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Parthiban

Radhakrishnan Parthiban (earlier credited in films as Ra Parthiepan) is an Indian film actor, director, producer and writer who works mainly in Tamil cinema. He has worked in more 50 films and has directed nearly 10 films. Parthiepan is known for having directed critically acclaimed films like Pudhiya Paadhai and Housefull and for his performances in films like Bharathi Kannamma, Vetri Kodi Kattu, Azhagi, Melvilasom and Aayirathil Oruvan. His movies Housefull (1999) and Pudhea Paadhai (1989) won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. After graduating in 1979, he briefly had a career writing short stories under the pen name of "Bharathi" in Tamil Magazines before in 1984- he became K.Bhagyaraj's personal assistant and later Assistant Director. The Bhagyaraj-Parthiban duo worked in over 40 films from 1984 to 1991. Parthiban also had small roles in several Bhagyaraj films. His acting debut was in 1992 with "Puthiya Padai" alon with Actress Seetha whom he would later go on to marry. His commercial song "Ae Kala Kala Kan Adicha Kalakala" from the film "Devathiyin Paadhangal" made him a known name. However it was only the superhit film Bharathi Kanamma (1996) which made him a star. This was followed by a National Awardwinning performance in Housefull and a number of popular films such as Thooku Sandhu, Tirupuram, Kannata Kaanadhavan and James Pandu in the late 90's-early 2000's. He also moved to comedy and had memorable funny scenes with Vadivel beginning with Bharathi Kanamma.


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Born:
Nov 14, 1957 In Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Movie/TV Credits:
44
First Appeared:
In the movie Veerapandiya Kattabomman 1959-05-16
Latest Project:
Movie Tughlaq Durbar 2021-09-10
Known For
Filmography
Movie Tughlaq Durbar 2021-09-10
Movie Ponmagal Vandhal Rajarathinam 2020-05-29
Movie Ayogya Kaalirajan 2019-05-11
Movie Thittam Pottu Thirudura Koottam 2019-09-27
Movie Savarakathi Special Appearance 2018-02-09
Movie Keni Sakthivel 2018-02-23
Movie Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam Ex- Sarpanch 2017-08-11
Movie Koditta Idangalai Nirappuga Rangarajan 2017-01-14
Movie Maaveeran Kittu Chinrasu 2016-12-02
Movie Massu Engira Maasilamani Vikram Lakshmanan 2015-05-29
Movie Naanum Rowdydhaan Killivalavan 2015-10-21
Movie Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam Guest Appearance 2014-08-15
Movie Escape from Uganda Antony 2013-11-29
Movie Jannal Oram Karuppu 2013-11-29
Movie Rachcha Suryanarayana 2012-04-05
Movie Vallamai Tharayo 2008-06-28
Movie Thendral Nalangili 2004-02-05
Movie Soori Main Guard Gate Manikandan 2003-12-18
Movie Kadhal Kirukkan Saravanan 2003-12-25
Movie Azhagi 2002-01-14
Movie Ivan Jeevan 2002-07-14
Movie Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka Annachi 2001-08-17
Movie Sabhash Seenu 2000-09-01
Movie Kakkai Siraginilae Vellaichamy 2000-03-09
Movie James Pandu James 2000-04-21
Movie Vetri Kodi Kattu Muthuraman 2000-06-30
Movie Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven Guest Appearance 2000-05-25
Movie Anthapuram Dubai Pandiyan 1999-07-16
Movie Suyamvaram 1999-07-16
Movie Unnaruge Naan Irundhal 1999-12-03
Movie Poovellam Kettuppar Himself (Special Appearance) 1999-08-06
Movie Nee Varuvai Ena Ganesh 1999-08-15
Movie Swarnamukhi Pandian 1998-02-19
Movie Pudhumai Pithan Jeeva / Bharath 1998-10-20
Movie Aravindhan Thamizhvannan 1997-02-27
Movie Bharathi Kannammaa Bharathi 1997-01-15
Movie Tata Birla Raja 1996-10-04
Movie Ulle Veliye R. Gajendran alias Gaja 1993-04-16
Movie Unnai Vaazhthi Paadugiren Ravi 1992-02-13
Movie Thalattu Padava Raja 1990-09-05
Movie Pondatti Thevai Kannan 1990-04-14
Movie Dhavani Kanavugal 1984-09-14
Movie Dhaavani Kanavugal 1984-09-14
Movie Veerapandiya Kattabomman W.C.Jackson 1959-05-16