Thiagarajan Kumararaja is an Indian film and ad director and also a screenplay writer. He is born in the year 1976 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and bred in the same place. He works in the Tamil industry and is very famous for his contribution. Thiagarajan is a National Award winning filmmaker in the category of Best Film of a Director.

Just because he wanted to make films, he soon dropped the Visual Communication course from The Loyola College. He later started working as a photographer and writer. He was not good at studies. He used to like the subject only if the teacher was good, if not, then he did not study for that subject. In Class 12th, he flunked Mathematics; it was not an exciting subject for him. In his childhood, he used to stay at home because his parents thought that he would adopt bad habits if he goes out. On his way from home to school, in Porur to Santhome Higher Secondary School, he always stood near the bus driver and observed the fluctuating speed and gears of the bus.

At that time he was so fascinated by it that he wished to be a PTC bus driver. Kumararaja is a great animal lover. Rats are his most favorite. He finds cats very pretty and is fond of them so much that he wanted to have a cat tattoo. He had few relationships, but none of them did last for a longer period. Biking is his hobby, and whenever he wants to go somewhere, he goes on his bike. He enjoys watching good films, but he gets disappointed and feels bad if he sees a bad movie. His favorite flicks are Sholay, Deewar, Pattanathil Bhootham and some more. He is also a song lover. Kumararaja is just the opposite of his films' characters.

What he is not in real life, he will show it on the screen and find it exciting. He made his first animated advertisement 'Stayzilla' as a director in the year 2015. He prepared the script for a Tamil film 'Yennai Arindhal' in the same year 2015 with director, and co-writer Gautham Menon. Besides this, his feature debut film as a director was Aaranya Kaandam in 2011. It was a gangster film which starred actor Guru Somasundaram as a debutant who stole hearts all over and made the film reach great heights. Other artists such as Sampath Raj, Jackie Shroff from Bollywood and Ravi Krishna were seen in the lead roles. For this excellent movie, the whole cast and crew achieved great appreciation and love from critics and viewers. But the most comendable moment was marked when Director Thiagarajan Kumararaja bagged the Indira Gandhi (National) Award for Best Film of a Director including one more National Award at the 59th National Film Awards. The film earned the Grand Jury Award at the South Asian International Film Festival in the category of Best Film in 2010. It also achieved the Vijay Award for Best Story and writer and was nominated for several other awards and felicitations. This year he is coming with another film 'Aneethi Kathaigal' after five years of long gap.

He directed a five-part documentary 'Sthala Puranam' on South Indian temples. He made a short film 'Becky', and bagged the award for the first prize at the Ability Fest 2005. Kumararaja has penned down all songs of the film Va (2010). He wrote dialogues for the film Oram Po (2007). It took almost four years for him to come up with his debut film. After all, the process beginning from script writing to find a producer and get a cast to shoot takes a lot of time. Resulting in such a marvelous film, patience, and hard work is equally needed. Kumar has always taken sufficient time to start his next projects and gives the best to the audience. Therefore, viewers are expecting a lot from such a great director and his upcoming movie which is assumed to be released in May this year.  

Thiraivannan Tamil Actor

Thiraivannan

Thiraivannan, also famous for his great comedy in his films, is an Indian director and writer. He is originally from Ramanathapuram, a city also known as Ramnad. He currently resides in Chennai, India. His interest includes lyric writing and film-making. In the Tamil Cinema Industry, he gets appreciation for his excellent sense of humor which reflects in his films, and its' scripts. His name can also be written as Thirai Vannan. He started his career in 2010 with his debut film 'Kacheri Arambam' as a director. This film has Jiiva and Poonam Bajwa as lead characters and J. D. Chakravarthy playing a vital role. 'Kacheri Arambam' is a comedy action film which released on 19th March 2010. Of course, the first movie is an important one for every director, but for Thiraivannan, this film is close to his heart as it is shot in his hometown Ramanathapuram. Besides direction, the' writer' of Kacheri Arambam is also Thiraivannan. He took help of the realistic situations around him and observed them regularly to write the script of his debut project. The film did not do well for the critics. But for the director, it was a success adventure. Though it got negative critic reviews, it was a hit at that time. Due to fascinating trailers and catchy songs by composer D. Imman, the audience expected a lot from it, and a maximum number of people went to the cinemas to watch the film. It is enough for a movie to grab the attention of the audience and enjoy it. Thiraivannan has worked in two films till now. Both of them are pretty humorous and comedy, having variety in scripts with funny dialogues. His second film was 'Adra Machan Visilu' which was released last year on 7th July 2016. The movie casts Naina Sarwar, Shiva, Srinivasan, and, Jangiri Madhumita in the lead roles. The topic in the comedy thriller film Adra Machan Visilu, according to the audience and critics was an important one to be focused upon, in the current scenario of the cinema industry. Critics also mentioned that the film could have been better if the director would have interpreted it well. The director, as well as the writer of this movie, is Thiraivannan. Thiraivannan takes his own time to research and come up with new projects but this time he is soon preparing his next project, and will start working on the script. He is undoubtedly a brilliant personality who gives way to a different and rare topic every time. He is blessed definitely for making people laugh by such hilarious films, and his fans always admire his work. Fans also wish to see this kind of hard-working man in other departments of film-making, besides writing and direction. No one knows which surprise he would give in his next.  

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