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S. Rajasekar (1957 – 8 September 2019)[2] was a Tamil cinematographer, screen writer and film director of Kollywood films. He was also a busy actor of Tamil television series, Saravanan Meenatchi and has directed several successful films along with Robert Ashirwatham as a director duo popular as Robert Rajasekaran.[3][4][5] According to the The Times of India, "The actor will be remembered for the “Ithu Oru Pon Malai Pozhudhu” song scene[6] in Nizhalgal which he enlivened with his youthful charm and spirit".[3]

S. Rajasekar
Born1957
Died (aged 62)
Other namesRobert Rajasekaran[1]
OccupationDirector
Cinematographer
Screenwriter
Years active1979–2019

CareerEdit

Rajasekar's first break happened with Kudisai, followed by Oru Thalai Ragam as he worked as cinematographer along with Robert Ashirwatham.[7] Bharathiraja's Nizhalgal provided him the break as a lead actor. Later he acted in many films as well as co-directed many successful films along with Robert Ashirwatham. The television series Saravanan Meenatchi,Valli and Sathya made him a recognizable face of new generation audience.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

Rajasekar was married to Saranya Ponvannan.After few month they separated permanently. After that S.Rajasekar was married to Tara Begam. They had no children. On September 8, 2019, Rajasekar died of an illness while he was getting treated at Ramachandra Hospital in Chennai. He was 61 years old, and a resident of Valasaravakkam, Chennai.[9][10][11]

Partial filmographyEdit

As director duoEdit

As cinematographerEdit

As actorEdit

Films
Television

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Actor, director Rajasekhar of Robert-Rajasekhar fame passes away in Chennai, he was 61". The News Minute. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  2. ^ https://thenewscrunch.com/saravanan-meenakshi-fame-actor-rajashekar-passes-away-at-the-age-of-62/3874/
  3. ^ a b Ramesh, Neeraja (8 September 2019). "Tamil film director and actor Rajasekar dies aged 61". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Tamil actor, cinematographer and director Rajasekar passes away". The Hindu. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Vijay TV's 'Saravanan Meenatchi' fame Rajasekar passes away". The New Indian Express. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Ithu oru ponmalai pozhuthu song - இது ஒரு பொன்மாலை பொழுது - Nizhalgal - SPB - Ilaiyaraja". YouTube. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  7. ^ Kolappan, B (1 December 2018). "Cinematographer, director Robert dead". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Tamil Film Director, Actor S Rajasekar Passes Away". News 18. 9 September 2019. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Veteran actor-director Rajasekar passes away". The Indian Express. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  10. ^ "Veteran actor-director Rajasekar dies at 61". India Today. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  11. ^ "பிரபல இயக்குனர், நடிகர் ராஜசேகர் திடீர் மரணம்!". Puthiya Thalaimurai. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.

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