S. A. Chandrasekhar
Thangachimadam, Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India
|Years active||1979 – present|
|Children||Joseph Vijay Chandrasekar|
He is married to Shoba, who is a singer. His son Vijay is one of Tamil Nadu's leading actors and his daughter Vidhya died at the age of 2. Sangeetha is his daughter-in-law.
Chandrasekar has directed over 66 movies in Tamil. Some of his hits include Vetri, Naan Sigappu Manithan, and Mutham. He also directed some Telugu movies such as Chattaniki Kallu Levu with Chiranjeevi. Most of his movies are with Vijayakanth. He has appeared in supporting roles in some movies like Naan Sivappu Manithan. Director S. Shankar, one of the notable directors of India, has worked with him as assistant.