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Charan Raj is an Indian film actor, director, music director, film producer, and writer who primarily works in Tamil and other southern languages.[2] Charan Raj is known for his performances in films like Gentleman, Pratighatana, Indrudu Chandrudu and Kartavyam. He was also a part of Rajanikanth hits Phool Bane Angaray, Veera, Dharma Dorai and Baasha. He had also been a regular in Kannada and Malayalam films. He debuted in Kannada films as a hero. Siddalingaiah is considered to be his godfather.

charan Raj
Born
Bommayi

(1958-04-27) April 27, 1958 (age 61)[1]
Belagavi, Khanapur, Karnataka
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, film director, producer, screenwriter, music director
Years active1984–2015
Spouse(s)Kalpana Charanraj
ChildrenTej Raj, Eshwari, Devendra raj

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CareerEdit

Charan Raj made his acting debut with Thaliya Bhagya (1984), produced by A. L. Abbaiah Naidu and went on to appear in all the films produced by him. Towards 1990's, Charan Raj started appearing in supporting roles. He made his directorial debut with Annan Thangachi playing the lead role, however the film was a failure and Charan Raj incurred losses as producer. He announced another project as director titled Pudhusa Irukku in 2005 however, the film was shelved.[3]

ControversyEdit

In 2014, Charan Raj was accused of carrying a gun at Sri Varasiddhi Vinayak Temple, Andhra Pradesh.[4]

Partial filmographyEdit

KannadaEdit

TamilEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1987 Neethikku Thandanai
1988 Sakkarai Panthal
1988 Poovum Puyalum
1988 Kazhugumalai Kallan
1988 Naan Sonnathey Sattam
1988 Sivapputhaali
1988 Adhu Antha Kaalam
1988 Kalicharan
1988 Kuttravali
1989 Karunguyil Kundram
1989 Sattathin Marupakkam Sekhar
1989 Rajanadai Tiger
1990 Panakkaran Vijayakumar's Son
1990 Adhisaya Manithan
1990 Pudhu Pudhu Ragangal
1990 Seetha Boopathy
1991 Dharma Dorai Rajadorai
1991 Sirai Kathavukal
1992 Pandiyan
1993 Gentleman Azhagar Nambi
1993 Vedan Boopathy
1993 Manikuyil Sundaram
1994 Veera Inspector
1995 Baashha Anwar
1996 Nethaji Charan
1997 Arasiyal Marudapandi
1999 Annan Thangachi Chinna Rasu Also director — Remake of Tavarina Tottilu
1999 Ethirum Pudhirum
2000 Palayathu Amman Satan
2000 Rajakali Amman Tantrik
2000 Nee Enthan Vaanam Alex Pandian
2004 Arasatchi
2004 Arul Inspector
2005 Ayodhya Sundaram Pillai
2005 Ji MLA Varadharajan
2006 Aacharya Thiruvasagam
2007 Nam Naadu Sathya
2007 Oru Ponnu Oru Paiyan
2007 Vel City Surya Father
2008 Kee Mu Bhavani
2008 Thotta Prabhakar

TeluguEdit

Actor

HindiEdit

OdiaEdit

  • Ja Devi Sarva Bhuteshu (1989)

MalayalamEdit

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