• Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Screenplay, Dialogue Writer

Nov 14, 1957  in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Also Known as: Radhakrishnan Moorthi, Parthiepan

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Associated with National award-winning films, Parthiban is a noted Tamil film actor, director, film producer and writer. Having worked in over fifty films, Parthiban made his silver debut with the film Pudhiya Paadhai, portraying an inhuman ruffian, which earned him attention in the industry. The actor has appeared in various films such as Bharathi Kannamma, Thaiyalkaran, Sugamana Sumaigal, and many more. The veteran actor is recognized for excellent performance in films like Azhagi (2007), Aayirathil Oruvan (2010) and Melvilasom (2011). His other projects include Rachcha (2012), Masss (2015), Naanum Rowdydhaan (2015), Maaveeran Kittu (2016), Dada is Back (2017), Dhruva Natchathiram (2018) and Keni (2018).

Parthiban, also credited as Radhakrishna Parthiban or Parthiepan, has also displayed his directorial prowess in critically acclaimed films such as Pudhiya Paadhai (1989) and Housefull (1999), both of which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil.

Apart from his career in films, Parthiban has written a book named Kirukkalgal - Thamizh Kavithai Thoguppu. He runs a charitable trust by the name "R. Parthiepan Manithaneya Mandram". His 2019 releases include Ayogya, directed by Venkat Mohan, Oththa Seruppu Size-7 and Thittam Poattu Thirudura Kootam.