R. Ajay Gnanamuthu

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Ajay Gnanamuthu
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R. Ajay Gnanamuthu

(1988-09-15) 15 September 1988 (age 34)[1]
EducationLoyola College, Chennai
Occupation(s)Film Director, Screenwriter
Known forDemonte Colony
Imaikkaa Nodigal

R. Ajay Gnanamuthu (born 15 September 1988)[1] is an Indian film director and screenwriter works primarily in Tamil cinema. He started his career assisting producer-filmmaker A. R. Murugadoss in the films 7aum Arivu and Thuppakki. In 2015, he debuted as director with the horror-thriller film Demonte Colony.[2] His second fim was Imaikkaa Nodigal.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Gnanamuthu completed his schooling at St. John's High School and St. Patrick's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School and later joined Loyola College.[4] During his college days as a student of the visual communications department, he enjoyed making short films.[5]


Gnanamuthu was selected to contest in the short film making show, Naalaya Iyakunar Season-1 in 2010 where he finished as one of the finalists. He then joined filmmaker A. R. Murugadoss as an assistant director,[6] and worked in films such as 7aum Arivu (2011) and Thuppakki (2012).[7]

He directed Demonte Colony in 2015 and Imaikkaa Nodigal in 2018.[citation needed]


Year Film Director Writer Note
2015 Demonte Colony Yes Yes
2018 Imaikkaa Nodigal Yes Yes
2022 Cobra Yes Yes
TBA Demonte Colony 2 Yes Yes


  1. ^ a b c "R. Ajay Gnanamuthu". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 15 February 2019.
  2. ^ Srinivasan, Sudhir (23 May 2015). "Demonte Colony: Much promise". The Hindu. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Young super hit director says no to 'Thalapathy 65' - Tamil News". 18 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Demonte Colony is a gripping tale of horror". Rediff. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Unadulterated Horror will surely spook you out". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Arulnithi in horror film 'Demonte Colony'". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  7. ^ "'Demonte Colony': Strong foundation with brilliant technical execution". Deccan Chronicle. 23 May 2015. Retrieved 23 May 2015.

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