Actor R. S. Shivaji, a resident of R. A. Puram, passed away on September 2. He was 66 years old.
A well-known comedian, his last film in which he starred was ‘Lucky Man’ starring Yogi Babu in the lead; this film released on Sept.1.
He was the son of veteran actor and film producer M. R. Santhanam and the brother of actor Santhana Bharathi.
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Shivaji starred in many Kamal Haasan’s films and made his mark with his comic-sense – in films like ‘Michael Madhana Kama Rajan’, Vikram, Sathya and Anbe Sivam.
He became well-known for his role in the film ‘Apoorva Sagodharagal’ in which his comedy, alongside Janakaraj, is recalled to this day.