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Bharathiraja (Chinnasamy) was born on 17 July, 1941 in Allinagaram, Madurai, Tamilnadu, British India [now India], is a Director, Writer, Actor. Discover Bharathiraja's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 80 years old?

Popular As Chinnasamy
Occupation director,writer,actor
Age 80 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 17 July 1941
Birthday 17 July
Birthplace Allinagaram, Madurai, Tamilnadu, British India [now India]
Nationality British India [now India]

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Bharathiraja Height, Weight & Measurements

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Who Is Bharathiraja's Wife?

His wife is Chandraleelavathi (? - ?) ( 2 children)

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Bharathiraja Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Bharathiraja worth at the age of 80 years old? Bharathiraja’s income source is mostly from being a successful Director. He is from British India [now India]. We have estimated Bharathiraja's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Director

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After a fairly long struggle, Bharathiraja at last joined Puttannaa Ganagal as an assistant director in 1967 and still considers him his Guru. Eventually working with Krishnan Nair, Avinasi Mani and A.


By the way, he got a job as a Sanitary Inspector in the Public Health Department in 1963, at a monthly salary of Indian Rs. 75/-Bharathiraja wrote, directed and acted in his first dramas "Oor Sirikkirathu" (The Town Laughs) and "Summa Oru Kadhai" (Just a Story) in Theni Pazhani Chettiyapatti village during festival seasons. This kindled the creative spirit in him and gave him the confidence to look for an opening in Tamil film industry. As he moved to Madras to seek greener pastures and to give vent to his creative thirst, Bharathiraja staged his "Summa Oru Kadhai" and "Adhigaaram" (Power) with the help of his friends. He also took part in radio dramas and music programs. But since these opportunities were too infrequent to be depended upon for a living, he took up a job in a petrol bunk keeping his cinema ambitions intact.


The die-hard romantic Bharathiraja was born in Alli Nagaram, a small, sylvan village near Theni as Chinnasamy on 17 July 1941. He was the fifth child to his parents, Periya Maya Thevar and Meenatchiammaal alias Karuthammaal. His childhood passions were deer hunting and literature. As a full-blooded youth, he dreamt of making it to the dream world of filmmaking. He had an unremitting passion for acting and all the other theatrical pursuits right from his earliest days as a vagrant youth. He also happened to be a good platform speaker and went places spreading social awareness among the unlettered villagers.