani, Abhirami
2003 Ramachandra Sathyaraj, Vijayalakshmi
2005 Sivalingam I.P.S. Sathyaraj, Jyothirmayi, Karthik Remake of Malayalam film

Bharathchandran I.P.S.

(Yet to be released)

2006 Kusthi Prabhu, Karthik, Manya, Flora
2008 Vambu Sandai Sathyaraj, Uday Kiran, Diya
Serials
Year Serial Cast Language Notes
2017 – 2018 Nandini Malavika Wales, Nithya Ram, Rahul Ravi Tamil
Telugu
Kannada
Malayalam
Complete Series 1
2019 Rasaathi Pavani Reddy, Baladitya, Vichithra Tamil First 28 Episodes

Actor[edit]

Films
Year Film Role Language Notes
1983 Oru Odai Nadhiyagirathu Watchman Tamil Early days
1986 Aruvadai Naal Police
1989 Pick Pocket
1998 Thalaimurai Muthu's father
1999 Bobbili vamsam Hero's

biological father

Telugu
Taj Mahal (1999 film) Machakanni's Brother Tamil
Anantha Poongatre Malavika's Mama
2000 Eazhaiyin Sirippil
Sudhandhiram One Hand Man
Maayi
2001 Vaanchinathan Police
2002 Kadhal Virus As a Director
Samasthanam Villan's Father
2003 Thennavan' Politician
Ramachandra Rowdy - Naga
Whistle Naga
Winner (2003 film) Vaira Kannan - Rowdy
Kadhal Kirukkan
2004 Kannadi Pookal Police
Adi Thadi Sathyaraj's Assistant
Jaisurya Politician
Madhurey Kanthuvatti
Mampazhakkalam Malayalam
Giri (film) Paramasivam - Giri's Father Tamil
2005 Padhavi Paduthum Paadu
Aanai Trafficker
Thambi Police
6'2
Ayya
Aaru (film) Bhoominathan - Villan's Brother
2006 Kusthi Rowdy
Dharmapuri (film) Villan
Thuruppugulan (2006 film) Police Malayalam
Madrasi (2006 film) Ravi Bhai - Gangster Tamil
2007 Vel (film) Vel's Chithapa (Uncle)
Naan Avanillai (2007 film) Police
Agaram (film)
Nam Naadu (2007 film) Local Rowdy
2008 Pazhani (2008 film) Villan - Vaikundan
Pandi (film) Villan
Thotta Shanmugham's father
Buddhivantha Police Kanada
Dhanam (2008 film) Inspector Kapoor - Police Tamil
Indiralohathil Na Azhagappan Emaloga Kutravali
Sandai Villan's Son
2009 Mayandi Kudumbathar Paraman's Mama (uncle)
Maasilamani Kanthuvatti
Ainthaam Padai Rajadurai
Thee (film) Police
Villu (film) Oor Thalaivar
2010 Goripalayam Villan
Guru Sishyan (2010 film) Sathyaraj's Assistant
Kanagavel Kaaka
Vaadaa Politician
2011 Ponnar Shankar (film) King's Minister
Muthukku Muthaaga Ilavarasu's Relation
Bhavani: The Real Police Lawyer
Nooravathu Naal As a Director
2012 Akilan CBI Officer
kondan koduthan
Oru Nadigaiyin Vaakkumoolam As a Director
Pandi Oliperukki Nilayam
Madha Gaja Raja
2013 Oruvar meethu iruvar sainthu
Haridas (2013 film) P.T. Coach
Alex Pandian Police
2014 Aranmanai Velaikaran
Sooran (film) Police
2015 Aambala Saravanan's Mama
Eli (film) Old Time Police
Pallikoodam Pogamale Kayalvizhi's Father
Saagasam Politician
Thagadu King's Minister
2016 Aranmanai 2 Driver
Jeniffer karuppaiya
Adra Machan Visilu Police
Wagah (film) Vasu's Father
Aasi Durga's Father
Kodi (film) Finance Minister
2017 Sathya (film) Malayalam
2018 Kilambitangayaa kilambitangayaa Tamil
Kannakkol Police officer
2019 Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven Politician
Serials
Year Serial Role Language Notes
2019 – 2020 Run Selvanayagam Tamil

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. ^ "'Enna Vilai Azhagae' - Love in 2000". 18 August 2004. Archived from the original on 18 August 2004. Retrieved 8 April 2020.