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Ajay Rathnam is an Indian actor who has worked predominantly in Tamil films. He has acted in over 400 films in 5 languages.

Ajay Rathnam
OccupationActor
Years active1989[1] - present
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
ChildrenDheeraj Vishnu Rathnam
Vishwesh Rathnam

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CareerEdit

He made his acting debut with the horror film Naalai Manithan (1989) in which he played the role of a monster.[2] He has appeared in one episode of the TV serial Marmadesam (Vidathu Karuppu). He played the role of the leader of the fictional LTF rebels in the Hindi film Madras Cafe (2013). His character bore a close resemblance to the late LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.[3]

Other worksEdit

Ajay Rathnam has been an abettor conducting motivational seminars for the students at various colleges.[4] In 2018, he launched his badminton academy named "V Square" in Chennai.[5] In 2019, he launched "V Square" Sports Arena in Mogappair.

Personal lifeEdit

His son Dheeraj Vishnu Rathnam is a powerlifting champion at the state level and also an actor who made his debut with Arivazhagan's Aarathu Sinam (2016).[6]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
1989 Naalai Manithan Tamil Debut film
1989 Thiruppu Munai Manimudi Tamil
1990 Adhisaya Manithan Tamil
1990 Madurai Veeran Enga Saami Tamil
1991 Gunaa Inspector Moovendhar Tamil
1991 Dharma Durai Ajay Tamil
1991 Thaiyalkaran Tamil Guest appearance
1991 Nanbargal Tamil
1991 Kaaval Nilayam Andhavar's son Tamil
1991 Iravu Sooriyan Tamil
1992 Singaravelan Tamil
1992 Thevar Magan Inspector S. Maruthupandi Tamil
1992 Pandithurai Rudramani Tamil
1992 Innisai Mazhai Tamil
1993 Vedan Ajay Tamil
1993 Airport Tamil
1993 Udan Pirappu Tamil
1993 Thiruda Thiruda Ashok Tamil
1993 Gentleman Rathnam Tamil
1994 Veera Ratnavelu Tamil
1994 Pandiyanin Rajyathil Tamil
1994 Kadhalan Tamil
1994 Honest Raj Muthiah Tamil
1994 Adharmam Tamil
1994 Vishnu Guru Malayalam
1994 Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu Dugluss Malayalam
1995 Kuruthipunal RPG expert shooter Tamil
1995 Mayabazar Tamil
1995 En Pondatti Nallava Police inspector Tamil
1995 Hijack Malayalam
1995 Parvathy Parinayam Aniyan Thirumeni Malayalam
1995 Aadaalla Majaka Telugu
1996 Irattai Roja Tamil
1996 Minor Mappillai 'Challenge' Sankaralingam Tamil
1996 Indian Freedom Fighter Tamil
1996 Mahaprabhu Tamil
1997 Rettai Jadai Vayasu Jeeva Tamil
1997 Ratchagan Mithran Tamil
1997 Nerrukku Ner Kachiram Tamil
1997 Suryavamsam Tamil
1997 Ullaasam Palpandi Tamil
1997 Pagaivan Police inspector Tamil
1997 Master Telugu
1998 Urimai Por Tamil
1998 Aasai Thambi Tamil
1998 Bhagavath Singh Tamil
1998 Ulavuthurai Ajay Tamil
1998 Kaathala Kaathala Williamson Tamil
1998 Auto Driver Nagaraj Telugu
1999 Mugam Tamil
1999 Periyanna Tamil
1999 Annan Thangachi Yashoda's brother Tamil
1999 Ullathai Killathe Tamil
1999 Nesam Pudhusu Vasanthi's cousin Tamil
1999 Jananaayakan Kuppuswami Malayalam
2000 Rhythm Tamil
2001 Shahjahan Tamil
2001 Citizen AC Krishnamoorthy Tamil
2001 Asathal Jayaraj Tamil
2002 Namma Veetu Kalyanam Police officer Tamil
2002 En Mana Vaanil Police officer Tamil
2002 Devan Police officer Tamil
2003 Indru Superior officer Tamil
2003 Thirumalai Traffic police officer Tamil
2003 Ottran Saran Tamil
2003 Paarai Sub-Inspector Tamil
2003 Nadhi Karaiyinile Tamil
2003 Diwan Tamil
2003 Ee Abbai Chala Manchodu Vivekananda's father Telugu
2004 Arasatchi Tamil
2004 Arivumani Tamil
2004 Varnajalam ACP Prabhakaran Tamil
2004 Vasool Raja MBBS Medicine Professor Tamil
2004 Adavi Ramudu Telugu
2005 6'2 Krishnamurthy Tamil
2005 Aayudham Tamil
2005 Selvam Jyothy's father Tamil
2005 Sukran Public Proscecutor Ramanujam Tamil
2005 Neeye Nijam Police inspector Tamil
2005 Bharatchandran IPS Kala Purohit Malayalam
2005 Naidu LLB Telugu
2006 E Tamil
2006 Perarasu Tamil
2006 Sudesi Tamil
2006 Vanjagan Chinrasu Tamil
2006 Pathaaka Wincent Mozes Malayalam
2007 Malaikottai Tamil
2007 Periyar Tamil
2007 Agaram Tamil
2007 Pokkiri Tamil
2007 Parattai Engira Azhagu Sundaram Tamil
2008 Theeyavan Police inspector Tamil
2008 Thozha Tamil
2009 Patchai Nirame Tamil
2009 Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja Subeidhar Cheran Malayalam
2009 KA-99 B-333 Kannada
2010 Singam IG Tamil
2010 Thairiyam Tamil
2012 Mayanginen Thayanginen Kalivaradhan Tamil
2012 Maattrraan Ajay Rathnam Tamil
2012 Nanban Panchavan Pariventhan's father Tamil
2013 Thillu Mullu Janani No. 2's father Tamil
2013 Madras Cafe Anna Bhaskaran Hindi
2013 Satya 2 Sambasiva Rao "Samba" Telugu
2014 Jigarthanda Police officer Tamil
2014 Poriyaalan Tamil
2014 Bramman Tamil
2015 Thani Oruvan Deputy Superintendent of Police Tamil
2015 Apoorva Mahaan Tamil
2015 Puli Tamil
2015 En Vazhi Thani Vazhi Tamil
2015 Yatchan Police officer Tamil
2015 Uttama Villain King Sadayavarman Tamil
2015 Enakkul Oruvan Tamil
2015 Malini & Co. Hindi/Telugu
2016 Wagah Tamil
2016 Mudinja Ivana Pudi Tamil
2016 Dhruva Ishika's father Telugu
2017 Thittivasal Vanjinathan Tamil
2017 Kalathur Gramam Tamil
2017 Thupparivaalan Police Chief Tamil
2017 Mangalapuram Tamil
2017 Senjittale En Kadhala Veera's father Tamil
2017 Spyder Inspector Gokulnath Telugu/Tamil
2018 Tamizh Padam 2 King Adhiyamaan Tamil

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Role
1997 Marmadesam (Ragasiyam) Raghu (Police officer)
1997 Marmadesam (Vidathu Karuppu) Original Karuppannasamy Kadavul
1999 Chithi Yogi
2001 Ramany vs. Ramany Part II Guest Appearance (Episode 19) [7]
2001 Amma Sanjay
2002 Annamalai Anbalagan
2003 Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha Appa
2006 Penn
2007 Arasi Vishwanathan
2007-2008 Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda
2008-2009 Gokulathil Seethai
2009-2010 Karunamanjari
2010-2011 Soundaravalli
2010-2011 Yamirukka Bayamen
2011 Mun Jenmam Anchor
2012-2015 Sivasankari
2013-2014 Uravugal Sangamam
2013-2014 Nalla Neram
2014-2015 Thiru Mangalyam Vijaykumar (Sandhya's Father)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajay Rathnam in Kannada". Indiaglitz.com. 2007-12-05. Retrieved 2013-08-19.
  2. ^ https://cinema.dinamalar.com/cinema-news/11789/special-report/Ajay-Ratnams-special-interview.htm
  3. ^ https://www.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/does-madras-cafe-show-ltte-leader-prabhakaran/story-w1QgS5HQB8szlrHRreRjeK.html
  4. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/right-attitude-discipline-determine-success/article7573597.ece
  5. ^ https://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/kollywood/130418/arya-launches-ajay-ratnams-badminton-academy.html
  6. ^ https://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/kollywood/150617/dheeraj-ratnam-strikes-gold.html
  7. ^ "Guest Appearance (Episode 19)". Retrieved 2014-07-22.

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