One of the notable actor-director of Tamil cinema, R. Parthiban is popular for the films like Pudhiya Paadhai which was released in 1989, and Housefull (1999) which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil.
‘Oththa Seruppu Size 7’, which was Parthiban’s last movie, also received the National Film Award – Special Jury Award. At present, he is quite adapted to the shooting of ‘Iravin Nizhal’ along with the music direction of A.R. Rahman and also Bollywood remake of Oththa Seruppu with Abishek Bachchan.
Recently in an interview, Parthiban stated, “I have a wish to narrate a story to Thalapathy Vijay and direct him. That will happen soon.” Vijay is one of the leading stars in South India and is currently busy starring in Nelson’s direction ‘Beast’.