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]

Superlatives[edit]

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

Winners[edit]

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

Nominations[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Film world, p 43
  2. ^ Winners of the 63rd Britannia Filmfare Awards (South)
  3. ^ "Winners of 62nd Britannia Filmfare Awards South". Filmfare. 27 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "IN PICS: 61st Filmfare Awards (South) Tamil winners list 2013 - The Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Filmfare Awards South Winners". indicine.com. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Filmfare Awards winners". The Times Of India. 2010-08-09. 
  7. ^ http://bollyspice.com/view.php/3173-a-sparkling-triumph-8211-the-56th-filmfare-south-awards.html
  8. ^ http://bollyspice.com/view.php/1411-happy-days-at-the-55th-tiger-balm-filmfare-south-awards.html
  9. ^ "54th Fair One Filmfare Awards 2006 - Telugu cinema function". idlebrain.com. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  10. ^ "`Anniyan` sweeps Filmfare Awards!". sify.com. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  11. ^ "Filmfare awards for South India - Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam & Kannada - Telugu Cinema". idlebrain.com. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  12. ^ "Pithamagan sweeps FilmFare Awards - Tamil Movie News". indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  13. ^ "Madras Talkies Accolades". Madrastalkies.com. Archived from the original on May 14, 2006. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  14. ^ "Manikchand Filmfare Awards: Sizzling at 50". BSNL. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 19 October 2009. 
  15. ^ "Nuvvu Nenu wins 4 Filmfare awards". The Times Of India. 2002-04-06. 
  16. ^ Kannan, Ramya (2001-03-24). "Trophy time for tinseldom". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 
  17. ^ "The Hindu : Star-spangled show on cards". hinduonnet.com. Archived from the original on July 15, 2006. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  18. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 25, 2011. Retrieved February 21, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Minnoviyam Star Tracks". chandrag.tripod.com. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 28, 2011. Retrieved June 20, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Filmfare Awards". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on October 10, 1999. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  22. ^ a b "Everyone loves the black lady - The Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  23. ^ Press Institute of India (1993). Data India. Press Institute of India. ISSN 0377-6832. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  24. ^ "Awards". Kavithalayaa.com. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  25. ^ http://books.google.com/books/about/Vidura.html?id=_JZZAAAAMAAJ. C. Sarkar., 1990
  26. ^ a b c d e f g Collections, p 394
  27. ^ a b c d e f g h The Times of India directory and year book including who's who, p 234
  28. ^ "The 49th Annual Filmfare Awards – South". The Times Of India. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  29. ^ "The 55th Filmfare South Awards in Chennai on July 12". Televisionpoint. Bhash Media Private Limited. Retrieved 28 June 2012. 

References[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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