Vikram Kumar

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Vikram K. Kumar
Native name Vikram Kumar
Born Vikram Kumar
1975
(age 43)
Thrissur,
Kerala,
India[1]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Film director
Screenwriter
Years active 1998–present
Spouse(s) Srinidhi Venkatesh

Vikram K. Kumar is an Indian film director who has worked on Telugu, Tamil, and Bollywood films.[2]

Career

Kumar graduated from Madras Christian College in Chennai. In April 1997 he joined director Priyadarshan, working on the Malayalam film Chandralekha as assistant director. He also worked under Priyadarshan in Doli Saja Ke Rakhna and Hera Pheri. In 1998, he directed his debut non-feature film, Silent Scream, for which he won the National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film.[3]

He made his debut in Tollywood with Ishtam, which introduced Shriya Saran in 2001. He then directed 13B, a psychological horror film which starred R. Madhavan which was a hit in both Hindi and Tamil.

After the success of Yavarum Nalam, he considered making a sequel to the film with Madhavan, while he also announced a separate project titled Athirshtasaali with the actor, though neither of the projects materialised.[4]

Then it took almost two years to complete Ishq. In 2014, he directed Manam, for which he received the Filmfare Award for Best Director - Telugu. In 2016, he directed science fiction thriller 24 which was critically and commercially successful. In 2017, he re-launched Akhil Akkineni with Hello due to the dud of actor's debut film.

Filmography

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Language Notes
1998 Silent Scream English National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film
2001 Ishtam Telugu
2003 Alai Tamil
2009 Yavarum Nalam Tamil Dubbed into Telugu as Padamudu
13B Hindi
2012 Ishq Telugu
2014 Manam Telugu Filmfare Award for Best Director - Telugu
2016 24 Tamil Dubbed into Telugu
2017 Hello Telugu
2019 Untitled Allu Arjun Film Telugu Pre-production

Awards

National Film Awards
Filmfare Awards South

References

  1. ^ Sunkari, Chandrasekhar. "పెళ్లికి ఆహ్వానిస్తే... సినిమా చెయ్యమన్నారు!". www.eenadu.net. Hyderabad: Eenadu. Archived from the original on 18 January 2018. Retrieved 18 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Director Vikram K Kumar - Interview - Behindwoods.com - Tamil Movie Actor Interviews - Yaavarum Nalam 13B Alai Silent Scream Ishtam
  3. ^ "46th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.kollytalk.com/cinenews/athirshtasaali-madhavans-next-with-yaavarum-nalam-team-4238.html

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