Ponnar shankar book pdf free download is an Indian actor, director and producer of Tamil films. He has also acted in several Malayalam , Kannada Films and a few Telugu Films. He is the father of Tamil actor Prashanth. He is also the maternal uncle of tamil actor Vikram.
Thiagarajan made his acting debut with Alaigal Oivathillai appearing as the elder brother of film’s lead actress Radha. The film became successful and offers poured in for him. His portrayal of jungle bandit in Malaiyoor Mambattiyan provided him major breakthrough in his career. He was also a part of successful films like Neengal Kettavai, Payum Puli.
He acted in Malayalam film New Delhi which became successful and his portrayal of a goon received acclaim. The success of the film prompted Thiagarajan to make his directorial debut titled Salem Vishnu based on the character which he had played in that film. He then directed Aanazhagan with his son Prashanth in the leading role. Prashanth appeared in a drag role and revealed that the most daunting aspects of the role were the “waxing, the threading, the works” as well as “wearing a sari in summer, doing a bharatanatya sequence in a woman’s costume, and getting the nuances and variations right were the other challenges”, revealing his mum had assisted him.
According to Prashanth, the film was an average grosser. Thiagarajan then stayed away from limelight paving way for his son. Thiagarajan then returned to acting appearing in a small role as a father to his son in Jai.
Thiagarajan then directed Shock, remake of Hindi film Bhoot in 2004. Apart from directing and producing the film, Thiagarjan handled art and costumes department and also appeared in the film as police inspector. The film’s shoot was completed within twenty six days, with meticulous pre-planning arranged by Thiagarajan. The film received positive reviews citing that makers “deserve an appreciation for his honest and sincere attempt on the screen”.