He is an India-based film director who works predominantly in the Tamil film industry. He is the son of the legendary director G.N. Rangarajan who has made films with superstar Kamal Haasan Kamal Haasan is the most versatile actor that Indi >> Read More... . He is famous for directing movies like ‘ Haridas Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ and ‘ Yuvan Yuvathi Click to look into! >> Read More... .’ He has worked with all the legendary names in the Tamil film industry. Born to G.N. Rangarajan in Tamil Nadu, he was exposed to film making and direction from his childhood. His father has made films like ‘Maharasan’ and ‘Meendum Kokila’ after collaborating with Kamal Haasan. He was assisting the famous director Balu Mahendra Balanathan Benjamin Mahendran was born in a Sri La >> Read More... in ‘Sathi Leelavathi’ as an early job and then went to superstar Kamal Haasan as an assistant director for movies like ‘ Marudhanayagam Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ and ‘Ladies only.’ Unfortunately, both of the films couldn’t get released, but his hard work doesn’t go vain as he learned a lot of things from this experience. His debutant directorial was ‘ Ninaithale Inikkum Ninaithale Inikkum is a Tamil television talk show >> Read More... ’ which was a remake of Malayalam hit film ‘ Classmates Click to look into! >> Read More... .’ This drama film had a good star cast, but it didn’t do much good at the box-office and was considered a little above average movie. He was planning to cast R. Madhavan for his upcoming movie, but somehow the project didn’t go to floors, and he had to drop this idea. His second movie was romantic comedy starring Bharath and Santhanam.

It was titled ‘Yuvan Yuvathi’ but same as his first movie, it got a mixed review from the audiences as well as critics. He came under the spotlight in 2013 with his third movie called ‘Haridas’ starring Kishore and Sneha. It was drama genre revolving around a child. It attacks at the stereotypes about disability and forces us to introspect ourselves while looking at children with disability. This movie grossed positive reviews from all around. This film was included in the 11th Chennai International Film Festival, and the child artist Prithviraj, who played the role of a disabled child, was awarded a special jury award for his performance. He was nominated for the best director category in the Filmfare Awards for this film. His was recently working on his new project named ‘ Wagah Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ starring Vikram Prabhu Vikram Prabhu works in Tamil films as an Actor. Fr >> Read More... . Initially, it was decided that Alia Bhatt Alia Bhatt is a trendsetting actress from Mumbai, >> Read More... will be cast for opposite Vikram for this movie, but later on they took some other actress due to date’s problem. On asked about his new movie, he laughs and says that it is not about Wagah border. It is the story of a girl and a boy who falls in love and then tragedy follow to happen.

Manimaran Tamil Actor

Manimaran

M S Manimaran is a screenwriter and director from Tollywood, Tamil film industry. He was born and brought up in Walajapet in Walajapet, a town near Vellore. Manimaran debuted his film career as a director with Udhayam NH4 (2013), which was a romantic thriller starring Tamil industry big name Siddharth and newcomer Ashrita Shetty, the film was a box office success with earning 17 crores in its first week and more than 42.8 crores in the first 30 days of its release with a budget of 8 crores. Manimaran started his film career as an associate of the famous National Award winning Aadukalam director Vetrimaaran, who also penned the story and dialogues for Manimaran’s debut film. The second box office release for him was in the consecutive year 2014 but not as a director but as a writer in Poriyaalan, which means Engineer in Tamil. The film was critically acclaimed for its screenplay and a gripping thriller story, written by Manimaran and produced by Vetrimaaran. The third and the latest installment from Manimaran released in the year 2016, Pugazh in which he wrote as well as directed the movie. The story depicts the rivalry between a gang of boys living in a small town and the political party over acquiring a playground. The movie raises the issue of shortage of enough playgrounds to encourage the youngsters in the cities. The film received mixed reviews from the audience as well as viewers with a Below Average box office performance, but Manimaran surely is a talent to look for in the next few years in Tamil film industry.

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M Manikandan

M Manikandan was born in a small town named Usilampatti in Madurai District, Tamil Nadu in India. He is a screenwriter, cinematographer and film director. His career began in Tamil Film Industry as an assistant cinematographer. He was born in a police family. Due to his father’s transfer, he (did his schooling in different towns). He graduated with a diploma degree in automobile engineering. He was fond of photography, and he worked as a wedding photographer. He was a different personality, and (he also did odd jobs such as) created identity cards for college and school children. Later he confessed that he did these jobs to earn money to study a course at Mindscreen Film Institute in digital photography. The film institute was run by Rajiv Menon, popular director, and cinematographer. Manikandan started working as an assistant cinematographer in the mid - 2000s in Tamil film industry. At the same time, he co-wrote scripts for several short films. In 2010 he directed his debut short film Wind. It was a big breakthrough in his career. The film received critical acclaims, and it was premiered at many film festivals. The short film attracted Vetrimaran, Tamil Film Director. In 2015, Manikandan wrote, directed and cinematographer the film Kaaka Muttai. It was produced by Dhanush and Vetrimaran. (Vignesh and Ramesh, in the lead roles alongside Iyshwarya Rajesh ). It was a comedy drama film in Tamil. The film was premiered at 39th Toronto International Film Festival. It was the first film by a Tamil debut director to be screened at Toronto. The film was a box office hit, and it bagged lots of awards including the National Award. In the same year, Manikandan wrote the film titled Kirumi. It was directed by Anucharan. It was a Tamil thriller film. The film was released on 24th September 2015, and it received positive reviews. In 2016, he wrote, Cinematographed and directed the film Kuttrame Thandanai. It was a Tamil crime psychological thriller film. Vidharth,Aishwarya Rajesh and Pooja Devariya played the lead roles. The film received good reviews. In the same year, Manikandan wrote and directed the film Aandavan Kattalai. Vijay Sethupathi and Ritika Singh, Nassar and Pooja Devariya played the lead role in this film. It was a Tamil Satirical film. The film received many positive reviews. The film was released on September 23, 2016. It was a box office hit. Manikandan wrote, Directed and Cinematographed the film Kadaisi Vivasaayi which is scheduled to be released in 2017.

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M Manikandan Tamil Actor