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Vetrimaaran

Vetrimaaran stands as a towering figure in the of Indian cinema, celebrated for his multifaceted contributions as a film director, producer, and screenwriter, primarily within the vibrant tapestry of Tamil cinema. As of 2021, his illustrious career has been adorned with accolades, boasting five National Film Awards, eight Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards, and two Filmfare South Awards.

Born in 1975 in the culturally rich city of Cuddalore, Vetrimaaran inherited a legacy of academia. His father, Dr. V. Chitravel, a distinguished veterinary scientist, and his mother, Megala Chitravel, a respected novelist, provided the backdrop for his early years. The seeds of his cinematic journey were sown during his tenure at Loyola College, where a course on television presentation ignited his passion for the art of filmmaking.

The pivotal juncture in Vetrimaaran’s career came through his association with veteran filmmaker Balu Mahendra. Serving as one of Mahendra’s lead assistants, Vetrimaaran gleaned invaluable insights into the nuances of filmmaking. Faced with the perennial dilemma of choosing between academia and the allure of cinema, Vetrimaaran chose the latter, forsaking his academic pursuits at Loyola to chart a course into the world of films.

His directorial debut, “Polladhavan” in 2007, was a cinematic endeavor inspired by the quest for a lost bike. The film garnered acclaim, with Vetrimaaran’s directorial style drawing favorable comparisons to Balu Mahendra’s illustrious approach. The subsequent venture, “Aadukalam” (2011), delved into the intense world of cockfighting in Madurai and earned Vetrimaaran six National Film Awards, solidifying his status as a formidable directorial force.

In an expansion of his cinematic footprint, Vetrimaaran founded the Grass Root Film Company, a production house that would serve as a vehicle for his creative endeavors. “Visaranai” (2015), a film exploring the brutal hardships faced by Tamil laborers at the hands of the police, emerged as India’s official entry to the Academy Awards, shedding light on societal injustices.

The ensuing years witnessed Vetrimaaran’s continued ascendancy. Collaborations with actor Dhanush in films such as “Vada Chennai” (2018) and “Asuran” (2019) not only garnered critical acclaim but also tasted success at the box office. “Vada Chennai,” in particular, distinguished itself by portraying the narrative of a skilled carrom player ensnared in a gripping gang war. In his role as a producer, Vetrimaaran championed several noteworthy films, including “Poriyaalan” (2014) and the critically acclaimed “Kaaka Muttai” (2015). Both his directorial ventures and productions consistently received accolades, establishing him as a revered figure within the film industry.

Vetrimaaran’s creative prowess extended to the anthology “Paava Kadhaigal” (2020), where his segment, “Oor Iravu,” delved into the sensitive issue of honor killings. The segment, marked by its powerful storytelling and deft direction, earned acclaim from audiences and critics alike.

Throughout his illustrious career, Vetrimaaran’s films have been a canvas for exploring diverse themes, seamlessly blending realism with commercial elements. His ability to capture the essence of societal issues and present them cinematically has bestowed upon him the status of one of the preeminent directors in the panorama of Indian cinema.

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Name Vetrimaaran
Also Known as Vetrimaaran
Date of Birth 04/09/1975
Current Residence Chennai
Religion Hindhu
Nationality Indian
Hobbies reading, writing
Father Dr. V. Chitravel
Mother Megala Chitravel
Spouse Aarthi
Children Poonthendral, Kathiravan
Educational Qualification Graduation
College (s) Loyola College
Debut Movies
Language Movie Name
Tamil Polladhavan
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Year Award CategoryMovie Name
2007 Vijay Award for Best Director Polladhavan
2011 National Film Award for Best Director Aadukalam
2011 National Film Award for Best Screenplay Aadukalam
2011 Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director Aadukalam
2019 National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil Asuran
2016 National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil Visaranai
2015 National Film Award for Best Children's Film Kaaka Muttai

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BIRTHDAY 4 September,1975 (Thursday)
BIRTH PLACE Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2024) 48 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Virgo
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National Award Winner, Ace Tamil Film Director, Vetrimaaran was born on 4th September 1975 in a small town called Cuddalore in Tamilnadu, India. The Grim Movie maker has made India proud with his Film Visaranai becoming the official entry at Oscars in Foreign Film Category.

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He was born to Dr. V. Chitravel and Megala Chitravel . Vetrimaaran is married to Aarthi who is working as a General Manager in a Multinational company. The couple is blessed with 2 children including a daughter named Poonthendral .

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Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 32
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Eye Colour Black
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Home Town Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu
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Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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College Loyola College, Chennai
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelled and Reading Books
Marital Status Married
Debut As a director of Tamil films - Polladhavan (2007)
As a Producer of Tamil films - Visaaranai (2016)
Best Movies Polladhavan (2007), Aadukalam (2011), Visaaranai (2016), Vada Chennai (2018), and Asuran (2019)
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Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport Cricket
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Favorite Food South Indian Dishes

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  • After Asuran, he will be shooting for a movie based on Kota Neelima's much acclaimed novel 'Shoes Of The Dead' . He announced this film in 2016 but is yet to start shooting.
  • Vetrimaaran also launched his own production house called the Grass Root Film Company in the year 2012.
  • He is someone who believes in quality rather than quantity as he has directed just 5 films thus far in his 12 years long career.

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48 years, 9months, 17 days old age Vetrimaaran will turn 49 on 04 September, 2024. Only 2 months, 13 days, 12 hours,58 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Real Name Vetrimaran
Name Vetrimaran
Career
Major ProfessionDirector
Other ProfessionsDirector, Producer, Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
DebutPolladhavan
Height & Weight
Height (in centimeters)170 cm, 1.7 m, 5 ft 6 inch
Weight (in kilograms)68 kg
Personal Details
DOB4th September, 1975
Age48
Native PlaceCuddalore, Tamil Nadu
Current PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu
NationalityIndian
ReligionHindu
HobbiesReading
Relationship StatusMarried
Horoscope / Zodiac / Sun SignVirgo
Education Details
EducationGraduate
CollegeLoyala College, Chennai.
Family
Parents : Dr. V. Chitravel
: Megala Chitravel
SiblingsUnknown
SpouseAarthi Vetrimaaran
Children2
Awards
Vijay Award for Best Director in 2007 - Polladhavan
National Film Award for Best Director in 2011 - Aadukalam
National Film Award for Best Screenplay in 2011 - Aadukalam
Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director in 2011 - Aadukalam
SIIMA Award for Best Director in 2011 - Aadukalam
Vijay Award for Best Director in 2011 - Aadukalam
National Film Award for Best Children's Film in 2015 - Kaaka Muttai
Filmfare Award for Best Film - Tamil in 2015 - Kaaka Muttai
Edison Award for Best Producer in 2015 - Kaaka Muttai
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil in 2016 - Visaranai
Vikatan Award for Best Director in 2016 - Visaranai.
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Viduthalai Part 1 – Kaattumalli Video | Vetri Maaran | Ilaiyaraaja | Soori | Vijay Sethupathi

Viduthalai Part 1 – Kaattumalli Video | Vetri Maaran | Ilaiyaraaja | Soori | Vijay Sethupathi

Asuran – Kathari Poovazhagi (Video Song) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | G V Prakash | Kalaippuli S Thanu

Asuran – Kathari Poovazhagi (Video Song) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | G V Prakash | Kalaippuli S Thanu

Asuran Tamil Movie HD Pictures | Dhanush, Manju Warrier, Vetri Maaran

Asuran Tamil Movie HD Pictures | Dhanush, Manju Warrier, Vetri Maaran

Asuran – Back To Back Promos 1 | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | G. V. Prakash Kumar | Kalaippuli S Thanu

Asuran – Back To Back Promos 1 | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | G. V. Prakash Kumar | Kalaippuli S Thanu

Asuran – Yen Minukki Lyric Video | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | G V Prakash | Kalaippuli S Thanu

Asuran – Yen Minukki Lyric Video | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | G V Prakash | Kalaippuli S Thanu

Asuran Tamil Movie First Look Posters | Dhanush, Vetri Maaran

Asuran Tamil Movie First Look Posters | Dhanush, Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – Ennadi Maayavi Nee (Redux) Video Song | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Ennadi Maayavi Nee (Redux) Video Song | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

Asuran Tamil Movie HD First look Poster | Dhanush

Asuran Tamil Movie HD First look Poster | Dhanush

VADACHENNAI – Release Promo #4 | Movie Releasing on October 17th | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – Release Promo #4 | Movie Releasing on October 17th | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – Release Promo #3 | Movie Releasing on October 17th | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – Release Promo #3 | Movie Releasing on October 17th | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – Release Promo #2 | Movie Releasing on October 17th | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – Release Promo #2 | Movie Releasing on October 17th | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – Release Promo #1 | Movie Releasing on October 17th | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – Release Promo #1 | Movie Releasing on October 17th | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – ‘Anbu is the Anchor’ Promo | Movie Releasing on October 17th | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – ‘Anbu is the Anchor’ Promo | Movie Releasing on October 17th | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

Vada Chennai Press Meet HD Gallery | Dhanush, Aishwarya Rajesh, Andrea Jeremiah

Vada Chennai Press Meet HD Gallery | Dhanush, Aishwarya Rajesh, Andrea Jeremiah

VADACHENNAI – Set Making | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan | Releasing on Oct 17th

VADACHENNAI – Set Making | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan | Releasing on Oct 17th

VADACHENNAI – Maadila Nikkura Maankutty (Video Song Promo) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – Maadila Nikkura Maankutty (Video Song Promo) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran

VADACHENNAI – CRBT Codes | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – CRBT Codes | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Jail Set Making | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Jail Set Making | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Maadila Nikkura Maankutty (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Maadila Nikkura Maankutty (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – King of the Sea | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – King of the Sea | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Goindhammavaala (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Goindhammavaala (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Official Jukebox | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan | #SaNa25

VADACHENNAI – Official Jukebox | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan | #SaNa25

VADACHENNAI – VadaChennai Theme | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan | Wunderbar Films

VADACHENNAI – VadaChennai Theme | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan | Wunderbar Films

VADACHENNAI – Mathiya Seraiyila (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Mathiya Seraiyila (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Epadiyamma (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Epadiyamma (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Ennadi Maayavi Nee (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Ennadi Maayavi Nee (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Kaarkuzhal Kadavaiye (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Kaarkuzhal Kadavaiye (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Sandhanatha (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Sandhanatha (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Alangaara Pandhal (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Alangaara Pandhal (Lyric Video) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

Annanukku Jey – Thaaru Maara Video Song | Dinesh, Mahima Nambiar | Vetrimaaran | Arrol Corelli

Annanukku Jey – Thaaru Maara Video Song | Dinesh, Mahima Nambiar | Vetrimaaran | Arrol Corelli

Annanukku Jey | Matta Sekar Video Song | Dinesh, Mahima Nambiar | Vetrimaaran | Arrol Corelli

Annanukku Jey | Matta Sekar Video Song | Dinesh, Mahima Nambiar | Vetrimaaran | Arrol Corelli

Annanukku Jey | Mayakkuraane Video Song | Dinesh, Mahima Nambiar | Vetrimaaran | Arrol Corelli

Annanukku Jey | Mayakkuraane Video Song | Dinesh, Mahima Nambiar | Vetrimaaran | Arrol Corelli

VADACHENNAI – Character Introduction | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Character Introduction | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

Annanukku Jey | Maane Thene Video Song | Dinesh, Mahima Nambiar | Vetrimaaran | Arrol Corelli

Annanukku Jey | Maane Thene Video Song | Dinesh, Mahima Nambiar | Vetrimaaran | Arrol Corelli

Annanukku Jey | Official Trailer | Fox Star South | 31st August

Annanukku Jey | Official Trailer | Fox Star South | 31st August

Vada Chennai Movie Latest Exclusive Photos | Dhanush

Vada Chennai Movie Latest Exclusive Photos | Dhanush

Annanukku Jey | Mersal Illai Song Lyrical | Dinesh, Mahima Nambiar | Vetrimaaran | Arrol Corelli

Annanukku Jey | Mersal Illai Song Lyrical | Dinesh, Mahima Nambiar | Vetrimaaran | Arrol Corelli

VADACHENNAI – Official Teaser (Tamil) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

VADACHENNAI – Official Teaser (Tamil) | Dhanush | Vetri Maaran | Santhosh Narayanan

Vada Chennai First Look Poster | Dhanush, Aishwarya Rajesh, Vetri Maaran

Vada Chennai First Look Poster | Dhanush, Aishwarya Rajesh, Vetri Maaran

Details on completion of ENPT and other movies lined up for Dhanush

Details on completion of ENPT and other movies lined up for Dhanush

Director Ameer bags Vijay Sethupathi role from Vada Chennai

Director Ameer bags Vijay Sethupathi role from Vada Chennai

Lens – Official Trailer | Vetri Maaran | G V Prakash Kumar | Mini Studio | Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan

Lens – Official Trailer | Vetri Maaran | G V Prakash Kumar | Mini Studio | Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan

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  • Born September 4 , 1975 · Cuddalore, Tamilnadu, India
  • Vetrimaaran is an Indian film director, screenwriter and film producer, who works in the Tamil film industry. Vetrimaaran made his directorial debut with the Polladhavan. His second feature film Aadukalam won six National Film Awards. He produces films under his production company, Grass Root Film Company. His movie Visaranai (2016) was selected as India's official entry to the Academy Awards.His film Asuran (2019) was named as the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Raju
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Why Vetrimaaran is the most interesting director in Tamil films today

Vetrimaaran is arguably among the most interesting filmmaker working in the tamil film industry. here’s documenting his rise and what it takes to be a talent like him..

His production house’s name, Grass Root Film Company, is a clear pointer to Vetrimaaran’s worldview. This Deepavali’s biggest release in Tamil Nadu is, arguably, Kodi (Flag), a political thriller he has produced that stars Dhanush in his first double role, as twin brothers. The twins may be identical but their natures are mutually exclusive. Refreshingly, Kodi casts Trisha as a feisty woman politico, giving Dhanush’s eponymous hero a run for his money.

Vetrimaaran has directed four feature films and is a winner of four National Film Awards.(Photos: By special arrangement)

“For a hero movie, it’s pretty decently written,” pronounces Baradwaj Rangan, film critic and associate editor at The Hindu. “There’s a conflict, there are surprises and even within a commercial film, it’s properly written and directed. It’s not some random moments strung together to get people whistling.”

A great working chemistry -- actor Dhanush with Vetrimaaran. (Photos: By special arrangement)

The film’s premise is how politics and political interests shape communities and the quality of their life. In this case, it involves skullduggery surrounding a factory emitting toxic effluents. It could be happening not too far away from our backyards.

At the Oscars

Vetrimaaran himself, however, was conspicuous by his absence during Kodi’s promos. He has a bigger task on hand. Visaaranai (Interrogation), the part-docudrama, part-crime thriller he directed, is India’s official entry to the 89th Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category. So he is in the US persuading jurors take note of his film, which has some truly hairy torture scenes. The last Tamil film that made it to the Oscars was 16 years back: Hey Ram starring Kamal Haasan.

Usually, the choice of any film to represent the country at the Oscars polarises critics, but Visaaranai remains largely unchallenged. Rangan agrees. “Visaaranai was a fantastic film.”

It tells the story of innocent migrant labourers picked up and tortured by the police to extract a false confession for a fatal robbery at an influential man’s house. How the film, shot in 42 days on a Rs 2-crore budget and eventually wining three National Film Awards, got made is interesting. After his Aadukalam in 2011, Vetrimaaran had busied himself with his production ventures, Udhayam NH4, Poriyaalan and Kaaka Muttai. When he was prepared to shoot his next, the script he picked was Soodhadi, a story on gambling, proposing Dhanush in the lead role. However, the actor had to take time off to work in Balki’s Shamitabh, being shot in Mumbai.

Vetrimaaran was mooting a book adaptation when director Balu Mahendra’s assistant serendipitously presented him with Lock Up, a riveting, partly autobiographical book written by M Chandrakumar, a former autorickshaw driver. The book, which took five years to write and another four to publish, narrates his harrowing experience while in jail in (then) Andhra Pradesh.

Vetrimaaran's Visaaranai is based on a book called Lock Up by Coimbatore-based autorickshaw driver Chandra Kumar.

“When I pitched the story to Dhanush, who later produced the film, I said I can only guarantee you a three-day weekend run at the box office. But it’s a low-budget venture; you’ll get your investment back,” Vetrimaaran laughs. “Dhanush was amused, but agreed to fund the project. [I thought] it’s the kind of film that would not bring in repeat audiences. I was proved wrong and it got a good three-week run.”

The author, Chandrakumar, was incarcerated for a fortnight way back in 1983. “Yet his experiences are relevant even today,” points out Vetrimaaran. “Visaaranai reflects a stark reality from which you cannot shut yourself out: that is its success. It was challenging to find the right kind of actors and locations. We employed real stuntmen who could exercise restraint while beating up the actors.”

“What was unique was that there were a lot of first-time actors in the film; that added rawness to it,” says K Hariharan, filmmaker and critic. “Actors like Samuthirakkani and Kishore were entirely on the sidelines. That made it an interesting watch.”

Astutely, the team decided to send it to international film fests right away, confident it would work with foreign audiences. Visaaranai premiered at the Orrizonti section of the 72nd Venice Film Festival, a first for a Tamil film, and won the Amnesty International Italia Award. Crucially, the European audience was exposed to a hitherto unexplored form of Tamil cinema that dealt with grim reality in a non-dramatic but powerful way.

“Europeans have a different policing system. They found my narrative a bit harsh, though they were moved,” explains Vetrimaaran.

A rooted voice

It is Vetrimaaran’s preoccupation with sometimes gritty, sometimes heartwarming reality that makes this 41-year-old one of the best filmmakers of our times.

“The best thing about the regional filmmakers is that they bring in a very ‘native’ feel,” says Rangan. “Like if I watch Nagraj Manjule’s Sairat for instance, I find [elements] that remind me of Vetrimaaran. But that’s more because these filmmakers do these ‘rooted’ things very well. They give you the sense of the atmosphere, the rhythms of life in that particular environment, they take care to bring them alive.”

His critically acclaimed debut venture, Polladhavan (Ruthless Man) in 2007, followed a lower middle-class young man’s search for his stolen bike, an exercise that takes him through the seamy underworld. Four years later came Aadukalam (Arena), a Pongal release that raked in six National Film Awards. The cockfight arena was where love, ego, honour, friendship and betrayal were played out in the rustic backdrop of Madurai.

Says Manimaran, long-time friend and assistant, “Vetri used to like watching cockfights in the neighbourhood in our hometown. So he thought we could develop a story around them.”

There was no doubt about who would play the lead. “I wrote Aadukalam keeping Dhanush in mind,” says Vetrimaaran. “As an actor, he delivers exactly what I need and sometimes more. As a producer, he offers me complete freedom and does not interfere at all. He trusts me completely.”

Rangan explains the Vetrimaaran touch, “There is a world of difference in the way he uses the song and dance elements in Polladhavan and Aadukalam. They have become more organic and rooted; they’re not fantasy elements.”

“I personally prefer Aadukalam to Visaaranai, but it’s like comparing apples and oranges,” says Hariharan. “Aadukalam had a certain kind of warmth and spontaneity. Visaaranai, to me, looked rather staged.”

He explains, “Visaaranai’s [appeal across the world] is that for the first time in Tamil cinema, you see this kind of brute reality without the director taking recourse to a love story or family drama. It’s also interesting that a country like India allowed such a strongly critical film on the system. There’s no doubt that Vetrimaaran is a bold filmmaker.”

Vetrimaaran’s productive chemistry with Dhanush has paid rich dividends. The two went on to produce Kaaka Muttai (Crow’s Egg) in 2015, a subversive film poking fun at what is regarded as cool - pizzas, in this case. This little gem, premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, tracks two brothers from a Chennai slum dying to taste a pizza. Directed by M Manikandan with wit, not once is the children’s dignity compromised. Their family struggles in a heartless and corrupt city and soon we find ourselves cheering for our little heroes. Kaaka Muttai pocketed two National Film Awards.

“There is a stamp of quality that people have begun to associate with Vetrimaaran, because even the films he produces are pretty decent,” says Rangan, adding that he looks for, and gets, that certain quality.

Vetrimaaran’s genius lies in shining a light on people we would not even glance at in our rat race. His films show us that ordinary people often lead extraordinary lives if only we stop to talk to them.

Smitten by cinema

Born in Cuddalore near Puducherry and raised in Ranipet, a suburban town in Vellore district, two and a half hours from Chennai, Vetrimaaran was smitten by cinema even as a child. His mother, a writer, ran a school in the area, while his father was a veterinarian. Friends remember him as a film buff who watched every movie that came to town.

“He would bunk classes and watch them, each three or four times. Then he would come to the school ground where we used to hang out until 7:30 in the evening and would retell the whole story to us. My friends and I have actually walked out of the theatre at times because the film was nowhere as good as his narration. He still has that quality,” says Manimaran, his assistant.

Vetrimaaran was in his second year of Masters in English Literature in 1999 when the now-deceased filmmaker Balu Mahendra was invited to judge a short film contest at the Loyola College, Chennai. Shortly afterwards, he attended a seminar conducted by the director and was inspired enough to assist him in Julie Ganapathy, Athu Oru Kanaa Kaalam and the television series Kadhai Neram.

Athu Oru Kanaa Kaalam cemented his friendship with the lead actor, Dhanush, whom he describes as his best friend. While still assisting Balu Mahendra, Vetrimaaran pitched the story of Desiya Nedunchalai, and the actor readily agreed to play the lead.

Recalls Manimaran, “Producers were not hard to come by because we had Dhanush. But a few had misgivings about how Vetri would handle the project as a newcomer. So we tossed aside that script, which I later made into Udhayam NH4.”

The initial years proved to be rough. “I was pitching different scripts to different people for three years and it was the sixth producer who okayed Polladhavan,” says Vetrimaaran on his directorial debut.

Adds Manimaran, who assisted him in the project, “After the film was edited, we were really scared to show it to the producer. We kept stalling the screening telling him it may not have come out as he expected. Finally, when he saw it, he was satisfied. We were relieved and gradually grew confident.”

Pushing for excellence

When Manimaran himself forayed into direction with Udhayam NH4 in 2013, Vetrimaaran returned the favour by stepping in as producer under his banner, Grass Root Film Company. As he puts it, “I want my production house to be a platform for good, interesting ideas. I can find a producer for my films, but others, who may be first-time filmmakers, might have innovative scripts that mainstream producers might not understand. Like Kaaka Muttai for instance.

“I produce films in partnership as I may not be able to afford the entire budget. Dhanush ends up co-producing some of them as our tastes are similar. None of my producers ever ask me for the budget. I always make sure it is within their means and I can give the desired returns.”

For someone who has been successful both commercially as critically, Vetrimaaran has directed only three films in nine years. “For me, every film is a learning process. After each, I take time to unlearn. Then I find new content, learn it completely and then execute it.”

Manimaran describes his working process thus, “Many directors make changes to the script on the spot. But Vetrimaaran is different because he pays attention to detail. He puts in a lot of effort, so there may be last-minute adjustments with lighting and locations. Unlike working with other directors, you need to be available 24 hours.”

Outside of work, the father of two, who met his wife Aarthi while at college, likes to race pigeons, pretty much like the characters he portrays. His rootedness has also led him to voice the germ of an idea: setting up an organic farm eventually.

Rangan describes grit as the definitive quality of Vetrimaaran’s films, and praises his skill in animating the atmosphere in terms of the integrity of the characters, the plot, and the texture. “The way he shapes the characters and writes them, you feel that these are not [just] individual people; you get a sense of where they come from, where they belong. [They’re] not just some random characters floating around.”

His fans are already talking about his fourth film, Vada Chennai (North Chennai), an ambitious gangster trilogy he has been planning since 2003. After undergoing several changes of scripts and stars, Dhanush, Vijay Sethupathi, Amala Paul and Samuthirakkani are among those confirmed on the project that is currently under way. Slated for release next year, Vada Chennai is also bound to have the by-now classic Vetrimaaran stamp.

(Published in arrangement with GRIST Media.)

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National Award-winning filmmaker Vetri Maaran, who is celebrating his 46th birthday on Saturday, is one of the new formidable voices in Tamil cinema. A disciple of iconic director Balu Mahendra, Vetri Maaran has succeeded where his mentor didn’t. While Balu Mahendra was a revered filmmaker who made some high-quality movies, he doesn’t have many box office hits to his credits. However, Vetri Maaran is one of the most commercially successful filmmakers today.

Vetri Maaran’s last film Asuran, starring his regular star Dhanush , had grossed a whopping Rs 100 crore at the box office. It is no mean feat for a filmmaker who usually makes emotionally heavy movies, which don’t follow the established grammar of commercial cinema.

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Write, write, write

“Filmmaking is writing. Keep writing scripts over and over again. I have the liberty to make a movie without writing. But, I am not sure how long I can keep doing that. It is like Sehwag hitting sixes without footwork. If you lose the form, you can’t gain it back. So, we should play like Dravid. If you have your basics right, even when you are out of form, you can still deliver what you aspire for. Everybody should write. People tell me that they get stuck in the middle and can’t complete their scripts. Somehow, you should finish the script you start. The most gratifying feeling for a scriptwriter is when that person writes ‘The End’ on the script. Right or wrong, finish the script. And you should rewrite the story at least 10 times and share it with your friends for their opinion. Write, re-write, and forget. Do something else, go back to the script and write again. Writing is the alpha and omega (of filmmaking).”

Finding great stories

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Vetri Maaran has shown a great interest in adapting Tamil literature for the big screen. His landmark films such as Visaranai and Asuran were based on Tamil novels. His upcoming films Viduthalai and Vaadivaasal are also based on existing literary materials. “Writing and cinema are two different mediums. Not all great novels have become great movies. But, some average novels have been turned into great movies. We should see whether a novel has a cinematic quality. For me, the main goal is to understand the world a novelist has created and convey the intentions of the novel in the same way as intended by the author.”

Job-satisfaction is important

“Balu Mahendra sir used to tell me that the only thing in our control is to make a movie to the best of our ability. But, the commercial success of the film is an accident. I give my 100 percent in everything I do and I also make my team do the same while making a movie. If the audience connects to the film, we are happy with it. But, we should always have full satisfaction in the job we have done.”

Location, location, location

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In Vetri Maaran’s films, the location is a character in itself. And having a clear idea about the geography of the film and establishing it at the very beginning is key to a strong narration. “I can’t tell a story without establishing the geography of the story first. For example, I would have established the geography of the village in Aadukalam when Dhanush and his friends try to escape from the police raid at the beginning of the film.”

When you become a filmmaker

Vetri Maaran believes that a person stops experiencing his life as it is the moment he becomes a filmmaker. After he or she writes her first draft, everything and everyone becomes just an idea for the script. “Learn, experience, and debate. Watch a film, argue over it and repeat. The moment you start writing a script, you are closing yourself from life’s experiences. The End you put in the first script is also the end to your life’s experiences. From then on everything becomes a source to your script. My wife used to tell me, that ‘I won’t cry, because you will turn it into a scene in your film.’ Even before she points it out, I would have kept it as a scene in the film.”

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Vetrimaaran is an Indian Movie Director, Show display Creator, and a Movie Producer who works primarily throughout the Tamil Movie Commerce. As of 2016, Vetrimaaran has obtained 4 Nationwide awards and one film fare award. He made his directional debut by means of the movie “ Polladhavan ” which was critically acclaimed. The movie obtained launched throughout the yr 2007 and since then Vetrimaran has given many good motion pictures for the Kollywood Commerce. Check out beneath for Vetrimaaran Wiki, Biography, Age, Movies, Images and completely different particulars

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Vetrimaran was born at Cuddalore after which moved to Ranipet. He was born on  4 September 1975 to V. Chitravel who’s a Veterinary Doctor and Megala who’s a well-known novelist. He studied at Ranipet until his 10th grade. He then moved to Loyola College in Chennai to pursue a graduation throughout the space of English Literature throughout the yr 1994. Vetrimaran discontinued his Grasp’s diploma to pursue his occupation throughout the space of filmmaking.

Initially, Vetrimaran labored as an assistant to director Balu Mahendra . Vetrimaran used to be taught 40 to 50 novels each week and help Balu Mahendra to resolve on few fascinating scenes. After working arduous, he was able to relate a story to Dhanush and he named the story as Desiya Nedunchaalai 47 nonetheless there have been a great deal of factors taking place on this movie. Later they chose the movie “Polladavan” which was a industrial hit and was able to build up higher than Vijay’s Alagiya Thamizh Magan and Suriya’s Vel .

Except for being a worthwhile film writer and director, he is moreover a worthwhile producer. The flicks he has produced has obtained many awards. His second movie “ Aadukalam ” was a masterpiece and he obtained his first nationwide award for this movie. His third movie as a director was “ Visaaranai ” which has obtained many awards and moreover it’s nominated for the academy awards as properly. Vetrimaran has as soon as extra joined hand with Dhanush to make a film named “ Vada Chennai “. The movie is in progress.

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Name Vetrimaaran
Real Name Vetrimaaran
Nickname Vetri
Profession Indian film director, screenwriter, and film producer
Date of Birth 4 September 1975
Age 47
Father Name V. Chitravel
Mother Name Megala
Prime Yet to be updated
Weight Yet to be updated
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification English literature, Masters in Television Presentation
School Yet to be updated
College Loyola College, Chennai
Hobbies story writing
Hometown Cuddalore, India
Nationality Indian
Married Positive
Partner Name Aarthi
Current City Chennai, India

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Vetrimaaran Filmography

2007 Polladhavan Director Vijay Award for Best Director
2011 Aadukalam Director Nationwide Movie Award for Best Director
Nationwide Movie Award for Best Screenplay
Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director
SIIMA Award for Best Director
Vijay Award for Best Director
2013 Udhayam NH4 Producer Action thriller Tamil film
Naan Rajavaga Pogiren Producer As dialogue writer
2014 Poriyaalan Producer Thriller Tamil film
2015 Kaakka Muttai Producer Nationwide Movie Award for Best Youngsters’s Movie
Filmfare Award for Best Movie – Tamil
Edison Award for Best Producer
2016 Visaaranai Director Nationwide Movie Award for Best Operate Movie in Tamil
Vikatan Award for Best Director
Kodi Producer Political Action Tamil Film
2017 Lens Producer Malayalam and Tamil Film
2018 Vada Chennai Director Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award for Best Screenplay
Annanukku Jai Producer Political satire Tamil film
2019 Asuran Director National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
Zee Cine Award Tamil for Best Director
Behindwoods Gold Medal for Best Director
Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award for Best Director
Miga Miga Avasaram Producer Action Tamil Film
2020 Paava Kadhaigal Director Anthology Film; segment: Oor Iravu
2021 Sangathalaivan Director Tamil Film
2022 Viduthalai Director and Producer Filming
Anel Meley Pani Thuli Producer Filming
Iraivan Miga Periyavan Director Pre-production

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Vetrimaaran (Vetri Maaran) was born on 4 September, 1975 in Cuddalore, India, is a Film director, producer, writer. Discover Vetrimaaran's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 48 years old?

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Vetrimaaran is currently undertaking pre-production and scripting work for his next directorial venture, Vada Chennai, a tale on the mafia wars of North Chennai. When announced in 2009, Karthi was initially touted to play the lead role, although an official announcement from the producers in 2012 revealed that Silambarasan , Rana Daggubati , Divya Spandana and Andrea Jeremiah would essay pivotal roles in the film. The director also revealed that his fourth venture would see him recombine with Dhanush yet again. Vada Chennai released on 18 October 2018. The film opened to largely positive reviews. In 2012, Vetrimaaran also launched his own production house called the Grass Root Film Company and launched his maiden project, Udhayam - NH47 with Siddharth in the lead role and his associate Manimaran as director.

In Dec 2018, Vetrimaaran-Dhanush announced that they will take a break to shoot Asuran before commencing Vadachennai part 2. The movie was based on a Tamil novel titled 'Vekkai'.

Vetrimaaran is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and film producer, who works in the Tamil film industry. As of 2016, he has won four National Film Awards and one Filmfare Award.

In 2016, he announced a movie based on the novel 'Shoes Of The Dead' written by New Delhi based author Kota Neelima but he is yet to start its shooting.

Vetri Maaran made his directorial debut with the critically acclaimed Polladhavan (2007). His second feature film Aadukalam (2011) won six National Film Awards. He produces films under his production company, Grass Root Film Company. His movie Visaaranai (2016) was selected as India's official entry to Academy Awards.

Vetrimaaran has since described that he had "ample time" for he production works of Polladhavan as "Dhanush had confidence in him". Production designer Durai helped him rope in G. V. Prakash Kumar to score the film's music, while Dhanush also recommended cinematographer Velraj to Vetrimaaran after the pair had worked together in Parattai Engira Azhagu Sundaram. Vetrimaaran chose Kannada language actor Kishore to make his Tamil film debut after his assistant gave him rave reviews of the actor's performance in the unfinished Prashanth-starrer Petrol. The team held test shoots with both Kajal Aggarwal and Poonam Bajwa for the film and released the stills to the media, but Vetrimaaran was still unsatisfied and finished two schedules before finalising on Divya Spandana . The director revealed that there was initially an issue with the actress after she got offended by his words and did not come for the shoot for three days, before Durai intervened. The film's story was inspired partly by the lost bike of his friend Andrew and the variety of experiences he had tracking down his vehicle. Vetrimaaran revealed that when he wrote the script, he made many changes to suit the visual medium and for Dhanush on his physical attributes while playing an action hero. The film opened in November 2007 to rave reviews, with the critic from Sify.com stating that "Vetri has made his mentor proud, and his style of narration and takings are very similar to the ace director [Balu Mahendra]", labelling that the film had shades of Vittorio De Sica's 1948 Italian film, Bicycle Thieves. The reviewer from The Hindu stated that "at no point does Polladhavan sag and that writer-director Vetrimaaran has slogged through his screenplay and the result shows." The film also emerged successful commercially usurping collections of the Vijay-starrer Azhagiya Tamil Magan and the Suriya-starrer Vel and subsequently went on to win four Vijay Awards including Best Director for Vetrimaaran.

In 1999, Vetrimaaran worked as an assistant director for Kadhai Neram for Sun TV by Balu Mahendra , featuring 52 short stories for 52 episodes. In a team of 4-5 assistant directors, Vetrimaaran read around 50-60 short stories in a week and shortlist a few and present the synopsis to Balu Mahendra , who would select the required storyline. After Kadai Neram, he went on to work with Kadhir in Kadhal Virus for 2 years, whilst also working with Balu Mahendra for Julie Ganapathy and then Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam. At the time, he prepared a script for Dhanush, who has the lead hero of the films he worked in, and Dhanush immediately accepted the offer after hearing the story. The film titled Desiya Nedunchalai 47 was initially launched with Yuvan Shankar Raja as the music director and Ekambaram as the cinematographer. After he found trouble finding producers with A. M. Rathnam and Salem Chandrasekhar leaving the project after initial interest, Dhanush's sister Dr. Vimala Geetha agreed to produce the film, but she also dropped the film. Dhanush's father Kasthuri Raja finally agreed to produce the film and Kirat Bhattal was signed as heroine, while Harris Jayaraj was selected as music director. However, after two days of shoot the film was shelved and Dhanush opted to pursue other films after the surprise success of his Thiruvilayadal Arambam. The film's collapse saw Vetrimaaran approach producer Kadiresan and narrated to him the stories he had prepared but the producer did not like Desiya Nedunchaalai 47, but agreed to work on another project titled Polladhavan.

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