Indian director and actor known for his acting in films like 1985's Mundhanai Mudichu and his directing of films like 1992's Sundara Kandam. He is also an author who has written several novels, including Neenga Nenaicha Saadikkalaam.
He got his start in the film industry as an assistant to directors like Bharathiraja.
He won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his work in Mundhanai Mudichu.
He married his Darling Darling Darling co-star Poornima Jayaram in 1984.
He directed actress Bhanupriya in the Tamil comedy Sundara Kandam.