G M Kumar is a very famous Tamil movie actor and director.He was born on July 26, 1957, in Chennai, India and is currently 58 years old.His full name is Govindraj Manoharan Kumar.The name of his ex-spouse was Pallavi. He has been nominated for the Vijay Award for best supporting actor.He has been a part of some very famous movies such as Appuchi Gramam, and Aruvadai Naal. G M Kumar has tried his hands in film/movie direction, producer and also as a screenplay writer. He has also studied anthropology.
Kumar started his career in film direction with the film Aruvadai Naal under the banner of Sivaji productions in the year 1986.Though his movie went well and he got several others offers but his disputes with the producers to have IIaiyaraaja as a composer soon made his market value a lot less than it would actually have been. He also directed three more movies after that but already his popularity as a film director had taken a hit. Though he also directed some documentaries after that.
GM Kumar started to act in movies when he was 36 years old.His first two major movies were Captain Magal, which was produced by Bharathiraja and Ramachandra in the year 1993 and 2003 respectively.He played the role of a villain in Captain Magal. One noticeable thing was that there came a point when his skills of film directing landed him in a state of bankruptcy. This took place when he directed a Tamil horror movie Uruvam in the year 1991and was also the co-producer for that movie. After he went to study Anthropology.
He once again found himself standing on the verge of bankruptcy in the early 2003, and thus, he started his career in acting.He won great accolades for his role in the movie Veyil in the year 2006 which he only took as he was in a very unstable financial condition. He also featured in one unreleased movie Sivalingam IPS.
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G M Kumar is a talented, hard-working, vibrant Indian Bollywood film actor. The particular contributions of the talented actor, film director, producer, and writer came in the Bollywood Hindi movies. He was born in Chennai, the capital city of Karnataka. He currently resides in the same town. Kumar debuted in the films by directing Sivaji Productions' film namely Aruvadai Naal (1986) with Prabhu in the lead role. He has worked dominantly worked in Hindi Film industry and keeps coming up with some gratifying work. The film of his won good reviews and fetched Kumar several reasonable offers to make more films.
Although he rejected several as the producers were unwilling to have Ilaiyaraaja as a composer, he remains a talented, actor with vivid expressions whose contributions to the Hindi film Industry can’t be ignored. Working as an actor and comedian, he represents the youth in his characters. His decision to produce and direct Uruvam was a financial failure and led him to bankruptcy. He ended up debuting in acting as the main villain in Bharathiraja's movie, namely Captain Magal (1992), before his disappearing in making documentaries and studying anthropology.
He is a talented creative writer and still has got a lot in him to justify. In the early twentieth century, he was once again due to is failures on the verge of bankruptcy when he chose to act in some minor roles which were offered by his protege Raj Kapoor. Bala approached him to feature in Avan Ivan as a character called Highness, with his performance winning him a nomination for the Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actor. He expressed his surprise at being given an offer by Shankar's production house and took up the role in Veyil (2006) to make ends meet, winning acclaim for his character. Critics labeled his performance as "riveting," though the film only won average reviews.