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Samuthirakani is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter Indian born on 26 april 1973

Samuthirakani

Samuthirakani
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Nationality Inde
Birth 26 april 1973 (46 years)

P. Samuthirakani is a Tamil film actor and director. He worked as an assistant to director K. Balachander. His 2009 directorial Naadodigal was a runaway hit, which was later remade in three languages. He has acted in several films as well and is best known for his performances in Subramaniapuram, Easan (both directed by M. Sasikumar), and Saattai.

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M. Sasikumar
M. Sasikumar
(6 films)
Abhinaya
Abhinaya
(5 films)
Venkat Prabhu
Venkat Prabhu
(4 films)
Sundar C Babu
Sundar C Babu
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Samuthirakani (36 films)

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Actor

Paayum Puli
Directed by Suseenthiran
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Vishal, Kajal Agarwal, Samuthirakani, Soori, Anandaraj, V. Jayaprakash
Roles Selvam
Rating59% 2.9567752.9567752.9567752.9567752.956775
The city of Madurai is rife with the nefarious activities of a group of thugs, who kidnap local businessmen, extort money from them and kill them if they cannot pay the amount or complain to the police about them. These extortionists even kill policemen who dare to take action against them, including Albert (Harish Uthaman). Jayaseelan (Vishal), a police officer, is posted the new ACP of Madurai and works undercover to rid the city of these extortionists.
Sandamarutham
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Sarayu Mohan, R. Sarathkumar, Raadhika Sarathkumar, Samuthirakani, Radha Ravi, Avinash
Roles Thirumalai
Rating45% 2.2949552.2949552.2949552.2949552.294955
The movie begins with an investigation of a girl who has been dead along with a small vessel. That small vessel is actually a weapon as it contains explosive chemicals (a bomb named "Ophalaska") with its changing colours.
Massu Engira Maasilamani, 2h32
Directed by Venkat Prabhu
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Nayantara, Suriya, Amy Jackson, Premgi Amaren, Pranitha Subhash, Radhakrishnan Parthiban
Roles Radha Krishnan (RK)
Rating60% 3.048743.048743.048743.048743.04874
The film starts with the murder of ex-commissioner by an escaped prisoner Kamal Ekambaram (Riyaz Khan). The story then shifts to Masilamani aka Massu (Suriya) and his friend Jet Li (Premgi Amaren) who are small-time con artists. Massu falls for Manini (Nayantara) and they subsequently fall in love. While trying to escape after a heist gone wrong, Massu and Jet meet with a car accident, post which Massu starts seeing dead people, with whom he can communicate. Jet had died in the accident and is now a ghost, too. Massu forms a group of loitering ghosts to earn money by performing fake exorcisms and extorting money from scared rich people, while promising the ghosts that he would fulfill their last wishes in return. Meanwhile, Manini who thought Massu was working in a finance company gets to know about the fake exorcisms and leaves him in a heist.
Velaiyilla Pattathari, 2h13
Directed by Velraj
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Amala Paul, Dhanush, Samuthirakani, Vivek, Saranya, Sathish
Roles Raghuvaran's father
Rating77% 3.8950853.8950853.8950853.8950853.895085
Raghuvaran is a graduate in Civil Engineering, but has been unemployed for four years. He is adamant about working in a job related to his field only and is unwilling to accept any other profession. He often comes into conflict with his father, who considers him irresponsible. His younger brother, Karthik, works in an IT company, earning well and, evidently, his father's approval. Raghuvaran's mother, Bhuvana, however, supports him. Raghuvaran falls for his neighbour's daughter, Shalini who hates him initially, but warms up to him after hearing about the difficulties he is facing and eventually reciprocates his love.
Nimirndhu Nil, 2h24
Directed by Samuthirakani
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Films about families
Actors Jayam Ravi, Amala Paul, R. Sarathkumar, Meghana Raj, Soori, Ragini Dwivedi
Rating58% 2.9086452.9086452.9086452.9086452.908645
Aravindan Sivasamy (Jayam Ravi) is a 26-year-old youth who was brought up in an ashram run by a Harichandra (Nassar). The atmosphere that he grew, taught him high moral values, disciplines, dignity, devotion etc. But when he comes out of the place, his belief and learning will be questioned by the cancerous system. It unsettles him and make him fight against the immoral cultures of the society. He decides to taken on corrupt bureaucrats and his friend (Soori), a lawyer (Subbu Panchu) and journalist (C. Gopinath) along with his girlfriend (Amala Paul) join him in his mission to fight against the corruption.
Neerparavai, 2h17
Directed by Seenu Ramasamy
Actors Vishnu Vishal, Sunaina, Nandita Das, Saranya, Anupama Kumar, Samuthirakani
Roles Uduman Gani

The film is introduced when an old lady's (Nandita Das) son and daughter in law comes to stay on her house where she is solitary. Every often her son and her daughter in law notice that she goes to the beach prays in the garden every night. When they ask her why she is going to the beach she says that she is waiting for her husband to come. The son gets angry and says that you have been waiting for 25 years, he is not going to come. Whilst the mum goes to the beach the couple dig where she is praying and find a skeleton. They report to the police and the case is handled by Inspector Agnes (Varsha Ashwathi) who begins interrogating the old lady. The old lady tells her past.
Saattai
Saattai (2012)

Directed by M. Anbazhagan
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about education
Actors Samuthirakani, Thambi Ramaiah, Swasika, Mahima Nambiar, Black Pandi, Prem Kumar
Roles Dayalan
Rating72% 3.627243.627243.627243.627243.62724
Dayalan (Samuthirakani) is a newly appointed teacher of a government school in Vanthaarangudi village near Thiruvannamalai city. He is unhappy with the education system and is also worried about the pitiable condition of education of government schools. After joining the school, he tries to change the environment of the school. This is not welcome by Singaperumal (Thambi Ramaiya) who is Assistant Head Master (AHM). Dayalan's decision for the change does not go well with other teachers and students as well. But Dayalan's good moves were slowly noticed by Pandian (Junior Balaiyah).