S Shankar

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Birthday
17, 1963
Birthplace
Kumbakonam, India
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Kumbakonam, India

About

Also known as simply Shankar, he is a director of big-budget Indian Tamil movies like Kadhalan and Boys. His films Jeans and Indian were both nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Before Fame

He began his career as an assistant to film directors like S. A. Chandrasekhar and Pavithran.

Trivia

His debut film Gentleman received a Filmfare Best Director Award.

Family Life

His marriage to Easwari Shankar produced two daughters.

Associated With

His 1996 film Indian starred Kamal Haasan as Senapathy and Chandra Bose.