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Thiagarajan is an Indian actor, director and producer of Tamil films. He is the father of Tamil actor Prashanth. Thiagarajan made his acting debut with "Alaigal Oivathillai "appearing as the elder brother of film's lead actress Radha. The film became successful and offers poured in for him. His portrayal of jungle bandit in "Malaiyoor Mambattiyan" provided him major breakthrough in his career. He was also a part of successful films like "Neengal Kettavai", "Payum Puli". He acted in Malayalam film "New Delhi" which became successful and his portrayal of a goon received acclaim. The success of the film prompted Thiagarajan to make his directorial debut titled "Salem Vishnu" based on the character which he had played in that film.

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Jun 21, 1945 In Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Alaigal Oyivadhilai 1981-07-18
Latest Project:
Movie Captain 2022
Known For
Poster of Captain
Poster of Abkari
Poster of Paayum Puli
Poster of Alaigal Oyivadhilai
Movie Captain Unknown 2022
Movie Ponmagal Vandhal Varadharajan 2020-05-29
Movie Chekka Chivantha Vaanam Chinnappadasan aka Chinnappa 2018-09-27
Movie Yaman Karunakaran 2017-02-24
Movie Vaaimai Dheenadayalan 2016-09-09
Movie Pachakallam Unknown 2016-01-29
Movie Bodyguard Ashokettan 2010-01-22
Movie Drohi Narayanan 2010-09-10
Movie Adaikalam Sathyamurthy 2006-12-28
Movie Jai Veerapandi 2004-01-14
Movie Shock Paramasivan 2004-05-01
Movie Thilakkam Maheswaran Thampi 2003-04-11
Movie Ravimama Unknown 1999-03-19
Movie Salem Vishnu Vishnu 1990-02-15
Movie Magaadu Unknown 1990-08-09
Movie State Rowdy Unknown 1989-03-22
Movie Manu Uncle Gomas 1988-01-01
Movie Oru Muthassi Katha Unknown 1988-04-03
Movie Oohakachavadam Unknown 1988-09-09
Movie Abkari Chidambaram 1988-04-14
Movie Anthima Theerpu Nataraj Vishnu / Salem Vishnu 1988-07-18
Movie New Delhi Nataraj Vishnu 1987-06-24
Movie Nalla Naal Unknown 1984-06-01
Movie Neengal Kettavai Arun 1984-06-28
Movie Paayum Puli Unknown 1983-01-14
Movie Malaiyoor Mambattiyan Mambattiyan 1983-01-01
Movie Bhagavathipuram Railway Gate Unknown 1983-04-14
Movie Roshagadu Unknown 1983-07-29
Movie Garuda Saukiyama Muthukrishnan 1982-02-26
Movie Billa Ranga Unknown 1982-10-15
Movie Nenjangal Unknown 1982-12-09
Movie Alaigal Oyivadhilai David 1981-07-18
Movie Tik Tik Tik Victor 1981-11-07