R Kannan

Director ● Screenplay Writer ● Story Writer


R. Kannan is an Indian filmmaker and screenwriter. He made his directorial debut with the successful Tamil film Jayamkondaan starring Vinay Rai and Bhavana in 2008. Kannan started his career assisting director Manobala before joining Mani Ratnam in films including Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), Ayutha Ezhuthu (2004) and Guru (2007). Jayamkondaan revolved around an Information technology professional and his relationship with his step sister. The film opened to generally positive reviews. His second film, Kanden Kadhalai, was a remake of Imtiaz Ali's Hindi blockbuster, Jab We Met (2007). Featuring Bharath and Tamannaah Bhatia in the lead, it was successful at the Box Office. He released Vanthaan Vendraan which has Jeeva and Taapsee Pannu. He remade Delhi Belly in Tamil as Settai starring Arya, Santhanam, Premgi, Hansika Motwani, Anjali & Nassar. Oru Oorla Rendu Raja is his fifth film.

Born on: 21 July, 1971

Born in: Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Tamil TBA
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil TBA
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil TBA
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 2014
Screenplay Writer
Tamil 2014
Screenplay Writer
Tamil 2013
Screenplay Writer
Tamil 2011
Screenplay Writer
Tamil 2009
Screenplay Writer
Tamil 2008
Screenplay Writer
Tamil TBA
Director
Tamil TBA
Director
Tamil TBA
Director
Tamil 2014
Director
Tamil 2014
Director
Tamil 2013
Director
Tamil 2011
Director
Tamil 2009
Director
Tamil 2008
Director
Tamil 2002
Assistant Director
Tamil 1995
Director
Tamil 2011
Special Appearance
Tamil 2014
Producer
Kannada 1981
Editor