SaranPublished: January 24, 2015
Saran is a Tamil film director from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. He was once an assistant to K. Balachander. He now owns a production houses called Gemini Productions and Saran movie factory. The film saw veteran music composer M. S. Viswanathan make his acting debut in a supporting role, whilst the lead actress Maanu from Assam and music composer Bharathwaj also debuted. The film’s soundtrack gained rave review prior to release. Viswanathan had initially waded away the approach but actor Vivek later convinced him to partake in the film. The film won positive reviews from critics, with a reviewer praising the film for tackling a taboo subject. The critic claimed that Ajith Kumar “was back at his best”, whilst also crediting success to Maanu’s performance and Bharathwaj’s soundtrack. The producers of the previous collaboration of Ajith Kumar and Saran during Kadhal Mannan, Venkateswaralayam had lost a lot of money on that film so Ajith insisted on doing another film for the studio. Saran initially approached Shalini, who was studying at the time and she refused but after a three-month pursuit, he finally got her to sign on as well. The role of Tulasi Das was initially offered to Amitabh Bachchan who accepted before later pulling out of the film. His next film was Parthen Rasithen with Simran and Prashanth which did well at the box office And Simran’s performance was well praised by critics.
But his next film Alli Arjuna was a flop in spite of a r rahman’s compositions. Then he directed Jay Jay with Madhavan[disambiguation needed] which was an average grosser. After Jay Jay Saran works for the first time with Kamal Hassan in Vasool Raja MBBS which was a remake of the Hindi film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., the film received positive reviews and was a commercial success. His next film is again with Ajith in Attahasam also this film became a commercial success. After this films Saran directed Idhaya Thirudan with Jayam Ravi and Kamna Jethmalani, was produced by veteran Director K. Balachander, His next venture is Vattaram with Arya the film received positive reviews and was a ‘Hit’. Later he directed Modhi Vilayadu starring Vinay Rai and Kajal Aggarwal, the film was released on 24 July 2009 to mixed reviews but fared poorly at the box office. His next film is Asal in this film Saran works once more with Ajith the film meets negative reviews and failed at the box-office. He has currently started filming Senthatti Kaalai Sevatha Kaalai again with Vinay Rai.
|Real Name||K. V. Saravanan|
|Place of Birth||Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu|
|Debut movie||Kadhal Mannan (Tamil)|
|Known For||Amarkalam,Gemini,Vasool Raja MBBS|
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He was once an assistant to K. Balachander