VetrimaaranPublished: January 24, 2015
Vetrimaaran is an Indian film director, working in the Tamil film industry. He made his directorial debut with the critically acclaimed Polladhavan (2007). His second feature film Aadukalam (2011) won five National Film Awards, with Vetrimaaran receiving two awards for Best Direction and Best Screenplay.
Vetrimaaran was born in Cuddalore, then moved to Ranipet, a suburb of Vellore, where he studied until tenth grade. He then moved to Chennai to do his higher secondary education at YMCA College of Physical Education in the hope of becoming a cricketer. After failing to get through the selection of TN state team, he gave up the idea and enrolled himself in Loyola College, Chennai, to study English literature in 1994, and was there until 1999 when he discontinued his Masters degree to pursue a career in the film world. After pursuing an elective course in television presentation offered by the Loyola Department of Visual Communication in 1995, Vetrimaaran became interested in film making. He is married to Aarthi who is working as a General Manager in a MNC company.
|Place of Birth||Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu|
|Occupation||Film Director,Script Writer,Producer|
|Debut movie||Polladhavan (Tamil)|
|Awards||National Film Award for Best Director,Best Screen Play (2011) – Aadukalam|
|Parents||Chitravel – Megala|
|Date of Marriage|
He started his career as an assistant director to Balu Mahendra