V. Sekhar

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V. Sekhar
Born
Tamil Nadu, India
OccupationFilm director
Years active1990–2014

V. Sekhar is an Indian film director, who has directed Tamil films. He was primarily active in the 1990s and early 2000s and is most noted for his work on family drama films.[1]

Career[edit]

Sekhar has often worked on multi-starrer family dramas portraying middle class households. In regard to his method of scripting, Sekhar has noted that he does not change his screenplay from the initial draft, and has collaborated often with comedian actors Goundamani, Vivek and Vadivelu.[2] After poor response of his directorial Aalukkoru Aasai, Sekhar then went on to produce Sarathkumar starrer Aai (2004), though the film did well Sekhar as a producer had incurred losses. He then went on to direct television serials such as Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda for Sun TV and Veetukku Veedu for Raj TV.

He began work on his latest venture in 2013, directing Saravana Poigai, starring his son Karl Marx in the lead role but the film remains unreleased.[3] In 2015, he was arrested for alleged idol theft.[4]

Style of work[edit]

Sekar has directed mainly family-themed drama films, and has been likened to Visu who does the same.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Cast
1990 Neengalum Herothan Nizhalgal Ravi, Silk Smitha, Goundamani, Senthil
1991 Naan Pudicha Mappillai Nizhalgal Ravi, Saranya, Aishwarya, Goundamani, Senthil
1991 Pondatti Sonna Kettukanum Chandrasekhar, Bhanupriya, Manorama, Goundamani, Senthil, Chinni Jayanth, Kovai Sarala
1992 Onna Irukka Kathukanum Sivakumar, Jeeva, Manorama, Goundamani, Senthil, Kovai Sarala
1993 Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda Sivakumar, Bhanupriya, Vadivukkarasi, Goundamani, Senthil, Charle, Kovai Sarala
1993 Parvathi Ennai Paradi Saravanan, Sri Parvathi
1994 Varavu Ettana Selavu Pathana Nassar, Radhika, Goundamani, Vadivelu, Senthil, Kovai Sarala
1995 Naan Petha Magane Nizhalgal Ravi, Raadhika, Urvashi, Manorama, Goundamani, Senthil, Vadivelu, Kovai Sarala
1996 Kaalam Maari Pochu Pandiarajan, Sangita, Vadivelu, Sundarrajan, Rekha, Kovai Sarala
1997 Pongalo Pongal Vignesh, Sangita, Vadivelu, Vivek, Chinni Jayanth, Charle, Kovai Sarala
1998 Ellame En Pondattithaan Ramki, Sanghavi, Vadivelu, Manivannan, Radhika
1999 Viralukketha Veekkam Nassar, Livingston, Vadivelu, Vivek, Kushboo, Urvashi, Kanaka, Kovai Sarala
2000 Koodi Vazhnthal Kodi Nanmai Nassar, Karan, Vadivelu, Kushboo, Roja, Kovai Sarala
2001 Veettoda Mappillai Napoleon, Roja, Charle, Vaiyapuri, Kovai Sarala
2002 Namma Veetu Kalyanam Murali, Meena, Vadivelu, Vivek, Kovai Sarala
2003 Aalukkoru Aasai Sathyaraj, Meena, Vadivelu, Senthil
2010 Hendtheer Darbar Ramesh Arvind, Meena
2014 Saravana Poigai Karl Marx, Arundhati, Vivek, Karunas

Television[edit]

  • Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda (Sun TV) Ending serial...............
  • Veetukku Veedu (Raj TV)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://spicyonion.com/director/v-sekhar-movies-list/
  2. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2001/04/27/stories/0927022k.htm
  3. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/cinema-reviews/audio-beat-saravana-poigai-romantic-detour/article5497367.ece
  4. ^ Selvaraj, A. (14 August 2015). "Tamil filmmaker Sekar has nothing to do with idol smuggling, producers and directors say". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  5. ^ "குடும்பங்கள்ல பாஸிட்டிவ் மனிதர்களே இல்லையோ! - Kungumam Tamil Weekly Magazine". www.kungumam.co.in. Retrieved 29 March 2018.

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