Current Tamil cinema is so healthy that while there is still a huge fan following for Super Stars other talented actors are also welcomed with open arms irrespective of their looks, age and other criteria.
One such actor whose stock is on a rapid rise is Mottai Rajendran who is fondly called Thala-Thalapathy by fans after the famous sequence he did with Santhanam in ‘Boss Engira Bosskaran’
Rajendran who debuted as a terrifying villain in ‘Naan Kadavul’ has carved a niche for himself after his performance as Henry in ‘Raja Rani’,’Raj’ in Itharkuthaney Aasaipattai Balakumara’, Manickam in ‘Thirudan Police, ‘Ghost Gopal Varma in ‘Darling and Mark in the recent ‘Ivanukku Thannila Kandam’
The former stuntman handles villain roles and outright comedy roles with equal ease, but humbly attributes his success to the directors who work with him. Rajendran plays very important roles in the up coming ‘Nanbenda’ with Udhayanidhi Stalin and Santhanam and again with Santhanam in ‘Valiba Raja’