Shankar Shanmugam (bornAugust 17, 1963) is aTamil film director and ...More
Shankar Shanmugam (bornAugust 17, 1963) is aTamil film director andproducer who prominentlyworks in Tamil cinema. Heis known for making filmswith record-breakingbudgets. Initiallyworking as an assistantdirector to S. A.Chandrasekhar, Shankardirected his first film,Gentleman, in 1993.
Hiscommercially successfulfilms Indian (1995) andJeans (1998) werenominated by India forthe Academy Award forBest Foreign LanguageFilm. He was also awardedwith the Filmfare BestTamil Director Less
Shankar Shanmugam (born August 17, 1963) is a Tamil film director and producer who prominently works in Tamil cinema. He is known for making films with record-breaking budgets. Initially working as an assistant director to S. A. Chandrasekhar, Shankar directed his first film, Gentleman, in 1993.
His commercially successful films Indian (1995) and Jeans (1998) were nominated by India for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. He was also awarded with the Filmfare Best Tamil Director