8 Popular Actors Who’ve Turned Producers

 A few years ago, Ram Charan expressed his desire to produce his father’s 150th film. Now, his dream has turned into reality. The ‘Bruce Lee’ actor is now producing Chiranjeevi‘s 150th film, which is a remake of the Tamil movie Kaththi. Like Ram Charan, many actors are now venturing into film production. In an effort to make their movie-making process smooth and to take control of the whole process – production, marketing and distribution – mainstream actors are now turning producers. It has been reported that the lead actor of Rajini Murugan also invested a certain amount to help ensure the quick release of the film. We take a look at some popular actors who have turned producers.

Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan is one actor who uses his creative freedom in incorporates his ideas in most of his films. This involves him to even direct his films. And if an actor requires creative freedom, he takes it upon himself to produce his films. The actor’s first production venture was Raja Paarvai. He produces his films in the banner Raj Kamal Films. The recent films produced by him are Thoongavanam and the upcoming film Vishwaroopam 2.
Suriya turned distributor with his film Singam 2. However, he turned producer with 36 Vayadhinile, where the film featured his wife Jyothika. He then produced Pasanga 2 and 24 under his banner 2D Entertainment. Did you notice that all his films and the production house have numerals in them? Is this for a purpose or just coincidence? We’re not sure. We do know that all these films were commercially successful. 
Dhanush is one actor who is able to strike a chord between producing films and starring in them. After co-producing 3, Dhanush launched his own production house named Wunderbar Films. He produced films like Ethir Neechal, VIP, Kaaki Sattai, the National Award-Winning film Kaaka Muttai, Thanga Magan and Amma Kanakku. 
Vishal turned producer with Pandiya Naadu. He produces his films under the banner Vishal Film factory. the success of the film has even led the actor to produce several other films including Poojai, Aambala and Paayum Puli.
Arya distributed his film 2010 comedy Boss Engira Bhaskaran, which was declared a hit. He then produced his first film Amarakaaviyam under the banner The Show People. Language is no barrier for Arya. He is even producing Malayalam films under his banner. 
Comedian-turned-hero Santhanam has been entertaining the audience with his exceptional comic timing in films. The successful actor has ventured into film production as well. He produced his first two films, Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham and Inimey Ippadithaann, in which he appeared as a solo hero.
Pawan Kalyan
The Gabbar Singh actor may have attained phenomenal success as an actor. But his innings as a producer is quite great. He ventured into production with the film Mugguru Monagallu, which released in 1994. He released it under the name ‘K. Kalyan Kumar’ under "Anjana Productions" After 12 years, he produced Sardaar Gabbar Singh under the name ‘Pawan Kalyan’ under "Pawan Kalyan Creative Works".
Kalyan Ram
Pataas actor Kalyan Ram first ventured into film production with the film Athanokkade. He produced it under the banner, N.T.R. Arts, NTR is the name of his grandfather, the late Telugu actor Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao. He attained success as a producer with the film Kick 2, which starred Ravi Teja in the lead.
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