A. L. Vijay Film Director

A. L. Vijay is a Tamil film director. Earlier he worked as an assistant and close associate of director Priyadarshan. His father A. L. Azhagappan was the president of Tamil Nadu Producers Council and appeared in the film Eesan. His brother, Udhaya, has also starred in Tamil films. Presently A. L. Vijay is signed for directing the Harris: On The Edge concerts by music composer Harris Jayaraj Prior to directing his last first film, Vijay was a unsuccessful ad filmmaker with Venus Ad Films and had completed more than 100 ad films, with his SBI commercial winning CNBC’s Best Corporate Advertisement Award in 2009. Vijay has claimed that "advertisements teach you how to translate a story idea onto screen with maximum impact in minimum time" and is influenced by the ad works of Priyadarshan, Prahlad Kakkar and Babu Shankar. In 2003, he began his career in feature films by joining Priyadarshan as an assistant director in his films. He made his directorial debut with Kireedam in 2007, a remake of the 1989 film of the same name directed by Sibi Malayil and written by A. K. Lohithadas.

Personal details

Date of birth
October 9th, 1983
Place of birth
India
Nationality
India

Family

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Movies directed

Average rating of directed movie by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Drama47.2
Thriller26.2
Action26.2
Title Year Budget Awards Producers Co-directors Writers External resources
Thalaivaa
Action,Drama,Thriller
2013 1
Gods Own Child
Drama,Family,Musical
2011 4
M. Chinthamani
Madrasapattinam
Drama,History,Romance
2010 2
Kalpathi Aghoram
Mike Parish
Poi Solla Porom
Comedy
2008
Kireedam
Drama
2007
Saivam
2014
A. L. Alagappan

Movies written

Title Year Budget Awards Producers Directors Co-writers External resources
Gods Own Child
Drama,Family,Musical
2011 4
M. Chinthamani
Kireedam
Drama
2007

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