Radhakrishnan Parthiban is an Indian film actor, director, producer and writer who works mainly in Tamil cinema. He has worked in more than 60 films and has directed more than 10 films. In 1984, He became K. Bhagyaraj's personal assistant and later assistant director. The duo worked in over 40 films from 1984 to 1991.
Parthiepan is known for having directed critically acclaimed films such as Pudhiya Paadhai (1989) and Housefull (1999) won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. In most of his films, Parthiban is a hero who makes jokes and always has a touch of humor with actors and comedians.
His performances as actor in successful films such as Bharathi Kannamma (1997), Nee Varuvai Ena (1999), Vetri Kodi Kattu (2000), Azhagi (2002), Aayirathil Oruvan (2010) and Melvilasom (2011).
On 25 December 2018, he was appointed as the new Vice President of the Tamil Film Producers Council replacing Gautham Menon and Prakash Raj who were jointly holding the position until 24 December 2018.