Seenu Ramasamy

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Seenu Ramasamy is an Indian film director known for his Tamil films.

He was Awarded and Honorifics as MAKKAL IYAKKUNAR (People's Director) by " Madura College " A 125 years old Traditional College in Madurai,In the year 2015 - 26 th of March. For "Recording lives of ordinary people in his films, realistically, emotionally, truthfully and honestly."

A student of popular Cinematographer and Director Balu Mahendra, He made his debut with Koodal Nagar starring Bharath, Bhavana, and Sandhya.His second film Thenmerku Paruvakaatru Won Three National Film Awards, including the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. Through this film Seenu Ramasamy introduced popular Hero Vijay Sethupathi into the World of Cinema. He is also the one who Coined the term "Makkal Selvan" to Vijay Sethupathi in his film Dharma Durai.

Seenu Ramasamy
Seenu Ramasamy at Dharmadurai Success Meet.jpg
Known forTamil Movies

Thenmerku Paruvakatru is a 2010 Tamil film written and directed by Seenu Ramasamy (National Award Winning Director),which is produced by Shibu Issac....The film featured at the 58th National Film Awards ceremony,where it was named the Best Feature Film in Tamil while (and won the National Awards )


NATIONAL AWARD FOR :

  • Best Feature Film in Tamil
  • Saranya Ponvannan ( Best Actress )
  • lyricist Kavi Perarasu Vairamuthu  ( Best Lyricist)


His Neerparavai in 2012 , produced by Udhayanidhi Stalin. It stars Vishnu and Sunaina in the lead roles. The movie released on 30 November 2012 to Positive Reviews from Critics.


in 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards :

  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Saranya
  • Nominated – Best Director – Seenu Ramasamy
  • Nominated – Best Cinematographer – Balasubramaniem
  • Nominated – Best Actor – Vishnu
  • Nominated – Best Actor in a Supporting Role – "Poo" Ram
  • Nominated – Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Nandita Das
  • Nominated – Best Lyricist – Vairamuthu for "Para Para"
  • Nominated – Best Male Playback Singer – G. V. Prakash Kumar for "Para Para"

Vikatan Awards :

  • Vikatan Award For Best Male Character Artist – "Poo" Ram


60th Filmfare Awards South – 2013

  • Won – Best Supporting Actress – Tamil – Saranya Ponvannan
  • Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Film – Tamil
  • Nominated – Best Actress – Tamil – Sunaina
  • Nominated – Best Supporting Actress – Tamil – Nandita Das

Director Mr.Seenu Ramasamy - His Film Dharma Durai in 2016. Produced by R. K. Suresh. Amongst other accolades, the film won the National Award for  Best Lyrics done by Kavi Perarasu Vairamuthu at the 64th National Film Awards,It completed its 100 days of theatrical run and ended up with a highest blockbuster of 2016 And Collected Rs32 cr.


National  Award :

  • Kavi Perarasu Vairamuthu For Best Lyrics

Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards :

  • Vijay Sethupathi For Best Actor


Asiavision Awards :

  • Seenu Ramasamy For Best Director
  • Vijay Sethupathi For Best Actor
  • Tamannaah Bhatia For Best Actress

Director Mr.Seenu Ramasamy - His Idam Porul Yaeval 2016 To be Relesed  produced by N. Lingusamy Thirupathi Brothers. It features Vijay Sethupathi and Vishnu alongside Nandita Swetha and Aishwarya Rajesh in the lead cast. Yuvan Shankar Raja composed the music for the film...

And then His Film Kanne Kalaimaane in which The film stars Udhayanidhi Stalin and Tamannaah in the lead roles.The film is produced by Udhayanidhi under his Red Giant Movies. The music was composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja

The film released on 22 February 2019.Has made a Box office Hit and Critical Acclaim...

His Film Maamanithan is an Upcoming Tamil film Produced by Yuvan Shankar Raja under his YSR Productions is on its Post Production Works. This film will be the third collaboration of Vijay Sethupathi, Yuvan Shankar Raja and Seenu Ramasamy after their Idam Porul Yaeval and Dharma Durai. In addition, Yuvan will be composing the soundtrack alongside his father, Ilaiyaraaja and his elder brother, Karthik Raja, collaborating together for the first time ever  Karthik Raja were Vijay Sethupathi is in the lead roles as well as Gayathrie is in the Prominent role.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Cast Notes
2007 Koodal Nagar Bharath, Bhavana, Sandhya
2010 Thenmerku Paruvakaatru Saranya, Vijay Sethupathi, Vasundahra National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
2012 Neerparavai Vishnu, Sunaina, Nandita Das
2016 Dharma Durai Vijay Sethupathi, Tamannaah, Aishwarya Rajesh, Srushti Dange Asiavision Awards for best director
2019 Idam Porul Yaeval Vijay Sethupathi, Vishnu, Nanditha, Aishwarya Rajesh Delayed
2019 Kanne Kalaimaane Udhayanidhi Stalin, Tamannaah
2019 Maamanithan Vijay Sethupathi, Gayathrie
2019 Untitled Arulnithi New project Arulnithi, Anjali, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Jiiva Filming

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2007 Koodal Nagar Bus Conductor Conductor refusing to allow puppy in the bus
2010 Thenmerku Paruvakaatru Doctor Doctor during blood donation
2012 Neerparavai Doctor Doctor during rehabilitation
2016 Dharma Durai Cameo Appearance Librarian in Andipatti Song

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