Silambarasan is an Indian actor, singer, director. His full name is Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar aka T. R. Silambarasan. He is popularly known as Simbu/STR. He was born on 3r February 1983. He is the proud son of the director, actor and politician Vijaya T.Rajendar and former actress Usha Rajendar. He has a younger brother whose name is Kuralarasan and a sister named Ilakkiya. The actor in him started to show his talent from a young age.
Simbu’s career started as a child artist, performing for his father’s movies. As for his personal life, he confirms that he and Hansika Motwani were dating each other for some time but recently parted ways for some personal reasons. Since that time he hasn’t been seen dating anyone.
Although he started at an early age but he properly got introduced to the industry through Kadhal Azhivathillai in 2002 where he was featured as the lead role. Gradually, after a few ups and downs in his career, he did Kovil, Manmadhan in 2004. For his next movie Vallavan, he turned as a director but took a long time to produce it.
This created mixed reviews about the movie and it didn’t shine much. He also gave voice in Tamil to the dubbed version of Slumdog Millionaire. In the year of 2010, Silambarasan directed his best movie so far. It was his 25th movie and Vinnaithandi Varuvaya became a hit in Blockbuster. He also did two more movies in the year of 2011 titled Poda Podi and Vettai Mannan.
Silambarasan has worked frequently as a playback singer for Tamil movies. His first song was Sonnal Thaan Kaadhala and after that, he went up to 65 till now. He uses his own voice for his movies. He is also a good lyricist and had written quite a number of lyrics for different movies. Simbu is seen to compose new songs whenever he gets the time with his fellow composers.
Simbu completed his studies from Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School , Shrine Vailankanni Matriculation Higher Secondary School, St.John’s International Residential School and Santhome Higher Secondary school, Chennai. Heo als attended The Ashram School in Chennai. After completing his studies he fully dedicated himself to the film industry.
Silambarasan Net Worth
Silambarasan has an estimated net worth of $8 million US dollars as of 2017. The recent survey says Silambarasan charges around INR 6-8 crores per movie.
Simbu owns a luxurious house in T. Nagar, Chennai, and a lavish Audi Q7.
Actor Silambarasan is also a lyricist, scriptwriter, composer, playback singer. He is a multi-talented person with skills to rule over Tamil film industry. Besides these, he is also the brand ambassador of PepsiCo. India for their drink named 7up in Tamil Nadu.
He has a liking towards modern amenities so he decorated his new house with luxurious yet modern facilities. Other than these he is ar poud owner of many words.
• Award of Honor for Kalamamani from Government of Tamil Nadu (2006)
• SIIMA Awards for Stylish Star of South Cinema (2012)
• ITFA Best Actor Award for Vaanam (2011)
• Edison Awards for Best Actor for Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya (2010)
• Big FM Tamil Entertainment Awards – Most Entertaining Actor Award for Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya (2010)
• Isaiyaruvi Tamil Music Awards – Rising Star Lyricist for “Where is the Party” for Silambattam (2009)
• Isaiyaruvi Tamil Music Awards – Best Dancer for Silambattam (2009)
Currently, he has a list of upcoming movies which are scheduled to release this year. Chronologically, Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan is set to release in April 2017, Sakka Podu Podu Raja in July, Police Tiger in August, Merisal in September, Kaan, Vaaliban, Vettai Mannan in November and lastly Manmadhan 2 in December. He is all set to promote them.
Silambarasan is a versatile actor and not to mention a multitalented person. His skills and talents have made his fans love him more. He is a youth icon and his movies highlight youngsters’ life stories. His songs and his movies are created in a way that audience can connect with it. We hope to see him grow even more and deliver us his creative works.