Silambarasan Rajendar (Born February 3, 1983 (1983-02-03) (age 24)), is a prominent Tamil film actor, film director, playback singer and song writer. Silambarasan is known fondly by his fans as Simbhu and Little Super Star.

Silambarasan was a popular face in Indian television even before he made his maiden film debut. He acted in Tamil films as a junior artist in projects like Monisha En Monalisa, Shabash Babu, Rajadi Rajavan, and Thiruvalla in minor roles. His debut in movies as a hero came in the form of Kaadhal Azhavitazhallai, a Tamil language movie also debuting Charmi, a popular Telugu actress. The film was highly hyped but the film flopped at the box-office and it was followed by Dhum and Kuthu with Rakshitha and Ramya respectively. These films also flopped at the box-office and criticism was heaped on Silambarasan for his self-acclaimed title of Little Superstar and his deliberate copying of actions which were normally used by the Tamil superstar, Rajinikanth.

Alai with Trisha Krishnan followed, it became his first film to run over 50 days at a cinema but once again he faced controversy due to some scenes between Trisha Krishnan and himself. His next film, Kovil with Sonia Agarwal was an average grosser at the box-office. Silambarasan then took a year's break to concentrate on Manmadhan project, he wrote the screenplay for. The film starred Jyothika, Mandira Bedi and Yana Gupta opposite him and the film became a runaway triumph at the box-office breaking many records especially in Madurai and it ran for 275 days in Kollywood. The film earned rave reviews and changed many peoples' minds about Silambarasan's career. His next film, Thotti Jaya also was a hit, in which he had paired with Gopika. For Thotti Jaya he sported a black beard in the role of an orphaned gangster who finds love.
In 2006, Saravana was released. After the success of Manmadhan, he paired up with Jyothika to act in the film directed by balachndar. The film was a hit despite being released with Paramasivan and Aadhi, it eventually ran for 100 days. Silambarasan decided to turn director in Vallavan, which has become the most anticipated film of the year of 2006. It was released on Diwali 2006 and starred him opposite Nayantara, Reema Sen and Sandhya.
Personal life

Silambarasan was born to a famous Kollywood couple, T. Rajendar and Usha. His parents were both actors. T.Rajendar was also a famous director. He has a younger brother, Kuralarasan who appears as a child actor in several films. His sister, Illakya, is a college student at Loyola College, where he had also completed his education.

At Ashram school, Silambarasan studied with the Tamil actor, Rajinikanth's daughter, Aishwarya.

As of 2007, he broke relationship with actor Nayantara and gossiped to leak the private photos in which he was lip-kissing her as a vengeance.


Year Title Role Director Cast
2007 Silambattam Saravanan
2007 Kettavan Nandakumar Namitha, Lekha
2007 Kaalai Tharun Gopi Vedhika, Nila, Sangeetha
2006 Vallavan Vallavan Silambarasan Nayanthara, Sandhya, Reema Sen
2006 Saravana Saravana K. S. Ravikumar Jyothika
2005 Thotti Jaya Jayachandran V. K. Durai Gopika, Linda Arsenio
2004 Manmadhan Manmadhan/Madhanraj/Madhankumar A. J. Murugan Jyothika, Mandira Bedi, Yana Gupta, Sindhu Tolani
2004 Kovil Shaktivel Hari Sonia Agarwal

2003 Alai Aadhi Vikram Trisha Krishnan
2003 Kuthu Guru A. Venkatesh Ramya
2002 Dhum Sathya A. Venkatesh Rakshitha
2002 Kadhal Azhivathillai Simbu T. Rajendar Charmi


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