R Amarendran

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R Amarendran (known also as Amarendran Ramanan or Amar) is a theatre director and actor who has directed and acted in several plays in English and French staged in Chennai and Pondicherry and other locations. He has also acted in major roles in the Tamil films Bale Pandya and the critically acclaimed Vidiyum Munn[1][2][3] and played a small role as Pi´s school teacher in the multi-Oscar winner Hollywood film Life of Pi.[4] Amarendran is based in Chennai, India and founded the theatre group Theatre Arlequin. Amarendran has also authored the children´s book Siri´s Smile in English which has been translated into several Indian languages.

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  1. ^ "Vidiyum Munn (2013)". IMDb. 29 November 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Baradwaj Rangan (2013-11-30). "Vidiyum Munn: In the mood for thrills". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-05-08. 
  3. ^ "Vidiyum Munn is brilliant - Rediff.com Movies". Rediff.com. 2013-11-30. Retrieved 2014-05-08. 
  4. ^ "Amarendran Ramanan". IMDb. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Siris Smile". Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "The games people play". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Karunanidhi's Tamil play to be staged in French". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 October 2014.