Born on 5th March 1977, Selvaraghavan is primarily a Tamil director. His father is director Kasthuriraja and his brother is acclaimed actor Dhanush. Selvaraghavan started his career in cinema by penning the script for his father’s directorial film Thulluvadho Ilamai. His romantic film Kadhal Kondein gained wide recognition. Then he did 7G Rainbow Colony, which was also of romantic genre.

Pudhukkotai and Mayakkam Enna are his other films. He bravely took a new route; did two fantasy movies, namely Aayirathil Oruvan and Irandam Ulagam.

On his personal front Selvaraghavan wedded Sonia Agarwal in 2006, the female lead in 3 of his films. The marriage lasted for only two years and they parted ways. Later he got married to Gitanjali, who was the assistant director for one of his films. They are blessed with a daughter and son. Since Selvaraghavan is affected with a disease in the eye, he always wears glasses.

Subsequent to his graduation, in 1997 Selva Raghavan consulted some producers and asked them to accept his screenplay, but it was not fruitful. He was out of job for some time. After his family faced financial setback they decided to do Thulluvatho Ilamai, which is about adolescent issues. The film received good reviews from critics since it was different from other Tamil films. Later Kadhal Kondein happened and it emerged to be a winner. It was a milestone in the career of both Dhanush and Selvaraghavan. His next film 7G Rainbow Colony is just the story of a common man that helped in striking a chord with the masses.

Selvaraghavan admits that his strength is in penning a great screenplay. 

Selvaraghavan also worked in Telugu; his film starring Venkatesh was a commercial hit. He did a great deal of research for his fantasy film Aayirathil Oruvan starring Karthi.
K V Anand Tamil Actor

K V Anand

K. V. Anand is a director in South Indian Film Industry. He was born in the family of Anasuya Venkataraman and Venkatesan in 1966. He grew up to study his Masters in Visual Communications in a very famous college called Loyola College, Chennai. As a Master degree holder in Visual communication, he began his career as a cinematographer. He was a photo journalist for a short while. He started cinematography in 1990s. He worked for more than 15 movies in both south and Bollywood film industries. He had won a National Film Award for Best Cinematography with his very first movie Thenmavin Kombath. When he entered direction for movies, he wanted to do unique films. His debut movie as a director Kana Kandaen (2005) got appreciations even from the critics. He made his image clear and loudly felt in the industry with his second movie Ayan (2009) which was a good hit. Third film too was a hit in a row. His third film was Ko (2011). He has a unique way of script writing. He is known for writing 6 drafts before finalizing one. Even in cinematography field, he is known for his exceptional skills with lighting techniques. He is also very much appreciated for his ability to narrate stories just by proper utilization of Visuals. In addition to Tamil movies, Anand has worked for Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi movies as a cinematographer. His movie Maattrraan starring Suriya, Kajal Agarwal has gained him much lime light in a positive way. His latest movie with Tamil superstar Dhanush , Anegan released in Feb'2015 and made it a good hit. Anand says he is a thorough believer of commercial cinema and will never be willing to make any other kind of cinema.


Tarun Gopi

Tarun Gopi is a film director, screenwriter, actor, singer and film producer. After earning stability and fame in his directorial attempts in his career, he forayed into acting even. He was encouraged by veteran directors of Kollywood to make a plunge into direction. After he has done his bachelor of accountancy from Madurai Kamaraj University, he wanted to pursue his dreams of film-making. So, he took an off-beat offer of working as an assistant director to various K-town directors such as Manoj Kumar, Geetha Krishna, Senthil Nathan, Sakthi Chidambaram and Upendra. He leant handing shoots independently and within a few years he established him as an independent director of a film ‘Thimiru’. He came from Madurai to carve a niche for himself in Kollywood. So far he has been famous in K-town for his film ‘Thimiru’ which was released in 2006 and became the top grosser movie in Tamil Nadu. He directed Simbu in Kaalai and Vishal in Thimiru. Later on, he tried his hands for a film titled ‘Soodhattam’ under his own banner. In between his directorial assignments, he also turned hero. Some of the films where he wanted to act includes names such as Veri, Saravanakudil, Pechiyakka Marumagan Pandiyan. In a career that spanned over few years, actor-director Tarun Gopi managed to become a top box office draw. He was never worried about critical or audience reception. He amassed an impressive body of work both in front and behind the camera while in the same time starring in a couple of films that he directed. However, if he can continue to bridge his talent as a director what he did in his first film(‘Thimiru’), maybe he will be able to earn his reputation of being one of the masala filmmakers in K-town. He was born on April 10, 1985, in Theni district of Tamil Nadu.

Tarun Gopi Tamil Actor