Amudhavanan P is an Indian film director who has directed Tamil language films.[1] He made his debut with Veruli (2017), before working on other ventures including Quota (2020) and Vindhya Victim Verdict V3 (2023).[2][3]

Amudhavanan P
Born
Amudhavanan P

Tamil Nadu, India
OccupationFilm director
Years active2017–present
SpouseSridevi

Career edit

Amudhavanan worked with Tata Motors in Chennai, before quitting his job to make his directorial debut through Veruli (2017). The film dealt with how potholes double as death traps. He began work on the film in 2016 and cast reality show singing contestant Syed Subahan to play a leading role in the film alongside K. Bhagyaraj, Abhishek Vinod and Ravi Prakash.[4] During the release of the film, Amudhavanan remarked that he had hoped the film would bring back Coimbatore as a film-making city in India.[5]

He later worked on Quota (2020), which received 72 international film awards during its run at global film festivals.[6][7] Prior to the film's theatrical release, it was promoted as the first Indian film to focus on gymnastics.[8] In 2023, his crime thriller film Vindhya Victim Verdict V3 (2023) starring Varalaxmi Sarathkumar was released.[9][10]

Amudhavanan has formed a production house named as Team A Ventures.[11]

Filmography edit

Year Film Credited as Notes Ref
Director Writer
2017 Veruli  Y  Y
2020 Quota  Y  Y Also cinematographer
2023 Vindhya Victim Verdict V3  Y  Y [12][citation needed]

References edit

  1. ^ "Amudhavanan P – Nepal International Film Festival". 2021-03-09. Archived from the original on 2023-01-23. Retrieved 2023-01-23.
  2. ^ ப.சூரியராஜ் (6 February 2020). "இது எதார்த்தத்தின் பதிவு!". www.vikatan.com/ (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 2023-01-23. Retrieved 2023-01-23.
  3. ^ "'Quota', directed by Amudhavanan gains huge popularity under Manuj Rajput's marketing tactics". Mid-day. 2021-04-28. Archived from the original on 2023-01-23. Retrieved 2023-01-23.
  4. ^ "Syed Subahan to make his film debut". The Times of India. 29 June 2016. Archived from the original on 6 June 2021. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  5. ^ "A Coimbatore special". The Hindu. 15 June 2016. Archived from the original on 17 May 2021. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  6. ^ Sangeetha, P. "Director Amudhavanan's Quota bags Best Film award at IIFF". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2021-07-05. Retrieved 2023-01-23.
  7. ^ "Amudhavanan's Quota wins award at Vindhya International Film Festival". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2023-01-23. Retrieved 2023-01-23.
  8. ^ "Quota will be India's first film on gymnastics, says director Amudhavanan". Cinema Express. Archived from the original on 2023-01-24. Retrieved 2023-01-24.
  9. ^ "Director Amudhavanan's Varalakshmi Sarathkumar-starrer ' V3' all set to end 'sexploitation'". Navjeevan Express. 2023-01-06. Archived from the original on 2023-01-23. Retrieved 2023-01-23.
  10. ^ "Varalaxmi Sarathkumar's V3 to be an investigation drama". Cinema Express. Archived from the original on 2023-01-24. Retrieved 2023-01-24.
  11. ^ Jeshi, K. (2019-12-05). "Coimbatore-based filmmaker Amudhavanan's latest film 'Quota' is all about identifying and tapping the sporting talent of children in tribal hamlets". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Archived from the original on 2022-11-22. Retrieved 2023-01-23.
  12. ^ "Varalaxmi on a signing spree". The New Indian Express. 19 December 2022. Archived from the original on 2023-01-23. Retrieved 2023-01-23.