Tarun Gopi

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Tarun Gopi
Born 10 April 1985
Theni, Tamil Nadu, India
Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Director, Actor, Producer
Years active 2006 - Present

Tarun Gopi (born 10 April) is a film director, scriptwriter and film producer. His first film as director was Thimiru (2006), becoming highly successful at the box office and one of the top-grossing Tamil films in 2006. The film was subsequently dubbed into Telugu, releasing as Pogaru and was a runaway hit in Andhra Pradesh.

Early life and career[edit]

Tarun Gopi was born in the city of Gudalur, Cumbam Circle, Theni District of Tamil Nadu and brought up in Madurai. Tarun Gopi had his schooling at the Government Higher Secondary School and studied Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) in Madurai Kamaraj University. He has four siblings and he currently resides in Maduravoyal, Chennai. He joined as an Assistant Director with Sakthi Chidambaram, Upendra, Manoj Kumar, Geetha Krishna & Senthil Nathan.


As Director[edit]

Year Film Cast Language Notes
2006 Thimiru Vishal, Reema Sen, Shriya Reddy, Kiran Rathod Tamil Released on August 4, 2006.

Dubbed in Telugu as Pogaru Dubbed in Hindi as The Return of Zid

2008 Kaalai Silambarasan, Vedhika, Nila, Sangeetha Tamil Released on January 14, 2008.

Dubbed in Hindi as Jwalamukhi Man With Fire.

As Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2009 Mayandi Kudumbathar Paraman Tamil Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Debut Actor 2009
2013 Pechiyakka Marumagan Pandiyan Tamil Delayed
2013 Saravanakudil Saravanan Tamil Delayed
2014 Veri Kaaturasa Tamil Filming
2014 Kanniyum Kaalaiyum Sema Kadhal Kumaravelu Tamil Post Production

As Scriptwriter[edit]

Year Film Language Notes
2013 Pechiyakka Marumagan Tamil Delayed

As Playback Singer[edit]

Year Film Song Language Notes
2008 Kaalai Veeramulla Tamil Also Lyrics


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