comedian turned hero santhanam who had been the reigning king of comedy in kollywood till before 5 years, with his combination with almost all heroes of the industry including SUperstar Rajnikanth, Thala ajith, and many others, had made him being called the comedy Superstar.
However after he had turned hero, the situations weren't the same as most of his movies barring a few, turned out to be commercial disasters, with his last few movies like Sakka Podu Podu raja turned out to be a huge dud clashing with Siva Karthikeyan's Velaikkaran.
Now the confident comedian is all set to strike screens with his next after the success of 'Dhilluku Dhuttu 2'. His new movie is progressing at a steady pace and it is gearing up for a release sooner. Actor santhanam has a number of movies in his line up like comedy entertainers A1, Dagaalty, and also is focusing on the third installment of his super hit horror franchise Dhillukku Dhuddu in 3D helmed by Lollu Sabha fame Rambhala. kollywood is right now in a period where directors, music composers, producers, comedy actors are transforming into actors. The latest to join this list is comedy actor Santhanam. He is now trying to be a lead actor and he just rejects comedian offers.