Top Ten Tamil Film Directors


The Top Ten

1 Shankar S.

He is the James Cameroon of Tamil film industry.
One of the best, Indian film indutry has seen...

Costly, Differently, beautifully, graphically, a SENSATIONAL Tamil director

The best... His movies might not be as classical as mani's but still he has the all the abilities in this world to pull off a movie like mani's. But he s still sticked to commercial movies,

God of director

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2 A.R. Murugadoss

He is number 1 director... The shankar is 2nd... Do you know about talent of the murugathas sir.?

He is the director of director

Very very excellent director

Very good director

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3 Mani Ratnam

MANI SIR is the only reality film maker! And all time hit film maker. His films like iruvar, roja, naayagan and so on... Speaks for his talent.

He is all time best director in tamil film industry... No one can match his dialogue writing & story telling

Thala maniratnam dhaan mass... All his films are mega hit,... Best director in world... No one can make film like him...

Super story telling

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4 Selvaraghavan

Vera level Director

God creator


He is a wonderful director

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5 Gautham Menon

Gautham Menon is the only director who bring the stylish in film making and good trend setter in tamil cinema, movies like KAKHA KAKHA, VETTAIYADU VILAIYADU etc...

Very style director. without grammer mistake in English; love scenes ;selecting good music ;etc

Marvelous love director

Gautham Menon became very popular due to his Story & Direction. Almost he know to give Feel good Film in His Journey

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6 Bala

Bala is the only director who direct the different film he is very simple person he is the only director pick up the acting skill of all heros,

Bala is one of the best director above to bala maniratnam and shankar are told iam bala s fan I will be asst to bala anna iam from madurai I want to be asst of bala sir how ammer and sasikumar to bala innum 4yrs la nannum andha idathiku varuveyan adarkana thagudhigalum ullana ennidam 05 kathaikal ullana ennai asst director aka etru kollungal nan ungal thivira rasigan ivan than bala bookil ella visayangalaium paditheyan ungalai valtha vayathilai thalai vanangukureyan thalaiva 2014la dft course padikapogerayen

Best director

He is great at his vision of movies, never ever think about positives and negatives feedback from others, this is what the a good capability of a film maker, he is simply deserved with lot of hardwork and thinking, nice to have him in a tamil cinema, we are really proud of you bala!

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7 Balumahendra

The greatest legend, his movie is completely different from others...

This my number 00971 0554517846

Good director

He done very well..

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8 Kamal

One of the best and most underrated script writer and director in Indian film industry

Best director

He is a all rounder

Tamil film industrial talented person for real director only kamal..others only copy..

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9 K. V. Anand

His films are excited

Sir I am a great fan of you. Sir my aim is to become a great director. Sir in all film you make a big thing. Please sir 6383234037 this is my number. I want to become a assistant director to you sir. Sir please call me. I want to speak to you sir. I am from namakkal district sir

He is superb in direction

I am don't gorget movie ayan very cmputer gk best movie other country southafrica all so god movie

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10 K.S. Ravikumar

Best in the world

All time favorite director

Mass Director of all times. He always has Excellent Screenplay in his films

Iam interested in asstent director chance for your film sir

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The Contenders

11 K. Bhagyaraj K. Bhagyaraj

Revolutionized Tamil cinema that paved me for modern movies

He is most beautiful director

He is the no1 entertainer... So he is number 1 director...

One of the best director makes movie with sharp screen play - aultabulta

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12 Vetrimaran

My inspiration

Waiting for his next movies
Very interesting stories from him

Masa director of cinema industry

Super screen play writer

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13 Balachander

he made the greatest films of all time

His films are excellent

A Legend of Tamil Cinema

Greatest film maker of all time

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14 Hari

My inspiration

My inspirational director

Best Director Interesting Screenplay

Awesome director singam 2 will and is rocking Tamil cinema

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15 Venkat Prabhu

He making entertainment

I like your film sir, your film actor all are one of hero in they acting sir, you give equal preference to all actor in your film, your r good director, and youthfull director

You only understand youths mind thought sir. All the movies You are following sir. Keep it up Sir.

He take film about youngsters

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16 Bharathi Raja

Gem of Indian film Industry. Nobody gonna narrates stories like him

He is one of best director who changed the trends of Tamil Cinema. When Tamil cinema was always dominated with actors, he could bring out roaring success even with new casts. He is a superb director

He brought Tamil celluloid from studio to village... That is original and natural

He is the most socially sensitive director ever

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17 M. Rajesh

Worst film maker. He must make good films

Hello sir all the film great sir. Please one cinima chance. Chance

Vanakkam sir your all movie very excellent different movie in Tamil cinima am interest sir please give me acting chance my mobile no 8870741728

Hello sir all the film great sir,please one cinema chanch my mobile number 8489029063

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18 Prabhu Solomon

He gives heart touching films and I like him very much. His mynaa and kumki was excellent

Excellent movies with their own originality

My name santhosh any cinema chance give call me sir 8680869089

Hard worker great man

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19 Altee

Sir my dream is to become actor Sir I am good in dance,singing, acting, my number sir please call me sir 6383805049

Good director

The best director

He is the best director

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20 Kathir

A man who shows a college dreams "love" in his movie. I'm great fan of your movies from my childhood. I wanna to meet you once sir. To ask that why r you not directing. I'm having a good college based love script and like to share with you and we make it as a good movie. Surely you will like sir. My number is 8056674442

He is the most under rated director in Tamil cinema industry.His screenplay is excellent.

21 Suseenthiran


Yanaku Ivara rompa pidikum Karen um etc...

More creative and think for new concepts

Vanakkam sir your all moive very excellent sir deffrent director for Tamil cinema sir iam interest for Tamil cinema please give assistant director chance sir. Please give your address I seen orly my mobile no 9884724117

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22 Pa. Ranjith

Pa Ranjith is a gethu director

The man who doesn't know the meaning of fear!
Great director!
Awesome social worker!
Pure ambedkarist!
The person who care so much for the society's welfare...

Very Good Director..People's director..He make many changes in Kollywood

Awesome dercter

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23 Vijay Vijay Joseph Vijay, better known mononymously as Vijay, is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema and his films dubbed into Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Mandarin Chinese. He is one of the highest paid actors in Tamil cinema.

Hi bro I'm a big fan my name is vijay love you Bro

Vijay is not a director. he is actor - mpKarthik

He is a best actor and a director

Hi vijay anna

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24 Samuthirakani

Very good director

A brilliant director who exactly conveys his messages through his movies

Hai Sir My Name M.GnanaGuru My Education In Finished My Ambition directer Please Sir One More Chance My Mobile Number 9994827081

Super film sir nemrurthu bill
A wonder full social massage movie pleases one chas chas... 8050172952

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25 Mysskin

Mass mysskin

He should be at no3,because his films are very... No words to express

Indian cinemas cannot take 2 thing from cinema 1 is a great man mysskin sir & is moves

Indian best director mysskin

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26 Atlee

My inspirational director

My favourite director

Hi sir, my ambition is film director. Please help me sir. This my contact number 9514734830. Call me sir please - narasingaperumal

In his 2films he proved a lot. I want to be a director like him

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27 Karthik Subbaraj

He is the best right now.

He is next directors of direction

He always brings out something different. He has revolutionised tamil cinema.

A young talented director

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28 S. A. Chandrasekhar

HELLO SIR, how r u? My name is SP. KRISHNA you r all films very exelent making. My favarit dirrector for you sir, my AMBINATION is film making please one time unga filmlla work panna chance kodunga please help me sir
My no: 8148631448

29 Thiagarajan Kumararaja

A legendary director in Tamil cinema

My bro likes you sir b.because he likes quantino terantino

Tamil quentin tarantino. For those who don't know about his talent watch the film aaranya kaandam. One of the best gangster film ever made in Tamil cinema. He won grand jury award and national award for this masterpeice. Please support this kind of visionary directors. Sir, all the very best for your future project.

30 Ameer Sultan

Awesome director

World cinemas no1 most awesome director.

He is very perfect

He is also good movie maker and trend setter... Along his movie mounam pesiyathey, ram, paruthi veeran

31 Ram

He is great director...

Kattradhu Tamil.. My favorite film

32 Karthick Naren

He proved his talent in frst mve

33 N. Lingusamy

Best directer in tamil

Best director... Who comes up with mass comericial movies.. Where no one can challenge him

Hi sir iwant acting sir plesh sir name is sandy naresh 9885582688

Twist master... Aa Meditator.. Hope All the best for up cmg movie with bunny.. And if any chance thr to work as ass director wit u sir.. your ass prabha has my contact.. My self Murali... Tq

34 J. Mahendran

Manirathnam once said " If I get anywhere near what mahendran did in uthiri pookal, I'll be a happy man "

This Generation, still seek a chance know about the great director. He carried all the emotions & life of 80's. So our father & mother knows him better than Us. But if any of you got to know him, u would just "Adore" him. Gem of a Director!

He makes the FILMS..

35 Seenu Ramasamy

He was a very good director.his best movie is dharma durai

Sir, Nenga panra movie la oru soul freshing feel irkum... Enaku aasayaa irku ungakita vela kathukanumnu.. But I don't know how to reach u sir.. 😑 I was impressed in your work 'neer paravai'... Itha Nenga pathu enaku call pannaaa epdi irkum... My no. 9790269782,8825589729. En name Sasikanth sir... Yetho maturity ilaama no. Solirkn but oru nambikai than sir.

36 Prabhu Deva Prabhu Deva

He best actree

37 Vishnuvardhan

Is very good director all movies action and thrilling movie nice director

Hi sir.your all movie very excellent sir different direacter Tamil cinima sir am interest Tamil cinima sir please give me a one chance any charactor sir please give me your address I seen orly my mobile no 8754464122

Hai sir I am a huge fan of u.I need learn direction, I want to become like u sir.but iam a poor.I want assistant director chance from u sir.l hope u 'll understand my background situation. I trust u sir u will give a chance to me.please help me hope u I expect best result from u.otherwise I don't expect from mobile no is 9003864691.

38 Santhosh Sivan


39 Mithran R Jawahar

One of my Favourite director!

40 Sundar C

His movie comedy was very superb... ;

Best director for comedy ever

He is such a wonderful director. His films are aweasome

Vanakkam sir your all moive very excellent sir deffrent director for Tamil cinema sir iam interest for Tamil cinema please give hero chance sir. Please give your address I seen orly my mobile no 9790648587

41 Vasanthabalan

super sir

42 Mohan Raja

Awesome director of thani oruvan

43 Vikraman

The very motivation person.

Very wounder full dirctors.

44 Dharani
45 Siddique

He is amalayalam director. His friends and kaavalan with vijay gives a good position in tamil film industry

46 Balaji Sakthivel

Simply super, best and biggest success movies

His each attempt are verity and trendset

Kadal - What a movie!

47 A.R. Ramesh
48 R.T. Neason

Jilla is big hit and your casting is good

49 T. Rajendar

Best out of best.
One director whose first movie ran for 365 days.
A lyricist,Director,Music composer and all in all.


New script ever in thamil cinema... Is with me

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