|Full Name||Samuthirakani Pandiyaraj|
|Profession(s)||Film Director, Actor, Screenwriter, Voice Over Artist, Singer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 34 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||26 April 1973|
|Age (as of 2023)||50 Years|
|Birthplace||Seithur, Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Taurus|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Colleges||Rajapalayam Rajus' College, Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu
Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai
|Educational Qualifications||B.Sc. (Mathematics)
Bachelor of Law
|Debut||Film- Assistant Direction: Name Not Known (1997)
Film- Direction (Tamil): Unnai Charanadaindhen (2003)
Film- Acting (Tamil): Parthale Paravasam (2001)
TV- Acting (Tamil): Marmadesam - Edhuvum Nadakkum (2001)
Dubbing (Tamil): Aadukalam (2011)
Singing (Tamil): Vamsam (2010)
|Awards||National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for 'Visaranai'
Vijay Award for Favourite Director for 'Naadodigal'
Vijay Award for Best Dialogue Writer for 'Poorali'
Best Character Artist Award for 'Visaranai'
|Girls, Affairs and More|
(photo in the wife's section; above)
Mother- Lakshmi Ammal
|Favourite Food(s)||Sambhar-Vada, Coconut Sabzi|
|Favourite Actor||Nana Patekar|
|Favourite Destinations||Goa, Kerala|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Samuthirakani
- Does Samuthirakani smoke?: Not Known
- Does Samuthirakani drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Samuthirakani is a multi-talented South Indian star who prominently works in Tamil movies.
- Apart from Tamil, he also works in Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada movies.
- During his childhood, he wanted to become an actor.
- After completing his education, he entered the film industry in order to pursue a career in acting but people discouraged him for his looks and physique.
- In 1997, he started his career as an assistant director.
- Later on, he started writing the scripts of the movies.
- As an actor, he has appeared in many South Indian movies like ‘Poi’, ‘Paruthiveeran’, ‘Shambo Shiva Shambo’, ‘Masters’, ‘Easan’, ‘D Company’, etc.
- Apart from working in movies, he did work in many TV shows like ‘Ramani Vs Ramani’, ‘Thangavettai’, ‘Arasi’, ‘Idho Boopalam’, ‘Adi Ennadi Asathu Penne’, etc.
- He received great recognition after working in the movies like: ‘Subramaniapuram’, ‘Easan’, ‘Saattai’ ‘Kaadu’, and ‘Oppam’.
- He also gave his voice to many artists in the movies: ‘Goli Soda’, ‘Dhoni’, ‘Kathakali’, etc.
- In 2010 and 2011, he sang songs: ‘Suvadu Suvad’ and ‘Vidiya Potri’.
- He loves cooking and baking.