Indian actor, singer and politician who earned 4 Filmfare Awards for Ideal Professional – Tamil and a Filmfare Award for Ideal Professional – Telugu. He gained a Bachelor of Arts level from New University, Chennai. He became a member of politics in 2006 and was appointed as Secretary from the Tamil Nadu condition unit from the All India Forwards Bloc. He wedded twice and provides three sons. He performed a small function in Mani Ratnam’s film Raavanan.