V. Sekhar

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V. Sekhar
Born
Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation(s)Film director, writer
Years active1990–2014

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

Early life and Career[edit]

After completing B. A. and P. U. C., Sekar briefly worked as Malaria Eradication Worker at Corporation Health Department. On the insistence of B. Lenin, Sekar joined the film industry by assisting K. Bhagyaraj in films like Enga Chinna Raasa and Idhu Namma Aalu. He made his directorial debut with Neengalum Herothan (1990).[1]

He has also worked with known comedian actors 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]

Director[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Cast Notes
1990 Neengalum Herothan Nizhalgal Ravi, Silk Smitha, Goundamani, Senthil [8]
1991 Naan Pudicha Mappillai Nizhalgal Ravi, Saranya, Aishwarya, Goundamani, Senthil [9]
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
TBA Saravana Poigai Karl Marx, Arundhati, Vivek, Karunas

Television[edit]

  • Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda (Sun TV)
  • Veetukku Veedu (Raj TV)

Writer[edit]

Actor[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "கதைதான் என் படத்தின் ஹீரோ". Kalki (in Tamil). 12 February 1995. pp. 40–41.
  2. ^ "Tamil Star - News". tamilstar.com. Archived from the original on 18 August 2000. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Audio Beat: Saravana Poigai - Romantic detour". The Hindu. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  4. ^ "Tamil Director V Sekar Arrested in Idol Case". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Tamil film producer V Sekar arrested for idol theft". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  6. ^ "குடும்பங்கள்ல பாஸிட்டிவ் மனிதர்களே இல்லையோ! - Kungumam Tamil Weekly Magazine". www.kungumam.co.in. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  7. ^ https://indiankanoon.org/doc/117559624/
  8. ^ பி.எஸ்.எஸ். (17 June 1990). "நீங்களும் ஹீரோதான்". Kalki (in Tamil). p. 18. Archived from the original on 31 July 2022. Retrieved 31 July 2022.
  9. ^ சுந்தர்ஜி (10 March 1991). "நான் புடிச்ச மாப்பிள்ளை". Kalki (in Tamil). p. 43. Retrieved 26 September 2022.

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