To Start receiving timely alerts please follow the below steps: #Filmibeat: Best Of 2018. He later returned to supporting roles – sometimes as a father or as a mentor in films such as Alai, Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Thirumalai and Bala.[7]. Following his beginnings on the stage, and a diploma in acting from M.G.R. [2], He was born as the eldest among four children in 1958[1] at Kollengode in Palakkad district in Kerala. The cause of death was due to lower sugar levels. HERE ARE SOME OF THE IMPORTANT PHOTOS FOR OUR READERS TO GO THROUGH. Rajinikanth launches late actor's music album", http://cinidiary.com/people.php?pigsection=Actor&picata=1&no_of_displayed_rows=47&no_of_rows_page=10&sletter=, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Raghuvaran&oldid=985001994, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 October 2020, at 11:05. All this dedication won him more fans and helped his popularity soar ever higher. In a career span lasting for more than 26 years, Raghuvaran performed each role with his trademark mannerisms, often stealing the thunder from more established stars and even heroes. He was the grandson of Mr. N. Radhakrishnan Nair and son of Chunkamannathu Velayudhan Nair and Kasthuri Chakkungal. In the mid 1980s, Raghuvaran did many films as hero and most of them did good business as well. He appeared as hero as well as supporting actor in between releases as well. [3] When his father moved his hotel business from Mathur to Coimbatore, the family shifted to Coimbatore. He discontinued his Bachelor of Arts in History from Coimbatore (Govt. He played the protagonist of a Tamil soap opera, Oru Manidhanin Kadhai, about a well-to-do man who becomes an alcoholic. But his desire to try all types of roles, like supporting actor as well as villain simultaneously halted the progress as hero, even though he played hero roles in Vyooham, Kavacham and Anjali later. His supporting roles in Annanagar Mudhal Theru and Siva were well received too.[6]. The films Michael Raj, Megam Karuththirukku, Kootu Puzhukkal and Kavithai Paada Neramillai helped to stabilize his career. [4] He landed a minor role in the Kannada film Swapna Thingalgal. Radhakrishnan Velayuthan Raghuvaran (11 December 1958 – 19 March 2008) was an Indian actor who predominantly acted in films made in South India. Includes latest data and analysis on deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19). Raghuvaran was pitted against Dilip Kumar in his Bollywood debut Izzatdaar and his popularity further soared at the national level with Ram Gopal Varma' s gangster flick Shiva, where he played the dreaded gangster Bhawani. Raghuvaran's 6 songs, composed and sung by him, was officially released by actor Rajinikanth and the music album was received by actress Rohini and Raghuvaran's son Rishi Varan. He married Rohini in 1996 and their son Rishi Varan was born in 1998. Click on the “Options ”, it opens up the settings page. He was spotted and cast as the lead actor in Ezhavathu Manithan, which was his biggest role to date. But the villain role in Silk Silk Silk was noticed and the film's success opened the gate of offers for him. The villain act continued in films like Kutravaaligal, Mr. Bharath, Mandhira Punnagai and Oorkavalan. Raghuvaran died on 19 March 2008. The offbeat film named Ezhavathu Manithan (Seventh Man),[5] directed by Hariharan won many awards, but not many offers for him. He also set his own style of mannerisms and brought a distinct dialogue delivery and even changed his gait in many films. Hurry up & vote! The cause of death was due to organ failure because of excessive alcohol consumption. All this dedication won him more fans and helped his popularity soar ever higher. The offbeat film named Ezhavathu Manithan (Seventh Man),[5] directed by Hariharan won many awards, but not many offers for him. He had his primary education from St. Ann's Matric. He has received several state and Filmfare Awards for his performances in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. Bigg Boss Tamil 4: Bigil Fame Indraja Robo Shankar To Enter The House As Wild Card Contestant? Raghuvaran was pitted against Dilip Kumar in his Bollywood debut Izzatdaar and his popularity further soared at the national level with Ram Gopal Varma' s gangster flick Shiva, where he played the dreaded gangster Bhawani. On Raghuvaran’s 60th birth anniversary, filmmaker Suresh Krissna pens an emotional note, reminiscing his early days working with the actor [4] He landed a minor role in the Kannada film Swapna Thingalgal. His posthumous film, Aatadista, released shortly after his death. The couple later separated and divorced in 2004.[1]. [1] The cause of death was due to organ failure because of excessive alcohol consumption. Madras HC Allows Amala Paul To File Defamation Case Against Ex-Beau For Leaking Private Pics, Best Tamil Songs Of SP Balasubrahmanyam With AR Rahman. Born on 11 Nov 1948 (Age 71) Kollankod, Palakkad, Kerala. M.G.R. ( PICTURE BY: INIAN RAJAN ) NEWS BY: N.THYAGARAJAN ULTIMATE STAR AJITH, COMEDIAN MANORAMA AND MANY OTHERS …