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Santhana Bharathi

  • Primary Cinema: Tamil

Santhana Bharathi is an actor, writer and director. He has directed several films such as Guna and the National Film Award winner, Mahanadhi. Santhanabharathi started his  film career as a Director and then switched to acting. He is now a full time Actor. Both as director and actor he made a mark for himself. His filmography as a director duo with P. Vasu includes Panner Pushpangal (1981), Madhu Malar (1982), Mella Pesungal (1983) and Neethiyin Nizhal (1985).

As a solo  director his filmography comprises of Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu (1986), En Tamil En Makkal (1988), Poovizhi  Raja (1988), Kavalukku Kettikaran (1990), Guna (1991), Chinna Mappillai (1993), Mahanadhi (1994), Vietnam Colony  (1994) and Engirundho Vandhan(1995).