Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Name the Tamil films with titles that sound like names of directors.

1. Perarasu (A flick directed by Udayan. Sounds like the maker of Tirupachi)
2. Mani Ratnam (A film directed by Jayabalan. Sounds like the maker of Iruvar)
3. Bala (A film by director Deepak. Sounds like the maker of Pithamagan)
4. Shah Jahan (A film by director Ravi. Sounds like the maker of Punngai Desam)
5. Priya (A film by SP Muthuraman. Sounds like the maker of Kanda Naal Mudhal)
6. Indhiyan (A film by Shankar. Sounds like the maker of Magalirkkaga)
7. Jeeva (A film by Prathap Pothen. Sounds like the maker of 12B)
8. Rajakumaran (A film by RV Udayakumar. Sounds like the maker of Nee Varuvai Ena)
9. Samy (A film by Hari. Sounds like the maker of Uyir)
10. Madhu (A film by Thennarasu. Sounds like the maker of Mounam Sammadham)
11. Jerry (A film by Crazy Mohan Sounds like the maker of Whistle)
12. Anand (A film by CV Rajendran. Sounds like the maker of Kanaa Kanden)
13. Lakshmi (A film by TK Mohan. Sounds like the maker of Mazhalai Pattalangal)

Information courtesy: Shrini & Zero.


  • anand,amirtham, babu, bala, bharathy, indhiyan,jerry, jeeva,lakshmi,maharajan,priya,raja,rajakumaran, ramana, ramu, revathy,madhu,saami, sathyam, shahjahan,shakthi,sooriyan,vikram

    ooph ! oru soda kudunga !

    By Blogger Srini, at 10:38 AM  

  • Mani Rathnam.

    By Blogger Zero, at 10:54 AM  

  • which film was called mani ratnam?

    By Blogger anantha, at 11:11 AM  

  • srini, that was fantastic. can you please update the post with specific data about who directed these films? bala, perarasu and shahjahan are bingo. priya, vikraman, raja et cetera are slightly stretched connections. do you wish to add them to the list? think about it.

    By Blogger anantha, at 11:26 AM  

  • Anantha,
    There was one starring Napoleon and Anand Babu(?). That film will be the most conspicuous entry, I think!

    By Blogger Zero, at 11:34 AM  

  • Name of the film: Mani Rathnam Direction: K. Jayabalan (1994)
    Production: Trax Creations Music: Deva
    Artiste 1: Anand Babu Artiste 2: Chandini Artiste 3: Nepolean
    Language: Tamil

    Courtesy: Indian Cinema Database.

    By Blogger Zero, at 11:39 AM  

  • Selva, Bharathan.

    After some "instinctive" ICD-digging, there's also a Viswanath. :)

    By Blogger Zero, at 12:03 PM  

  • thanks zero. i wasn't in tamil nadu in 1994. so forgive me for not knowing about a film named Mani Ranam. nevertheless good one.

    By Blogger anantha, at 12:18 PM  

  • none of them in my list are stretched. here is how

    I didn't refer to vikraman. I said Vikram - he is the guy who directed "Alai" starring simbu.

    Priya directed "kanda naal mudhal"

    Raja is Jeyam ravi's brother who directed Jeyam as well as the recent blockbuster "unakkum enakkum"

    By Blogger Srini, at 2:41 PM  

  • here is more info on my list

    Anand is a movie starring Prabhu and radha - K.V.Anand has directed a movie

    amirtham - recent movie directed by vedam pudhidhu kannan - also dir of kalaignar's pasakiligal (interestingly kalaignar's kannamma was directed by baba vikram, which is a combination of a rajini and kamal movie :)

    babu is the director of the movie "ilayavan" which launched satyan, satyaraj's nephew

    Bharathy directed marumalarchi and manasthan

    Indhiyan directed magalirkkaga

    Jerry - movie by crazy mohan starring jithan ramesh - directed ullasam and whistle - he is part of the pair jd- jerry

    jeeva - a movie starring satyaraj and amala in swimming dress - also the director of 12b and ullam kaetkumae

    lakshmi is a movie starring sridevi (i think) and a monkey- also the director of mazhalai pattalangal

    Maharajan directed captain in vallarasu - kamal movie is "maharasan" - may be you can call this little stretched

    rajakumaran is prabhu's 100th movie. Also the director of 'nee varuvai ena" - he is married to devyani

    Ramana directed Vijay in Thirumalai as well as aadhi and dhanush in sullan. Actually he rejuvenated vijay's career after a string of flops

    ramu - starring gemini ganesh -directed meesai madhavan (the tamil version)

    revathy - there is a movie starring herself I think. she also directed a couple of movies like mitr, phir milenge.

    Madhu - movie starring jithan ramesh - K.Madhu directed Mounam sammadham.

    saami - directed the recent hit Uyir

    sathyam - starring sivaji (?)-director of yar nee

    sooriyan - starring sarath kumar - directed amma appa chellam.

    shakthi - starring vineet and yuvarani - director of lovely

    there is some more I left out

    chanakya - starring sarath kumar- director of enga veetu pillai

    Nethaji - starring sarath - director of movies like unnai vida mattaen, janani, silambu and solvathellam unmai

    By Blogger Srini, at 3:18 PM  

  • good show. will update this post soon to include all the data mentioned here. thanks for that extensive comment.

    By Blogger anantha, at 3:52 PM  

  • Paandiyan, Thalapathi, Vigneshwar, Thirupathi, Kalidas, Bhairavi, Siva, Prabhakaran - indha peyarla ellaam directors illaiya? I think there was a thalapathy surely...
    Shankar Salim Simon or Shankar Guru counts for Anniyan Shankar?

    By Blogger raj, at 1:13 PM  

  • Ashok Kumar - He directed andru peytha mazhaiyil. There is an MKT Bhagavathar's movie in that name.

    Ranga - He directed MGR's patikkattu ponnaiah

    Bharathan - sounds like the the maker of avarampoo.

    Dalapathy - he directed anandaraj's kizakku veluthachu

    Jambu - He has directed many MGR movies.

    karnan - sounds like the maker of the film jambu

    Arasu - sharathkumar film. Sounds like the make of AVM Rajan's tharisanam

    Pratap : arjun's movie. Pratap pothen

    Devadas : he directed vegulipen. (he is also known as devika's husband.)

    seeman - karthik's film. sounds like thambi maker.

    selva - vijay's film. sounds like the maker of thalaivasal

    Bose - Srikanth's movie. sounds like the maker of ramarajan's pongi varum kaveri

    By Blogger icarus prakash, at 4:33 PM  

  • cool. good to get contributions from all. will append this at leisure.

    By Blogger anantha, at 5:24 PM  

  • u guys are something else - to rattle off such a list - I mean "fab!" - all of u!

    By Blogger obiewan, at 8:09 PM  

  • Subash - an arjun starrer (1996) and director K.Subash - Sabash, Yezhayin sirippil..

    By Blogger saravanan, at 9:25 AM  

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