Studio Green

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Studio Green
Type Partnership Company
Founded 2006
Headquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Key people K.E. Gnanavel Raja (Managing Partner)
S. R. Prakash Babu
S. R. Prabhu
Products Film Production
Film Distribution

Studiogreen is an Indian film production and distribution company based in Chennai.[1] The company was founded in 2006 by K.E. Gnanavel Raja, relative of actor Sivakumar and many of their films feature his sons Suriya and Karthi. Studio Green has worked towards achieving the best in the entertainment industry. They have produced, released and distributed films across the verticals and horizontals of South India.[2]


The company first produced and distributed the film Sillunu Oru Kaadhal starring Suriya, in 2006. Next they produced and distributed Paruthiveeran, introducing Karthik Sivakumar, younger brother of Suriya. The film became a 2007 blockbuster. It ran for more than a year in screens in Tamil Nadu.[3] Following this success, Singam was produced. The Hari directed action film, starring Suriya, also went on to become highly successful at the box office, emerging as one of the highest-grossing Tamil films of that year. Their following production was Naan Mahaan Alla starring Karthi and Kajal Agarwal which also became a commercial success. Their next production was Siruthai starring Karthi and Tamannaah Bhatia, which released on 14 January 2011, coinciding with the Pongal festival and turned out to be another milestone in his career. Simultaneously, they distributed Yamudu, the dubbed Telugu version of Singam and Aawara, that of Paiyaa, in Andhra Pradesh. The former managed to run for 50 days in screens all over the state[4] while Aawara also received good response and became a superhit in Andhra Pradesh, by running more than 100 days.[5]

Studio Green distributed the Karthi starrer film, Saguni in 2012. They also started venturing into small scale films in the same year by purchasing and distributing Attakathi and Kumki.[6] Its first production in 2013, Alex Pandian starring Karthi opened to negative reviews while the first distribution Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga was a commercial success. They also distributed Soodhu Kavvum which opened to highly positive critical reaction.[7] The studio produced another film starring Karthi, All in All Azhagu Raja directed by M. Rajesh. The film released in November and attracted negative reviews. It failed to emulate the success of the director's previous films.[8]



Year S.No Title Cast Language Notes
2006 1 Sillunu Oru Kaadhal Suriya, Jyothika Tamil
2007 2 Paruthiveeran Karthi, Priyamani Tamil Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Film
Vijay Award for Best Film
Nominated - Vijay Award for Favourite Film
2010 3 Singam Suriya, Anushka Shetty Tamil Vijay Award for Entertainer of the Year
2010 4 Naan Mahaan Alla Karthi, Kajal Aggarwal Tamil Nominated - Vijay Award for Favourite Film
2011 5 Siruthai Karthi, Tamannaah Tamil Nominated - Vijay Award for Favourite Film
2012 6 Attakathi Dinesh, Nandita Tamil
2013 7 Alex Pandian Karthi, Anushka Shetty Tamil
2013 8 All in All Azhagu Raja Karthi, Kajal Aggarwal Tamil
2013 9 Biriyani Karthi, Hansika Motwani Tamil
2014 10 Madras Karthi, Catherine Tresa Tamil Filming
2014 11 Kalyanaraman Suriya, Nayantara , Amy Jackson Tamil Pre-production
2014 12 Night Show Nayantara Tamil,Telugu Pre-production


Year S.No Title Cast Language Notes
2007 1 Paruthi Veeran Karthi, Priyamani Tamil
2007 2 Nuvvu Nenu Prema Suriya, Jyothika, Bhumika Chawla Telugu Dubbed version of Sillunu Oru Kaadhal
2010 3 Aayirathil Oruvan Karthi, Reema Sen, Andrea Jeremiah Tamil
2010 4 Yuganiki Okkadu Karthi, Reema Sen, Andrea Jeremiah Telugu Dubbed version of Aayirathil Oruvan
2010 5 Aawara Karthi, Tamannaah, Milind Soman Telugu Dubbed version of Paiyaa
2010 6 Yamudu Suriya, Anushka Shetty, Prakash Raj Telugu Dubbed version of Singam
2011 7 Siruthai Karthi, Tamannaah Tamil
2011 8 Naa Peru Shiva Karthi, Kajal Aggarwal, Jayaprakash Telugu Dubbed version of Naan Mahaan Alla
2012 9 Saguni Karthi, Pranitha Tamil
2012 10 Attakathi Dinesh, Nandita Tamil
2012 11 Kumki[9] Vikram Prabhu, Lakshmi Menon Tamil
2013 12 Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga Sivakarthikeyan, Vimal, Bindu Madhavi, Regina Cassandra Tamil
2013 13 Soodhu Kavvum Vijay Sethupathi, Sanchita Shetty Tamil
2013 14 Yamudu II Suriya, Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani Telugu Dubbed version of Singam II
2013 15 Pizza II: Villa Ashok Selvan, Sanchita Shetty Tamil
2013 16 All in All Azhagu Raja Karthi, Kajal Aggarwal Tamil
2013 17 Biriyani Karthi, Hansika Motwani Tamil & Telugu


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