S. A. Chandrasekhar

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S. A. Chandrasekhar is an Indian movie director, producer and writer who mostly works in Tamil movies.[1] Chandrasekhar made his debut as a director with Sattam Oru Iruttarai (1981) and went on to direct movie with social based or society based themes.[2]

Personal life[change | change source]

S. A. Chandrasekhar is from Thangachimadam, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu.[3] He is married to Shoba, a carnatic singer. He is the father of famous Tamil actor Vijay.[4] His son made his debut movie in Naalaiya Theerpu which was directed by him. His brother-in-law S. N. Surendar is an playback singer and voice artist.

Movie career[change | change source]

Chandrasekar has directed over 70 movies in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. Some of his hits include Vetri, Naan Sigappu Manithan, and Mutham. He also directed some Telugu movies such as Chattaniki Kallu Levu with actor Chiranjeevi. Most of his movies are with Vijayakanth. He has appeared in supporting roles in some movies like Naan Sivappu Manithan.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Exclusive biography of #SAChandrasekhar and on his life". filmibeat.com. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  2. cbarn. "The Hindu : Metro Plus Coimbatore : `Message' man". thehindu.com. Archived from the original on 10 November 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  3. "S. A. Chandrasekhar". veethi.com.
  4. "Exclusive biography of @actorvijay and on his life". filmibeat.com. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  5. SAC breaks silence on proxy direction – IBNLive[permanent dead link]. Ibnlive.in.com (2012-06-07). Retrieved on 2015-10-16.