Judo. K. K. Rathnam
|Intro||Indian actor and choreographer|
|Is||Actor Dancer Choreographer|
|Field||Dancing Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||8 August 1930, Gudiyatham, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, India|
Judo. K. K. Rathnam also known as Judo Rathnam (born as K. K. Rathnam) is a fight master/action choreographer in Kollywood, Bollywood, Mollywood, Sandalwood and Tollywood, Born in Gudiyatham. He made his debut as an actor in the film Thamaraikkulam in 1959, later he made his debut as a stunt master in the film Vallavan Oruvan in 1966 and made his last appearance as an actor before his retirement in the film Thalainagaram in 2006. Stunt masters and Actors like Vikram Dharma, Super Subbarayan, Thalapathy Dinesh, Jaguar Thangam, Rambo Rajkumar, FEFSI Vijayan, Ponnambalam, Judo. K. K. Ramu, Indian Baskar, Rajasekhar, Ambur. R. S. Babu and M. Shahul Hameed have worked as fighters and assistants to him. His son Judo. K. K. Ramu is also a stunt master. His grandsons Judo Lenin and John Prince are also stunt artists and performing stunts in films
- 1959 Thamarai Kulam
- 1963 Konjum Kumari
- 1977 Gaayathri
- 1982 Pokkiri Raja
- 1992 Ponnukketha Purushan
- 2006 Thalainagaram
- 1980 Othaiyadi Pathaiyile
Awards and Honours
- 2013 Guinness Book of Records - Guinness World Record for working in more than 1200 films as a stunt co-ordinator.
- 2016 Sankaradas Swamigal Award.
- 2019 Kalaimamani Awards from the Government of Tamil Nadu.