V. Gowthaman is a well-known Tamil film actor and director. He started his career as a director in the 1999 Tamil film, Kanave Kalayadhe, which features Murali and Simran in the lead roles. This film is an average grosser, however, he did not receive many directorial offers after this. But he directed two tele-series for Makkal TV; one is based on the life of Auto Shankar and the other one was based on the life of Veerappan entitled Santhanakaadu. In 2010, he was debuted as an actor and directed the Tamil film, Magizhchi, which is based on Neela Padmanabhan’s novel entitled Thalaimuraigal.

However, the film failed miserably at the box office. Prior to this, he did a short sting in the 1990 Tamil film, Neengalum Herothaan. Subsequently, he directed a short film entitled Vetti, which became controversial after the police find it offensive against the national flag. From then, he became vocal with regards to social issues and started to voice out his opinions about different things such as Jallikattu or bull riding. This 2017, he staged a protest and blocked the Kathipara bridge with an iron chain in support of fisherman and farmers in the state. The police arrested him as it causes huge traffic and after his group refused to move away.

Thiru Tamil Actor


Thiru is a film director in India who is famous for his works in the South Industry. Since 2010, he has been a regular member and of the Tollywood family with his movies. He is also known for writing screenplays for his own projects. Before his foray into the industry as a director, he worked mainly as an assistant director. Originally named as Thiru Krisnamoorthy when he was born, he has done a total of three Tamil films. All of them had some amount of commercial success in the theaters. His first directorial venture was in the film called "Theeradha Vilaiyattu". The 2010 released movie opened with a bulk of positive reviews from cine-goers and eventually became a box office success. The movie had Vishal Krishna, Tanushree Dutta and Nettu Chandra playing the lead roles in the story, which was written by Thiru himself. The plot of the film was centered around the male protagonist who has the dilemma of choosing one life-partner among three possible candidates. This romantic comedy started the ameliorating journey of Thiru in the industry. Early 2013 saw the release of Thiru's next directed movie named "Samar". The suspense thriller received a great response from audience and critics alike. It was a hit at the box office but was involved in many controversies. The title of the movie faced many legal issues which delayed the estimated release date. Thiru again chose Vishal for the lead role in Samar along with other prominent cast members. It was produced by Jaya Balaji Real Media. The story, written by Thiru, revolved around the central character who visits Thailand in the hope of finding the woman he loves but instead gets strangled in a series of situations. Thiru was the assistant director for the movie Sathyam, which was directed by A. Rajasekhar. He is married to Kartheeka Angarthiya who is the daughter of reputed film-maker Agarthiyan. Agarthiyan has done a variety of Tamil films and has received many accolades for the same. Thiru continued his directorial collaboration with Vishal in his next film titled "Naan Sigappu Manithan". The psychological thriller was well received by the audiences and earned a lot of profits in the theaters. The main theme of the movie is narcolepsy. Currently, Thiru is working on his next film with veteran superstar actor Vikraam in the lead role. It is titled "Geruda" and is presently being shot in locations such as Delhi, Oman and Ladhak. The Silverline Produced film is said to be "an action-packed entertainment" by the director himself. Kajol Aggarwal will play the female lead opposite Vikraam.


S. A. Chandrasekhar

S.A. Chandrasekhar is an Indian film maker, writer and director. He was born in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. He is married to an eminent Carnatic singer, Shoba. His son is the popular Kollywood actor Vijay. He has directed over 75 movies in Tamil and his hits include Mutham, Vetri, Manithan and Naan Sigappu. He also showed his directorial mettle in the Telugu industry through Chiranjeevi starrer Chattaniki Kallu Levu. He was also seen as a supporting actor in Naan Sivappu Manithan. He has worked as an assistant director with M Rajesh in Touring Talkies. Pandhayam is a Tamil film directed by Chandrashekar, which starred Sindhu Tolani, Nithin Sathya and Vijay (guest role). The plot was based on the story of a criminal and thug. Masanam (essayed by Prakash Raj) becomes the minister, and Shaktivel falls in love with the minister’s sister (essayed by Sindhu Tolani). The series of events leads to a dramatic climax. Chandrashekhar had earlier announced to the media that Touring Talkies will be his last film, and it was to be released in 2015. He had informed that it was the right time for him to step down from the Tamil Cinema and take time out for his family. In Touring Talkies, Chandrashekar himself had acted alongside a Bengali actress, Papri Gosh. Its music was composed by Ilayaraja. Nenjierukkum Varai is another film directed by Chandrashekar, which stars Deepa, Narain, Nassar, Thalaivasal Vijay and Livingston. The scores are by Srikanth Deva. The plot is about a slum boy, Ganesh (essayed by Narain), who does the job of an auto driver to earn a living. Bhuvana (essayed by Deepa) starts liking Ganesh’s straightforwardness and honesty. She confesses her love to him. Ganesh doesn’t approve of her love as he thinks a rich girl like Bhuvana is not a suitable bride for him, but later realizing that her love is true, he too falls in love with her. Chandrashekar has done many flicks with his son, Vijay. Maanbumigu Maanavan is one of the many such films. It is a Tamil action thriller starring Swapna Bedi and Vijay in main roles. In the movie, Vijay plays the role of Sivaraj, a college student, who initially leads a peaceful life as a youngster. Later events take a turn when he gets into a stiff fight with Madhan, a rowdy. Chandrashekar has also written the screenplay for films like Thamizhan (2002). It is a political drama produced by G Venkateswaran and directed by Majith. It starred Vijay and Bollywood queen, Priyanka Chopra in lead roles.

S. A. Chandrasekhar Tamil Actor