SeemanPublished: January 24, 2015
Seeman is a Tamil film director, actor, LTTE supporter, politician, orator and activist in Tamil Nadu. His real name is Sebastian Seeman. He was the Chief Coordinator of the organisation “Naam Thamizhar Iyakkam” which turned as a political party “Naam Thamizhar Katchi” in May 2010. He was prisoned by Tamil Nadu Government for supporting LTTE and for addressing Prabhakaran as Tamil’s leader in his hardline speeches. Some of the main agenda of “Naam Thamizhar Katchi” is to free “Tamil Eelam” from Sri Lanka which is Ethnic Tamils mother land, only Tamils should rule Tamil Nadu and to spread the importance of Tamil language only by which unity of Tamil People is possible. Seeman took up film direction as a career after being inspired by the films of his mentor, Bharathi Raja and also the work of Manivannan. Seeman started his career by directing Panchalankurichi, a village action film starring Prabhu and Madhubala. In 2006, he came back with a successful film Thambi with actor Madhavan. eman turned actor with the film Pori where he played the role of a Malaysian Business man. The same year he directed the love story Vaazhthugal again with Madhavan and Bhavana, with every single word used in the movie being written in pure Tamil.
Seeman played a lead role in Director and his mentor Manivannan’s Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA, Seeman is known to be a campaigner for the rights of the Sri Lankan Tamil people and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam braving several counts of intimidation and detention. He believes that Prabhakaran is the national leader of all Tamils, and the icon for Tamil liberation. He was detained twice without trial under the draconian National Security Act by the ruling DMK-Congress regime, first for speaking in favor of the LTTE and again for protesting the killing of a Tamil fisherman by the Sri Lankan Navy. During the parliamentary elections in 2014, Seeman has stated that the Naam Tamilar Katchi would campaign for the defeat of the candidates fielded by the Congress, BJP and the DMDK where they are contesting. The three parties lost all the constituencies they contested in Tamil Nadu with the exception of BJP who managed to win their only seat in Kanniyakumari.
|Place of Birth||Aranaiyur, Sivagangai district, Tamil Nadu|
|Occupation||Film director, Actor, Politician, Writer|
|Debut movie||Amaithipadai (Tamil)|
|Known For||Panchalankurichi,Thambi,Mayandi Kudumbathar|
|Parents||Senthamizhan – Annammal|
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