Vetrimaaran Wiki, Biography, Age, Movies, Web Series, Awards, Images

Vetrimaaran is an Indian director, screen writer, and a film producer who works mainly in the Tamil film industry. As of 2016, Vetrimaaran has won 4 National awards and one Filmfare award. He made his directional debut through the movie Polladhavan which was critically acclaimed. The movie got released in the year 2007 and since then Vetrimaran has given many good films for the Kollywood industry. In Viduthalai Vijay Sethupathi’s son, Surya made a cameo appearance. As per reports, Vetrimaaran is teaming up with Jr NTR and Dhanush for a Pan-India film.


Name Vetrimaaran
Real Name Vetrimaaran
Nickname Vetri
Profession Director, Writer, Producer
Date of Birth 04 September 1975
Age (as of 2022) 47
Zodiac sign Virgo
Family Father: Dr. V. Chitravel
Mother: Megala Chitravel
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends NA
Wife Aarthi Vetrimaan
Children 2
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Graduate
School Yet to be updated
College Loyola College, Chennai
Hobbies Listening to music, Reading, Writing, Driving
Birth Place Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India
Hometown Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India
Current City Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian

Social Media Profiles

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Vetrimaaran INSTAGRAM

Interesting Facts

  • Initially, Vetrimaran worked as an assistant to director Balu Mahendra.
  • Vetrimaran used to read 40 to 50 novels a week and help Balu Mahendra to choose few interesting scenes. After working hard, he was able to narrate a story to Dhanush and he named the story as Desiya Nedunchaalai 47 but there were plenty of issues going on in this movie.
  • Later they chose the movie Polladavan which was a commercial hit and was able to collect more than Vijay’s Alagiya Thamizh Magan and Suriya’s Vel.
  • Apart from being a successful film writer and director, he is also a successful producer. The movies he has produced has won many awards. His second movie Aadukalam was a masterpiece and he won his first national award for the movie.
  • His third movie as a director was Visaaranai which has won many awards and it is also nominated for the academy awards as well.
  • Vetrimaran has again joined hand with Dhanush to make a film named Vada Chennai. The movie is in progress.
  • His Instagram account has more than 17.1K followers (as of Feburary 2023).


Year Film Notes
2007 Polladhavan Vijay Award for Best Director
2011 Aadukalam National Film Award for Best DirectorNational Film Award for Best ScreenplayFilmfare Award for Best Tamil DirectorSIIMA Award for Best DirectorVijay Award for Best Director
2013 Udhayam NH4
2013 Naan Rajavaga Pogiren As dialogue writer
2014 Poriyaalan
2015 Kaaka Muttai National Film Award for Best Children’s FilmAnanda Vikatan Cinema Award for Best FilmNorway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best FilmAudience’s Choice Award for Best Feature FilmTamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize Filmfare Award for Best Film – TamilEdison Award for Best Producer
2016 Visaranai National Film Award for Best Feature Film in TamilAnanda Vikatan Cinema Award for Best FilmAnanda Vikatan Cinema Award for Best DirectorAnanda Vikatan Cinema Award for Best Screenplay
2016 Kodi
2017 Lens
2018 Annanukku Jai
2018 Vada Chennai Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award for Best Screenplay
2019 Asuran National Film Award for Best Feature Film in TamilZee Cine Award Tamil for Best DirectorBehindwoods Gold Medal for Best DirectorAnanda Vikatan Cinema Award for Best Director
2019 Miga Miga Avasaram
2020 Paava Kadhaigal Anthology Film; segment: Oor Iravu
2021 Sangathalaivan
2022 Viduthalai Filming
2022 Adhigaaram
2022 Iraivan Miga Periyavan[77] Pre-production
2022 Anel Meley Pani Thuli Direct release on Sony Liv
2023 Vaadivaasal Pre-production
2023 Viduthalai Filming

Web Series

  • 2022 – Petta Kaali as Creator
  • 2022 – Nilamellaam Rattham as Creator, Writer, and Executive Producer


  • 2002 – Kadhal Virus as Deepk’s assistant
  • 2014 – Jigarthanda as Himself (Guest Appearance)


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