Rangaraj Subbiah (born 3 October 1954), professionally known as Sathyaraj, is an Indian actor, producer, director, media personality and a former politician who has predominantly appeared in Tamil cinema.He started his career in antagonistic roles and later played lead roles. His 200 films also include works in Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. He met with success through lead performances in Vedham Pudhithu (1987), Nadigan (1990), Amaidhi Padai (1994), Periyar (2007) and Onbadhu Roobai Nottu (2007). He also received acclaim for supporting roles in Nanban (2012), Raja Rani (2013), Baahubali (2015), Baahubali 2 (2017) and Kanaa (2018). He was also the director of the film Villadhi Villain (1995), starring himself in three different roles.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 jewellery Shop.
Sathyaraj Is married to Maheswari in 1979, niece of producer Madhampatti Sivakumar, and had two children, Divya (daughter) and Sibiraj (son), also an actor. Sathyaraj is a staunch atheist.Sathyaraj and Manivannan shared a close friendship since college and became frequent collaborators in 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 consecutive hit films together beginning from 1987 to 1994; Chinna Thambi Periya Thambi, Ganam Courtar Avargale, Jallikattu, Vaazhkai Chakkaram, Pudhu Manithan, Therku Theru Machan and Amaidhi Padai. 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. About his personal relationship with Manivannan, Sathyaraj remarked "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 narrated him a story.
Início da vida
Sathyaraj was born as Rangaraj on 3 October 1954 to Subbiah, a doctor, and Nathambal, with two younger sisters, namely Kalpana Mandradiar and Roopa Senapathy. He is an ardent fan of M. G. Ramachandran and Rajesh Khanna. Sathyaraj completed his primary school education in St Mary's Convent school, Coimbatore and later studied for tenth standard from Suburban High School, Ramnagar, Coimbatore. He went to Government Arts College, Coimbatore, for a Bachelor of Science degree in botany.Sathyaraj's dream was to become a film actor, but his mother was against it and forbid him to join cinema. In 1976, in spite of his mother's opposition, he left Coimbatore to enter the Tamil film industry based in Kodambakkam, Chennai.Sathyaraj entered the film industry after witnessing the shooting of the film Annakili, where he met actor Sivakumar and producer Thiruppur Manian and started pestering them to help him fulfill his cinematic ambitions. Sivakumar vehemently criticized his interest in acting and advised him to immediately return home. Nevertheless, he remained in Chennai. Producer Maathampatty Sivakumar supported him with sending money every month. He joined the drama troupe of Komal Swamynathan. Sathyaraj's first film in a credited role as an actor was Sattam En Kaiyil, in 1978, where he played a henchman to the main villain played by Thengai Srinivasan in the film. Later, he worked as production manager for the film Kannan Oru Kaikkuzhanthai.In addition to his managerial role, he also had a small acting part in the film. His first film as the leading hero in Tamil was Saavi in 1985, which was a box office success. He acted in about 75 films from 1978 to 1985 till films, most of which featured Sathyaraj in antagonist roles.
Filmes e Séries de TV
Prati Roju Pandage
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Irmão e irmã que se separam e se reúnem anos depois, quando o irmão tornou - se um criminoso.
After his career fails to take off, a gifted cricketer in his mid-thirties decides that he’s not ready to give up quite yet.
A woman who hails from a middle-class family background aims to excel in the competitive world of cricket with the help of her supportive father.
Two men kidnap the daughter of a rich man, and the latter approaches a retired cop to track the missing woman.
Varun vê-se forçado a tornar-se o presidente do estado de Tamil Nadu quando o seu pai é detido e perde o cargo. Ele é um jovem descontraído e continua a ser a mesma pessoa, mesmo quando se torna pres...
Gunasingam, a family-loving farmer who hails from a small town, tries his best to keep his big family united despite him being misunderstood by many.
Baahubali 2: A Conclusão
Quando Mahendra, filho de Bāhubali, aprende sobre sua herança, ele começa a procurar respostas. Sua história é justaposta com eventos passados que se desdobraram no Reino Mahishmati.
The unexpected meeting of two ex-lovers after a long time affect the equation of their respective families
Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva
A corrupt cop who has a heartbreaking childhood realises his mistakes and turns into a sincere officer to take on a dreaded criminal and his son.
A few individuals in the medical profession are murdered or kidnapped, and the cop investigating the case suspects a doctor and arrests him. But is he the one who is behind these crimes? And why are t...
Hari (Ram), um DJ em Vizag, propõe a muitas meninas nenhuma delas aceitar o seu amor. Um dia ele vê uma linda garota Sailaja (Keerthi Suresh) e também a impressiona, mas não propõe a ela temendo que e...
Surya is a carefree youth who lives with his father Narayana Murthy. He loves his father and is very protective about him. This obsession often lands him in trouble. A political don troubles Narayana ...
Um assassino vem a uma cidade montanhosa para tramar o assassinato de um cientista de topo. Um jovem e seu pai justo estão no seu caminho.
A cop sent to investigate allegedly ghostly affairs in a village agrees to stay in a haunted bungalow for seven days to win the hand of a girl in the place.
Quando uma encantadora menina NRI se apaixona por um homem de negócios rico, ela involuntariamente desencadeia conflitos dentro de sua grande família conjunta. Como seu amante encontrará uma maneira d...
Baahubali: O Início
O jovem Shivudu é deixado como um filhote encontrado em uma pequena aldeia por sua mãe. Quando ele cresceu, tornou-se evidente que ele possui dons excepcionais. Ele conhece a bela princesa guerreira A...
Sai Korrapati who has not only produced big films like Eega and Legend has also made few small movies with different themes. Coming from his production house Tungabhadra caught the attention of Telugu...
A once-successful veteran is envious of the success that his one-time assistant as a music director and plots to bring him down by ruining both his career and life.
Lailaa O Lailaa
The story of the film revolves around Intelligence officer Jayamohan (Mohanlal) and his wife Anjali (Amala Paul). However, Anjali is unaware of the fact that he is an anti- terrorist intelligence agen...
Oru Naal Iravil
A family man gets stuck inside a building with a prostitute, whom he had solicited. As time goes by, the probability of him being caught red-handed by his family or neighbours keeps increasing.
Anna Thandavam, a big shot who arranges for contract killers, plans to murder Sivakkozhundhu, a cop. His plan goes bust after Vasu, a heroic young man, rescues the ADSP. Meanwhile, Thandavam also gets...
A cop who is affected by post-traumatic stress tries to find his kidnapped wife with the help of a military trained dog.
Kalavaram (English: Riot) is a 2014 Tamil film directed by Ramesh Selvan and produced by Ravichandran. The film features veteran actors Sathyaraj and Tanikella Bharani in the leading roles, while an e...
Chellapa wants his son Murali to become a police officer like him but Murali's dream is a 'safe' bank job. However, a slew of thefts in ATMs affects them personally and changes the course of Murali's ...
Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA
Amavasai (Sathyaraj) turns Nagaraja Cholan, a successful politician. Corrupt to the core, the movie begins from where the first part ended. He rises to become a Deputy Chief Minister. The tantrums an...
Um homem retorna ao seu país para, aparentemente, reformar a família violenta de sua namorada, mas ele parece ter uma ligação estranha e um passado bastante escuro..
Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam
Set in a village in Tamil Nadu called Silukkuvarpatti, VVS talks about the love between Bose Pandi and Latha Pandi. While Bose is a carefree but spirited young man who doubles up as the leader of a l...
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 ...
John (Arya) e Regina (Nayanthara) são forçados a se casar contra sua vontade. Ambos passam por uma fase difícil inicialmente em seu casamento, pois não são capazes de superar seus romances anteriores....
Rahul embarca em uma viagem a uma pequena cidade em Tamil Nadu para cumprir o último desejo de seu avô: ter suas cinzas imersas na água bendita de Rameshwaram. A caminho, ele conhece uma mulher que ve...
The plot of the film illustrates the embankment of two friends on a quest for a lost buddy, who was once an optimistic and successful student. On their journey, they recount their college life and spe...
Sattappadi Kuttram is a revolutionary theme based subject which comes with a message to the society in which Seeman is playing the role of an advocate who fights hard to ensure that wrongdoers gets pu...
A sub-inspector (Alexander) falls in love with a chirpy villager (Pavina). Meanwhile, fake godmen go missing in the village and he is asked to solve the case. What does a group of children have to do ...
Punithavadhi, uma menina de 13 anos, é estuprada e impregnada por soldados militares do Sri Lanka. A mãe da menina tenta salvá-la com a ajuda de um professor.
Guru Sishyan (English: Teacher, Student) is a Tamil language film released on 2010. It stars Sathyaraj and Sundar C in the lead roles. It is directed by Sakthi Chidamabaram
Ganesan (Vignesh), is an irresponsible youth in a village. He promises his mother (Kuyili) that he would be good and start earning. He joins a job where he bashes few wrong-doers. This impresses a do-...
Aagathan is the love story of Gautham and Shreya that turns sour because of Shreya's father, Major General Hareendra Natha Varma's one deed that comes back to haunt his family.
Satyaraj and goundamani's combo.
Irandu Mugam is a political film with social message.It is a double hero subject with Sathyaraj and Karan playing the roles. The female leads are Anika and Suhani.
When his girlfriend is forced to return to India, a happy-go-lucky man follows her and upon asking for their marriage is tasked with picking up a violent but timid relative while making sure the rival...
Periyar joins the Indian struggle for independence after being disgusted by the injustices of the Hindu caste system. Later, he begins fighting for the rights of Tamilians.
Onbadhu Roobai Nottu
Madhava Padayachi (Sathyaraj) narrates his life to a young man who saves him from shame. He goes to his home village by a bus and feels for Madhava Padayachi who was a rich farmer long time back in hi...
Harish Venkatraman, a software architect by profession who lives in Malaysia, is the millionaire nephew of Maheswaran Iyer. He stumbles upon the psychiatry student Deva and falls for her that very ins...
Leelatharan, Lee to his friends, hangs out with a bunch of merry youths who do practically any work and play football in other times. It is a strong-willed and thick-tied group. Chellama, a worker in ...
Sathyaraj in a dual role. One role is of an IPS officer (Iyer) and the other is of a dada (Venkatachalapathy). The dada throughout the film has a dark skin and sports a bald head. Iyer believes that ...
The plot is dramatically woven around the different roles donned by Satyaraj and the reason behind him taking up such roles. The movies begins with Manickam (Sathyaraj) kidnapping Divya (Susan), who i...
When James (Sathyaraj) witnesses the killing of a union party boss, he is drawn into a tangled web of betrayal, murder and revenge that forces him to come to terms with his own past. Living undercover...
Bhairavamurthy (Manoj K. Jayan) and Gajapathy (Ponnambalam) are two landlords in a village who fight with each other. Bhairavamurthy's wife and his car driver get killed by Gajapathy's henchmen. Kadh...
Starting as an extra, Sathya shrewdly paves his way up to stardom as a leading hero. His ever-increasing popularity also leads him to joining an upcoming political party.
Sabapathy (Sathyaraj) is a widower cinema theatre owner and a school owner, he treats his son Sakthi (Sibiraj) like his friend. Sakthi falls in love with Shalini (Gajala) the daughter of, a corrupt po...
There is a war between Mastan Bhai's gang and Naaga's gang. Sena (Sathyaraj) is a local rowdy who works for Mastan Bhai (Anandaraj). Naaga (Vagai Chandrasekhar), the former right-hand of Mastan Bhai, ...
Ramachandran (Sathyaraj) is a police inspector who's sentenced to the death penalty. His teammates release him in secret and Ramachandran begins by killing all criminals.
Sathyaraj dreams of marrying an educated employed girl, of building a dream house of his own, and having just one child. But the wife (Meena) he gets, thanks to the trick played by his scheming orthod...
Mayilsamy (Sathyaraj) is a petty thief who is determined to make it big in life, by hook or crook. Even it means going through a marriage with a stranger, a trusting village belle, Pappu (Devayani), d...
After topping at the state level, Maaran's son Sudhandhiram wins admission to a medical college, where he is in for a rough time, ragged mercilessly by the sadistic Shivadas (Robert) and his cronies. ...
Asathal is a 2001 Tamil comedy film written and directed by P. Vasu. The film featured Sathyaraj and Ramya Krishnan in the leading roles. Produced by Mala Cine Creations and featuring music composed b...
Malabar Police is a 1999 Tamil comedy crime film directed by P. Vasu. The film features Sathyaraj, Kushboo, Abbas and Mumtaj in lead roles. The film, produced by Shanthi Vasudevan, had musical score b...
Suyamvaram is directed by a host of directors.Kuselan (Vijayakumar) and Suseela (Manjula) have 9 children: 3 boys (Satyaraj, Prabhu and Abbas) and 6 girls (Rambha, Roja, Kasturi, Maheswari, Preitha an...
This movie is about Sathyaraj who loves Roja one-sided and she marries her uncle. Once Manivannan & Roja's husband get into a fight. Unfortunately Roja & her husband passes away. So Sathyaraj ...
Pagaivan (Tamil: பகைவன்) is a 1997 Tamil film starring Sathyaraj, Ajith Kumar and Anjala Zhaveri in the leading roles. The film revolves around a kidnapping undertaken by Ajith and the actions that th...
Marc Zuber Antony alias Tony (Mahesh Anand), an international smuggler, ended up in an isolated island after killing some navy officers. He decided to hide his merchandises there and he threatened the...
The film is a love story between Sathyaraj and Meena. Sathyaraj and Goundmani, the best comic combos in Tamil cinema. Goundamani's nostril flaring sarcastic dialogues with Sathyaraj's carefree Coimbat...
Rasappan (Sathyaraj) is a useless fellow who loves his sister's daughter Meena (Meena), a graduate girl. Their parents decide to engage them but Meena refuses to marry with a jobless groom. Rasappan c...
From being a homeless pauper, Amavasai works his way up to become an acclaimed helper in a political party. Craving for more power, he employs all his evil tricks to become a top politician.
Vandicholai Chinraasu is a 1994 Tamil film directed by Manoj Kumar. The film stars Sathyaraj, Sukanya and Goundamani in lead roles.
Airport is a 1993 Tamil action film directed by Joshi and written by S. N. Swamy. It features Sathyaraj in the main lead along with Gauthami pairing with him. It is a different type of movie with no s...
Walter Vetrivel is a 1993 Indian Tamil film, directed by P. Vasu, starring Sathyaraj, Sukanya and Ranjitha in lead roles. The film had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 14 January 1993....
Bhuvana ,A lonely girl who is parentless longs for a true love and parental care. Though Bhuvana is a grand daughter of rich businessman he has no time to spend time with the child. The child wants to...
Palanisamy (Sathyaraj) is an uneducated man who dreams to marry a teacher and lives with his friend Dhandapani (Goundamani). Palanisamy falls in love with Hamsaveni (Sukanya) at first sight. He decide...
Kabali, a fisherman, is both revered and dreaded. He falls for Suganthi, a chorus singer, and tries to woo her. Sundar, a rich man, is a womaniser and is able to have any girls he wants by money or by...
Bramma is a 1991 Tamil film directed by K. Subash. The film stars Sathyaraj in the lead role as a drawing artist. The movie also includes Bhanupriya playing the role of Sathyaraj's wife and Kushboo in...
A 1990 Tamil family Drama film.
Nadigan (English: Actor) is a 1990 Tamil film directed by P Vasu. The film stars Sathyaraj in the lead role pairing with Kushboo Sundar. The film released with largely positive reviews and was decl...
Mallu Vetti Minor
Rassappa Gounder (Sathyaraj), também conhecido como Mallu Vetti Menor, foi um homem solteiro e rico que passou seu tempo nos bordéis como seu pai Marappa Gounder. Santhana Lakshmi e Rassappa se apaixo...
Ulagam Pirandhadhu Enakkaga
Raja is a rich person who returns from America to India. He gets surprised when most of them call him with different name and later he sees another look alike , Quarter Govindan, jobless guy and want...
A military Grand Officer is accused, inequitably, of intelligence with the enemy, during an operation, a code name: Day Break. He is afterward, murdered, without he can put in time, the light on the t...
Anna Nagar Mudhal Theru
The film was a remake of the 1986 Malayalam film Gandhinagar 2nd Street starring Mohanlal and Karthika directed by Sathyan Anthikad. The film is a mixture of comedy, romance, sentiments and affection....
En Bommukutty Ammavukku
En Bommukutty Ammavuku (Tamil: என் பொம்முக்குட்டி அம்மாவுக்கு) is a 1988 Indian film starring Sathyaraj, Suhasini, Geetu Mohandas and Raghuvaran is remake of Malayalam blockbuster Ente Mamattikkuttiya...
In the past, Jeevadurai (Jaiganesh), an honest police officer, was killed by Govindan (Vijayakumar). Thereafter, Rajaratnam (Sathyaraj), Jeevadurai's son, was brought by D.I.G Pandidurai (Sivaji Ganes...
Manathil Uruthi Vendum
Suhasini, a divorced nurse, is the sole wage earner of her large family and navigates various struggles in her life. One day, she meets a novelist who encourages her to get a new start in life.
The story begins with Arjun being arrest for multiples crimes. In the past, Arjun was an happy-go-lucky young man. His brother , a factory's union leader, clashed with his superiors for bonus. In the...
Makkal En Pakkam
Samraj(Sathyaraj)and rajmohan (Rajesh) are good friends who got separated due to a false theft accusation on Samraj. Rajmohan becomes a great political leader whereas Samraj becomes a great smuggler. ...
Chinna Thambi Periya Thambi
Prabhu and Sathyaraj are brothers who fall in love with their uncle's daughter Nadia. Nadiya is initially arranged to marry a wealthy man but due to dire circumstances the wedding is called off.She th...
Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu
Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu is a Tamil film starring Sathyaraj in the lead role of the protagonist. The film revolves around the story of an honest and straightforward Tamil Nadu police officer and hi...
Poovizhi Vasalile is a 1987 Indian Tamil suspense and thriller film directed by Fazil starring Sathyaraj and Sujitha in lead roles.
Vaidehi belongs to an orthodox Brahmin family and falls in love with Sankarapandi who is from a different caste. Their love is disapproved by her father but is accepted by Sankarapandi's family.
Mr.Bharath is a Tamil film is directed by SP. Muthuraman. The film stars Rajnikant, Sathyaraj, Ambika, Goundamani, S. V. Shekhar and others. The plot is about a son's revenge against his father. It is...
A schoolteacher falls in love with an uneducated rowdy villager in order to prove that love can change the heart of even the most despicable person alive.
Vikram () é um filme indiano de 1986 dirigido por Rajasekhar, estrelado por Kamal Hassan, Ambika, Dimple Kapadia, Lizy, Sathyaraj, Charuhasan, Janagaraj e Amjad Khan. Vikram é o primeiro filme tamil q...
Um homem de meia-idade encontra fuga do seu casamento sem amor através da sua amizade com a filha de um barqueiro.
Mangamma Sabadham is a Tamil language film starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role of the protagonist. While Madhavi and Sujatha acted as female lead.
Kaakki Sattai starring by kamal haasan and ambika. Desperate to enroll in the Police force, Kamalhassan finds support from Ambika at all times during his attempts. The love songs with Ambika were quit...
Naan Sigappu Manithan
A young man turns into a vigilante to fight injustice after his loved ones are killed.
Sri Raghavendra, a Hindu saint, denounces worldly things and devotes his life to perform miracles and spread the message of God before taking samadhi to unite with the divine.
An aimless youth joins a gang out of a sense of gratitude, but complications arise when he falls in love with the sister of the new police officer in town.
Needhiyin Nizhal is a 1985 Indian Tamil film.
Japanil Kalyanaraman (1985) is a Tamil language film starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role of the protagonist. This was the first Tamil movie sequel (of Kalyanaraman). Raman (Kamal Haasan) is a journ...
Quando uma mulher aprende que seu marido casou com ela por dinheiro, ela decide divorciar-se dele.
Ram Kumar, a psychopath, kills whoever learns about his wrongdoings. However, when Devi marries him, she senses something fishy with his activities and investigates with the help of her friend Raj.
24 Mani Neram
A young man sets out to find the real culprit when he is falsely accused of murdering a woman. However, he has to find the murderer within twenty-four hours and avenge the woman's death.
Enakkul Oruvan( English: Someone within me ) is a 1984 Tamil film directed by SP. Muthuraman, starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role. A remake of Subhash Ghai's Hindi film, Karz (1980), starring Rishi...
Thambikku Entha Ooru
Thambikku Entha Ooru (English: Which town are you from, my brother?) is a 1984 Indian Tamil language film directed by Rajasekhar, starring Rajinikanth, Madhavi, Sulakshana, Sathyaraj and Senthamarai.
Naan Mahaan Alla
Viswanath (Rajnikanth), a famous lawyer, stays with his widowed mother (Vijayakumari) and physically handicapped sister (Uma). He sends Jegan, a rich magnate's son (Sathyaraj) and Lokaiya, two crimina...
When a smuggler kills his sister, a mentally impaired man (Rajnikanth) vows to deliver justice and joins a martial arts school. He trains hard there to become a master fighter, honing his fighting ski...
Urangatha Ninaivugal is a 1983 Tamil Indian feature film directed by R.Bhaskaran. The film stars Sivakumar, Menaka, Radhika and Rajeev in the lead roles.
Anand, a journalist gets a microfilm that shows the wrongdoings of an underworld gang. The gangster sends a woman to retrieve the tape. When it fails, he decides to attack his well-wishers.
A sincere police officer is killed by a liquor dealer. Years later, his twin sons set out to avenge their father's death.
A vida normal de um aldeão vira inferno vivo quando ele começa a perceber que é família mantém limites para seus membros e também descobre que sua aldeia está em perigo por um homem que tenta destruir...
A malayalam film is emerging from the influence of southern narrative songs. Kaaliyan, the film is based on the courageous battle in the history of seventeenth century, Venad (Travancore). The story ...
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