Sathyaraj (born as Rangaraj) is an Indian actor well-known for his versatile roles in South Cinema, mainly in Tamil. The actor who began his career as a baddie and then moved to the lead actor is now a hot property as a character artist.
Sathyaraj started his career as a villain, most of the time he was seen as henchman to villains like Nambiar. After playing the baddie in many movies, Sathyaraj got the break as the main lead with his friend, director and actor Manivannan. Their combination translated to several memobrable moments on screen and delivered 12 consecutive hits. who made films with him as the lead.
Most of their films were successful making Sathyaraj a star hero. Currently, Satyaraj is doing supporting roles in all South Indian languages. His role as Kattappa in the recent “Baahubali – The Beginning” came in for much appreciation.