26 August 1954 |
Kilakarai, Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu
|Occupation||film actor, film producer, film director|
born in Kilakarai
Rajkiran began by producing two Ramarajan starrer films and in one of them he appeared in a brief role. In 1991, he produced and acted in lead role in Kasthuri Raja's debut film, En Rasavin Manasile which had a silver jubilee run. He won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize and the Cinema Express – Best New Face Award for his performance. He directed, produced and acted in lead role in Aranmanai Kili (1993) and Ellame En Rasathan (1995), which also had silver jubilee runs. In 1996, he acted in Manikkam which was an average grosser at the box-office. The following year, he worked in Pasamulla Pandiyare. The film turned out to be a failure. In the mid of 1998, he acted in Ponnu Velayira Bhoomi and made a guest appearance in Kasthuri Raja's Veera Thalattu. In the end of 1998, he acted in the critically well received Thalaimurai. Following a three-year hiatus, he returned as an actor in Bala's Nandha and in Cheran's Pandavar Bhoomi. Both were critically and commercial success. He has won the Filmfare Best Tamil Supporting Actor Award for his performance in the film Thavamai Thavamirundhu(2005) and the Tamil Nadu government's Best Actor award for Pandavar Bhoomi (2001). Raj Kiran has signed a new project with director Karu Pazhaniappan.
|1989||Enne Petha Raasa||Johnny||Debut as actor|
|1991||En Rasavin Manasile||Mayandi||Debut as hero|
|1995||Ellame En Rasathan||Singarasu|
|1998||Ponnu Velayira Bhoomi||Palanisamy|
|2001||Nandha||Periyavar||Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|2001||Pandavar Bhoomi||Dhanasekaran||Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|2002||Kadhal Virus||Himself||Cameo appearance|
|2005||Sandakozhi||Dorai||Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|2005||Thavamai Thavamirundhu||Muthiah||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Tamil|
|2007||Thottal Poo Malarum||Varadharaja Vaandiyar|
|2011||Ponnar Shankar||Raaki Annan|
|2017||Pa Paandi||Paandian Pazhanisami|
|1988||Raasave Unnai Nambi||N||N|
|1989||Enne Petha Raasa||N|
|1991||En Rasavin Manasile||N||N|
|1993||Aranmanai Kili||Directorial debut film|
|1995||Ellame En Rasathan|
- Rajkiran interview
- "As success smiles..." The Hindu. 25 September 2002. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
- "Raj Kiran back to his best". www.indiaglitz.com. 3 October 2007. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
- "'Anniyan' sweeps Filmfare Awards!". www.sify.com. 10 September 2006. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
- "Madhavan to share screen space with Rajkiran". chennaivision. 3 June 2016. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
|Filmfare Awards South|
for Aayitha Ezhuthu
|Best Supporting Actor
for Thavamai Thavamirundhu
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