April 2019 Edition

Four Tamil mass heroes who started as child artist

1. Ajith


In 1990, Ajith started his career in a movie named ‘En veedu en kanavar’ where he played simply an extra. Senbaga rajan the director of that film would not have dreamt about this level of evolution of the small boy at that time.

2. Vijay

Now Thalapathy, Vijay started his career in Vijaykanth’s movie named Vetri. His father Chandrasekhar directed the movie.

3. Simbu

The year 1984 identified another energetic actor to the industry. Simbu has acted about 11 films then, as a child actor under his Father T.Rajendar’s direction. His dance in the film ‘Samsaara Sangeetham’ still remains watchable.

4. Kamal Haasan

Undoubtedly, the prodigy. The versatile actor made his debut in ‘Kalathur Kannamma’ which resulted in a President’s Gold medal. With five more films as a child actor, Kamal became a popular star even in those days. He later choreographed for many leading actors including Jayalalitha.

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