Shankar Shanmugham

Director ● Story Writer ● Screenplay Writer


Shankar Shanmugham, commonly known as Shankar, is an Indian film director and producer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. Recognized for directing high budget films, he is also a pioneer of vigilante movies in Tamil. He made his directional debut in Gentleman (1993) for which he was awarded the Filmfare Best Director Award and the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Director. He is the highest paid film-maker in India among his contemporaries. In 2007, he was awarded an Honorary doctorate by MGR University.

Born on: 17 August, 1963

Born in: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Tamil 2017
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 2015
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Tamil 2012
Dialogue Writer
Tamil 2010
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 2007
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Tamil 2005
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Tamil 2003
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Hindi 2001
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1999
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1998
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1996
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Hindi 1994
Story Writer
Tamil 1994
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Tamil 1993
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Tamil 2017
Director
Tamil 2015
Director
Tamil 2012
Director
Tamil 2010
Director
Tamil 2007
Director
Tamil 2005
Director
Tamil 2003
Director
Hindi 2001
Director
Tamil 1999
Director
Tamil 1998
Director
Tamil 1996
Director
Tamil 1994
Director
Tamil 1993
Director
Hindi 1992
First Assistant Director
Tamil 1990
First Assistant Director
Hindi 1990
First Assistant Director
Hindi 1990
First Assistant Director
Tamil 1990
First Assistant Director
Tamil 1989
First Assistant Director
Tamil 1988
First Assistant Director
Tamil 1988
First Assistant Director
Tamil 2009
Producer
Tamil 2008
Producer
Tamil 2007
Producer
Tamil 2006
Producer
Tamil 1999
Producer
Tamil 2012
Special Appearance
Tamil 1994
Lyricist