T. Rajendar

T. Rajendar (Aka) Vijaya Thesingu Rajendar

 Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, India
 Thangaikkor Geetham (1980)

About Me

T.Rajendar was born on 9 May 1955 in Mayiladuthurai. His original name Vijaya Thesingu Rajendar. He is married to former actress Usha. They have two sons, Silambarasan and Kuralarasan, and one daughter, Ilakiya. His wife has served as the producer for some of his films, such as Kadhal Azhivathillai. He is a Tamil film actor, director, composer, screenwriter, cinematographer, producer, singer, playback singer, and constitutional law expert. He is also a politician in Tamil Nadu, India. He entered into Tamil industry in the year 1980.

                During the 1980s all his movies were blockbusters running for years and the songs were also well appreciated. He is known for introducing new faces in his movies, and many of the actresses who debuted in his movies have been successful in South Cinema, including Amala, Nalini, Jyothi, Jeevitha, and Mumtaj. Rajendar recently started his own web TV channel called 'Kural TV' (Voice TV). Originally he wanted to start a 24-hour TV channel. Rajendar also distributes films under his home banner 'Simbu cine arts'. His latest film distribution, as of mid-2011 is his son Silambarasan's film Vaanam which will be distributed in the Chennai and Madurai region. He started his party All India Latchiya Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam in April 2004. The party was formed as a result of T. Rajendar's expulsion from Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. He provided an update in 2014, that the film was still under production and that it was sixty-five percent complete. He has also revealed that he is working on a script to launch his second son, Kuralarasan, as a lead actor.

                He compossed music for the films Sabash Badu, Petradutha Pillai, Coolikaran, Ivarkal Varungala Thoongal, etc. Some of the films that he has directed are Oru Vasantha Geetham, Thai Thangai Paasam, Enga veettu Velan, Samsara Sangeetham, En Thangai Kalyani, etc.