S. A. Chandrasekhar
|Years active||1979 – present|
|Children||Joseph Vijay Chandrasekar|
S.A. Chandrasekar is an Indian film director, producer and writer.
Chandrasekhar hails from Thangachimadam in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. His father Senapathi Pillai was from Parvatharajakulam community. He is a Christian. He is married to Shobha, a singer from a Hindu Agamudaya Mudaliar musical family of Kanchipuram. He is the father of Kollywood actor Vijay. His son had debuted in his directorial Naalaya Theerpu.
Chandrasekar has directed over 69 movies in Tamil. Some of his hits include Vetri, Naan Sigappu Manithan, and Mutham. He also directed some Telugu movies such as Chattaniki Kallu Levu with Chiranjeevi. Most of his movies are with Vijayakanth. He has appeared in supporting roles in some movies like Naan Sivappu Manithan. Director S. Shankar, one of the notable directors of India, has worked with him as assistant.
With Touring Talkies (2015), he directed his 69th film which happened to bomb at the Box Office.
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