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| Cheyyar Ravi|
Cheyyar Ravi Wikipedia
Cheyyar Ravi (c.1962 – 11 March 2017) was an Indian film and television director, who has directed Tamil films and serials.
Cheyyar Ravi directed two Tamil films in the 1990s, Dharma Seelan (1993) featuring Prabhu and Harichandra (1998) with Karthik. In 2009, he began pre-production on an untitled film starring Bharath and written by Crazy Mohan, but the film failed to materialise. It was reported in 2011 that Cheyyar Ravi would direct Nanbargal 40 Thirudargalum for Sivaji Productions featuring Kamal Haasan and Prabhu, but again, the film was never made.
He has since prioritised work as a director of television serials with most of the series were produced by Sathya Jyothi films, making Gopuram in 2000, Panam in 2003, Anandham from 2003 and Annakodiyum Aindhu Pengalum featuring Shruthi Raj in 2015. He also sits on the committee for the South Indian Small Screen Producers Council. He directed the Sinhalese remake of Malayalam film Drishyam titled Dharmayudhaya.
He died due to cardiac arrest on 11 March 2017, while directing a TV series.