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Sathyaraj is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Editor Indian born on 13 october 1954 at Coimbatore (Inde)

Sathyaraj

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Birth name Rangaraj Subbaiah
Nationality Inde
Birth 13 october 1954 (69 years) at Coimbatore (Inde)
Awards Filmfare Awards South

Sathyaraj (born Rangaraj Subbaiah on 3 October 1954) is an Indian film actor and media personality who has predominantly appeared in Tamil films. He started his career in villainous roles and later played lead roles. He has acted in over 200 films, which include a few Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada films as well. He is known for his performance in Amaidhipadai, Nadigan, Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, the Tamil Nadu government-sponsored film Periyar among others. He was also the director of the film Villadhi Villain (1995), starring himself in three different roles.

Apart from his film career, Sathyaraj has been vocal in the media about various issues, such as Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism and water rights in Tamil Nadu. In 2011, he had a brief career as a television host for the game show Home Sweet Home on STAR Vijay. He has also served as a brand ambassador for Pothys and Kumaran Jewelry Shop.

Biography

Sathyaraj is married to Maheswari in 1979, niece of producer Madhampatti Sivakumar and the couple have a daughter Divya and son Sibiraj. His son, Sibiraj, is also an actor. He is an atheist.

Sathyaraj and Manivannan shared a close friendship since college and became frequent collaborators in notable films in Tamil cinema. The Hindu wrote "His (Manivannan's) friendship with actor Sathiyaraj translated to several memorable moments on screen. Manivannan...along with Sathyaraj epitomised on screen what is colloquially known in Tamil as ‘nakkal’ (snideness)". According to Behindwoods.com, Manivannan (as the director) and Sathyaraj had 12 consecutive hit films together beginning from 1987 to 1994: Jallikattu, Chinna Thambi Periya Thambi, Ganam Kortaar Avargale, Manidhan Marivittan, Ullathil Nalla Ullam, Vazhkkaichakkaram, Pudhu Manithan, Therku Theru Machan, Government Mapillai and Amaidhipadai. About working with Manivannan he has said, that it "is a pleasure. There’s no script, no dialogue sheet. It’s all in his head. But, he extracts great performances". Sathyaraj and Manivannan also acted together in several films directed by other directors.

Sathyaraj was also personally close to Manivannan. He said, "I still reminisce about the beautiful moments that I had with...Manivannan, a genius of a person. In fact, he is the one who taught me many things in life, and changed me, I became a good human from being just an actor. Every day, we used to have conversations over the phone on a wide range of topics. It was a 30-year relationship. No one could understand me the way he did". Manivannan died in 2013 and Sathyaraj has said that just 24 hours before his death they had discussed their next project and that he had him narrated him a story.

Usually with

Ilaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja
(54 films)
S. Manivannan
S. Manivannan
(29 films)
Goundamani
Goundamani
(37 films)
Deva
Deva
(30 films)
Delhi Ganesh
Delhi Ganesh
(23 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Sathyaraj (174 films)

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Actor

Bāhubali 2: The Conclusion
Directed by S. S. Rajamouli
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Actors Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Sathyaraj, Ramya Krishnan, Nassar
Roles Karikala Kattappa Nadar
Rating81% 4.097374.097374.097374.097374.09737
Shivudu, un jeune villageois découvre sa vraie identité, de descendance royale. Il sauvera la Reine Devasena asservie par le terrible Bhalladeva dont le seul et unique objectif est de garder son trône et, de tuer le fils de son ennemi : le Roi BAAHUBALI.
Bāhubali 2: The Conclusion, 2h47
Directed by S. S. Rajamouli
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, War, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Sathyaraj, Tamannaah Bhatia, Subba Raju
Roles Karikala Kattappa Nadar
Rating81% 4.097444.097444.097444.097444.09744
L'histoire prend la suite de la première partie de Baahubali. Shivudu apprend ses origines à travers le récit d'un des soldats et décide alors de reprendre le trône qui lui revient de droit.
Mersal
Mersal (2017)

Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Vijay, Kajal Agarwal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nithya Menen, S. J. Surya
Roles Rathnavel
Rating74% 3.7494053.7494053.7494053.7494053.749405
Vengeance, corruption et magie sont au menu de ce film où un inspecteur ayant arrêté un docteur pour des crimes ciblant le monde de la médecine découvre le vrai coupable.
Theri
Theri (2016)

Genres Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Actors Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Amy Jackson, Sathyaraj, Prabhu, Raadhika Sarathkumar
Rating72% 3.6488353.6488353.6488353.6488353.648835
Le retour de 'Ilayathalapathy' Vijay , maître incontesté du box-office indien en France ! Le bandit, l’assassin, le violeur, le terroriste, qui qu’il soit c’est avant tout l’enfant de quelqu’un. Alors avant de corriger le monde, élevons d’abord nos enfants comme il faut… Le monde se corrigera de lui-même…
Isai
Isai (2015)
, 3h10
Directed by S. J. Surya
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about classical music and musicians
Actors Sulagna Panigrahi, Prakash Raj, S. J. Surya, Sathyaraj, V. Jayaprakash, Thambi Ramaiah
Roles Vetriselvan
Rating63% 3.19853.19853.19853.19853.1985
Vetriselvan (Sathyaraj) is an established and an old fashioned music director in the industry. He is loved and respected for his works and is termed as the greatest musician of our times. A. K. Shiva (S. J. Surya) who works as an assistant under Vetriselvan gets an opportunity to compose music for a small time film. When he seeks permission from Vetriselvan to go ahead with his first venture as a music director, Vetriselvan doesn't oppose the idea as he wouldn't have imagined even in his wildest dream that one day A. K. Shiva would surpass him in the musical world.
Bāhubali: The Beginning, 2h38
Directed by S. S. Rajamouli
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, War, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Sathyaraj, Tamannaah Bhatia, Ramya Krishnan
Roles Karikala Kattappa Nadar
Rating79% 3.9987553.9987553.9987553.9987553.998755
In the ancient Kingdom of Mahishmati in India, Sivagami, the queen mother (Ramya Krishnan), carrying a baby in her arms, emerges from a cave adjoining a big waterfall. She kills the soldiers pursuing her and sacrifices herself to save the baby. Local villagers spot the queen's hand carrying baby in the river and rescues the infant. Sanga (Rohini) and her husband name the infant Shivudu and raise him as their own son. They seal the cave fearing the child's safety.
Lailaa O Lailaa, 2h48
Directed by Joshiy
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Mohanlal, Amala Paul, Sathyaraj, Joy Mathew, Remya Nambeesan, Kainaat Arora
Roles Shaheed Khadar
Rating33% 1.6872851.6872851.6872851.6872851.687285
Jai Mohan (Mohanlal) leads a double life, he is an special agent of a special task force of the Indian government created to counter terrorism in India. Jai Mohan and his chief Shaheed Khadar (Sathyaraj) operate in Bengaluru under a cover setup of exporting business under the name "Deccan Exporters". Jai falls in love with Anjali Menon (Amala Paul) and marries her, for the reason he is constantly hazed by his chief.
Sigaram Thodu, 2h18
Genres Action
Actors Vikram Prabhu, Monal Gajjar, Sathyaraj, Kovai Sarala, K.S.Ravikumar, Sathish
Roles Chellapa
Rating61% 3.0955453.0955453.0955453.0955453.095545
Muralipandian (Vikram Prabhu) is the only son of Chellapandian (Sathyaraj), a disabled ex-policeman who expresses a desire to see his son in the police one day. However, Murali is against becoming a policeman due to an incident which happened in his childhood; when Chellapa lost his leg during police duty, his wife fell down the stairs on hearing the news, leading to her death and left a crippled Chellapa to single-handedly look after the young Murali. His ambition is to become a bank manager and he manages to get an interview for the same in a bank. While on a pilgrimage, Murali meets Ambujam (Monal Gajjar), a young doctor. Ambujam initially thinks ill of Murali due to unsavoury incidents which occur between them during the journey, but after she finds out about Murali's true character and Murali helps her grandmother Aishwarya (Kovai Sarala) recover from dehydration, she falls in love with him. She expresses a distaste for marrying policemen, which impresses Murali.
Poojai
Poojai (2014)
, 2h38
Directed by Hari
Genres Drama, Action, Romance
Actors Shruti Haasan, Vishal, Sathyaraj, Soori, Mukesh Tiwari, V. Jayaprakash
Roles A. D. S. P. Sivakkozhundhu
Rating53% 2.6556552.6556552.6556552.6556552.655655
Vasudevan aka Vasu (Vishal) is a Coimbatore-based moneylender and also was the heir to the Kovai Group, a cloth manufacturing conglomerate, until he was disowned by his mother and matriarch of his joint family Rajalakshmi (Raadhika Sarathkumar) due to some misunderstanding. He meets a rich girl Divya (Shruthi Haasan) at a mall, who soon falls in love with him for his good nature. One day, Vasu saves the Police Superintendent for Coimbatore District Sivakkozhundhu (Sathyaraj) and his wife (Aishwarya) from a group of thugs who work for Anna Thandavam (Mukesh Tiwari), a Pollachi-based businessman and contract killer who kills anyone to acquire their land and money. As Sivakkozhundhu was transferred to Coimbatore district to capture Anna Thandavam, the latter had planned to kill him. Anna Thandavam also plans to illegally grab land sold to a village temple by Vasu's late father. These two incidents cause enmity between Vasu and Anna Thandavam.