Mithran R. Jawahar

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Mithran R. Jawahar (born 8 June 1979) is an Indian film director who works predominantly in Tamil cinema.[1]

Mithran R. Jawahar
Born (1979-06-08) June 8, 1979 (age 44)
OccupationFilm director Screenwriter

Career edit

Jawahar, an erstwhile assistant of Selvaraghavan, began working on his first film starring Dhanush in December 2004. A remake of the Telugu film Arya (2004), the film was later put on hold and restarted at a later date.[2] As a result, his debut venture was the 2008 film Yaaradi Nee Mohini, starring Dhanush and Nayantara, which was a runaway hit. The film was a remake of the Telugu film Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule, directed by Selvaraghavan.[3]

His next two films Kutty (2010) and Uthamaputhiran (2010), both again remakes and again featuring Dhanush in the lead role, also became successful.[4]

In 2014, Jawahar began work on Saamiyattam, a remake of the Telugu film Swamy Ra Ra, produced and featuring Srikanth in the lead role, but it was later shelved.[5]

He then moved on to direct a remake of the Malayalam film Thattathin Marayathu, titled Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai, in 2016.[6]

In 2021, Jawahar made his first original script with the social drama Mathil, which starred director-actor K. S. Ravikumar in the lead role which was made for digital platform Zee5.[7]

In 2022, he directed the film Thiruchitrambalam, which was his fourth collaboration with Dhanush, which also went to do well at the box-office.[8]

In 2023, Jawahar directed Ariyavan, the debut film of actor Ishaaon and the Tamil debut of actess Pranali Ghogare.[9]

Filmography edit

  • All films are in Tamil, unless mentioned otherwise.
Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Notes Ref
2008 Yaaradi Nee Mohini Remake of 2007 Telugu film Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule [10]
2010 Kutty Remake of the 2004 Telugu film Arya [11]
Uthamaputhiran Remake of the 2008 Telugu film Ready [12]
2016 Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai Remake of the 2012 Malayalam film Thattathin Marayathu [13]
2021 Mathil Released on ZEE5
2022 Thiruchitrambalam Cameo appearance as a traffic police officer
2023 Ariyavan
Adhirshtasaali R Madhavan film Filming [14][15]

References edit

  1. ^ "Mitran R Jawahar — Tamil Movie Directors Interview — Yaaradi Nee Mohini | Kutty". Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  2. ^ "டோடோவின் ரஃப் நோட்டு — Tamil Kavithai -- தமிழ் கவிதைகள் - நூற்று கணக்கில்!". Archived from the original on 4 February 2005.
  3. ^ "YAARADI NEE MOHINI MOVIE REVIEW - DHANUSH Nayanthara YUVAN SHANKAR RAJA Selvaraghavan Jawahar Karthik Kumar Raghuvaran yaaradi nee mohini movie wallpapers hot stills picture image gallery". Retrieved 20 December 2022.
  4. ^ "Next is mine: Mithran Jawahar". IndiaGlitz. 26 November 2009. Archived from the original on 27 November 2009. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Srikanth turns a Producer with 'Samiyattam'". IndiaGlitz. 14 June 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  6. ^ "Mithran Jawahar to Remake Thattathin Marayathu". Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  7. ^ "KS Ravikumar to star in OTT film titled Mathil directed by Mithran Jawahar". 28 March 2021. Archived from the original on 18 April 2021.
  8. ^ Menon, Thinkal (22 August 2022). "Dhanush's Thiruchitrambalam turns out to be a huge hit, grosses 50 crores from across the globe". OTTPlay. Archived from the original on 23 August 2022. Retrieved 23 August 2022. The Mithran Jawahar directorial opened to positive reviews from critics and the audience.
  9. ^ "Mithran R Jawahar's next titled Ariyavan". Cinema Express. Retrieved 3 March 2023.
  10. ^ "Yaaradi Nee Mohini". Sify. Archived from the original on 8 October 2020.
  11. ^ "Dhanush is a busy bee in 2009". Retrieved 10 February 2009.
  12. ^ Dundoo, Sangeetha Devi (21 November 2010). "Ready for another hit" – via
  13. ^ "Thattathin Marayathu Tamil remake gets a title". The Times of India. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  14. ^ "Mithran Jawahar's film with Madhavan will be lighthearted and humorous". The Times of India. 28 February 2023. ISSN 0971-8257. Retrieved 6 June 2023.
  15. ^ "Director Mithran R Jawahar to direct Madhavan's next". 1 March 2023. Retrieved 6 June 2023.