YouTube stars who’re making it big in Tamil cinema

The social media presents countless opportunities for people to showcase their talent. Things are getting ‘viral’ in no time. And so, it’s easier than ever to reach out to the wider audience. Put up a picture or a video – all you need is great support and luck! Things can turn overnight for anyone. This is how many newbies have become social media sensations. Owing to their talent, they are now wooing viewers on the big screen. Let’s have a look at some YouTube stars who’re shining bright in Tamil cinema. 
 

1. Vijay Varadharaj

Vijay Varadharaj has scripted, edited and directed many viral videos. He is popularly known for creating content on his YouTube channel ‘Temple Monkeys’. Together with his team, Vijay has released many spoofs, and their satirical comedy has been loved by millions. His online fame is now landing him roles in commercial cinema. He recently made a debut on the big screen with Enakku Innoru Per Irukku. 
 

Tamil Comedian Vijay Varadharaj
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2. Shah Ra

Shah Ra is another talented artiste associated with ‘Temple Monkeys’. He began his stint in Kollywood by directing a film along with his teammate Vijay. Unfortunately, the film never got released. Perhaps life had other plans for them. Like Vijay, Shah Ra has also bagged acting roles in several films. He has appeared in movies like Maanagaram, Meesaya Murukku, Natpe Thunai and Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu. 

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3. Rajmohan Arumugam

Rajmohan Arumugam is known for discussing socially relevant issues by asking questions that are apt. He has featured in many videos of Chennai’s famous online brand ‘Put Chutney’. Rajmohan’s thought-provoking conversations have made him a household name. His popularity on the social media has fetched him roles in many big budget movies. Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 (VIP 2 in Telugu), Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum and Natpe Thunai are some of his recent releases.
 

Rajmohan Arumugam
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4. Harija

With over 2 million subscribers, the channel ‘Eruma Saani’ has established a huge fanbase. And so has Harija, who is well-known among Tamil audiences as a YouTube sensation. She has recently made her Kollywood debut with Sam Anton’s 100. Harija has also appeared in the romantic action comedy, Mr. Local. She will now be seen in the upcoming movie Odavum Mudiyathu Oliyavum Mudiyathu. 

YouTube Sensation Harija
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5. RJ Vigneshkanth

This multi-talented artiste has made a mark in Tamil cinema with his dedicated efforts. He is the creator of the infotainment channel ‘Black Sheep’. RJ Vigneshkanth first appeared in a cameo role in the movie Chennai 600028 II: Second Innings. His subsequent releases include Meesaya Murukku, Mehandi Circus, Dev, among others. He appeared in a lead role in the recently released Nenjamundu Nermaiyundu Odu Raja. The actor and comedian has also written a song for this movie. 
 

RJ Vigneshkanth
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