It is Raghuvaran’s birth anniversary today. Let’s look at 10 facts about this legendary actor.
1. He made his Tamil debut as a hero in the 1982 film Ezhavathu Manithan in the year 1982. His former wife Rohini played his pair in the film.
2. Raghuvaran has never acted with Kamal Haasan while his former wife Rohini never acted with Rajnikanth.
3. The last movie function that Raghuvaran attended was the silver jubilee function of Rajinikanth’s Sivaji.
4. He was a Sai Baba devotee which was one of the reasons he refused to act in Baba as it had lines against Sai Baba which had to be spoken by the villain.
5. He was a guitarist in his schoolband knockout.
6. He was trained in music by Ilayaraja’s Guru Dhakshinamoorthy and he was part of Ilayaraja’s music crew. He received a salary of Rs 200 as a crew member.
7. He received the state award for his role as CM Aranganathan in Mudhalvan.
8. He also acted in the Tamil serial titled Oru Manithanin Kathai.
9. He was the main villain of Vikram’s Kandasamy before he died but he died midway when the shoot was going on and was replaced by Ashish Vidyarthi.
10. After his death his music album titled Raghuvaran : A music journey was released by actress Rohini and son Rishi.