VikramanPublished: January 24, 2015
Vikraman is a Tamil film director. He was also one of the most successful filmmakers of the 1990s. Vikraman has been elected as the new president of the Tamil Nadu Film Directors Association replacing Bharathiraja after he defeated fellow director Visu by a thumping majority of 155 votes in the election. Vikraman made his debut with the movie Pudhu Vasantham, a story of four unemployed friends who are musical experts. He worked as an assistant to actor cum director R. Parthiban in Pudhea Paadhai, which was the latter’s debut film as a director and an actor. Director K. S. Ravikumar assisted him in making films in his early days.
Vikraman was recalled once again by R. B. Choudary to make a film with Vijay titled Poove Unakkaga in 1996. It was the first breakthrough in the young actor’s career. His next movie Suryavamsam with Sarath Kumar and Devayani was a major success. He made a movie Vanathai Pola with an ensemble cast, another blockbuster which gave back the superstardom to Vijaykanth. It also won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment in 2001 and also many state awards. However, his next movie Priyamana Thozhi produced by the AVM Productions was a hit again. Its bilingual Vasantham in Telugu. Taking a two-year break, he had started work again for a Tamil movie called Chennai Kadhal with Bharath in the lead. However, the movie was unsuccessful at the box office. He made a comeback with Mariyadhai in 2009, another Tamil film starring Vijayakanth, Meena, Meera Jasmine and Ambika playing the lead roles. The film repeated the success of Vanathai Pola . His latest film Ninaithathu Yaaro featuring newcomers release in January 2014 to positive reviews.
|Place of Birth||Tirunelveli|
|Debut movie||Pudhu Vasantham|
|Awards||Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Director – Pudhu Vasantham,Suryavamsam,Vaanathaippola|
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He worked as an assistant to actor cum director R. Parthiban