Lalgudi Ilayaraja

Other names of Lalgudi Ilayaraja: Lalgudi N Ilayaraja

LalagudiN. Ilayaraja is an Art Director from Lalagudi, a town inTiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. He did his schooling from Government Higher Secondary School situated in Lalagudi. He completed his degree from the Government College of Fine Arts, Kumbakonam which was affiliated to the Bharathithasan University at that time. Hehas worked on several projects including Yuvan Yuvathi and Veattai Manam. He also worked with some of the most prominent actors,directors and producers of the Indian, Tamil and Telugu film industry.

He worked as an Art Director in the films UttamaVillan (2015) and Vishwaroopam(2013), which hadone of the best actors of Telugu film industry, Kamal Hassan. During his contribution to the film Kaththi (2014), he worked with Vijay and Samantha, finest actors of the Tamil film industry. He also worked with Ajith Kumar, Arya and Nayantara for the film Arrambam, which was released in 2013. He also worked with Hansika Motwani in the film Vaalu (2015). He is currently working on some untitled movie projects, one with Priyadarshan, who is one of the best Indian Director, Producer and Screenwriter on a Malayalam project and another with Ravi Thiyagarajan For his magnificent work, he was felicitated with the 60th National Film Award for Best Production Design for the Tamil movie Vishwaroopam in the year 2012.

This talented Art Director was also awarded with the Vijay Award for Best Art Direction for the same film in the year 2013. “The challenge is to be as real as possible”, these were the words quoted by the 29-year-old Art Director during an interview at his Virugambakkam residence after his work in Vishwaroopam was praised with the National Awards. In today’s world, everyone works to be noticed by the people. But, Ilayaraja believes if the audience walk out of the theaters without noticing his work, he would have succeeded, showing the difference between him and the other people.

Veera Samar Tamil Actor

Veera Samar

K Veera Samar is an art director in the Indian Film Industry who mainly works in the Telugu film industry. He is from the Southern part of India. He worked in the film named as “Komban” under the direction of M Muthaiah and production of KE Gnanavel Raja, SR Prabhu, and SR Prakash Babu with the production company called Studio Green and production manager SM Sirajudeen. It got released in the theatres on 1st April 2015. It falls under the genre of action, drama, comedy, and romance. He also worked with the actors Karthik Sivakumar Lakshmi Menon who are seen in the lead role, R Velraj who was the director of photography, lyricist Ra Thanikodi, playback singers GV Prakash Kumar, Maalavika Sundar, Madhu Balakrishnan, Shreya Ghoshal, VM Mahalingam, and Velmurugan, choreographer Baba Bhaskar, editor KL Praveen, public relations officer Johnson, and stunt director Dilip Subarayan and Super Subbarayan. It’s shooting was done in Mudukulathur, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu Srivilliputhur, Tamil Nadu Kamuthi, Polichalur, and Kanchipuram. It shows a romantic story of a couple which held in a village in which their love gets affected due to the expectations of their family and society. He also worked in the film Padam Paesum whose director is Raghava Dwarki and producers are Narayana Babu, Poornima Narayan, and Vasan SS. It falls under the genre of action, crime, romance, and thriller. The lead roles played by Sakthi Vasu and Shamna Kasim. It is an emotional story which shows psychological crime and thriller that brings into notice the dark side of love when it turns into obsession. K Veera Samar also worked in Sogusu Perundhu movie which is directed by Rasu Madhuravan, released in July 2015, and falls under the genre of comedy and romance. It shows the behavior of different people on a long journey by bus. Yuvan Firose Khan, Liya Sree, Manisha Yadav, and GanjaKaruppu are in the lead roles. He contributed in the film Saavi too which is a romantic film made under the direction of R Subramanian and production of Prakash Chandra and production executive Sekar Ram within the production company named “The Sparkland.” It released on 5 January 2018 and fell under the genre of drama and romance. Prakash Chandra and Sunu Lakshmi played the lead roles in the film. He always tries to give his best to the movies as an art director and his contribution is remarkable.

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R K Vijai Murugan

Vijai is an art director in Tamil industry. He did his secondary schooling at Government Higher Secondary School, Vettavalam, TamilNadu. Currently, he lives in Chennai. The art director is married. He hails from Vettavalam. He started working in the industry from 1997. He is an art director and turned to an actor. Born on 30 July, 1975, the actor cum director debuted with Charlie Chaplin. His uncle, who was senior to him in College of Arts, influenced him a lot. His uncle introduced him to Art Director Mohan Mahendran. He worked under him for a long time. Vijaimurugan debuted as an individual art director from Prabhu Deva’s Charlie Chaplin, which came in 2002. After debuting, he has worked in more than 40 films till now. He gained popularity with his 2004 released Kudaikul Mazhai. Parthiban directed the film. Kudaikul mazhai created a base for Aravan, a Tamil historical drama. This movie garnered him the award for the best art director. At first, he thought that director Vasantha had made a mistake by calling him because he has never worked in such kind of film. The director was very much interested in working with him. R.K. is the art director of Engitta Modhathey, which released 24 March of this year. The movie is depicting the life of fan club of Rajanikanth and Kamal Hassan in the 90s. He has also worked in romantic comedy 4G. Venkat Pakkar directed this venture. He is also working on an upcoming Tamil action, Sathriyan. The direction is done by S.R. Prabhakaran. Sathya Jyothi Films became the producers for this movie. The film is a depiction of a real life event. The same year, he did Koditta Idangalai Nirrapuya. The Tamil feature, directed by R. Parthiepan, released on 14 January, 2017. Behindthewoods reviewed the film and said that Vijaimurugan’s work is commendable and worth a praise. In 2014, he did art direction for Karthik Subbaraj, in Jigarthanda. The flick is a Tamil black comedy. In 2016, he acted as an evil producer in Iraivi. He was also the production designer for the same. The movie got 8.3 IMDB and good reviews too. He was the actor and art director of 2017 film Vallavanukkum Vallavan. Apart from that, he has also acted and done the art direction of Goli Soda. R.K. played an antagonist “Mayilu” in the feature.

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