One of the star producers in the Tamil film industry is KE Gnanavel Raja. He owns the production house Studio Green. He is popular for distributing and bankrolling many films of the actors Suriya and Karthi. Today is the birthday of Gnanavel Raja. On this occasion, we bring you an insight into his career.
Gnanavel Raja's first production venture was Silunuru Oru Kaadhal. Directed by N. Krishna, this movie featured Suriya, Jyotika and Bhumika Chawla in the lead roles. This 2006 film remained as a hit at the box office. In 2007, Gnanavel Raja launched Karthi as a lead actor with the film Paruthiveeran. This movie became a huge blockbuster at the box office. Since then, there was no looking back to the producer. He delivered consecutive hits with the movies like Singham, Naan Mahaan Alla, Siruthai, Biriyani, Madras, Darling, Komban, Indru Netru Nalai, Iraivi, Singham 3, NOTA and Ghajinikanth.
Raja's last production venture was the small budget film Mehandi Circus. Directed by Raju Saravanan, this movie featured Madhampatty Rangaraj and Swetha Tripathi in the lead roles. His upcoming releases include Devarattam starring Gautham Karthik and Manjima Mohan, and Magamuni featuring Arya and Mahima Nambiar. Raja is also bankrolling Suriya's upcoming film Aruvaa. This movie is being directed by Hari. Raashi Khanna is playing the female lead in it. The regular shoot will commence from the end of this year. We wish Gnanavel Raja a very happy birthday and hope he comes up with many successful films in the future.