Silambarasan Rajendar

Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 16, 2023

Date of Birth

3 / February / 1983


41 Years


Actor Singer Lyricist

Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar, also known as Simbu or by his initials S.T.R., is a multi-talented Indian personality in the Tamil film industry. He is an actor, filmmaker, and musician. Simbu embarked on his acting journey as a child artist, appearing in movies helmed by his father, T. Rajendar.

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Born on February 3, 1983, Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar, popularly known as Simbu or S.T.R., is a versatile Indian personality. He is not only an accomplished actor and director but also a talented music composer, dancer, lyricist, and interpreter of Tamil musical compositions. Simbu’s artistic journey began in his early years as he portrayed characters as child artist in movies directed by his father, T. Rajendar.

Eventually, in 2002. However, it was in 2002, with the film Kadhal Azhivathillai, that he took on his first leading role. The movie was directed by his father and produced by his mother, Usha, marking a significant milestone in his career.


Simbu, also known as Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar, is the eldest son of T. Rajendar, a renowned director, and Usha Rajendar. He has a younger brother named Kuralarasan and a sister named Ilakiya.

T. Rajendar Silambarasan Father

T. Rajendar Silambarasan Father

Usha Rajendar Silambarasan Mother

Usha Rajendar Silambarasan Mother

Kuralarasan Silambarasan Brother

Kuralarasan Silambarasan Brother

Ilakiya Rajendar Silambarasan Sister

Ilakiya Rajendar Silambarasan Sister

Silambarasan Family Pics

Silambarasan Family Pics

Nayanthara Silambarasan Girlfriend

Nayanthara Silambarasan Girlfriend

Hansika Motwani Silambarasan Girlfriend

Hansika Motwani Silambarasan Girlfriend

Silambarasan Childhood Pics

Silambarasan Childhood Pics

Early and Personal Life

Born on February 3, 1983, in Thogarapalli, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, Silambarasan, the eldest child of T. Rajendar and Usha Rajendar, has been deeply rooted in his Hindu faith, particularly as a devoted follower of Lord Shiva.

He received his education at Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Chennai and later pursued studies at Loyola College, also in Chennai. As a child artist, Silambarasan appeared in numerous films directed by his father until 2002, when he took on his first prominent leading role in Kadhal Azhivathillai, a film directed by his father.


Silambarasan completed his school education at various institutions, including Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai, Shrine Vailankanni Matriculation Higher Secondary School, St. John’s International Residential School, Chennai, Santhome Higher Secondary School, Chennai, and The Ashram School, Chennai. After completing his schooling, he enrolled at Loyola College, Chennai, where he pursued his graduation.

Education School and Colleges
Education Qualification Graduation
School Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Shrine Vailankanni Matriculation Higher Secondary School
St.John’s International Residential School, Chennai
Santhome Higher Secondary School, Chennai
The Ashram School, Chennai
College / University Loyola College, Chennai
Others Not Known

Film Career

Silambarasan made his initial appearance as a baby in the film “Uravai Kaatha Kili,” which was directed by his father, T. Rajendar. He went on to act in several of his father’s movies, including “Thai Thangai Paasam,” “Oru Vasantha Geetham,” “En Thangai Kalyani,” “Enga Veetu Velan,” “Monisha En Monalisa,” “Oru Thayin Sabhatham,” “Samsara Sangeetham,” “Shanti Enathu Shanti,” “Pettredutha Pillai,” and “Sabash Babu.”

In 2016, Silambarasan played a lead role in the movie “Idhu Namma Aalu,” directed by Pandiraj, alongside Nayanthara, Andrea Jeremiah, and Soori. He then collaborated with Gautham Menon and A. R. Rahman for the film “Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada.”

In 2017, it was reported that Silambarasan had signed up for an English-language film. However, his film “Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan” received negative reviews from critics and did not fare well at the box office.

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Film Role(s) Year
90 ML Himself 2019
Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada DCP Rajinikanth Muralidharan IPS 2016
Alai Aadhi 2003
Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan Madura Michael, Ashwin Thatha, Thikku Siva 2017
Chekka Chivantha Vaanam Ethirajan Senapathi 2018
Corona Kumar TBA 2021
Dongaata Himself 2015
Dum Sathya 2003
Eeswaran Eeswaran 2021
En Thangai Kalyani Chimbu 1988
Enga Veetu Velan Velan 1992
Goa Madhankumar 2010
Idhu Namma Aalu Shiva 2016
Inga Enna Solluthu Raghu 2014
Kaaka Muttai Himself 2015
Kaalai Jeeva 2008
Kaatrin Mozhi Himself 2018
Kadhal Azhivathillai Simbhu 2002
Kadhal Virus Himself 2002
Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya Himself 2013
Kovil Sakthivel 2004
Kuththu Gurumoorthy 2004
Maanaadu Abdul Khaliq 2021
Maha Malik 2022
Manmadhan Madhankumar (Manmadhan), Madhanraj 2004
Monisha En Monalisa Himself 1999
Mythili Ennai Kaathali Baby girl 1986
Oru Thayin Sabhatham Baby 1987
Oru Vasantha Geetham Silambhu 1994
Osthe Inspector Osthi Velan 2011
Pathu Thala A. G. Raavanan (A. G. R.) 2023
Pettredutha Pillai Kumaran 1993
Podaa Podi Arjun 2012
Sabash Babu Babu 1993
Samsara Sangeetham Chimbu 1989
Saravana Saravana 2006
Shanti Enathu Shanti Babu 1991
Silambattam Vichu, Thamizharasan 2008
Sonnal Thaan Kaadhala Himself 2001
STR48 Dual role 2024
Thai Thangai Paasam Velu 1995
Thotti Jaya Jayachandran (Thotti Jaya) 2005
Uravai Kaatha Kili Silambarasu 1984
Vaalu Sakthi (Sharp) 2015
Vaanam Thillai Raja (“Cable” Raja/Raj) 2011
Vallavan Vallavan 2006
Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven Adithya (Raja) 2019
Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu Muthuveeran (Muthu) 2022
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa Karthik Sivakumar 2010
Ye Maaya Chesave Himself 2010

Short film

Film Role(s) Year
Karthik Dial Seytha Yenn Karthik Sivakumar 2020


Show Role(s) Notes Year
Jodi Number One Judge Reality Show 2007
Bigg Boss Ultimate Host Reality Show 2022

Voice over

Title For Whom / Character Notes Year
Slumdog Millionaire Dev Patel / Jamal Malik Naanum Kodeeswaran Tamil Version 2009
Katha Nayagan Narrator 2017


Silambarasan has established himself as a prominent playback singer in the Tamil film industry. He made his singing debut in the movie “Sonnal Thaan Kaadhala” and has since lent his voice to over 90 songs composed by various music directors. He predominantly sings in his films and has formed a strong collaboration with his close friend and fellow composer.


Simbu has been honored with several prestigious awards, including the Kalamamani Award, the SIIMA Award for Stylish Star of South Cinema, the SIIMA Award for Best Playback Singer Telugu, the ITFA Best Actor Award, the Edison Award for Best Actor, the Big FM Tamil Entertainment Award.

The Most Entertaining Actor Award, the Isaiyaruvi Tamil Music Award, the Best Dancer Award, the Rising Star Lyricist Award, the Vijay Award for Best Actor, and the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.

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Body Measurements Chest: 38 Inches
Waist: 30 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
Birth Place Chennai Tamil Nadu India
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: T. Rajendar
Mother: Usha Rajendar
Profession Actor Singer Lyricist
Siblings Brother: Kuralarasan Rajendar
Sister: Ilakiya Rajendar
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 62 Kg
136 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Aquarius


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