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Thirumurugan (Tamil: திருமுருகன்) is a Tamil film director.[1] He holds a guinness world record for having directed a live episode with all actors performing live on camera and live music as well which was aired for 30 minutes.

Film career[edit]

Thirumurugan, a Kollywood director, began his career on television with the teleserial Metti Oli, which earned him a huge fan base, especially among women. His entry into the Kollywood film industry was with Em Magan (2006), which was also much talked about. The film was notably appreciated for its linear narration, which discussed familial bonds in a sensitive fashion. After the success of Em Magan, he partnered with actor Bharath, in a film titled Muniyandi Vilangial Moonramandu.


  • Best Director Award (Tamil Nadu State Award): Em Magan, 2006

He is one of the popular director where he successfully produced films and dramas.



Year Film Language Notes
2006 Em Magan Tamil
2008 Muniyandi Vilangial Moonramandu Tamil


Year Film Episodes Language Channel Notes
2002-2005 Metti Oli 810 Tamil Sun TV
2012-2013 Karthigai Pengal 266 Tamil Sun TV
2013-2014 Then Nilavu 90 Tamil Sun TV
2010-2015 Nadhaswaram 1356 Tamil Sun TV Sun Kudumbam 2012 Best Actor Award
2015–present Kula Deivam 560+ Tamil Sun TV Director Only