P. Kalaimani

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P. Kalaimani
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Born
P. Kalaimani

1950
Died3 April 2012(2012-04-03) (aged 62)[1]
OccupationWriter, producer, director
Spouse(s)Saraswathi

P. Kalaimani was a writer, producer and director who worked in the Tamil cinema. He has written story, screenplay and dialogues for more than 100 films.[2]

Film career[edit]

He was a writer who has been in the industry for three decades and seen success through his work, some of his greatest work are Bharathiraaja’s 16 Vayathinile, Mann Vasanai, Gopurangal Saivathillai, Muthal Vasantham, Ingeyum Oru Gangai and many more. He was awarded Kalaimamani by the state government and he has also produced and directed few movies. He worked with the likes of Sathyaraj and Vijayakanth in his career spanning over three decades. His last film as dialogue writer was Kuruvi.[3] He has also written and directed films like Therkathi Kallan and Manitha Jaathi.[1][4]

He produced lot of films under the banner of Everest Films.[4]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Film Credited as Notes
Director Writer Producer
1977 16 Vayathinile Red XN Green tickY Red XN Dialogues only
1979 Neeya? Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1979 Mangala Vaathiyam Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1980 Enga Ooru Rasathi Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1982 Valibamey Vaa Vaa Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1982 Kaadhal Oviyam Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1982 Gopurangal Saivathillai Red XN Green tickY Green tickY
1983 Mann Vasanai Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1983 Manaivi Solle Manthiram Red XN Green tickY Green tickY
1984 Ingeyum Oru Gangai Red XN Red XN Green tickY
1985 Pillai Nila Red XN Green tickY Green tickY
1985 Ambigai Neril Vanthaal Red XN Red XN Green tickY
1986 Muthal Vasantham Red XN Green tickY Green tickY
1986 Paaru Paaru Pattinam Paaru Red XN Green tickY Green tickY
1987 Sirai Paravai Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1987 Theertha Karaiyinile Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1987 Bhanumati Gari Mogudu Red XN Green tickY Red XN Telugu
1988 Therkathi Kallan Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY
1988 Varasudochhadu Red XN Green tickY Red XN Telugu
1989 En Purushanthaan Enakku Mattumthaan Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1989 Poruthadhu Pothum Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1990 Mallu Vetti Minor Red XN Green tickY Green tickY
1991 Manitha Jaathi Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY
1992 Hatamari Hennu Kiladi Gandu Red XN Green tickY Red XN Kannada film
1993 Kathirukka Neramillai Red XN Green tickY Red XN Dialogues only
1993 Chinna Mapillai Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1993 Paarambariyam Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1994 Kanmani Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1994 Priyanka Red XN Green tickY Red XN Dialogues only
1994 Karuppu Nila Red XN Green tickY Red XN Dialogues only
1994 Pondattiye Deivam Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1994 Manasu Rendum Pudhusu Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1995 Makkal Aatchi Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1995 Coolie No. 1 Red XN Green tickY Red XN Hindi film; Uncredited
1996 Purushan Pondatti Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1997 Pasamulla Pandiyare Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1997 Pudhalvan Red XN Green tickY Red XN Dialogues only
1998 Guru Paarvai Red XN Green tickY Red XN Screenplay only
2000 Eazhaiyin Sirippil Red XN Green tickY Red XN
2000 Unnai Kann Theduthey Red XN Green tickY Red XN
2001 Thaalikaatha Kaaliamman Red XN Green tickY Red XN Dialogues only
2002 Naina Red XN Green tickY Red XN
2002 Shakalaka Baby Red XN Green tickY Red XN
2005 Veeranna Red XN Green tickY Red XN

Death[edit]

He died at midnight on 3 April 2012 due to prolonged illness. He was survived by wife Saraswathi.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Popular Film Writer Kalaimani Passed Away". kollytalk.com. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  2. ^ "P Kalaimani passes away". supergoodmovies.com. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Dialogue Writer P Kalaimani Passed Away". cineshadow.com. Archived from the original on 19 November 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  4. ^ a b "தமிழ் சினிமாவின் 'கதை மன்னன்' பி கலைமணி மரணம்!". tamil.filmibeat.com. Retrieved 19 November 2014.

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