AR Murugadoss (Director) Wiki, Biography, Age, Movies List, Images


Arunasalam Murugadoss, commonly known as AR Murugadoss, is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter. He best known for his action Tamil and Telugu films and also for remaking them in the Hindi Cinema. This includes the Suriya-Starrer Ghajini (2005), and its Hindi remake Ghajini (2008) starring Aamir Khan, along with the Vijay-starrer Thuppakki (2012) and its remake Holiday (2014) starring Akshay Kumar. His 2002 Tamil film Ramanaa was remade in Hindi by director Krish as Gabbar Is Back in 2015 starring Akshay Kumar as well. Murugadoss won Filmfare Award for Best Director for his film Kaththi (2014). Check out below for AR Murugadoss (Director) Wiki, Biography, Age, Movies List, Images and much more.

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AR Murugadoss Early Life and Career

AR Murugadoss was born on 25 September 1974, In Kallakurichii, Tamil Nadu. His Initial “AR,” refers to his father’s name Arunasalam, were added after Murugadoss signed his first film Dheena (2001). He currently resides in Virugambakkam, Chennai. He has completed his schoolings at the Government Higher Secondary School and Studied BA in the Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirapalli. His brother, Dileepan has made his acting debut with Vattikuti (2013). Murugadoss began to think of becoming a story writer. At Bharathidasan University he started to write the sketch comedies and acted in them. Then he became an assistant writer of P.Kalaimani and wrote the dialogues for the Tamil film Madurai Meenakshi. Then he became an assistant director of Ratchagan (1997) for half of the film and then worked with S. J. Surya for the film Kushi.

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S. J. Suryah has recommended Murugadoss to Ajith Kumar for directing his debut film, Dheena. Murugadoss’s next films were Ramana, Ghajini, and Stalin. His film Ghajini has become the first ever Bollywood film to gross more than 100 Crore. His next Tamil film 7aum Arivu was a most successful outside India than in Tamil Nadu. In 2012, He directed action thriller Thuppakki, starring Vijay and produced by S. Dhanu, which gained more positive reviews and was a huge commercial success entering the Kollywood 100 crores club after Enthiran. His movie Thuppakki has collected over 180 crores as reported by the producer.

AR Murugadoss Biography

Name AR Murugadoss
Real Name Arunasalam Murugadoss
Nickname AR Murugadoss
Profession Indian Film Director, Producer, and Screenwriter
Date of Birth 25 September 1974
Age 43
Zodiac sign Yet to be Updated
Father Name Arunasalam
Mother Name Yet to be Updated
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification B.A
School Government Higher Secondary School
College Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
Hobbies Acting, Reading Books and Listening Music
Hometown Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Married Yes
Wife Name Ramya
Current City Virugambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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AR Murugadoss Movies

Year Film Language Director Producer Writer Notes
2001 Dheena Tamil Yes Yes
2002 Ramana Tamil Yes Yes Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Dialogue Writer
2005 Ghajini Tamil Yes Yes Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil
2006 Stalin Telugu Yes Yes
2008 Ghajini Hindi Yes Yes Apsara Award for Best Director
Stardust Award for Hottest New Filmmaker
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director
2011 Engaeyum Eppothum Tamil Yes Nominated, Vijay Award For Best Film
7 am Arivu Tamil Yes Yes Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil
2012 Thuppakki Tamil Yes Yes Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil
Nominated, SIIMA Awards For Best DirectorNominated, Vijay Award For Best DirectorWon, Vijay Award For Favourite DirectorNominated, Edison Awards For Best DirectorNominated, Edison Awards For Best ScreenplayNominated, Chennai Times Film Award for Best Director

Nominated, Chennai Times Film Award for Best Screenplay

2013 Vatthikuchi Tamil Yes
Raja Rani Tamil Yes Nominated, SIIMA Awards For Best Film
Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards Most Popular Film
2014 Maan Karate Tamil Yes Yes
Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty Hindi Yes Yes
Kaththi Tamil Yes Yes Won, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil
Nominated, SIIMA Awards For Best Director
Nominated, IIFA Utsavam Award for Best DirectorWon, Vijay Award For Favourite DirectorNominated, Vijay Award For Best Story, Screenplay Writer
2015 10 Enradhukulla Tamil Yes
2016 Akira Hindi Yes Yes Yes Remake of Mouna Guru
2017 Rangoon Tamil Yes
Spyder Telugu/Tamil Yes Yes
2018 Thalapathy 62 Tamil Yes Yes Filming

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