Suresh (actor)

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Suresh
Born (1964-08-26) 26 August 1964 (age 52)
Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh, India
Other names Suresh Babu
Occupation Actor
TV Anchor
Spouse(s) Rajashree Bishit (Divorced)
Children Nikhil
Parent(s) Gopinath

Suresh, born Mysore Seshaiah Suresh Babu, is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Tamil and Telugu films. The actor made his debut in the 1981 Tamil film, Panneer Pushpangal, before going on to becoming one of the leading actor in the Tamil film industry through the 1980s.[1] As of 2012, the actor has appeared in 274 feature films.

Early life[edit]

Suresh was brought up in Chennai and was educated at oxford English High School before moving on to complete his education at Shrine vailankanni English School.[2] He has got married to Rajashree Bishit and later got divorced. He has one son named Nikhil

Career[edit]

Suresh's father Gopinath was a renowned director who had done films including Raman Parasuraman and as his family was into films, Suresh's progression in to the industry was natural and initially tried to make it as an editing assistant and also as a dance assistant for some time. A photographer friend of his dad's opined that Suresh could make it as a lead actor and with a portfolio, Suresh approached director C. V. Sridhar to feature in his films, but his effort went in vain. He then met director duo Santhana Bharathi and P. Vasu who decided to cast him their venture, Panneer Pushpangal, while simultaneously he was cast in the lead role in Bharathiraja's Alaigal Oivathillai presenting him with a dilemma of which film to choose.[3] He chose the former, but both films went on to becoming large commercial successes during the period. Till the 1990s, Suresh played the role of a lover boy in many films and at eventually opted against signing such roles and took time out from Tamil films. During the period he enhanced his career in Telugu cinema, while also producing four films and six television serials.

He made a comeback to Tamil films in 2006 after signing the Srikanth starrer Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai and has since worked in other notable productions in supporting roles including Aasal alongside Ajith Kumar.[4] In 2012, Suresh appeared in the Tamil-Telugu bilingual film Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi directed by Balaji Mohan, playing the character of Akilan Venkatesan, who was going through a mid-life crisis. On his Twitter page, the an indu]] noting that he was "effective".[5]

Suresh is currently hosting and is a judge in the competitive cooking game show "Kitchen Superstar".

Apart from acting, Suresh directed a Telugu film called "Bhavani" starring himself in lead role. He also worked as an dubbing artist by providing voices for Ajith Kumar in Aasai and for Nagarjuna in Ratchagan.

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
1981 Panneer Pushpangal Tamil
1981 Ramadandu Ashok Telugu
1982 Thunai Tamil
1982 Ilam Jodigal Tamil
1982 Manjal Nila Tamil
1982 Kozhi Koovuthu Tamil
1982 Boom Boom Maadu Tamil
1982 Pelleedu Pillalu Ramesh Telugu
1983 Valartha Kada Tamil
1983 Apoorva Sahodarigal Tamil
1983 Vellai Roja Tamil
1983 Brahmmacharigal Tamil
1983 Puthisaali Paithiyangal Tamil
1983 Ethanai Konam Ethanai Parvai Tamil
1983 Seerum Singangal Tamil
1984 Manmadha Rajakkal Tamil
1984 Ullam Uruguthadi Tamil
1984 Thiruttu Rajakkal Tamil
1984 Etho Moham Tamil
1984 Aalaya Deepam Tamil
1984 Jada Gantalu Ram Babu Telugu
1985 Rajathi Rojakili Tamil
1985 Pudhu Yugam Tamil
1985 Hello Yaar Pesurathu Tamil
1985 Kolusu Tamil
1985 Aagaya Thamaraigal Tamil
1985 Urimai Tamil
1985 Engal Kural Tamil
1985 Aasha Tamil
1985 Irandu Manam Tamil
1985 Unnai Naan Santhithen Tamil
1985 Selvi Tamil
1985 Terror Telugu
1985 Unakkaga Oru Roja Tamil
1986 Mounam Kalaikirathu Tamil
1986 Mandhira Punnagai Tamil
1986 Revathi Tamil
1986 Maragatha Veenai Tamil
1986 Marumagal Tamil
1986 Unnai Thedi Varuven Tamil
1986 Engal Thaaikulame Varuga Tamil
1986 Jothi Malar Tamil
1986 Unakkaagave Vaazhgiren Tamil
1986 Paanjali Tamil
1986 Sivappu Nila Tamil
1986 Sonnathu Neethana Tamil
1987 Iniya Uravu Poothathu Tamil
1987 Mangai Oru Gangai Tamil
1987 Poove Ilam Poove Tamil
1988 Kunguma Kodu Tamil
1988 Poomazhai Pozhiyudhu Tamil
1988 Prana Snehitulu Telugu
1989 Chinna Mayil Tamil
1989 Swathi Chinukulu Telugu
1989 Rajanadai Tamil
1989 Laila Telugu
1990 Intinta Deepavali Shekhar Telugu
1990 Pudhu Vasantham Suresh Tamil
1990 En Veedu En Kanavar Tamil
1990 Puttinti Pattu Cheera Telugu
1990 Porantha Veettu Pattu Pudavai Tamil
1990 Mamashri Telugu
1990 Abhisarika Telugu
1991 Intlo Pilli Veedhilo Puli Shiva Ram Telugu
1991 Prarthana Telugu
1991 Chinna Kodalu Telugu
1991 Mugguru Attala Muddula Alludu Telugu
1991 Madhura Nagarilo Anand Telugu
1992 Prema Vijeta Telugu
1992 Asadhyulu Telugu
1992 Surigaadu Telugu
1992 Allari Pilla Telugu
1992 Jagannatham & Sons Vijay Telugu
1993 Pelli Gola Telugu
1993 Vastavam Telugu
1993 Rowdy Gaari Teacher Telugu
1993 Rajeshwari Kalyanam Telugu
1994 Ladies Special Telugu
1994 Veetla Visheshanga Tamil
1994 Todi Kodallu Telugu
1994 Namaste Anna Telugu
1995 Akka Chellellu Telugu
1995 Ammoru Telugu Dubbed in Tamil as Amman
1995 Guntur Gundamma Katha Telugu
1996 Pellaala Rajyam Bujji Telugu
1997 Dongaata Prakash Rao Telugu
1997 Pattukondi Chooddam Telugu
1997 Thaali Pudhusu Balu Tamil
1998 Kalavaari Chellelu Kanakamalakshmi Telugu
1999 O Panaipotundi Baboo...! Ram Telugu
1999 Iddaru Mitrulu Telugu
1999 Ullathai Killathe Tamil
1999 Telangana Telugu
1999 Hello Yama Suri Telugu
2000 Bagunnara Telugu
2000 Devi Putrudu Har Gopal Telugu
2000 Ee Taram Nehru Telugu
2000 Bhavani Bhavani Telugu Also director
2000 Ammo! Okato Tareekhu Kiran Telugu
2001 Prematho Raa Telugu
2002 Raghava Raghava Telugu
2006 Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai Vetri Tamil
2003 Simhachalam Telugu
2004 Abhi Telugu
2006 Gopi – Goda Meeda Pilli Lord Vishnu Telugu
2010 Aasal Daniel Dharmaraj Tamil
2010 Vallakottai Easwara Pandian Tamil
2011 Aadu Puli Thillainayagam Tamil
2011 Doubles Mishal Malayalam
2011 Sattapadi Kutram Tamil
2012 Rishi Telugu
2012 Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi Akilan Venkatesan Tamil
2012 Love Failure Telugu
2012 Friends Book Telugu
2012 Srimannarayana Harshad Telugu
2012 Sattam Oru Iruttarai Tamil
2013 Puthagam Imaiyappan Tamil
2013 Om 3D Telugu
2013 Thalaivaa Tamil
2014 Saivam Tamil
2014 Adavi Kaachina Vennela Telugu
2015 Lion Telugu
2016 Azhagu Kutti Chellam Tamil
2016 Janatha Garage Suresh Telugu
2016 Kaan Tamil Filming

Voice actor[edit]

Producer[edit]

  • 2002 Raghava (Telugu)

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