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A R Srinivasan

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Occupation  Actor and lawyer
Years active  Since 1963

Name  A. Srinivasan
Role  Television actor
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Born  8 April 1933 (age 82) (1933-04-08) Madras, India
Other names  A. R. Srinivasan A. R. S.
Awards  Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Theatre - Acting
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Alangadu Ramamurthi Srinivasan (born 8 April 1933), popularly known as A. R. Srinivasan and A. R. S., is a Tamil stage, television and film actor.his cousin named k.s.balachandra iyer helped him to join in stage dramas.

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With a career spanning over 50 years, Srinivasan is a recipient of Kalaimamani and Central Sangeet Natak Academy Puraskar awards.

Early life

Born in Madras city to A. S. Ramamurthi and A. R. Saraswathi, Srinivasan studied and qualified as a lawyer. Upon graduation, Srinivasan worked for Philips. In his young days, Srinivasan was also a good cricketer and played club cricket for Sea Hawks and Madras South Zone.

Career

In 1962, Tamil theatrist Y. G. Parthasarathy noticed Srinivasan at a cultural show and asked him to join his theatre group, United Artists' Association (UAA). After some initial reluctance, Srinivasan joined the group and worked with UAA for over five decades. In 1964, Srinivasan got his first film role in the Telugu movie Raman Parasuraman. Since then, Srinivasan has acted in a handful of movies, mostly in supporting roles as a police officer or Jesuit priest.

Starting from the 1980s, when India's state television channel Doordarshan began broadcasting in Tamil, Srinivasan has played prominent roles in television operas and presented documentaries. He is still active on television playing supporting roles in two television soaps - Aval, broadcast on Vijay TV and Suryaputri on Kalaignar TV and occasionally, plays small parts on the stage as well.

Partial Filmography

  • Poonthalir (1979)
  • Ranga (1982)
  • Nayakan (1987)
  • Watchman Vadivel (1994)
  • References

    A. R. Srinivasan Wikipedia


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