Sundar C. is a South Indian film director and actor. He has directed over 25 films in Tamil and Telugu. Initially, he worked as an assistant director to Manivannan and became a director with the family drama Murai Maman.
Sundar went on to direct many humour themed films like Ullathai Allithaa (1996), Mettukudi (1996) and Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga (1999). In 1997, he directed his high-profile project till date, Arunachalam with Rajinikanth. He also occasionally directed action and thriller films like Unnai Kann Theduthe (2000), Rishi (2001) and Chinna (2005).
In 2003, he directed two films Winner and Anbe Sivam. The former was successful and the comedy scenes from that film became hugely popular. However the latter despite being critically acclaimed, the film was under performed but became a cult classic. After directing Rendu (2006), Sundar took a break from directing in order to concentrate on acting career. He made his acting debut as lead actor with Thalainagaram (2006) which was well received. Except Thalainagaram, his other films as lead actor received negative reviews and performed poorly at box-office. He then made a comeback as a director with Nagaram Marupakkam (2010), Kalakalappu (2012), Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru (2013), Aranmanai (2014), Ambala (2015), Aranmanai 2 (2016), Madha Gaja Raja (2016(Delayed)).
Born on: 21 January, 1968
Born in: Erode, Tamil Nadu, India