Thiru (director)

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Thiru Krishnamoorthy

06 07 1979
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active2010-present
Spouse(s)Karthiga Agathiyan
RelativesAgathiyan (father-in-law)

Thiru (Tamil: திரு) is an Indian film director who has worked on Tamil films.[1] He has directed three films Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai (2010), Samar (2013) and Naan Sigappu Manithan (2014) all starring Vishal.[2] Mr. Chandramouli released on July 6, 2018

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Karthika, daughter of popular film director Agathiyan.[3]


After assisting A. Rajasekhar in Sathyam (2008), Thiru made his directorial debut with Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai (2010) starring Vishal alongside three lead actresses. The film received mixed reviews and became hit in the box office. [4] After that Thiru again collaborated with Vishal in two films Samar (2013) and Naan Sigappu Manithan (2014). The former dealt with protagonist who unknowingly involved in a dangerous game and the latter dealt with hero suffering from narcolepsy.[5][6]


Year Film Cast Notes
2010 Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai Vishal, Neetu Chandra, Sarah-Jane Dias, Tanushree Dutta
2013 Samar Vishal, Trisha
2014 Naan Sigappu Manithan Vishal, Lakshmi Menon, Iniya
2018 Mr. Chandramouli Karthik, Gautham Karthik
2019 Chanakya Gopichand Telugu film


  1. ^ "Director Thiru climbing his way to success". Times of India. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Director Thiru ready with 'Samar', the Vishal-starrer". Indian Express. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Thoranai, Vishal and Thiru - - Tamil Movies News - Thoranai Vishal Agathiyan". 18 February 2009. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Review : (2010)". 12 February 2010. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Review : (2013)". 13 January 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Naan Sigappu Manidhan: A doze of action". The Hindu. Retrieved 22 April 2018.