RV Udhaya Kumar was born in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. He is a film director by profession and has been in the industry since 1988 and has directed more than 25 films. His father is ‘Venkatasamy’, and his mother is ‘Kannammal’. His family belongs to an agricultural background; he received his primary education from Arts and Science College of the government and did his B.Sc. from Coimbatore. RV Udhaya Kumar later joined the Madras Film University to earn a diploma in filmmaking and during his stay there he used to direct and produce films.

He is not only a director but has also acted in many movies. RV Udhaya Kumar started his career as an assistant director in flicks like ‘ Janani’, ‘Neram Vandhachu’, etc. In 1998, he made his directorial debut with ‘Urimai Geetham’, which is the story about the politician who becomes a CM and when the function is organized to celebrate his victory, he is assassinated, and the whole story revolves around finding the real assassinator. The movie received positive reviews from the critics and was loved by the audience.

From the success of his first flick, he came up with the second movie,”Puthiya Vaanam” which is the story based on the reincarnation of a police officer who gets killed. His son follows in the footsteps of his father and joins the police to find the killer of his father. The picture did a good business at the box office and received great response from the audience and the critics appreciated the storyline and the plot. He continued to direct movies including ‘Urudhi Mozhi’, ‘Chinna Gounder’, ‘Ejamaan’, ‘Ponnumani’, etc. In 1994, RV Udhaya Kumar released ‘ Rajakumaran’. The film could not do well at the box office, but the soundtrack created by Iaity Raja turned out to be a major hit.

As an actor, RV Udhaya Kumar was part of the cast of Chinna Gounder, Ejamaan, Pasanga 2, Prabhu Sattai, Anjali, etc. Chinna Gounder released in 1992 portrayed RV Udhaya Kumar in a different role where he played a soft-spoken village chief which was very different from the larger than life characters that he used to play in other pictures. The movie was a grand hit at the theater. RV Udhaya Kumar worked with Superstar ‘ Rajinikanth’ in the picture, “Ejamaan” and also worked with Kamal Hassan in ‘ Singaravelan’. He directed his last flick in 2005, “Karka Kasadara” and since then hasn’t directed any movies. He also wrote songs for many movies including ‘ Shree’, ‘Subash’, Ejamaan, etc.

Revathy S Varmha Tamil Actress

Revathy S Varmha

Revathy S Varmha made her foray into filmmaking as an ad-filmmaker. She had directed more than 90 commercial advertisements in her peak career. She is a female filmmaker and had concepts of women-oriented themes for direction. She directed a film ‘June R ‘in Tamil with leading actresses like ‘Jyothika’, ‘Kushboo’, and ‘Saritha’ in the lead roles. The film had a theme based on the emotions of a girl longing for a motherly touch. The film had no takers as it had no commercial content. Hence actor ‘Surya’ was roped in to play a cameo character and the film finally released with a poor response. Revathy S Varmha wanted to make the same film into Hindi with a stellar cast of Ayesha Takia and other Bollywood stars. It was said the film would star Jaya Bachchan, Raveena Tandon, R. Madhavan in lead roles but the project remained only on paper and nothing came out in real. It was titled as 'Aap Ke Liye Hum', but is still being held up for unknown reasons. Later she made a Malayalam language film ‘Maad Dad’ which had screenplay, story, directed by herself. Initially, ‘Mohanlal’ was the choice to play the male lead role but later on ‘Lal’ was replaced to play the role. The film released in 2013. It is said she tried directing a Sinhalese film. Before making her debut into film making, she was an acclaimed ad filmmaker. Vamsha began writing scripts at the age of 16 for advertisements and she was based in Delhi. She soon became a director of an advertisement company and directed advertisements for Nakshatra, Cadbury, Parker pens and other consumer end-product brands etc.

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Suresh Krissna

Suresh Krissna is a South Indian movie director; he has directed many Tamil, Telugu movies and has also worked in Bollywood. Suresh Krissna was born on 29th June 1959 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is a director with a total number of 36 movies. In 1989 he won the Nandi Award for Best Director for his movie Prema. Suresh Krissna was born in Mumbai and is the son of R. Krishan and K. Sharada. His mother tongue is Tamil. Suresh Krissna went to Chembur, Bombay for his schooling and later attended the University of Bombay where he pursued Bachelor in Communication (B.com). After graduating Suresh Krissna went to the Natya Academy, Bombay to study Dramatic Arts. He is married to Chandra Suresh; he has three siblings, two brothers, Sreeram, Satheesh and a sister Shanthi Krishna. His journey started as a back-stage manager and as an assistant director for many plays which he did under the famous director K.R Parmeshwar. The theatre he was a part of involved many languages like Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Sindi, and Tamil. Later he also worked at Prasad Productions Pvt. Ltd in Mumbai. Suresh first Independent directorial film was Sathya which was a remake of the Hindi movie Arjun; the movie came out in 1988. Suresh Krissna became famous after he worked with Rajnikanth in the 1992 movie Annamalai. The Rajnikanth starrer movie was an instant hit; it also featured Kushboo and Sarath Babu, and the story is about the bond between a milkman and son of a businessman. The movie became successful at the box office with a 175-day run. Another success was waiting for Suresh Krissna, In 1995 Rajnikanth and Suresh Krissna paired up once again for the movie Baasha, which received an appraisal and it broke Annamalai’s record at the Box Office. The movie is considered as one of the breaking points in Rajnikanth’s career. In 2001, Suresh Krissna directed a Telugu movie, Daddy, in which he worked with Chiranjeevi, Simran, and Ashima Bhalla in the lead roles. The film was about a man who starts a fraud business. Suresh Krissna has directed movies like Baba (2002), Rocky (2006), Ilaignan (2011), etc. In 2012, Suresh and Rajnikanth collaborated yet again in a romantic movie Katari Veera Surasundarangi, it was the first 3D film in Kannada cinema, this movie also got Suresh Krissna nominated for the SIIMA Award for Best Director. Suresh Krissna in his long career has worked with leading stars like Chiranjeevi, Rajnikanth, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Kamal Haasan, Vishnuvardhan and Sunjay Dutt. He is a much-loved personality in South India. Superstar Rajnikanth in an interview said that directors Suresh Krissna and Mani Ratnam are the ones who made him a superstar. In 2012 Suresh Krissna published a book called ‘My Days with Baasha’, in which the director has penned down his memories of making super hit films with Rajnikanth. Even today, the movies Annamalai and Baasha are the most talked movies in South India.

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