Vetrimaaran

Vetrimaaran

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.

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Name Vetrimaaran
Real Name
DOB 04/09/1975
Place of Birth Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu
Complexion Dark
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Nationality Indian
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School
College Loyola College,
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Birth Sign Virgo
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Professional
Occupation Film Director,Script Writer,Producer
Active from 2007
Debut movie Polladhavan (Tamil)
Known For Polladhavan,Aadukalam
Awards National Film Award for Best Director,Best Screen Play (2011) - Aadukalam
Family
Home Town Chennai
Parents Chitravel - Megala
Spouse Aarthi
Date of Marriage
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Interesting Facts
He started his career as an assistant director to Balu Mahendra

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