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Sivakumar
Sivakumar - Profiles of Cine Artist

Sivakumar is a Tamil cinema actor who has portrayed a wide range of character roles onscreen. Sivakumar was introduced in the Tamil movie Kaakum karangal (1965) which was produced by AVM Productions.

Sivakumar is fondly known as Markandeyan in the South Indian Film Industry. He had the fire in him from childhood to prove himself to others one day. After completing S.S.L.C. He joined the Government college of arts and crafts to study painting in Chennai. He used to go to Mamallapuram in a cycle all the way from Chennai to sketch paintings.

Lakshman Being a teetotaller, he practiced yoga and other physical exercises to maintain his health. He leads a happy life with his wife, Mrs. Lakshmi, Two sons Mr. Surya and Mr. Karthik (Who are also into the film Industry) and a daughter Brindha. (All of them Got married).

Sivakumar had the advice of his professor A.P. Santhanarajan that he should enter film Industry. The doors were opened to Sivakumar through AVM`s Kakkum Karangal. Among Sivakumar`s memorable hits are Sindhu Bhairavi, INI Oru Sudhandhiram Vandichakkaram, Oruvar Vazhum Alayam, Pournami Alaigal and Sollathan Ninaikkiren.

He has shared the screen with great legends like Sivaji, M.G.R and worked with the leading film makers like K.Balachander. He has also acted in dramas 750 times approximately. He is not only known for his versatility in acting, but also for being the modest, disciplinarian, for which the entire cine world looks upon him with respect.

He came to the Chennai city in early 60 s and captured the magnificence of the Rockfort and Sri Ranganathaswami Temple on his canvass. He also had gone to Tirupathi and Thirukkazhukundram for drawing and painting purpose. The grandeur of Brahadeeswarar Temple, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Thirumalai Naik Mahal were brought in the form of Sivakumar`s Paintings earned him rich encomiums from the critics. But what he finds as most impressive is a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi.

Having endowed with a superb memory power, Sivakumar could recite the verses of Bharathiar and poems of Sangam literature. A Book “Idhu Rajapattai Alla” written by Sivakumar proves that he is a good writer. He has devoted 30 pages in his book to his mother who faced the difficulties and withstood the circumstances stoically . The book also has more than 50 paintings of Sivakumar. A philanthropist, a silent helper avoiding the limelight and media to show off his worthy deeds.

Sivakumar supports the needy students every year through his educational and charitable trust founded by him. He remarks that it is an attempt to encourage students and motivate them to achieve more in their life. Sivakumar has acted in T.V. Seriels like Chithi, Annamalai (Sun T.V), Ethanai Manidhargal and Parama Padham ( Podhigai)

As an artist (Painting & Drawing), Film Actor, Sivakumar`s Concentration has now deepened to Tamil Literature. He is of course a book-worm which led him to give speeches about Kambaramayanam by selecting 100 important verses from it recently. What a memory power he has in him!

Films Acted

Aan Pillai Singam
Aaniver
Aattukkara Alamelu
Aayiram Muthangal
Agni Satchi
Amma Irukka
Anandha Ragam
Andru Muthal Indru Varai
Annai Abirami
Annakili
Annan Ennada Thambi Ennad...
Arangetram
Athaivida Ragasiyam
Avan Aval Adhu
Bhadra Kali
Bhadrakali
Bharatha Vilas
Bhuvana Oru Kelvikuri
Chinnakuyil Padudhu
Chittu Kuruvi
Dear Son Marudhu
Deva
Devathai - 1979
Dheerga Sumangali
Durga Devi
Enga Pattan Sothu
Engamma Sabatham
Enippadigal
Ennadi Meenakshi
Etharkum Thuninthavan
Gabbar Singh
Ganga Gowri - 1973
Idhaya Veenai
Ilayavan
Illam
Indru Nee Nalai Naan
Ini Oru Sudhanthiram
Ippadiyum Oru Pen
Isai Padum Thendral
Jeeva Nathi
Jeevanamsam
Kadavul Amaitha Medai
Kadhalukku Mariyadhai
Kaipidithaval
Kandan Karunai
KanKatchi
Kanmani Raja
Kanmaniye Pesu
Kannamoochi
Kannan Oru Kai Kuzhandhai...
Kannaththorakkanum Swaami...
Kannu Pada Poguthaiya
Karpoora Deepam
Kasthuri Thilagam
Kathal Kiligal
Kaval Deivam
Kavalkaran - 1967
Kavikkuyil
Kodeeswaran Magal
Kumasthavin Magal
Kummi Paattu
Kuva Kuva Vathugal
Machanai Parthingala
Madhana Maligai
Malabar Police
Manidhanin Marupakkam
Manitha Jathi
Maravathe Kanmaniye
Mariamman Thiruvizha
Marupakkam
Meendum Parasakthi
Melnattu Marumagal
Mettuppatti Mirasu
Motor Sundaram Pillai
Mudhal Iravu
Naan Paadum Paadal
Nambinal Nambungal
Nattupura Pattu
Nee Indri Nanillai
Neesirithal Deepavali
Nelli Kani
Nerupil Pootha Malar
Nijangal
Nilavu Suduvathillai
Nyayangal Jeyikkattum
Onna Irukka Kathukkanum
Onne Onnu Kanne Kannu
Oru Velladu Vengaiyagirat...
Oruvar Vaazhum Aalayam
Paadatha Thenikkal
Paasa Paravaigal
Pagalil Pournami
Panathukkaga
Panneer Nathigal
Pasumpon
Patha Poojai
Pattikattu Raja
Pennai Solli Kutramillai
Perumaikuriyaval
Pillai Paasam
Ponnukku Thanga Manasu
Ponnumani
Poonthalir
Poovellam Un Vasam
Poovum Puyalum
Porantha Veeda Puguntha V...
Pournami Alaigal
Prema Pasam - 1985
Prema Samrajyam
Pudhu Yugam
Puthu Vellam
Radhaikketra Kannan
Radhamma Kapuram
Raghuraaman IAS
Raja Raja Chozhan
Raman Parasuraman
Rosappu Ravikkaikaari
Sainthadamma Sainthadu
Sakthi
Samanthi Poo
Santhathi
Sashti Viratham
Sathyam Athu Nichayam
Sattai Illatha Bambaram
Sethu
Sindhu Bhairavi
Sir I love You
Siragadikka Aasai
Sisubalan
Sollathan Ninaikkiren
Sonnathai Seiven - 1977
Sri Krishna Leela
Sugamana Ragangal
Swargam Naragam
Thaai Paasam - 1974
Thai Mookambhikai
Thambathigal
Thandikapata Nyayangal
Thangaikor Geetham
Thangathile Vairam
Thaye Unakkaga
Theerpugal Thiruthappadal...
Then Sindhuthe Vanam
Thirumagal
Thirumalai Deivam
Thirumalai Thenkumari
Thunai Iruppal Meenakshi
Thunaivi
Thunive Thozhan
Tiger Thathachari
Unakkagave Vazhgiren
Ungalil Oruthi
Unnai Naan Santhithen
Unnai Thedi
Urangatha Ninaivugal
Uravadum Nenjam
Uravu Solla Oruvan
Uravukku Kai Koduppom
Urudhi Mozhi
Uyarindha Manithan
Uyirile Kalanthathu
Vaithegi Kaathirunthal
Vandi Chakkaram
Varaprasadam
Veetile Raman Veliyele Kr...
Velankanni Mathave
Vellikizhamai Viratham
Watchman Vadivelu
Yaaro Ezhuthiya Kavithai
Yarukku Yar Kaaval

 
 
Awards & Titles

Filmfare Awards

1979 - Best Actor Award for Rosaappo Ravikkai Kaari

1980 - Best Actor Award for Vandichakkaram

2007 - Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

1979 – Best Actor Award for Avan Aval Adhu

1982 – Best Actor Award for Agni Sakshi