Bharathan (Tamil director)

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Years active2007 – present

Barathan is an Indian film director who has worked on Tamil language films.He has directed Vijay twice in his career


He initially began his career as a dialogue writer to film director Dharani and penned dialogues for the Vikram-starrer Dhill (2001), Dhool (2003) and Vijay-starrer Ghilli (2004), as well as for Madhesh's Madhurey (2004).[1] Since then, he has intermittently been credited as a dialogue writer, most notably working on Ajith Kumar's Veeram (2014) which was directed by Siva.[2]

Bharathan made his directorial debut with the thriller film Azhagiya Tamil Magan (2007) starring Vijay and Shriya Saran in the lead roles. Despite having a renowned technical crew, including music composed by A. R. Rahman, the film became flop at the box office.[3] His second film, the thriller Athithi (2014) featuring Nandha and Nikesh Ram, opened to mixed reviews and had a low key release.[4] He later worked with Vijay again in Bairavaa (2017), with the film taking a strong opening at the box office.But end up as a box office Flop [5][6]


Year Film Credited as Language Notes References
2001 Dhill Writer Tamil dialogues [7]
2003 Dhool Writer Tamil dialogues
2004 Ghilli Writer Tamil dialogues [8]
2004 Madhurey Writer Tamil dialogues [9]
2007 Azhagiya Tamil Magan Director, writer Tamil [10]
2011 Osthe Writer Tamil dialogues
2014 Veeram Writer Tamil dialogues [11]
2014 Athithi Director, writer Tamil


2017 Bairavaa Director, writer Tamil