S. Rajasekar

S. Rajasekar (19 August 1957– 8 September 2019)[2] was an Indian cinematographer, screenwriter and film director of Tamil 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 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
Born19 August 1957
Died (aged 62)
Other namesRobert Rajasekaran[1]
Years active1979–2019
Spouse(s)Tara Begam
(m.1990-2019; his death)


Rajasekar's first break happened with Kudisai, followed by Oru Thalai Ragam as he worked as cinematographer along with Robert Ashirwatham.[7][8] 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 Thendral, Saravanan Meenatchi,

Valli,  and  Sathya made him a recognizable face among new generation audience.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

He was married then to Tara Begam in 1990. They couple don't have any children.

On 8 September 2019, Rajasekar died of an illness while he was getting treated at Ramachandra Hospital in Chennai. He was 62 years old, and a resident of Valasaravakkam, Chennai.[10][11][12]

Partial filmographyEdit

As director duoEdit

  • Naanal - (2008) (Upto 50 Episodes)

As actorEdit



  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. ^ Winters, Bryce J. (8 September 2019). "Saravanan Meenakshi Fame Actor Rajashekar Passes Away at The Age of 62". TheNewsCrunch. Retrieved 28 September 2019.
  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. ^ "A courageous comeback". The Indian Express. 22 May 1987.
  9. ^ "Tamil Film Director, Actor S Rajasekar Passes Away". CNN-News18. 9 September 2019. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  10. ^ "Veteran actor-director Rajasekar passes away". The Indian Express. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  11. ^ "Veteran actor-director Rajasekar dies at 61". India Today. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  12. ^ "பிரபல இயக்குனர், நடிகர் ராஜசேகர் திடீர் மரணம்!". Puthiya Thalaimurai. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.

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