Actor Bhagyaraj

Bhagyaraj
07/01/1953
Gobichettipalayam, TN,India
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Biography - Bhagyaraj

K. Bhagyaraj is a Tamil film director, actor, writer and producer. He has starred, directed and produced several Tamil films, along with a few Telugu and Hindi films. Beginning his career as an assistant to directors G. Ramakrishnan and Bharathiraja, Bhagyaraj became recognised for his scriptwriting talent. Among his early work was the script for the hit Tamil film Kizhake Pogum Rayil (1978) and Bharathirajas Tik Tik Tik (1981). He made his directorial debut with the film Suvarillatha Chittirangal (1979). He quickly established his own concern and started producing a string of distinctive films made mainly in the Tamil language. Bhagyaraj often cast himself in the lead roles of the films he scripts and directs, effectively carving out a niche for himself in the actor-auteur vein. His style of filmmaking is notable for its relatively elaborate, witty, and double entendre-laced script and socially-themed framework. His on-screen personae are typically characterised by their ironic sense of humour and intelligent bravado.

Bhagyaraj has made more than thirty films. He has made forays into the Hindi language film industry (Bollywood), directing stars of likes of Amitabh Bachchan. In recent times, the failure of his films like Gnana Pazham, Vaettiya Madichi Kattu (1997) and Sokka Thangam forced him to retire. His comeback film in 2006, Parijatham, was an effort well-received in the cinemas. Bhagyaraj also produces television serials.

Bhagyaraj, from Gobichettipalayam is married to Poornima Jayaram. She is his co-star in the film Darling Darling Darling. His daughter Saranya Bhagyaraj debuted in his film Parijatham. His son Shanthnoo Bhagyaraj made his debut in the film Sakkarakatti which released in 2008.Bhagyaraj was married first to actress Praveena. She died in the late 1980s succumbing to an aggravated case of jaundice.

Bhagyaraj News

Eminent directors of Tamil Cinema greets Mani Ratnam

Eminent directors of Tamil Cinema greets Maniratnam at his office today and gave bouquet for his Prestigeous award received at the Venice Film festival this week. Directors including Balu Mahendra , K. Bhagyaraj, V...

Stars Line Up for War in Yuddham Sei

Director Mysskin has finished his Yuddham Sei and is now getting it ready for release before which he showed the film to Rajinikanth first and got some rave accolades from the Superstar. The film will hit the screen...

Kannada Director to make foray in Tamil with Vijay!

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Gouravargal Audio released

Sathyaraj stars in Gouravargal and the posters have already turned a few heads. Gouravargal is directed by Sanjay Ram has Vigneshwaran and Monica playing important roles. The Audio of the film was launched in Chenna...

Is Lingusamy Inspired by Mani Ratnam and Bhagyaraj?

When Lingusamy says this you find it hard to believe. It is not because he has his own unique style and that sets him apart. It is just because how he is so unlike them. Well, please don’t say his is a unique styl...

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Imagine how it starts off quite aesthetically with the lead characters dying desperately – separated from each other by death and falling off the cliff in true Japanese style. Switch to the contemporary hero, the ...

Bharathiraja Casts Parthipan

Anna Kodiyum Kodi Veeranum will be Bharathiraja’s latest offering to his fans. The director made daring statements that he would make a strong comeback and he looks quite ambitious this time to pull it off success...

How Sona became a Producer and Lost Money?

Actress Sona is at loss due to her production venture ‘Kanimozhi’ but the ‘optimistic’ actress isn’t any worried about the film’s failure. As a producer, it has helped her learn many things about film pr...

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Bhagyaraj Fan Review (3)

Hai jee ,i like u r movies,and I miss and u r family. I love u r Family . Nega one secone u actor in movie.

deepaknayantaran, chennai on 15-12-2012

your movie is i like sir,

devi, on 04-10-2012

i miss bhagyraj sir film

gurunathan, theni on 07-07-2014

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