Silambarasan (Aka) Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar

 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
 Uravaikkaaththa Kili (as child artist) (1984)

About Me

Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar, shortly called Silambarasan, Simbu or S. T. R. is an Indian film actor, director, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Voice actor and playback singer of the Tamil Film Industry. He was born on 3 February 1983. He began his career by playing roles as a child artist in films directed by his father T. Rajendar, before his first lead role in Kadhal Azhivathillai (2002), under his father's direction and produced by his mother Usha Rajendar. Silambarasan studied at the Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Shrine Vailankanni Matriculation Higher Secondary School, St.John's International Residential School and Santhome Higher Secondary school, Chennai. He then attended The Ashram School in Chennai.

He further acted in his father`s movies, including Thai Thangai Paasam, Oru Vasantha Geetham, En Thangai Kalyani, Enga Veetu Velan, Monisha En Monalisa, Oru Thayin Sabhatham, Samsara Sangeetham, Shanti Enathu Shanti, Pettredutha Pillai, Thiruvalla and Sabash Babu. In Samsara Sangeetham, Silambarasan danced to a song singing "I am a Little Star, Aaaven Naan Super Star". Silambarasan played his first protaginist role in Kadhal Azhivathillai (2002) directed by his father. Silambarasan had three releases in 2004. The first of three was Kovil. He was praised due to his "restraint and matured"performance. It was a box office hit. In 2010, his film Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa directed and written by Gautham Menon became a Tamil 'cult classic' film.

Silambarasan has frequently worked as a playback singer in the Tamil film industry. He first sang in Sonnal Thaan Kaadhala and went on to sing over 60 songs for various composers. On 27 December 2011, Silambarasan released the non-film single "Love Anthem for World Peace and Love" to promote world peace. In December 2015, a song, referred to by the media as the "Beep Song" was leaked online and was widely circulated. The song was initially reported to be written and sung by Silambarasan and composed by music director Anirudh Ravichander, and featured an expletive degrading women which had been beeped out. Silambarasan experienced difficulties with director A. J. Murugan during the making of his breakthrough film, Manmadhan (2004) and was widely reported by the media to have "ghost-directed" the project. His first lyricist song “Loosu Penne” from Vallavan movie and voice actor.