Chithra Lakshmanan

Other names of Chithra Lakshmanan: Chitra Lakshmanan,Chithra Lakshman

Chithra Laksmanan was born on January 22, 1948. He is a journalist-turned actor, producer and director. When his friend, P. Bharathiraja became a director, Chithra has the chance to work with him as an associate director. He worked in over 25 Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films. His very first project as a film producer is from the 1983 Tamil film, Mann Vasanai Mann Vasanai is a Tamil dubbed serial which showca >> Read More... Mann Vasanai under the direction of P. Bharathiraja. Later, he produced many films with several actors, producers and directors like Kamal Hasaan, Karthik, Prabhu, Sathyaraj and many more. Then in year 1987, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. G. Ramachandran governed the 100th day function of the Tamil crime film, Jallikattu which he produced along with Chitra Ramu, under the direction of Manivannan. He was also the producer of the films, Vaazhkai and Chinnappadass.

He was debuted as a director in the 1988 Tamil film, Soora Samhaaram which stars Kamal Hasaan. Subsequently, Chithra directed the 1997 Tamil drama film, Periya Thambi with actor, Prabhu. He also produced and directed the 1999 Tamil film, Chinna Raja which stars Karthik in the main lead role.

Chithra works in the Tamil Film Producers Council for a span of four years as a Secretary. He also works in the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce, FFI or the Film Federation of India and in Tamil Film Directors Association as an Executive Committee Member for several years. In 2002, he was also one of the Jury in the National Film Awards The National Film Awards gets presented every year >> Read More... National Film Awards and he was also voted to be an Executive Committee Member in the Tamil Film Producers Council in 2011.

Chithra became an actor as Munusamy Guide in 1985 Tamil film, Japanil Kalyanaraman and since then, he got the chance to work in over 50 films like Periya Thambi, Unnai Ninaithu, Bose, Giri, London, Kusthi, Dhanam, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, Saguni, Isakki, Settai, Pattathu Yaanai Click to look into! >> Read More... Pattathu Yaanai , Ya Ya, Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham Click to look into! >> Read More... Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham , Nimirndhu Nil Serial Story Coming Soon... >> Read More... Nimirndhu Nil and a lot more.

He was debuted as a television actor in Sun TV’s Ganga Yamuna Saraswathi along with M. S. Bhaskar. Then he appeared as the father of Reshmi (played by Sabarna) in Sondha Bandham The Tamil serial Sondha Bandham is a soap opera ty >> Read More... Sondha Bandham in 2012. Then he was casted in the mega serial, Idhayam on Sun TV, followed by the Tamil super hit serial, Anantham.

In 2011, Chithra published the first part of the book, 80 Years of Tamil Cinema. The book is all about the Tamil Cinema’s History comprising of some very rare photos and latest information about the growth of Tamil cinema from the year 1931 to 2011.

Thirumurugan Tamil Actor


Thirumurugan is a Tamil television serial director, actor and a film director. He became an instant hit with the Tamil audience with his very first venture in serials, ‘Metti Oli’. It saw him play one of the lead roles alongside veterans in the serial industry like Delhi Kumar, Shanti Williams, Bose Venkat, etc. The show brought him huge popularity and people loved the natural and poignant portrayal of the serial. Metti Oli ran for a whopping 1300 odd episodes for more than three years on Sun TV and grossed un-imaginable TRP ratings and was on top of the serial TV rankings for a very long time.  Thirumurugan was lauded for his efforts as a director and an actor. Riding on Metti Oli’s success he went on to direct ‘Em Magan’ which was a wonderful portrayal of a caring father and his family which saw Nasser, Bharath, Saranya Ponvannan and Vadivelu in important roles. Em Magan saw him bag the Tamil Nadu award for the Best Director. The film also received widely positive responses from all critics. But his next venture Muniyandi Vilangial Moonramandu in 2008 didn’t do well at the box office. He then moved to doing serials again with ‘Nadhaswaram’ in 2010 which is running till date which has T S B K Moulee, Poovilangu Mohan and others in important roles and also has Thirumurugan himself in one of the pivotal characters. He won the 'Sun Kudumbam Award' for the Best Actor in 2012 for his role in Nadhaswaram. He also did a short serial on Sun TV for a couple of years in 2013-2014 titled ‘Then Nilavu’.


Vietnam Veedu Sundaram

Vietnam Veedu Sundaram is a very famous scriptwriter, dialogue writer, actor and director from Tamil Nadu. He is the director of the famous movie “Vietnam Veedu”, which gave fame to the great actor Shivaji Ganesan and went on to earn huge success. Hence, the name “Vietnam Veedu” got attached to Sundaram’s name itself.Vietnam Veedu Sundaram was born in the year 1945, and from very young age he was curious to know things. He didn't read much in school due to his family situation. So, he was forced to work to earn a living by hard labor even at that young age. He did some odd things and later learnt to be a machine operator, while he got a chance to work with certain stage artists. So, he got an interest to tell interesting stories and direct his own scripts. Slowly he grew to that level and “Vietnam Veedu” gave him a superb start.Vietnam Veedu Sundaram directed many other movies after that. His films are known for showing family values in a good light. He also acted in few movies such as Appu and Kannamoochi Yenada. His famous television serials are Rishimoolam, Metti Oli, Avargal, Pondaatti thevai, Bhairavi and Pillai Nila. His unique style of speech and showing emotions on the face has made him a favorite among television watchers. For his performances as an actor as well as writer and director, he has got number of awards and both the movie world as well as the television world and respects Vietnam Veedu Sundaram as one of its pioneers and takes his advice before making any important step. That shows the level of command he had on these visual fields.

Vietnam Veedu Sundaram Tamil Actor