Radhakrishnan Parthiban (also credited as R. Parthiepan, Ra Parthiepan, or Parthiepan) is an Indian film actor, director, producer and writer who works mainly in Tamil cinema. He has worked in more than 50 films and has directed more than 10 films. Parthiepan is known for having directed critically acclaimed films such as Pudhiya Paadhai and Housefull and for his performances in films such as Bharathi Kannamma, Vetri Kodi Kattu, Azhagi, Melvilasom and Aayirathil Oruvan. His films Housefull (1999) and Pudhea Paadhai (1989) won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil.
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