Newsroom, Feb 17: Tamil superstar Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar (STR) aka Simbu’s younger brother Kuralarasan, who is also an actor, has embraced to Islam.
A video of Kuralarasan embracing Islam in the presence of his father T Rajendar, who is also a veteran actor and mother Usha has gone viral on social media.
Kuralarasan acted in films like Alai and Sonaalthan Kadhala. He also turned composer for Pandiraj's film with Simbu called Idhu Namma Aalu.
The conversion ceremony happened in a mosque in Anna Salai, Chennai.
When asked about his son's decision, T Rajendar said, "'Tolerant of all religions' is my policy. So, I respect my son's decision."
Globally acclaimed Academy Award winner A R Rahman and Yuvan Shankar Raja are other musicians in Tamil Nadu, who converted to Islam.
Tamil star Simbu’s younger brother Kuralarasan embraces Islam in presence of parents