Birthday: July 12th, 1938 Date of Death: June 3rd, 2000 Place of Birth: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Jaishankar  was an actor in Tamil cinema. He was credited onscreen with title of Makkal Kalingnar Jaishankar in most of the film starring him and is sometimes referred to as the Thennagathu James Bond (South Indian James Bond) because of his dashing roles in films such as Vallavan Oruvan and CID Shankar.