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T. R. Silambarasan

Date of birth : 1983-02-03
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-04

T. R. Silambarasan is a Tamil film actor, director, playback singer and songwriter. He began his acting career doing many minor uncredited roles as a child artist, produced by his father T.Rajendar. He made his debut under his fatherĀ“s direction in 2002 and has since acted in several films in lead roles. He has also directed one film, Vallavan.

He is known as Simbhu or the Little Super Star of the film industry. He is a trained singer who can sing fast-paced songs and ballads.

Superstar Rajnikanth was his idol and he was in love with Rajnikanth's eldest daughter Aishwarya since childhood. He wanted to marry her but Aishwarya's mother Latha Rajnikanth opposed it and got her married to actor Dhanush.

He was going out with actress Nayantara. They co-starred in Vallavan and soon after the release of this movie they broke up.

Simbhu has worked as a child artist for in 19 films and earned the name Little Superstar. Thai Thangai Paasam, Oru Vasantha Geetham, En Thangai Kalyani, Enga Veetu Velan, and Monisha En Monalisa are some of them.

Kadhal Azhivathillai was his debut film directed by Vijaya T. Rajendar. He appeared opposite Divya Spandana in Kuththu(2004), and it was a big hit on the box office.

The actor was critcized for copying Rajnikanth's style but later he successfully showed his talent with his performance in Manmadhan (2004). He was seen opposite Jyothika in this A.J. Murugan film. Even the story and screenplay of the movie were written by the actor himself which is worth acknowledging.

He was again paired with Jyothika for K.S. Ravikumar's Saravana (2006). It is a cute story about two college friends, Saravana and Krishna. Saravana falls in love with Krishna's sister Sadhana (Jyothika).

After directing Vallavan (2006), the sequel of Manmadhan (2004), he became the youngest director of Tollywood. In 2008, his releases were Kaalai (2008) and Silambattam (2008). Silambattam was the story about a priest Vichu (Simbhu) who falls in love with Janu (Sana Khan). Maavadu (2009) was his last release. Sneha and Sana Nawaz co-starred with him in this movie.

Awards:
Kalaimamani from Government of Tamil Nadu (2006)

Winners:
Isaiyaruvi Tamil Music Awards - Best Dancer for Silambattam (2009)
Isaiyaruvi Tamil Music Awards - Rising Star Lyricist for "Where is the Party" (Silambattam) (2009)
Edison Award - Best Actor for Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010)
Big Tamil Most Entertaining Actor Award for Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2011)

Filmography:
1987 Oru Thayin Sabhatham
1988 En Thangai Kalyani
1989 Samsara Sangeetham
1991 Shanti Enathu Shanti
1992 Enga Veetu Velan
1993 Sabash Babu
1993 Pettredutha Pillai

As Playback Singer:
2011 Nathiyile- Fully Loaded
2011 Nathiyile Alai Ondru
2011 No Money No Honey
2011 Kaattuvazhi
2010 Evan Di Unna Pethan


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