H. Vinoth

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H. Vinoth
Born5 September 1981
ResidenceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active2014 – Present

H. Vinoth is an Indian film writer and director who made his directorial debut with Sathuranga Vettai (2014) and his next venture Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru with actor Karthi was the biggest blockbuster of that year.[1]

Vinoth's debut was produced by actor, director Manobala and was distributed by Thirupathi Brothers Film Media and he worked with Ajith kumar on Nerkonda Paarvai and once again produced a blockbuster.[2]

Film career[edit]

He worked as an assistant director to Vijay Milton and R. Parthiepan's Sarigamapadani, Pullakuttikaran.

Sathuranga Vettai, his first movie in 2014, was very well received by the audience. The film was said to be a "con film". Vinoth stated, "My film is about the pace at which we all want to make money in our lives. It's about the anger of the common man who thinks money is the solution to all his problems. When there's an imbalance in nature, we experience tsunami and earthquake. Likewise, my story is about the imbalance in the social morals of a common man".[3] Although it was a heist film, the director said that he had made the film "as funny as possible" and that it had been narrated ), was signed on as director.[4][5] The film subsequently began production in mid-October 2016.

In early 2016, Vinoth narrated a script to Karthi, who was very impressed and agreed to team up with Vinoth after his current commitments Kaashmora and Kaatru Veliyidai.[6][7] The movie is titled as Dheeran Adhigaram Ondru and produced by S. R. Prakashbabu and S.R. Prabhu of Dream Warrior Pictures.[8]

Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (English: Braveman - Chapter One) or simply Theeran is a 2017 Indian action thriller[1][2] film written and directed by H. Vinoth and produced by S. R. Prakashbabu and S. R. Prabhu of Dream Warrior Pictures. The story is based on true events from the Operation Bawaria case, which involved the nefarious activity of dacoits and its eventual containment by Tamil Nadu police. Karthi and Rakul Preet Singh play the lead roles in this movie, while Abhimanyu Singh played the prime antagonist. Along with the Telugu dubbed version titled Khakee - The Power of Police, the film was released on 17 November 2017. A Hindi dubbed version titled Theeran was released on YouTube by Goldmines Telefilms on 24 June 2018. Karthi received Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor – South and nominated Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil.


Year Movie Credited as Language Notes
Director Writer
2014 Sathuranga Vettai Green tickY Green tickY Tamil Vikatan Award for Best Film
2017 Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru Green tickY Green tickY Tamil Based on Operation Bawaria incident
TBA Sathuranga Vettai 2 Red XN Green tickY Tamil
2019 Nerkonda Paarvai Green tickY Red XN Tamil Remake of Pink
2020 Thala60 Green tickY Green tickY Tamil Action Drama film


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  2. ^ "`Sathuranga Vettai` gets ready". Sify. Retrieved 2016-11-25.
  3. ^ IANS (2014-07-09). "Need to thank Nalan's mother for ;Sathuranga Vettai': Director". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2016-11-25.
  4. ^ "Trisha, Arvind Swami in Sathuranga Vettai 2 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-11-25.
  5. ^ "IndiaGlitz — Arvind Swamy next new movie Sathuranga Vettai 2 produced by Manobala — Tamil Movie News". Retrieved 2016-11-25.
  6. ^ "IndiaGlitz — Karthi to star in Sathuranga Vettai director HVinoth second film — Tamil Movie News". Retrieved 2016-11-25.
  7. ^ "Karthi to work with Sathuranga Vettai".
  8. ^ "Karthi's next titled Theeran Adhigaram Ondru". Deccan Chronicle. 2016-12-22. Retrieved 2016-12-22.