Janakaraj (born in Chennai, India) is an actor. He debuted in the film Kizhake Pogum Rail directed by Bharathiraja. Portrays a unique comic style in almost every movie acted by him. With a career spanning nearly three decades, he has worked in well received films including Apoorva Sagodharargal (1989), Sindhu Bhairavi (1985), Nayagan (1987), Agni Natchathiram (1988), Roja (1992), Indira (1996) and Malli (1998). His second passion would be music. And he also has a penchant for classical arts and drama.