Saji Surendran is an Indian film director. He works in Malayalam films. His most notable works include the commercially successful comedies like Ivar Vivahitharayal and
. He was born in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in 1982. He attended school at Trivandrum and completed his bachelor’s degree from Mahatma Gandhi College, also Trivandrum. While attending college, he used to act in TV serials and also worked as an assistant director of
in several films and serials. His brother, Ali Surendran is also an actor in serials. Up until 2009, Surendran was a serial director.
Having received the Best Telefilm Award for his Manasam at the Kaveri Film Critics Television Awards, he became famous for directing serials like Manasam, Megham, Alippazham, Mandharam, Dhaya, and Ammakkay. After 2009, Saji entered the film industry, directing his first-ever film Ivar Vivahitharayal starring Jayasurya-Bhama, a major success at the box office. He went straight for directing Happy Husbands after this, which became the first major hit of 2010, having a huge cast, and ran for more than 150 days at theatres throughout Kerala. Other works of him with mixed reviews include Four Friends, Kunjaliyan, Husbands in Goa,
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