Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil

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The Filmfare Best Director Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards South for Tamil (Kollywood) films. The awards were extended to "Best Director" in 1972.[1]

Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil
Awarded forBest Director in Tamil films
CountryIndia
Presented byFilmfare
First awardedP. Madhavan,
Gnana Oli(1972)
Currently held byPushkar-Gayathri,
Vikram Vedha (2017)
WebsiteFilmfare Awards

Superlatives[edit]

Superlative Best Director - Tamil
Most awards K. Balachander 7 awards
Second most winner Mani Ratnam 5 awards

Winners[edit]

Year Recipient Film Ref(s).
1972 P. Madhavan Gnana Oli [2]
1973 A. C. Tirulokchandar Bharatha Vilas [3]
1974 K. Balachander Aval Oru Thodar Kathai [4]
1975 K. Balachander Apoorva Raagangal [5]
1976 S. P. Muthuraman Oru Oodhappu Kan Simittugiradhu [6]
1977 S. P. Muthuraman Bhuvana Oru Kelvi Kuri [7]
1978 Bharathiraja Sigappu Rojakkal [8]
1979 J. Mahendran Uthiripookkal [8]
1980 K. Balachander Varumayin Niram Sivappu [9]
1981 K. Balachander Thaneer Thaneer [10]
1982 Balu Mahendra Moondram Pirai [11]
1983 A. Jagannathan Vellai Roja [12]
1984 K. Balachander Achamillai Achamillai [13]
1985 Fazil Poove Poochudava [14]
1986 Mani Ratnam Mouna Raagam [15][16]
1987 Bharathiraja Vedham Pudhithu [17][18]
1988 Balu Mahendra Veedu [19]
1989 K. Balachander Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal [20]
1990 Mani Ratnam Anjali [citation needed]
1991 Mani Ratnam Thalapathi [21]
1992 K. Balachander Vaaname Ellai [22]
1993 Shankar Gentleman [23][24]
1994 Shankar Kadhalan [25][24]
1995 Mani Ratnam Bombay [26]
1996 Agathiyan Kadhal Kottai [27]
1997 Cheran Bharathi Kannamma [28]
1998 Cheran Desiya Geetham [29]
1999 Bala Sethu [30]
2000 Rajiv Menon Kandukondain Kandukondain [31]
2001 Cheran Pandavar Bhoomi [32]
2002 Mani Ratnam Kannathil Muthamittal [33][34]
2003 Bala Pithamagan [35]
2004 Cheran Autograph [36]
2005 Shankar Anniyan [37]
2006 Vasanthabalan Veyil [38]
2007 Ameer Sultan Paruthiveeran [39]
2008 Sasikumar Subramaniyapuram [40]
2009 Priyadarshan Kanchivaram [41]
2010 Vasanthabalan Angadi Theru [citation needed]
2011 Vetrimaaran Aadukalam [42]
2012 Balaji Sakthivel Vazhakku Enn 18/9 [43]
2013 Bala Paradesi [44]
2014 A. R. Murugadoss Kaththi [45]
2015 Mohan Raja Thani Oruvan [46]
2016 Sudha Kongara Irudhi Suttru [47]
2017 Pushkar–Gayathri Vikram Vedha [48]

Nominations[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

References[edit]

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Sources[edit]

  • Ramachandran, T.M. (1973). Film world. 9.
  • Collections. Update Video Publication. 1991.
  • The Times of India directory and year book including who's who. Times of India Press. 1984.

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