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 Vetrimaaran is an Indian director and screenwriter >> Read More... ’ 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 The National Film Awards gets presented every year >> Read More... 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 Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ starring Siva Karthikeyan, Priya Anand Priya Anand is a popular Tamil actress who has app >> Read More... , 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 Click to look into! >> Read More... starring Siva Karthikeyan again in the lead role, ‘ Prabhu Prabhu Ganesan or better known as Prabhu is a prom >> Read More... ’, and Sri Divya She was born on 25 May, 1991 in Hyderabad, Telanga >> Read More... , 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 Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ whose shooting started in January (2016) and it will release in the year 2016 itself.

Kodi is a Tamil film based on politics starring ‘ Dhanush This lanky superstar Dhanush is an actor from Tami >> Read More... ’ and Trisha Krishnan Born on 4th May, 1983 in Palakkad by Krishnan and >> Read More... , 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.

M Manikandan Tamil Actor

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.


Shakti Soundar Rajan

Shakti Soundar Rajan was born on 1st January 1981 in Chennai. Being passionate in Cinema, he had been longing for the right opportunity. When the opportunity came by his way, Shakti caught it tightly. He made his debut direction in 2010 with “Nanayam.” “Prasanna,” “S P Balasubramanyam,” Sibi Raj and Ragini played important roles in the film.  The film which has a unique script was new to the Tamil film industry. After the hit film, Shakti was not seen in the film industry for four years. He came with yet another brand new script to Kollywood, Naaigal Jaakiradhai. As he had already worked with Sibi Raj in his debut film, he has a good bonding with the actor. The thriller story which was based on a military trained dog got appreciation from all the centres. Naaigal Jaakiradhai, which was the adaptation of Hollywood film Turner & Hooch was dubbed as Police Aur Tiger in Hindi.  It garnered appreciations for Shakti’s scripting skill. After a couple of years of the release of Naaigal Jaakiradhai, Shakti came with a new concept to Indian cinema. It is “Miruthan” with Jayam Ravi and Lakshmi Menon in the lead. Zombie movies are popular in Hollywood and some other western nations. For the first time, Shakti scripted it in Tamil. The film was screened at the Film Festival held in Mexico. Following the success of Miruthan, he is working in Tik Tik Tik with Jayam Ravi. The film would release in 2017. It is a space thriller film and like his previous films, it is also the first of this genre in India. Another version of the Bio... Director and Screenwriter, Shakti Soundar Rajan is a well-known name in Tamil Cinema. His work has been influential and has been appreciated in that part of the industry. Humble beginnings go a long way in making an ordinary person transform into a great one. Shakti began working in 2010. His debut movie was Naanayam which released in 2010 which boasted of Prasanna, Ragini, and Sibiraj as the star cast that backed the movie. After four years in 2014, he came with another movie titled Naaigal Jaakirathai, Sibiraj, Arundathi, and Balaji Venugopal were also a part of this direction which received stellar reviews from both the critics as well as the audience. After this movie, Shakti achieved a certain stance in the industry. One may make a hundred mediocre movies and go unrecognized; one may give their all effort in ONE movie and be recognized for a hundred years. Coming next was a movie which belonged to the genre of Zombie thriller. Miruthan consisted of Jayam Ravi and Lakshmi Menon. This genre is a lesser explored arena in Hindi Cinema as well as Tamil industry. Released in 2016, Miruthan was the first ever time, this genre was exploited in the industry and hence would be a remembered film for setting a benchmark for all those who want to indulge in experimental cinema. With three films in his filmography and having just begun in 2010, Director Shakti Rajan is visibly upping his game and trying to get better with each project. Not many have the will to experiment at such an early stage of career; that’s what differentiates him from the other contemporaries.

Shakti Soundar Rajan Tamil Actor