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Vetrimaaran is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer Indian born on 4 september 1975 at Cuddalore (Inde)

Vetrimaaran

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Birth name Vetrimaaran
Nationality Inde
Birth 4 september 1975 (43 years) at Cuddalore (Inde)
Creator of Grass Root Film Company

Vetrimaaran (Tamil: வெற்றிமாறன்) 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.

Usually with

Velraj
Velraj
(4 films)
Kishore Te.
Kishore Te.
(5 films)
Kishore
Kishore
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Vetrimaaran (11 films)

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Actor

Jigarthanda, 2h51
Directed by Karthik Subbaraj
Themes Gangster films
Actors Siddharth, Lakshmi Menon, Bobby Simha, Pratap K. Pothen, Karunakaran, Sangili Murugan
Roles himself (cameo appearance)

Karthik (Siddharth) is a short-film maker and aspires to make a feature film. He participates in a talent search program (like Naalaya Iyakkunar) and is in the semi-final round. The show’s two judges include a highbrow film director (Nassar) who trashes Karthik’s attempt at film-making and a profit-oriented producer (Aadukalam Naren) who riles against the director, and declares that Karthik made the best film among the contestants. Though the director eliminates karthik from the contest,the producer offers to produce a film with Karthik as the director and both the judges storm out of the show. The next day, the producer is annoyed that Karthik took his words seriously and came to meet him. He is uninterested in the script that Karthik wants to film, and instead suggests that he wants to make a gangster film along the style of Nayagan, Thalapathi, The Godfather etc. Karthik takes this suggestion to heart and sets his mind on documenting the life of a gangster and making a film script out of it.

Director

Aadukalam
Aadukalam (2011)
, 2h36
Directed by Vetrimaaran
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Musical films
Actors Dhanush, Taapsee Pannu, Kishore, Dinesh, V. I. S. Jayapalan, Meenal
Rating79% 3.9942953.9942953.9942953.9942953.994295
In Madurai, Pettaikaaran (V. I. S. Jayapalan) and Rathnaswamy (Naren) are tough competitors in cockfights and it is often Pettai who wins because nobody knows his way of maintaining the quality of the birds.
Polladhavan, 2h30
Directed by Vetrimaaran
Actors Dhanush, Ramya, Kishore, Daniel Balaji, Karunas Sethu, Murali

Prabhu (Dhanush) is a happy-go-lucky middle-class family guy who spends time playing carrom in the streets with his friends Santhanam, Karunas. His father (Murali) and he keep falling into minor misunderstandings, and he indulges in a hopeless romance with a strange girl (Divya Spandana) who he meets at a bus stop. When he is caught in the act of stealing a pittance from his father for booze with his friends, Prabhu questions his father’s responsibility towards his upbringing. His angry father gives Prabhu some of his savings and tells him to do something with his life. Prabhu purchases a Bajaj Pulsar bike instead and finds a job. The bike eventually saves his life from a freak incident and gets lost, subjecting him to interminable anguish as he searches for his bike. When his family members asks him about his bike, he tells them that he has given it for dealer service.

Scriptwriter

Udhayam NH4, 1h53
Directed by Manimaran
Genres Thriller, Romance
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Siddharth, Kay Kay Menon, Kishore, Ashrita Shetty, Avinash, Aadukalam Naren
Roles Writer
Rating58% 2.905872.905872.905872.905872.90587
Prabhu Sivaanu (Siddharth) and his friends discuss the route from Bangalore to Chennai and plan to kidnap Rithika (Ashrita Shetty). Meanwhile her dad appoints encounter specialist Manoj Menon (Kay Kay Menon) who questions Rithika's male friend Deepak (Deepak) about Prabhu. The guy claims that Prabhu is a drug addict and was always trying to woo Rithika, who started to avoid him because of Prabhu. After that the plot continues when Manoj tries to track Prabhu and his friends. In the attempt, they track down a message from another friend Umesh asking Prabhu and friends to come to Bangarpet bus stand only to find Manoj and his team arresting the guy for more information. Manoj goes to a railway station where the train in which Prabhu and Rithika are travelling to Chennai. He finds Rithika and forcefully drags her into his jeep. As the flashback winds again (this time by Rithika), she fell for Prabhu after seeing him on many instances showing his presence of mind. As the flashback ends, Manoj finds Prabhu on the highway where he doesn't stop until he runs over pieces of glass put down by Prabhu. They get into a brawl where Prabhu loses and Manoj continues in the highway but has to stop in a railway signal. Prabhu takes his chance and threatens Manoj keeping his throat under a blade and taking Rithika with him. After a cat and mouse chase, Manoj calls Prabhu saying that his friend needs immediate treatment after an accident. He goes in search of Manoj and involves in a fight with him again. Now, after the stroke of midnight Rithika turns 18 giving her the right for choosing her partner. After that Manoj leaves the Highway as he couldn't do anymore according to law.
Aadukalam
Aadukalam (2011)
, 2h36
Directed by Vetrimaaran
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Musical films
Actors Dhanush, Taapsee Pannu, Kishore, Dinesh, V. I. S. Jayapalan, Meenal
Roles Writer
Rating79% 3.9942953.9942953.9942953.9942953.994295
In Madurai, Pettaikaaran (V. I. S. Jayapalan) and Rathnaswamy (Naren) are tough competitors in cockfights and it is often Pettai who wins because nobody knows his way of maintaining the quality of the birds.
Polladhavan, 2h30
Directed by Vetrimaaran
Actors Dhanush, Ramya, Kishore, Daniel Balaji, Karunas Sethu, Murali

Prabhu (Dhanush) is a happy-go-lucky middle-class family guy who spends time playing carrom in the streets with his friends Santhanam, Karunas. His father (Murali) and he keep falling into minor misunderstandings, and he indulges in a hopeless romance with a strange girl (Divya Spandana) who he meets at a bus stop. When he is caught in the act of stealing a pittance from his father for booze with his friends, Prabhu questions his father’s responsibility towards his upbringing. His angry father gives Prabhu some of his savings and tells him to do something with his life. Prabhu purchases a Bajaj Pulsar bike instead and finds a job. The bike eventually saves his life from a freak incident and gets lost, subjecting him to interminable anguish as he searches for his bike. When his family members asks him about his bike, he tells them that he has given it for dealer service.

Producer

Kaaka Muttai, 1h49
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Babu Antony, Silambarasan, Aishwarya Rajesh, Ramesh Thilak., Nivas Adithan, Dhanush
Roles Producer
Rating83% 4.1951954.1951954.1951954.1951954.195195
In a tiny concrete-and-tin Chennai home in the slums live two young brothers with their mother and grandmother. With the boys' father in prison for unknown reasons and with an ageing mother-in-law, the mother does her best to keep the kitchen fires burning. The brothers spend their time playing games and stealing and devouring eggs from crows' nests. Their love for these eggs leads them to start calling themselves Crow's Egg the Elder and Crow's Egg the Younger.
Udhayam NH4, 1h53
Directed by Manimaran
Genres Thriller, Romance
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Siddharth, Kay Kay Menon, Kishore, Ashrita Shetty, Avinash, Aadukalam Naren
Roles Producer
Rating58% 2.905872.905872.905872.905872.90587
Prabhu Sivaanu (Siddharth) and his friends discuss the route from Bangalore to Chennai and plan to kidnap Rithika (Ashrita Shetty). Meanwhile her dad appoints encounter specialist Manoj Menon (Kay Kay Menon) who questions Rithika's male friend Deepak (Deepak) about Prabhu. The guy claims that Prabhu is a drug addict and was always trying to woo Rithika, who started to avoid him because of Prabhu. After that the plot continues when Manoj tries to track Prabhu and his friends. In the attempt, they track down a message from another friend Umesh asking Prabhu and friends to come to Bangarpet bus stand only to find Manoj and his team arresting the guy for more information. Manoj goes to a railway station where the train in which Prabhu and Rithika are travelling to Chennai. He finds Rithika and forcefully drags her into his jeep. As the flashback winds again (this time by Rithika), she fell for Prabhu after seeing him on many instances showing his presence of mind. As the flashback ends, Manoj finds Prabhu on the highway where he doesn't stop until he runs over pieces of glass put down by Prabhu. They get into a brawl where Prabhu loses and Manoj continues in the highway but has to stop in a railway signal. Prabhu takes his chance and threatens Manoj keeping his throat under a blade and taking Rithika with him. After a cat and mouse chase, Manoj calls Prabhu saying that his friend needs immediate treatment after an accident. He goes in search of Manoj and involves in a fight with him again. Now, after the stroke of midnight Rithika turns 18 giving her the right for choosing her partner. After that Manoj leaves the Highway as he couldn't do anymore according to law.