|Died||3 April 2012 (aged 62)|
|Occupation||Writer, producer, director|
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. He has also written and directed films like Therkathi Kallan and Manitha Jaathi.
He produced lot of films under the banner of Everest Films.
He died at midnight on 3 April 2012 due to prolonged illness. He was survived by wife Saraswathi.
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