S. A. Chandrasekhar

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Director S.A.Chandrasekhar
Born S.A. Chandrasekhar
Thangachi Madam, Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Years active 1979 – present
Spouse(s) Shoba
Children Joseph Vijay Chandrasekar

S.A. Chandrasekhar is an Indian film director, producer and writer. He is the father of Kollywood actor Vijay.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Shoba, who is a singer. His son Vijay, is one of Tamil Nadu's leading actor and his daughter Vidhya died at the age of 2. Sangeetha is his daughter-in-law.

Film career[edit]

Chandrasekhar 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.

With Pandhayam (2008), he directed his 66th film.[1]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Film Credited as Language Notes
Director Producer Screenplay Story Actor
2011 Sattapadi Kutram Yes Yes Yes Yes Tamil
2010 Veluthu Kattu Yes Tamil
2008 Pandhayam Yes Yes Yes Tamil 66th Film
2007 Nenjirukkum Varai Yes Yes Tamil
2006 Aadhi Yes Tamil
2005 Sukran Yes Yes Yes Yes Tamil
2003 Mutham Yes Yes Tamil
2002 Thamizhan Yes Tamil
2001 Dosth Yes Yes Yes Tamil
1999 Periyanna Yes Yes Tamil
1999 Nenjinile Yes Yes Yes Tamil
1997 Once More Yes Yes Tamil
1996 Maanbumigu Maanavan Yes Yes Tamil
1995 Vishnu Yes Yes Tamil
1995 Deva Yes Yes Yes Tamil
1994 Rasigan Yes Yes Tamil
1993 Sendhoorapandi Yes Yes Tamil
1993 Jeevan Ki Shatranj Yes Yes Hindi
1993 Rajadurai Yes Tamil
1992 Innisai Mazhai Yes Yes Tamil
1992 Naalaiya Theerpu Yes Yes Tamil
1992 Mera Dil Tere Liye Yes Hindi
1992 Insaaf Ki Devi Yes Hindi
1990 Azaad Desh Ke Gulam Yes Hindi
1990 Priyamudan Yes Tamil
1990 Jai Shiv Shankar Yes Hindi
1990 Seetha Yes Tamil
1989 Rajanadai Yes Yes Tamil
1988 Ithu Engal Neethi Yes Tamil
1988 Poovum Puyalum Yes Tamil
1988 Sudhandhira Nattu Adimagal Yes Tamil
1987 Kudrat Ka Kanoon Yes Tamil
1987 Needhikku Thandanai Yes Tamil
1986 Nilave Malare Yes Tamil
1986 Sattam Oru Vilayaattu Yes Yes Tamil
1986 Enakku Nane Needipathi Yes Yes Tamil
1986 En Sabatham Yes Tamil
1986 Vasantha Raagam Yes Yes Tamil
1986 Sigappu Malargal Yes Tamil
1985 Balidaan Yes Tamil
1985 Intiko Rudramma Yes Telugu
1985 Naan Sigappu Manithan Yes Yes Yes Tamil
1985 Neethiyin Marupakkam Yes Tamil
1985 Pudhu Yugam Yes Tamil
1984 Kudumbam Yes Tamil
1984 Devanthakudu Yes Telugu
1984 Dopidi Dongalu Yes Telugu
1984 Veetuku Oru Kannagi Yes Tamil
1984 Vetri Yes Tamil
1983 Palletoori Monagadu Yes Telugu
1983 Gedda Maga Yes Telugu
1983 Saatchi Yes Tamil
1983 Samsaram Enbathu Veenai Yes Tamil
1983 Simha Garajane Yes Telugu
1982 Nyaya Ellide Yes Yes Kannada Remake of Sattam Oru Iruttarai
1982 Balidanam Yes Tamil
1982 Idhayam Pesugirathu Yes Yes Yes Tamil
1982 Om Shakti Yes Tamil
1982 Pattanathu Rajakkal Yes Yes Yes Tamil
1981 Chattaniki Kallu Levu Yes Yes Telugu Remake of Sattam Oru Iruttarai
1981 Needhi Pizhaithadhu Yes Tamil
1981 Jadhikkoru Needi Yes Tamil
1981 Nenjile Thunivirunthal Yes Tamil
1981 Sattam Oru Iruttarai Yes Yes Tamil