SivaPublished: January 24, 2015
Siva is an Indian cinematographer-turned-filmmaker. His real name is Sivakumar Jayakumar. Siva Kumar was born to documentary photographer Jayakumar in Chennai. Although he always wanted to become not a filmmaker, he pursued photography. In 2011, Siva made his debut as a director in Tamil cinema with Siruthai, featuring Karthi in the starring role is a remake of the Telugu filmVikramarkudu. His fourth directorial,Daruvu, released in May 2012.
In December 2011, Siva was signed by Vijaya Productions to direct a film for their centenary year with Ajith Kumar signed on to play the leading role. Ajith Kumar requested Siva to rework the script to make it a commercial success and production began after a brief delay in 2013. The project titled Veeram starred Ajith alongside an ensemble cast including Tamannaah and Atul Kulkarni, and told the story of a village do-gooder and his brothers. The film opened in January 2014 to positive reviews and commercial success. It is reported that most of the film will be shot in Hyderabad and Rajahmundry.
|Place of Birth||Chennai|
|Debut movie||Charlie Chaplin ( Tamil)|
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Siva learnt cinematography at the Film Institute and passed out with a gold medal