A.R. Murugadoss

A.R. Murugadoss

writer, director, producer

A.R. Murugadoss was born on Sep 25, 1974 in India. A.R. Murugadoss's big-screen debut came with Dheena directed by A.R. Murugadoss in 2001. A.R. Murugadoss is known for Gabbar Is Back directed by Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi, Akshay Kumar stars as Aditya (Gabbar) and Shruti Haasan as Shruti. A.R. Murugadoss has got 7 awards and 17 nominations so far. The most recent award A.R. Murugadoss achieved is Filmfare Awards South. The upcoming new movie A.R. Murugadoss plays is Spyder which will be released on Sep 26, 2017.

Murugadoss Arunasalam, commonly known by his stage name AR Murugadoss, is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter who predominantly works in the Tamil Film Industry. He is best known for his action Tamil films and Telugu films and for remaking them in Hindi cinema. Murugadoss won the Filmfare Award for Best Director for his 2014 Tamil action-drama film Kaththi.Murugadoss was born in Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu. The initials "AR" refer to his father's name Arunasalam and were added after Murugadoss signed his first film, Dheena, in 2001. Murugadoss currently resides in Virugambakkam, Chennai. Murugadoss had his schooling at the Government Higher Secondary School and studied BA in Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirapalli. His brother, Dileepan made his acting debut with Vathikuchi, which is Murugadoss' production venture.

  • Birthday

    Sep 25, 1974
  • Place of Birth

    Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu, India

Known For


7 wins & 17 nominations

Filmfare Awards South
Best Director
Winner - Filmfare Award - Tamil Film Industry
Vijay Awards
Favorite Director
Winner - Favorite Award
Best Director
Winner - Favorite Award
Best Film
Winner - Jury Award
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