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Movies list directed by A.R.Murugadas

RADHE KRISHNA 24-10-2011

Movies list directed by A.R.Murugadas

Radhe Krishna 24-10-2011

Born Murugadoss Arunasalam
27 April 1978 (age 33)
Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Director, screenwriter
Years active 2001–present
Spouse Anita

A. R. Murugadoss

A. R. Murugadoss (Tamil: ஏ. ஆர். முருகதாஸ்; born Murugadoss Arunasalam on 27 April 1978) is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.[1][2]
Contents [hide]
1 Early life
2 Career
3 Filmography
3.1 As producer
4 Awards and nominations
5 References
6 External links

Early life

A. R. Murugadoss was born in Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu. He studied B.A in Bishop Heber College, Trichy. In the College he had the great affinity towards Tamil films and friends. During his college days, he was active in cultural events, particularly in performing stage mimic shows imitating famous personalities of cine field. Murugadoss currently resides in Virugambakkam, Chennai.

Right from his school days, Murugadoss has been inclined towards writing short stories and novels. Encouraged by people close to him, he moved from Kallakurichi to Chennai. He started his career by working with writer Kalaimani. Later he worked in the Tamil film Poochudava, acted in a cameo role and as an assistant director with S. J. Suryah for films like Vaali and Khushi.
S. J. Suryah recommended to ajith for directing his first film, Dheena. It was a commercial mass entertainer and was a blockbuster. His next one Ramana starring Vijayakanth was a commercial success too and was one of the biggest hits of the year. His third film was Ghajini starring Surya and Asin. It was one of the biggest blockbusters and he gained recognition as a director. His fourth film was Stalin starring Chiranjeevi which did not fare well at the box office.. His fifth film was Ghajini which was the Hindi remake of Ghajini and released on 25 December 2008. It broke all records to become the highest grossing Bollywood film at the time of its release. Murugadoss is giving final touches to the tamil film 7aam Arivu, with Surya Sivakumar doing the lead role, pairing together for the second time.
Murugadoss signed a deal with Fox Star Studios which includes the studio to produce and internationally distribute two Tamil films every year.[3] The first production in association with Fox Star would be Engeyum Eppodhum, starring Jai , Anjali and Ananya.


Year Film Cast Language Notes
2001 Dheena Ajith Kumar, Laila Mehdin Tamil
2002 Ramana Vijayakanth, Simran Tamil Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Dialogue Writer
2003 Tagore Chiranjeevi, Jyothika Saravanan, Shriya Saran Telugu Only writer: Remake of Ramana
2005 Ghajini Suriya, Asin, Nayantara Tamil Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director
2006 Stalin Chiranjeevi, Trisha Krishnan Telugu
2008 Ghajini Aamir Khan, Asin Hindi Remake of Ghajini
Winner, Stardust Hottest New Filmmaker
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director
2011 7aam Arivu Suriya, Shruti Haasan Tamil

As producer
Engeyum Eppodhum

Awards and nominations

Winner, Stardust Hottest New Filmmaker - Ghajini[4]
Nominated, Filmfare Best Director Award - Ghajini
Nominated, Star Screen Award for Best Director- Ghajini[5]


^ "Aamir's next director speaks". Rediff. 18 April 2006. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
^ Seenivasan, Meera (22 February 2008). "Murugadoss upbeat over Mumbai entry". The Hindu. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
^ [1] ""DNA India, Oct 24, 2009.

External links

A. R. Murugadoss at the Internet Movie Database

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