Vikram K. Kumar
Kumar graduated from Madras Christian College in Chennai. In April 1997 he joined director Priyadarshan, working on the Malayalam film Chandralekha as assistant director. He also worked under Priyadarshan in Doli Saja Ke Rakhna and Hera Pheri. In 1998, he directed his debut non-feature film, Silent Scream, for which he won the National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film.
After the success of Yavarum Nalam, he considered making a sequel to the film with Madhavan, while he also announced a separate project titled Athirshtasaali with the actor, though neither of the projects materialised.
Then it took almost two years to complete Ishq. In 2014, he directed Manam, for which he received the Filmfare Award for Best Director - Telugu. In 2016, he directed science fiction thriller 24 which was critically and commercially successful. In 2017, he re-launched Akhil Akkineni with Hello due to the dud of actor's debut film.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|1998||Silent Scream||English||National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film|
|2009||Yavarum Nalam||Tamil||Dubbed into Telugu as Padamudu|
|2014||Manam||Telugu||Filmfare Award for Best Director - Telugu|
|2016||24||Tamil||Music by A. R. Rahman|
|2017||Hello||Telugu||Music by Anup Rubens|
|2019||Gang Leader||Telugu||Music by Anirudh Ravichander|
- National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film (director) Silent Scream (1998)
- Sunkari, Chandrasekhar. "పెళ్లికి ఆహ్వానిస్తే... సినిమా చెయ్యమన్నారు!". www.eenadu.net. Hyderabad: Eenadu. Archived from the original on 18 January 2018. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
- Director Vikram K Kumar - Interview - Behindwoods.com - Tamil Movie Actor Interviews - Yaavarum Nalam 13B Alai Silent Scream Ishtam
- "46th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 12 March 2012.