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Selvaraghavan is a Director, Scriptwriter and Producer Indian born on 5 march 1977 at Chennai (Inde)

Selvaraghavan

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Birth name Selvaraghavan Kasthuri Raja
Nationality Inde
Birth 5 march 1977 (42 years) at Chennai (Inde)

Selvaraghavan (Tamil: செல்வராகவன்) is an Indian film director who has directed predominantly Tamil films. He is credited as Sri Raghava in Telugu cinema. After writing the script for his father's directorial venture Thulluvadho Ilamai (2002), Selvaraghavan went on to make a series of romantic drama films with Kadhal Kondein (2003) and 7G Rainbow Colony (2004) before also venturing to make coming-of-age films Pudhupettai (2006) and Mayakkam Enna (2011). He has also ventured into making fantasy films, rarely explored in Indian cinema, depicting a fantasy Chola kingdom in Aayirathil Oruvan (2010) and a parallel universe in Irandam Ulagam (2013), this movie is produced by Prasad V. Potluri.

Usually with

Kola Bhaskar
Kola Bhaskar
(7 films)
Dhanush
Dhanush
(5 films)
Sonia Agarwal
Sonia Agarwal
(3 films)
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Filmography of Selvaraghavan (16 films)

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Director

Irandam Ulagam, 2h40
Directed by Selvaraghavan
Genres Fantasy, Romance
Themes Musical films, Space opera
Actors Arya, Anushka Shetty, Yashmith
Rating57% 2.851932.851932.851932.851932.85193
Irandam Ulagam is about two stories which unfold concurrently in two different planets – our Earth and an unnamed exoplanet. On earth a timid medical student Ramya (Anushka Shetty) who has a crush on an academic mathematician Madhu Balakrishnan (Arya). He initially refuses her proposal for marriage as his father is in valid needing his full attention and care. Later, Madhu gradually reciprocate Ramya's love seeing her caring nature and proposes marriage. But, she reluctantly rejects his proposal as her family had already arranged marriage. While on a trip to Goa, Madhu wins Ramya's heart while her fiance abruptly cancels the marriage citing dowry as reason. She instantaneously dies in a freak accident and this is followed by the news of death of Madhu's paralysed father too. Depressed by the sudden twin tragedies, Madhu becomes a vagabond in Goa. He sees an apparition of his dead father that tells him death is an illusion. Later, in one of the tourist spots, he follows an empty car to a hilltop and tries to commit suicide. He gets injured and faints while trying to drive the car.
Mayakkam Enna, 2h31
Directed by Selvaraghavan
Genres Drama, Musical theatre
Actors Dhanush, Richa Gangopadhyay, Sunder Ramu, Raviprakash, Pooja Devariya, Ravi Prakash
Rating75% 3.794253.794253.794253.794253.79425
Karthik Swaminathan (Dhanush), referred to as 'Genius' by his friends, is a freelance photographer who aspires to become a wildlife photographer like Madhesh Krishnasamy (Raviprakash). His close friends Sundar (Sunder Ramu), Shankar (Mathivanan Rajendran), Padmini (Pooja Devariya) and Vindhya (Shilpi Kiran) support him and his sister after the death of their parents. One day, Sundar introduces Yamini (Richa Gangopadhyay) as his girlfriend to Karthik and his friends. On their first meeting, Karthik and Yamini have a bitter experience but they slowly develop a special bond. Karthik tries to stay away from the girl since he does not want to break his friend's heart, but a sequence of events brings them closer. Eventually, Sunder's dad arranges for Karthik and Yamini to be married.
Ayirathil Oruvan, 3h3
Directed by Selvaraghavan
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Adventure, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Karthi, Reema Sen, Andrea Jeremiah, Radhakrishnan Parthiban, Pratap K. Pothen, Abhinaya
Rating75% 3.7922953.7922953.7922953.7922953.792295
In 1279 A.D., the downfall of the Chola dynasty seems imminent as the Pandyas drive the Chola people out of their kingdom in southern India. To escape them and save the life of his successor the Chola emperor sends his son along with the Chola people to a secret territory. The refugees take along an idol sacred to the Pandyas, angering them. To capture the escaped Cholas and the stolen idol, the Pandyas extend their invasion to unexplored territories but cannot find them.
Aadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule, 2h37
Directed by Selvaraghavan
Genres Romance
Actors Daggubati Venkatesh, Trisha Krishnan, Srikanth, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Meghna Naidu, Suman Setty
Rating73% 3.6913453.6913453.6913453.6913453.691345
Ganesh (Venkatesh) is from a middle-class family. He makes several bids to obtain employment but all goes in vain due to his poor language skills and inadequate educational qualifications. All his friends settle in life, but he continues to struggle in finding employment. Ganesh has two faithful friends in Vasu (Srikanth), and Seenu (Sunil). His father (Kota Srinivasa Rao), who is a teacher, is always critical of him for being an irresponsible person. This just added to his list of woes.
Pudhupettai, 2h50
Directed by Selvaraghavan
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Themes Political films, Gangster films
Actors Dhanush, Sneha, Sonia Agarwal, Vijay Sethupathi, Bala Singh, Aadukalam Murugadoss
Rating83% 4.1911954.1911954.1911954.1911954.191195
The story is set in the backdrop of the slums of Pudhupettai in Chennai, as the title suggests, where a high school kid Kokki Kumar (Dhanush) sees his mom dead after he comes back from watching a film. His father, the murderer is also planning to kill his son Kumar. Kumar sensing danger runs away from home. Homeless and with no food Kumar resorts to begging until he is falsely arrested while standing by and watching a commotion on the street. In jail he befriends handymen of a local goon who take Kumar with them and give him petty jobs to do. In a confrontation with goons of another gang Kumar kills the brother of his enemy gang's head Murthy thus earning the respect of his gang and making enemies for himself both within his gang and outside.
7G Rainbow Colony, 3h5
Directed by Selvaraghavan
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Ravi Krishna, Sonia Agarwal, Suman Setty, Vijayan, Chandra Mohan, Aachi Manorama
Rating76% 3.8406753.8406753.8406753.8406753.840675
Kadhir (Ravi Krishna) belongs to a lower middle class family, living with his parents and younger sister in Rainbow Colony. He is perceived as a good for nothing person as he skips classes, fails in exams, and gets involved in fights. Kadhir believes that his father hates him and often quarrels with him, even threatening to leave the house, only to be persuaded not to do so by his mother.
Kadhal Konden, 2h45
Directed by Selvaraghavan
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Romance
Actors Dhanush, Sonia Agarwal, Nagesh, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Daniel Balaji, Srikanth
Rating78% 3.940773.940773.940773.940773.94077
Vinod (Dhanush), who has grown up under the care of a church father (Nagesh), is an introvert but a genius. He is forcibly sent to college by the father but is a complete misfit in class. Though shunned by the rest of his class, Divya (Sonia Agarwal) becomes his friend and he gradually warms up to her. His feelings soon turn into love but he realizes that Divya considers him as only a friend and learns that Divya is in love with another classmate, Aadhi (Sudeep Sarangi).
Thulluvadho Ilamai, 2h24
Directed by '''Kasthuri Raja, Selvaraghavan
Actors Dhanush, Sherin, Abhinay, Vijayakumar, Pyramid Natarajan, Thalaivaasal Vijay

Mahesh (Dhanush) is the son of a poor fisherman (Thalaivasal Vijay), who grows up seeing his parents always having sex or fighting. Pooja (Sherin) is the daughter of an orthodox and very strict businessman (Pyramid Natarajan), who is always suspicious about her. Vishnu's (Abhinay) father neglects his mother and instead has his maid servant as his paramour. Anitha's (Shilpa) parents live abroad, concentrating merely on their work and business, having not time for their daughter and neglecting her. Harish (Ramesh) is regularly beaten up and mistreated by his sadistic father. These five people and another girl, Divya, (Gangeshwari) are high-school students and best friends. When they find out that one of them, Anitha, is addicted to drugs, they decide to run away from their homes along with Mani (Ramesh Khanna), a pavement bookseller and an older friend of theirs, in order to rehabilitate her, but also as a result of their discontent and feeling of alienation from their respective families.

Scriptwriter

Irandam Ulagam, 2h40
Directed by Selvaraghavan
Genres Fantasy, Romance
Themes Musical films, Space opera
Actors Arya, Anushka Shetty, Yashmith
Roles Story
Rating57% 2.851932.851932.851932.851932.85193
Irandam Ulagam is about two stories which unfold concurrently in two different planets – our Earth and an unnamed exoplanet. On earth a timid medical student Ramya (Anushka Shetty) who has a crush on an academic mathematician Madhu Balakrishnan (Arya). He initially refuses her proposal for marriage as his father is in valid needing his full attention and care. Later, Madhu gradually reciprocate Ramya's love seeing her caring nature and proposes marriage. But, she reluctantly rejects his proposal as her family had already arranged marriage. While on a trip to Goa, Madhu wins Ramya's heart while her fiance abruptly cancels the marriage citing dowry as reason. She instantaneously dies in a freak accident and this is followed by the news of death of Madhu's paralysed father too. Depressed by the sudden twin tragedies, Madhu becomes a vagabond in Goa. He sees an apparition of his dead father that tells him death is an illusion. Later, in one of the tourist spots, he follows an empty car to a hilltop and tries to commit suicide. He gets injured and faints while trying to drive the car.
100% Love
100% Love (2012)

Directed by Rabi Kinagi Adhikari
Actors Jeet, Koel Mallick, Sujoy Ghosh, Biswajit Chakraborty, Biswanath Basu
Rating60% 3.005093.005093.005093.005093.00509
Rahul (Jeet) is from a middle-class family. He makes several bids to obtain employment, but all were in vain due to his poor language skills and inadequate educational qualifications. As his friends start to all settle down in life, he continues to struggle to secure employment. Rahul has two good friends, Abhi (Sujoy) and Kartik (Biswanath Basu). His father (Supriyo Dutta), who is a teacher, always chides him for being an irresponsible person. This just adds to his woes.
Mayakkam Enna, 2h31
Directed by Selvaraghavan
Genres Drama, Musical theatre
Actors Dhanush, Richa Gangopadhyay, Sunder Ramu, Raviprakash, Pooja Devariya, Ravi Prakash
Roles Histoire
Rating75% 3.794253.794253.794253.794253.79425
Karthik Swaminathan (Dhanush), referred to as 'Genius' by his friends, is a freelance photographer who aspires to become a wildlife photographer like Madhesh Krishnasamy (Raviprakash). His close friends Sundar (Sunder Ramu), Shankar (Mathivanan Rajendran), Padmini (Pooja Devariya) and Vindhya (Shilpi Kiran) support him and his sister after the death of their parents. One day, Sundar introduces Yamini (Richa Gangopadhyay) as his girlfriend to Karthik and his friends. On their first meeting, Karthik and Yamini have a bitter experience but they slowly develop a special bond. Karthik tries to stay away from the girl since he does not want to break his friend's heart, but a sequence of events brings them closer. Eventually, Sunder's dad arranges for Karthik and Yamini to be married.
Ayirathil Oruvan, 3h3
Directed by Selvaraghavan
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Adventure, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Karthi, Reema Sen, Andrea Jeremiah, Radhakrishnan Parthiban, Pratap K. Pothen, Abhinaya
Roles Story
Rating75% 3.7922953.7922953.7922953.7922953.792295
In 1279 A.D., the downfall of the Chola dynasty seems imminent as the Pandyas drive the Chola people out of their kingdom in southern India. To escape them and save the life of his successor the Chola emperor sends his son along with the Chola people to a secret territory. The refugees take along an idol sacred to the Pandyas, angering them. To capture the escaped Cholas and the stolen idol, the Pandyas extend their invasion to unexplored territories but cannot find them.
Amanush
Amanush (2010)
, 2h45
Genres Drama
Actors Soham Chakraborty, Srabanti Chatterjee, Biswajit Chakraborty, Saswata Chatterjee, Nagesh, Srikanth
Rating62% 3.1479153.1479153.1479153.1479153.147915
Vinod (Soham Chakraborty), who orphaned at an early age,has grown up under the care of a church father, Father Rozario (Nagesh), in North Bengal, is an introvert but a genius. He is forcibly sent to college by Father Rozario but is a complete misfit in class. One day he solves a complex mathematics problem in class surprising his classmates. Though shunned by the rest of his class, Ria (Srabanti Chatterjee) becomes his friend and he gradually warms up to her too. His feelings soon turn into love but he realizes that Ria considers him as only a friend. But he is unwilling to let her go. Meanwhile Vinod learns that Ria is in love with another classmate, Aditya (Rehaan Roy).