Wednesday, February 8, 2012


K.Bhagyarj is loved by all film goers as a wonderful writer,Director,Actor,Music Composer, and Producer
of Mainly Tamil Films for the past 35 years.He has directed some  Hindi and Telugu films as well. He knew
the pulse of the audience and got appreciation for film making as per the taste of the society.He finds socially
important themes and presents it in an elaborate manner with an essence of humor.In most of  the films
directed by him he was the producer and handled the lead role also in an appealing manner always.
K.Bhagyaraj is well noted for his screenplay and dialogues which are strongly effective and witty also.He started the film career as an assistant director and the famous Director Bharathi Raja is his mentor as an actor
and  Director. As a director the second film directed by Bharathiraja 'Kizhakkepokum Rail' was scripted by
K.Bhagyaraj.It was a story which dealt with village life and  the next film directed by Bharathi Raja was again
scripted by K.Bhagyaraj with an entirely different story of a psychic character who hates women and with that
film both Bharathi Raja and  K.Bhagyaraj got established in Tamil film industry.
K.Bhagyaraj is the son of  Krishna Swamy and Amaravathy Amma and belonged to Vellankoil of Erode District.He was born on 7 June 1952.
K.Bhagyaraj had been given small roles in Bharathi Raja's films when he was working as his assistant director
and Bharatiraja made him hero for his film 'Puthiya Varpukal' in which 'Rati Agnihotri'acted as the heroine.
The film turned to be an award winning one and as an actor also Bhagyaraj received applause.
He made his directional debut in the film 'Sivarillatha Chithirangal' in 1979 and it was also well received.
As a writer his script and dialogues for the action movie of Kamal Hassan in 1981 'Tik Tik Tik" got much appreciation  and for its director Bharatiraja also.

His film 'Antha 7 Natkal' was a great hit and  as a writer,director and main actor he was well accepted by the
audience.The character 'Palakkad Madhavan' who was a poor music composer who loved Vasanti was a
different story.Financially struggling Madhavan loves Vasanti(Ambika) who lives on the ground floor and
the happenings in the film creates much humor and later turns to be sentimental when Vasanti marries Dr.Anand.The film was remade in Telugu as 'Radha Kalyanam' and in Hindi as 'Woh 7 Din'.In Hindi the lead
roles were handled by Anil Kapoor and Padmini Kohlapuri.In Hindi and Telugu also it was big success and much appreciation received for Bhagyaraj for his creation of those characters.
The 1983 film 'Mundane Mudiuchu' was a super duper hit which was liked by all sectors of the society and
a good entertainment film in which actress 'Urvashi' debuted  as heroine.
In the film 'Chinna Veedu' of 1985 'Kalpana' who is sister of actress Urvashi  debuted as heroine which had
also a typical story which received much acclamation.
In the film 'Sigappu Manithan' he acted with Rajanikanth and Sathyaraj  which was directed by Chandrasekhar.
In 1984 he directed a Hindi film of Amitabh Bachchan who appeared in dual role in it.It was 'Aakhree Rasta' in which sreedevi and Jayapradha acted.That film was the remake of Kamal Hassan's Tamil film
'Oru Kaithiyin Diary'.
He has also directed Mr.Bechara, a Hindi film of Anil Kapoor and Sridevi in which Nagarjuna also acted.
'Ithu Namma Aalu'   'Sundara Kandam'  'Rasukkutty'  'Veetla Viseshangal' 'Oru Oorile Oru Rajakumari'
etc were all well accepted films  written directed  and acted in main role by him.In these films heroines
Bhanupriya,Pragathi,Meena etc acted opposite to him.
In 1981 Bhagyaraj married actress Praveena  but sadly she succumbed to death due to jaundice in 1983.
Bhagyaraj married Poornima Jayaram who was his heroine in the 1982 film 'Darling Darlig Darling'
The couple have two children 'Saranya Bhagyaraj' and   'Shantanu Bhagyaraj'.Saranya Bhagyaraj was
debuted in 2006 film 'Parijatham' which was written and directed by Bhagyaraj.'Pritviraj' acted as hero
of this film.In another Pritviraj film 'Ninaithale Inikkum' he acted in a supporting role.
In 2009 his son 'Shantanu Bhagyaraj was debuted in main role for the film 'Siddu +2' which was made
by Bhagyaraj.He directed the film and acted in a supporting role.
He was awarded Best Dialogue writer award for 'Puthiya Varpukal'  Best film award for 'Ithu Namma Aalu'
Best actor award for 'Oru Kai Osai' etc.'Kanni Paruvathile'  'Indru poyi Nale Vaa'  'Vaettiya Madichu Kattu' 'Vagai sooda vaa'  ' Mouna Geethangal'   'Aararo Aareeraro' etc are
some of his other films  which were all viewers delights.

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