Biography of Tamil Director Shankar
S.Shankar was the Toppest Director in Tamil film industry. Shankar was born in 17th august,1963 at Kumbakonam in Tamilnadu. He was the son of Mr.Shanmugam and Mrs.Muthulakshmi Shanmugam. He Completed Diploma in Engineering. He was married and the father of two daughters.
Entry of Tamil Director Shankar
Shankar's aim was to become a Director. He always used to write stories and became a good performer. His hobbies was writing and thinking different script in efficient manner. First,he worked as an Assistant Director with tamil Director S.A.Chandrasekaran. Then he also worked with tamil Director Pavithran in the film "Vasantha kaala Paraivagal". It was the first job in film word by Shankar. His inspiration film was "Mullum malarum" which was acted by Super star Rajinikanth. These film was inspired by him and make him to develop his skills.
Director Shankar-the Toppest Tamil Director
Shankar got a chance to directed the film. He directed his first film "Gentleman" in the year 1993. These film is the debut film in tamil industry. He won the first Filmfare Best Director Award in his first film. In his first film,the "Oscar King" A.R.Rahman music his every film and he continue with Director Shankar as a Partnership. Then he directed many toppest film such as Kadhalan(1994),Indian(1996), Jeans(1998), Mudhalvan(1999), Boys(2003), Anniyan(2005), Shivaji(2007), Endiran(2010). Those films are very super hit films directed by Shankar. Now he working and directed the upcoming film "Nanban" in the remix of hindi film "3 Idiots".
Director Shankar and Producer Shankar
Director Shankar prominently works as a Director and Producer in tamil film industry. His own production is "S Pictures". He produced the film Mudhalvan(1999),Kaadhal(2004), Veyyil(2006), Imsai arasan 23-m Pulikesi(2006), Kalloori(2007), Arai enn 305-il Kadavul(2008), Eeram(2009), Anandha purathu veeduand Rettaisuzhi(2010). Director Shankar is the only director to direct high budget films over Rs.100 crores as Sivaji(35 crores),Jeans(24 crores),Endiran(75 crores). He produce his films in low budget only. He also remake his film in Hindi. Director Shankar was working in his new film now.He named the film "Nanban" which was acted by Surya,Jeeva,Srikanth,Illeana and Sathyaraj.
Awards for Tamil Director Shankar
• Filmfare Best Director Award - Gentleman(1993), Action film acted by Arjun and Madhubala
• State Award for Best Director in the year 1993
• Filmfare Best Director Award - Kadhalan(1994), Comedy film acted by Prabhudeva and Nakma
• Filmfare Best Director Award - Indian(1996), Action film dual roles acted by Kamalhasaan and Manisha Koirala
• Kalaimaamani Award in the year 1997
• Academy Award foe Best Foreign Language film - Jeans(1998), Romantic film acted by Prasanth and Aishwarya Rai
• Filmfare Best Tamil Film Award - Mudhalvan(1999), Action film acted by Arjun and Manisha Koirala
• National Film Award for Best Tamil Film Award - Mudhalvan(1999)
• Filmfare Best Director Award and Tamilnadu State Film award for Best Director - Anniyan(2005), Psychological thriller film,acted by Vikram and Sadha, music by Harris Jeyaraj
• National Film Award for Best Feature Tamil Film in Tamil - Veyyil(2006) acted by Pasupathi,Barath and Bavana
• Doctorate Award by MGR University in the year 2007