Sundar C. is an Indian film director, producer and actor. He has directed over 30 films in Tamil and also acted in over 20 movies as the protagonist. Initially, he worked as an assistant director to Manivannan and became a director with the family drama Murai Maman (1995). His notable films include Ullathai Allitha (1996), Arunachalam (1997),Unnai Thedi (1999), Anbe Sivam (2003), Winner (2003), Giri (2004), Kalakalappu (2012), Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru (2013), Aranmanai (2014) and Kalakalappu 2 (2018).He is being celebrated as the king of comedy movies by Tamil Cinema viewers. He took a small break from his direction career after his successful launch as an actor in 2006 with the film Thalai Nagaram. He is back to direction with his trade mark comedy roller coaster movie Kalakalappu in 2012 and it went on to become a blockbuster success. He made his directorial debut in Telugu with the film Something Something (2013) as well. His successful career as a director continues with movies like Aranmanai (2014), Aambala (2015), Aranmanai 2 (2016) and Kalakalappu 2 (2018).
He also produces the TV series Nandini along with his wife, actress Kushboo aired on Sun TV Network. He is a pioneer in television industry to produce a TV Series in 4 languages Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada simultaneously. The show has been praised and well received by the audience, becoming a huge success and India's most watched television series in a matter of weeks since it first aired.. He also produced movies like Hello Naan Pei Pesuren, Muthina Kathirika and Meesaya Murukku. Sundar C is one of the few directors who directed the two Super Stars of Tamil Cinema Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan in Arunachalam (1997) and Anbe Sivam (2003) respectively.
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