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Shanmugam Shankar, commonly known as Shankar, is an Indian film director and producer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. Recognized for directing high budget films which have social themes with a commercial narration. he is also a pioneer of vigilante movies in Tamil Film Industry.

Born: August 17, 1963 , Kumbakonam

He completed a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Central Polytechnic College Tharamani[C.P.T], before entering film industry. He was roped into film industry by S. A. Chandrasekhar for scriptwriting, who accidentally saw the drama stage shows made by Shankar and his team.

Parents: Muthulakshmi Shankar, Shanmugam Shankar.

Spouse : Easwari.

Movies List:

1. Gentleman(1993).
2. Kadhalan(1994).
3. Indian(1996).
4. Jeans(1998).
5. Mudhalvan(1999).
6. Boys(2003).
7. Anniyan(2005).
8. Sivaji the boss(2007).
9. Endhiran(2010).
11. I (upcoming movie).


1. CNN-IBN Indian of the year Award (2010)
2. Doctor Of Letters (2007)
3. Film Fare Best Director (2006)
4. State Award For Best Director (2006)
5. Veyil Best Regional Film (2006)
6. Veyil Best Film State Award (2006)
7. Veyil Filmfare Best Film (2006)
8. Raja Sando (2000)
9. Kalaimaamani (1997)
10. Film Fare Best Director (1993 & 1994)
11. State Award For Best Director (1993)

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