V. Sekhar

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

V. Sekhar is an Indian film director and writer who works primarily in Tamil cinema.[1]

Career[edit]

He was primarily active in the 90s and early 2000s. Sekhar has made immense contribution to the popularity of family drama films and TV shows. He always puts a personal touch in his films which are loved by the viewers, especially the middle-class audiences. V Sekhar usually uses mediocre backdrops in his movies, and mostly portrays middle-class households through his films. He has strictly maintained that his screenplay doesn't change from the very first draft. In his interviews, he has confessed that for him, the story is the backbone of the movie.

He doesn't usually give up until the actors get all the expressions right and portray the character they're assigned as he wants them too. Usually, his films have a chunk of comic relief, the right amount of emotions, and the screenplay has a social message woven into it. His movies are known to have the right amount of sentiment intertwined with the perfect amount of comedy. He has also worked with known comedian actors such as Goundamani, Senthil, Vivek and Vadivelu.[2]

He began work on his latest venture in directing Saravana Poigai, starring his son Karl Marx in the lead role but the film remains unreleased.[3] He was arrested on 12 August 2015, by the Idol Wing, Economic Offences Wing for suspected role in an idol smuggling racket.[4][5]

Style of work[edit]

Sekar has directed mainly family-themed drama films, and has been likened to Visu who does the same.[6] He often produced his own films through the studio Thiruvalluvar Kalaikoodam alongside his business partner K. Parthiban.[7]

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, Manorama, Vinu Chakravarthy, 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, Raadhika, 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, Raadhika
1999 Viralukketha Veekkam Nassar, Livingston, Vadivelu, Vivek, Khushbu, Urvashi, Kanaka, Kovai Sarala
2000 Koodi Vazhnthal Kodi Nanmai Nassar, Karan, Vadivelu, Khushbu, Roja, Kovai Sarala, Vivek
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)
  • Veetukku Veedu (Raj TV)

Actor[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1110850/[unreliable source?]
  2. ^ https://nettv4u.com/celebrity/tamil/director/v-sekhar[unreliable source?]
  3. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/cinema-reviews/audio-beat-saravana-poigai-romantic-detour/article5497367.ece
  4. ^ http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Tamil-Director-V-Sekar-Arrested-in-Idol-Case/2015/08/13/article2971951.ece
  5. ^ https://www.hindustantimes.com/regional-movies/tamil-film-producer-v-sekar-arrested-for-idol-theft/story-8LiwYXaxSDY2RiMUUrxSgP.html
  6. ^ "குடும்பங்கள்ல பாஸிட்டிவ் மனிதர்களே இல்லையோ! - Kungumam Tamil Weekly Magazine". www.kungumam.co.in. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  7. ^ https://indiankanoon.org/doc/117559624/[unreliable source?]

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