Subramaniam Siva is an Indian film director, who predominantly works in the Tamil film industry. He was debuted as a director in the runaway blockbuster romantic comedy film Thiruda Thirudi in 2003. The film stars Dhanush and in the lead roles. Due to the success of the film, the Telugu version was later remade and was entitled Donga Dongadi (2004), but this time, Manoj Manchu and Sadha played the main lead roles. In 2007, he directed the Tamil film, Pori, which stars Jiva, opposite Pooja in the lead roles. Though the film earned negative reviews from the critics, it was later declared as a box office bomb.
The very same thing happened to his directorial film, Yogi (2009); the Tamil action drama film that took two years in the making. It also garnered a poor response, but later succeeded at the box office. In 2011, Siva also wielded the megaphone in the Tamil drama film, Seedan, which marks the film debut of
. Dhanush made a guest appearance in the film, while Vivek, Suhasini, and Sheela played the supporting roles. Seedan was the remake of director Ranjith’s 2002 Malayalam film, Nandanam. In 2014, he helped in the post-production of Velraj’ comedy drama film, Velaiilla Pattadhari (VIP) and penned dialogues for Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s
(2016). This 2017, Siva confirmed his first lead role as an actor in a film based on Jayamohan’s Ulogam.