Vetrimaaran (Director)

Vetrimaaran is an Indian filmmaker, screenplay writer, and producer, who works predominantly in the Kollywood Industry. He is one of the cults and creative directors in the Kollywood Industry.

He is well known for his films such as Visaranai and Asuran starring Dhanush in the lead role. Currently, he is working on directing two films such as Vidudhalai starring Soori in the lead role, and Vaadivasal starring Suriya in the lead role.

Vetrimaaran Biography, Age, Family, Wiki, Height, Caste

Vetrimaaran Biography

Real Name Vetrimaaran
Profile Name Vetrimaaran
Profession Director, Producer
Personal Life
Date of Birth 4 September 1975
Age 47 Years
Hometown Cuddalore, India
Nationality India
Education Qualification Graduate
Religion Hindu
Caste Not Known
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Family Dr. V. Chitravel (Father)
Megala Chitravel (Mother)
Marital Status Married
Spouse/Partner Aarthi (Wife)
Children Poonthendral (Daughter)
Physical Stats & More
Height 1.72 m
Weight 68 Kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black

Earlier Life & Family

Vetrimaaran was born on 4th September 1975 in Cuddalore, Tamilnadu. His current age is 46. His father’s name is Dr. V. Chitravel and his mother’s name is Megala Chitravel.

He got married and his wife’s name is Aarthi. This couple is blessed with two children, One daughter, and one son. His daughter’s name is Poonthendral.

He pursued his higher education at Loyola College located in Chennai.

Physical Appearance: Vetrimaaran Height – 1.72 m and Weight 68 Kg . He has Black color hair and Black color eye. He belongs to the Hindu religion and caste/community details are not known.

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Vetrimaaran debuted his Kollywood career as an Assistant Director to the ace director Balu Mahendra. He worked as an AD for tamil serial Kathai Neram and for the films such as En Iniya Pon Nilave, Julie Ganapathy and Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam directed by Balu Mahendra.

He then introduced himself as an actor in the film Kadhal Virus directed by Richard Rishi and released in the year 2002.

Vetrimaaran debuted his directing career with the film Polladhavan Starring Dhanush in the lead role and released in the year 2007. This film acquired positive reviews from both critics and Tamil Audiences. This film is one of the highest-grossing films of the year.

The entire crew of the Polladhavan movie again worked together and Vetrimaaran directed his second film named Aadukalam. This film was a tremendous success and acquired lots and lots of positive responses from the audience. The film has won 6 national Awards including the Best Actor and the Best film.

Then he started his production unit named Grass Root Film Company in the year 2012. His first film as a producer was Udhayam Nh4 starring Sidharth in the lead role. Then he directed his next film in the year 2015 named Visaranai.

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This film is one of the benchmarks in the Director’s career. This film was produced by Dhanush and also this film becomes the official entry of an Indian Movie for the Academy Awards.

After the tremendous response from critics for the film Visaranai, he directed his next film in the year 2017 named Vadachennai starring Dhanush, Samuthrakani in the lead role.

This film was a Blockbuster and does magic at the Box Office. This film has also won three National Awards including the Best feature film of the year.

Vetrimaaran’s last release was Asuran starring Dhanush in the lead role. This film’s plot is based on the Novel Vekkai written by Poomani. This film was also a Blockbuster and surprised both audience and the critics with the Raw direction.

This film has earned more than 100+ crores and becomes Actor Dhanush’s first 100-crore club film in the Kollywood Industry. This film has acquired many National awards including the Best Actor award and Best Feature film of the year.

He is currently Directing two films such as Vidudhalai starring Soori and Vaadivaasal starring Suriya in the lead role.

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Facts & Trivia

  • Vetrimaaran had won around 6 National Awards for his films.
  • He also directed a short film for the Tamil anthology film Paava Kadhaigal released on Netflix.
  • He also appeared in a guest role in the film Jigarthanda directed by Karthik Subbaraj.
  • Vetri Maaran has produced more than 10+ films with his production unit named Grass Root Film Company.
  • Vetrimaaran’s net worth is around 25+ crores.

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