Subramaniam Panchu Arunachalam, credited as Subbu Panchu or P. Ar. Subramaniam (born 16 February 1969) is an Indian actor and film producer. Son of noted writer-producer Panchu Arunachalam, Subbu first appeared as a child artist in the Malayalam film Daisy, before working in the production department of his father's P. A. Art Productions. He returned to acting with the television series Arasi and shot to fame following his performance in the 2010 comedy film Boss Engira Bhaskaran. Subbu has occasionally worked as a voice actor and choreographer as well.
Subbu, being born as the son to writer-producer Panchu Arunachalam, had been in the film industry since his childhood. He made his acting debut at age 8 as a child artist in the Malayalam film Daisy, directed by Pratap Pothen, who was then his neighbour. He was soon made by his father to work as an assistant production manager under Balagopi in his father's P. A. Art Productions for the Rajinikanth-starrer Guru Sishyan. Since Guru Sishyan, Subbu was involved in all the productions until the most recent release Maya Kannadi (2007), with Subbu being promoted from an executive producer to the main producer.In 2002, Subbu acted in a film directed by Agathiyan, Kadhal Samrajyam, as one of its lead actors, However, after the release of the soundtrack, the film was shelved and was never released. In 2008, he ventured into television and appeared in the popular television drama series Arasi on Sun TV. He was approached by its director Samuthirakani to play the antagonist's role in the film, a role which was initially supposed to last for a week only, but was extended following positive responses. His first Tamil film was Saroja (2008), in which he had a cameo appearance. Meri Subbu returned to the big screen with M. Rajesh's comedy film Boss Engira Bhaskaran, in which he played a pivotal character as the brother of the character played by Arya. The film became one of 2010's biggest commercial successes, which brought Subbu into the limelight and subsequently led to several more acting offers. He starred in Cloud Nine Movies' Thoonga Nagaram as a tahsildar, and appeared in films including Ajith Kumar's Mankatha where he played a CBI Officer, Aanmai Thavarel, as a negative role.Subbu had previously also worked as a choreographer in the K. Balachander-produced Vidukadhai, and as a voice actor, dubbing for actors Suman and Mukesh Tiwari in Sivaji: The Boss and Kandaswamy, respectively.He has also appeared in advertisements for Hamam and Lakshmi ceramics. Currently he is hosting a game show, Aayirathil Oruvan, on Zee Tamil channel.
Movies & TV shows
A resident in Ooty named ‘Petition’ Pethuraj reopens a case from 2004 that involved a serial killer ‘Psycho Jyoti’ who was convicted for the kidnapping and murder. Venba, his daughter and a passionate...
Chithiram Pesuthadi 2
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Namma Veettu Pillai
Arumpon wants his sister to get married into a good family, but is forced to accept her marriage to a local goon, with whom he is at loggerheads. Will the brother-sister relationship survive?
R. K. Nagar
Things look up for a Chennai man struggling to make ends meet when he falls for a politician's daughter until he gets entangled in a murder case.
A sincere cop, who's suspended from the department for locking horns with a few influential people in the society, starts taking revenge against those who finished off his dear ones.
Thollaikatchi is an upcoming Tamil romantic comedy film directed by M.Sadiq Khan. The film stars Ashwin Kakumanu and Janani Iyer in lead roles with Subbu Panchu, Konjam Nadinga Boss fame Aadhavan, Man...
Many youngsters reportedly go missing from the State and police starts investigating the mystery cases. As this happens, a person is treated by a doctor after he gets injured in a fight. He is adminis...
Pyaar Prema Kaadhal
Two lovers, who are different in almost all ways, get into a live-in relationship. They go through tough times as their approach towards life do not match with each other's.
A filmmaker goes to check out a haunted house in Ooty to seek inspiration for a horror film, not realising that the place has a connection with his past.
A hearing-and-speech-impaired barber in Ooty, who is a huge fan of actor Vivekh, happens to meet his idol, who has come to the hill station on personal work. A poignant friendship develops between the...
A ghost enters a palatial mansion and starts attacking the men in the family. What is its back story?
The relationship of four friends comes under strain when their parents wrongly assume the rapport between two among them to be in love.
Chennai 600028 II: Second Innings
The Chennai Sharks XI team goes to Theni for the marriage of their teammate Ragu, and get into a tiff with the local team that becomes a threat to the wedding.
A director narrates his script to a producer and the events in his story happen in real-life to the producer's nephew!
Ka Ka Ka Po
The life of a young and charming girl who possesses 'special powers' turns topsy-turvy after she encounters an unexpected incident.
Two middle-aged men, who are settled in the same city, try to put an end to their families' blood feud in their village. Meanwhile, their children, fall in love with each other and decide to get hitch...
Ramachandran, a young man who is preparing for his IAS exam, battles his id, which keeps getting him into problems.
A man who has difficulty in choosing between two girls for his life partner approaches a psychiatrist for help.
Can a 100-year-old tea shop, which is more of a home for a group of regulars and a legacy for its soft-spoken owner, survive a road widening plan?
Janda Pai Kapiraju
Arvind who came to the city from a rural area, is a naive employee in a company. He cannot tolerate corruption, bribery, breaking rules, lavishness and the urban culture of youth in cities. He is caug...
Azhagiya Pandipuram is a Tamil comedy movie released on Dec 5th 2014. Elango Nagarajah and Anjena Kirti were in the leading role along with M.S Baskar, Manobala, Panju Subbu, Sriman, Devadarshini, Mee...
A director changes the perception of love for a group of youngsters by narrating how he reclaimed his life because of his now-married lover and her understanding husband.
Aravind, a principled young man, takes on the corrupt officers in the government. They soon launch a counter-attack. Will Aravind emerge victorious or succumb to their wiles?
Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham
Sakthi goes to Aravangadu to sell his father's property and gets into the Singarayar household as a guest, not realizing that the family wants him dead owing to a family feud. But, they will murder hi...
Chennaiyil Oru Naal
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All in All Azhagu Raja
The film is centered around Azhaguraja (Karthi), his friend and adviser Kalyanam (Santhanam) who runs a little known TV channel. He falls head over heels for at first sight with Devi Priya (Kajal Agga...
A bunch of wedding caterers lead by Santhanam run from trouble and land in Trichy - only to find more trouble. In Trichy, the problems are bigger than before and running away is not an option.
A mafia don sends his son out of the country because he doesn't want even a shadow of his life falling on him. Destiny wills otherwise. The son makes an innocuous trip to Mumbai to visit his dad. And ...
The desire for biryani after drinks lands two friends in an endless frenzy as they get framed for a kidnapping and go on the run.
Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham
A comic fantasy about four men. As the name suggests, it is a modern-day spin on more than one mythological Tamil films from the mid 60s.
Maalai Pozhudhin Mayakathilaey
The budding romance of a wannabe filmmaker, disturbed marital life of a techie, business troubles of the manager of the coffee shop are dealt with in detail.
A man struggles to save his family-owned restaurant as it is running in loses. He soon falls for a health inspector keen on shutting down the place. When his brother enters the scene, things get worse...
A story of four friends from different walks of life who get together in an unusual venue in the most unexpected manner.
Aanmai Thavarael movie is an action based love story that travels from Chennai to Goa. This movie also deals with the second biggest crime in the world, about the business and their networks all over ...
Vinayak, a suspended cop, helps a group of four men rob cricket betting money amounting to 500 crores INR. When it comes to splitting the amount, betrayal hits the team hard and a chase ensues.
Boss Engira Bhaskaran
A happy-go-lucky guy, who is yet to complete his B.A, is named Bhaskaran. For a long time, writing arrear examinations for a degree. His only friend is Nallathambi, who owns a barber saloon, which he ...
Jaga, Ganesh, Ajay and Vishwas are motoring to a cricket game. An accident leads them to divert on a side road, where they encounter a criminal gang that has kidnapped a young girl and shot a policema...
Maya Kannadi is a Tamil film directed by Cheran. It's his ninth directorial venture. He also plays the lead role with Navya Nair. Subbu, son of veteran producer Panchu Arunachalam is the producer. Ila...
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