R S Durai Senthilkumar is a Tamil film director and writer who gave his first debut film recently in the year 2013. Within just three years in the industry, he won an award and was also in the best debut director nominations. He has worked under ‘
Vetrimaaran’ who is also a film director. He has learned a lot from him and is on a track of making some marvelous movies.
Durai Senthilkumar was born in the districts of Tamil Nadu (India), Karur. He did his schooling from Government Higher Secondary School, Pugalur which is in Karur only. He then joined Sengunthar Arts and Science College, Tiruchengode (Tamil Nadu) for his graduation in the year 1997. He completed his graduation in the year 2000. Durai Senthilkumar entered the industry in the year 2011. He worked as an assistant director initially. He didn’t want to be an actor, instead, he wanted to make films and entertain public.
His mentor was Vetrimaaran. He worked as an assistant director for him and learned about direction from him only. Vetrimaaran has won many awards and has four
National Film Awards under his name already. He also won a Filmfare Award. His movies are well appreciated in the industry and break the records too. After having such a mentor, Durai Senthilkumar gave a debut film in the year 2013 and started following Vetrimaaran’s footstep. The debut film was ‘
Ethir Neechal’ starring Siva Karthikeyan,
Priya Anand, and ‘Nandita’.
The movie is about the man who tries to prove himself through a marathon as others makes a joke about his name. The movie received decent reviews and was applauded by the audience. As it was Senthilkumar’s first movie, it was believed to be a good start. He was also the writer for the movie and he also started working as a screenwriter after this. His next direction was
Kaaki Sattai starring Siva Karthikeyan again in the lead role, ‘
Sri Divya, and which came out in 2015.
He was again the writer for the movie. The story of the movie was based on the cop and corruption in the police force. The film was an action film mixed with some romance. Everyone liked the film so much that it earned the biggest opening collection of more than 13 crores. He is currently working on the film ‘
Kodi’ whose shooting started in January (2016) and it will release in the year 2016 itself.
Kodi is a Tamil film based on politics starring ‘
Trisha Krishnan, with Dhanush in a double role. It is written by Senthilkumar himself and is being produced by Dhanush. It might be a big hit in the industry. R S Durai Senthilkumar has worked as a director and a screenwriter since 2013. He has already received the Vijay Awards for the Best Crew and was also nominated for best Debut Director. No doubts that he’ll be one of the best Tamil directors in no time.