A. L. Azhagappan
|Occupation||Film actor, producer, writer|
|Years active||2000 - Present|
A. L. Azhagappan is a Tamil film actor and producer. After making films and serving as President of Tamil Nadu Producers Council, he has made a career appearing in supporting roles in films. His sons Vijay and Udhaya are also a part of the Tamil film industry as a director and actor respectively.
Career[edit | edit source]
He was appointed President of Tamil Nadu Producers Council in 2004, and controversially threatened to sue television network Sun TV for showing clips of films. Azhagappan's work was halted in June 2006. when he was arrested in a cheating case for failing to return money to a financier Vishal Jain regarding a film that never began production. The arrest was considered highly political as a result of Azhagappan's declining relationship with the then political supremo Karunanidhi.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
As actor[edit | edit source]
|2010||Easan||Deivanayagam||Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Villain|
|2014||Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam||Guest appearance|
|Nerungi Vaa Muthamidathe||Kaleeshwaran|
As producer[edit | edit source]
- Ini Ellam Sugame (1998)
- Saivam (2014)
- Idhu Enna Maayam (2015)
- Oru Naal Iravil (2016)
- Sometimes (2017)
- Vanamagan (2017)
References[edit | edit source]
- "Events - AL Azhagappan's Shasti Poorthi". Indiaglitz.com. 24 September 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
- "Tamil film producers to sue Sun Network". Hindustantimes.com. 23 February 2006. Archived from the original on 4 September 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
- "A.L.Alagappan arrested!". Sify.com. 17 June 2006. Retrieved 9 April 2015.