April 01, 2023

Vetrimaaran Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 7, 2019

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Short Biography

National Award Winner, Ace Tamil Film Director, Vetrimaaran was born on 4th September 1975 in a small town called Cuddalore in Tamilnadu, India. The Grim Movie maker has made India proud with his Film Visaranai becoming the official entry at Oscars in Foreign Film Category.

Other Name: Vetri Maaran
Other Professions: Film Producer Screenwriter
Appearance: Tamil

Vetrimaaran Complete Bio & Career

An English Literature Graduate, Vetrimaaran was born to Doctor Father, V. Chitravel and Novelist mother, Megala Chitravel. While Pursuing Television Presentation course in Loyola, Vetrimaaran got keen interest in Film Making. For a brief while, Vetrimaaran served as assistant directors to famous filmmaker down south.
Dhanush, a leading actor in South, heard his script and openly stated his desire to appear in the movie he wrote but it got shelved eventually. Vetrimaaran finally directed his first movie, Polladhavan, which released in November 2007, which got critically acclaimed. Vetrimaaran then wrote and directed various other movies. Vetrimaaran movies are generally Hard Hitting and are based on some grim subjects. In the year 2012, Vetrimaaran opened his own production house named Grass Root Film Company and started producing films as well. The Writer, producer, and Director have won 4 National awards in such a short span of his career and is considered among the top filmmakers in Tamilnadu.
In his 12 years career thus far, he has directed just 5 films but all of them have attained the status of Tamil classic cinema. His latest release Asuran was no exception as this film too was a blockbuster hit.

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Vetrimaaran Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Dr. V. Chitravel and Megala Chitravel. Vetrimaaran is married to Aarthi who is working as a General Manager in a Multinational company. The couple is blessed with 2 children including a daughter named Poonthendral.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College Loyola College, Chennai
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelled and Reading Books
Marital Status Married
Debut As a director of Tamil films - Polladhavan (2007)
As a Producer of Tamil films - Visaaranai (2016)
Best Movies Polladhavan (2007), Aadukalam (2011), Visaaranai (2016), Vada Chennai (2018), and Asuran (2019)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Nayanthara
Favorite Actor Dhanush
Favorite Food South Indian Dishes

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Vetrimaaran

  • After Asuran, he will be shooting for a movie based on Kota Neelima's much acclaimed novel 'Shoes Of The Dead' . He announced this film in 2016 but is yet to start shooting.
  • Vetrimaaran also launched his own production house called the Grass Root Film Company in the year 2012.
  • He is someone who believes in quality rather than quantity as he has directed just 5 films thus far in his 12 years long career.

Vetrimaaran Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

47 years, 6months, 28 days old age Vetrimaaran will turn 48 on 04 September, 2023. Only 5 months, 2 days, 9 hours,20 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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