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Manoj is a journalist

Friday, June 26, 2015 • Tamil Comments

It was director Bharathiraja who introduced Bhagyaraj as a hero in ‘Puthiyavarppugal’ and the rest is history. Later Bharathiraja acted in an crucial cameo role in ‘Thaavani Kanavugal’ which had Bhagyaraj as the lead hero and director.

Now almost after three decades the sons of the two legends have acted in togheter in a movie. Shanthanu the son of Bhagyaraj is acting as the lead hero in ‘Vaaimai directed by debutante Senthikumar. In this film Bharathiraja’s son and actor Manoj is acting in a important role as a journalist.

Manoj who has already acted as hero in a few films is also aspiring to become a director soon. He worked as assistant director to Shankar in the latter’s blockbuster film ‘Enthiran’ with Rajinikanth in the lead role.

A few months back. there were strong rumors suggesting that Manoj will be directing the sequel to his father’s classic thriller ‘Sigappu Rojakkal’. Manoj however rubbished that his maiden directorial will be the second part of the Kamal Haasan Sridevi starrer.

Manoj however assured that he will start the film soon and a formal announcement of the same can be expected in two months. Manoj said that he was more interested towards direction than acting and accepted the role in ‘Vaaimai’ as he was impressed with Senthilkumar’s script.

‘Vaaimai’ is highly expected as veteran comedian Goundermani is said to play an important role in this flick. The film boasts off a strong supporting cast that includes, Ramki,Urvashi and Thyagarajan. Bhanu is the female lead of the film.

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