In the last few years anchors or participants of reality entertainment shows on Tamil television have been making it big in Kollywood.
The biggest success story is that of comedy king Santhanam who made the transformation from television to big screen smoothly.
Santhanam rose to dizzy heights through Lollu Sabha on Vijay TV. Sivakarthikeyan a participant on Vijay TV's Kalakka Povathu Yaaru, a comedy reality show, is today Kollywood’s hot young star after three hits in a row Marina, Manam Kothi Paravai and the Easter super hit Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga.
Mirchi Siva and Senthil , Radio Mirchi RJ's are also doing films. Now the latest entrant from small screen to big screen is Prajan, a VJ with a music channel. He is doing a film titled Thee Kulikkum Pachai Maram, directed by Vineesh and Prabeesh.