Agathiyan

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Agathiyan (Tamil: அகத்தியன்) is an acclaimed Tamil film director.[1] He has won the National Film Award for Best Direction as well as the National Film Award for Best Screenplay in 1996 for the Tamil film Kaadhal Kottai. His daughter Vijayalakshmi Agathiyan made her acting debut in the Tamil film Chennai 600028 (2007). His elder daughter Karthika, host of Makkal TV is married to Thiru, director of Theeratha Vilaiyattu Pillai and Samar.[2]

Filmography[edit]

As director[edit]

Year Film Language Cast Notes
1991 Mangalyam Thanthuna Nae Tamil
1993 Madhumathi Tamil
1996 Vaanmathi Tamil Ajith Kumar, Swathi
1996 Kaadhal Kottai Tamil Ajith Kumar, Devayani National Film Award for Best Direction
National Film Award for Best Screenplay
Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director
1996 Gokulathil Seethai Tamil Karthik, Suvalakshmi
1997 Vidukathai Tamil
1969 Kaadhal Kavithai Tamil Prashanth, Isha Koppikar
1999 Sirf Tum Hindi Sanjay Kapoor, Sushmita Sen
1999 Hum Ho Gaye Aapke Hindi Fardeen Khan, Reema Sen
2002 Kadhal Samrajyam Tamil Aravind Akash, Anjana Sukhani Unreleased film
2004 Ramakrishna Tamil Jai Akash, Sridevika
2014 Ee Abbai Chala Manchodu Telugu Ravi Teja, Sangeetha
2005 Selvam Tamil Nandha Durairaj, Uma
2008 Nenjathai Killadhe Tamil Vikranth, Bharathi

As Writer[edit]

Year Film Language Cast Director Notes
1992 Pondatti Rajyam Tamil Saravanan, Ranjitha K. S. Ravikumar
1998 Santhosham Tamil Saravanan, Suvalakshmi Karthik

As actor[edit]

Year Film Language Role Co-Stars Director Notes
1999 Poovellam Kettuppar Tamil Himself Suriya, Jyothika Vasanth
2001 Vinnukkum Mannukkum Tamil Cameo Vikram, Sarathkumar Rajakumaran
2007 Agaram Tamil Thiru's father Nandha, Archana T. Nagarajan
2011 Avargalum Ivargalum Tamil Vimal Natarajan, Swetha Veerapandiyan
2011 Maithanam Tamil M. A. Kennedy, Suresh Guru M. S. Shakthivel

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
Filmfare Awards South

References[edit]

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