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Years active
  
2001-present

Role
  
Film actor

Name
  
P. Samuthirakani

Residence
  
Chennai


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Born
  
April 26, 1973 (age 50) (
1973-04-26
)

Occupation
  
Film director, Film actor, screenwriter, voice actor

Awards
  
Vijay Award for Favourite Director, Vijay Award for Best Dialogue

Movies
  
Nimirndhu Nil, Saattai, Poraali, Kaaval, Naadodigal

Similar People
  
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P. Samuthirakani is an Indian film actor and director who predominantly works in the Tamil film industry besides appearing in a number of Malayalam films. He worked as an assistant to director K Balachander. His 2009 directorial Naadodigal was a runaway hit, which was later remade in three languages. He has acted in several films as well and is best known for his performances in Subramaniapuram, Easan (both directed by M Sasikumar), Saattai and Oppam. He won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2016 for Visaranai.

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Career

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Samuthirakani studied B.Sc.(Mathematics), in Rajapalayam Rajus College, and Bachelor of Law from Ambedkar Law College, Chennai.Samuthirakani entered cinema with dreams of making it as an actor. “People said I don't have the looks or the physique for it. I was unfazed. ‘Insults are a part of life,' I told myself and persevered. So when did he finally get a chance to don the greasepaint? “Pandiarajan's Padikkira Vayasu in which I had just a line to say! And to squeeze myself into the scene I had to cringe and crawl before the assistant director!” Not a tinge of self-pity! “Why at all? Slights can't hold me back.”

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In 1997, he joined as an assistant director under K Vijayan. Samuthirakani who always used to keep himself busy with work was noticed by Iyakkunar Sigaram K Balachander and was roped in as assistant director for his 100th film Parthaale Paravasam. He also got the chance to work as Balachander’s assistant in mega-serial Anni telecasted by Jaya TV. The director recalls that the work experience he gained under his mentor Balachander helped him in many ways while shooting Arasi and Selvi, the mega-serial telecasted in Sun TV, which were massive hits among housewives.

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And that's when he started writing out scenes and dialogue which he would enact within the confines of his room. Soon it led to the discovery that inside him was a capable storyteller.

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Subramaniapuram showcased Samuthirakani as an actor with potential and Nadodigal helped him prove his mettle as a director. From maker of megas to director of films that began with Unnai Charan Adaindhain, Kani has always been busy, primarily because he's absolutely ego-less. The lukewarm response to his début film and the disaster ero — didn't deter him. “If the film is a hit everyone vies for the laurels. And if the result is negative, it's the director who has to bear the onus,” he shrugs. He went back to television, joined his mentor K Balachander's unit, worked as an assistant of Ameer for Paruthiveeran and kept himself as busy as ever. “I continued working till better things came my way". And the best did happen — Sasikumar gave him that solid role in Subramaniapuram, followed it up with another in Easan, played hero under Sasikumar's direction, and is back with him for Porali. He showed his best performance as an honest policeman in Visaranai movie for which he got Best Character Artist Award from Ananda Vikatan.


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Filmography

Director
-
Appa 2 (announced)
2023
Bro
2021
Vinodhaya Sitham
2020
Naadodigal 2 (P. Samuthirakani)
2018
Kitna
2017
Aakasha Mittayee
2017
Thondan
2016
Appa
2015
Janda Pai Kapiraju
2014
Nimirndhu Nil
2012
Yaare Koogadali (directed by)
2011
Poraali
2011
Sangharshana
2010
Sambo Siva Sambho (as Samudira Kani)
2009
Naadodigal (as Samudira Kani)
2008
Thiruvilaiyaadal (TV Series)
2004
Neranja Manasu (as Samudira Kani)
2003
Anni (TV Series) (638 episodes)
2003
Unnai Charanadaindhen
Actor
-
Appa 2 (announced)
-
Bhogi (announced)
-
Kamsa (announced)
-
Kattam Potta Satta (announced)
-
B Nilavarayum Sharjah Palliyum (pre-production) as
Mehroof
-
Untitled Rana Daggubati/Dulquer Salmaan Project (pre-production)
-
Ajagrata (filming)
-
Siren (filming)
-
Untitled GPRK Productions/Nanda Periyasamy Project (filming)
-
Agni Nakshatram (post-production)
-
Mugai (post-production)
2024
Game Changer (post-production)
2024
Indian 2 (post-production)
2023
Rajakili (post-production)
-
Yavarum Vallavare (completed)
2023
Are You Ok Baby? (completed)
-
Public
2023
Bro as
Brother Shanker
2023
Vimanam
2023
Nenu Student Sir! as
Arjun Vasudevan
2023
Dasara as
Shivanna
2023
Vaathi as
Srinivas Tripathi
2023
Naan Kadavul Illai
2023
Thalaikoothal
2023
Thunivu as
Dayalan
2022
Panchatantram
2022
Dongalunnaru Jagratta
2022
Macherla Niyojakavargam as
MLA Rajappa
2022
Poikkal Kuthirai
2022
Yaanai
2022
Don as
Chakaravarthi's father
2022
Sarkaru Vaari Paata as
Rajendranath
2022
RRR as
Venkateswarulu
2022
Maaran as
Pazhani
2022
Bheemla Nayak as
Jeevan Kumar
2021
Writer
2021
Chithirai Sevvaanam
2021
MGR Magan
2021
Udanpirappe as
Sargunam Vaathiyaar
2021
Vinodhaya Sitham
2021
Aakashavaani as
Chandram Master
2021
Thalaivi as
R.N. Veerappan (Tamil & Telugu Version) (as P.Samuthirakani)
2021
Vellai Yaanai as
Vella kunji
2021
Sanga Thalaivan
2021
Sillu Vandugal
2021
Aelay
2021
Pulikkuthi Pandi as
Karumbalai Pandi
2021
Madura Veera
2021
Krack as
Katari Krishna (as Samudrakhani)
2020
Ettuthikkum Para as
Ambedkar
2020
2 Days
2020
Naanga Romba Busy as
Director
2020
Walter as
Bala
2020
Naadodigal 2 as
Bus Driver (Cameo)
2020
Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo as
Appala Naidu
2019
Sillu Karuppatti as
Dhanapal
2019
Adutha Saattai
2019
Namma Veettu Pillai as
Chandrabose (Arumpon's Father)
2019
Kaappaan as
Joseph
2019
Jackpot as
Film Director
2019
Kolanji
2019
Pettikadai
2018
Kitna
2018
Aan Devathai
2018
Vada Chennai as
Guna
2018
60 Vayadu Maaniram as
Ranga
2018
Maniyar Kudumbam
2018
Goli Soda 2
2018
Kaala as
Vaaliyappa
2018
Kinar
2018
Madurai Veeran
2018
Yemaali as
Police Officer
2018
Peranbu
2018
Nimir
2017
Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 as
Raghuvaran's father
2017
Kootathil Oruthan as
Sathyamurthy
2017
Thondan
2017
1971: Beyond Borders
2016
Achamindri as
Sathya
2016
Oppam as
Vasudevan aka Vasu
2016
Karingunnam 6's as
Saravanan
2016
Appa
2016
Amma Kanakku as
Ranganathan
2016
Vetrivel
2016
Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum as
Sub Inspector
2016
Tharkappu
2015
Pasanga 2 as
Guest Appearance
2015
Rajini Murugan as
Elarai Mukkan
2015
Strawberry
2015
Visaaranai as
Muthuvel
2015
Paayum Puli as
Selvam
2015
Adhibar
2015
Kaaval as
Chandrasekhar
2015
Buddhanin Sirippu as
Vetri
2015
Masss as
Radha Krishnan
2015
The Reporter as
DySp Parthasarathy
2015
Sandamarutham as
Thirumalai
2014
Kattu - The Bind (Short) as
OPening Voice over (voice)
2014
Vasanthathinte Kanal Vazhikalil
2014
Kaadu as
Nandha
2014
Velaiyilla Pattathari as
Raghuvaran's father
2014
Nimirndhu Nil as
Cameo Appearance
2014
Ninaithathu Yaaro
2013
D Company as
Chowkidar
2012
The Hitlist as
DSP Anapazhakan
2012
Neer Paravai as
Uduman Gani
2012
Saattai as
Dayalan
2012
Thiruvambadi Thamban as
Ramanujam
2012
7aam Vaguppu C Pirivu (TV Series)
2010
Easan as
Sangayya
2010
Shikkar as
Abdullah (as Samudira Kani)
2010
Sambo Siva Sambho
2008
Subramaniapuram as
Kanugu (as Samudira Kani)
2007
Paruthiveeran (Cameo appearance ) (uncredited)
2006
Poi
2004
Neranja Manasu
2001
Paarthale Paravasam
Writer
-
Appa 2 (announced)
2022
Thank God (original story)
2018
Kitna
2018
Nimir (dialogue)
2017
Aakasha Mittayee (story, screenplay)
2016
Appa
2015
Janda Pai Kapiraju (written by)
2014
Nimirndhu Nil
2013
Rangrezz (story)
2012
Yaare Koogadali (written by)
2011
Poraali
2011
Hudugaru (screenplay) / (story)
2010
Sambo Siva Sambho (story & screenplay - as Samudira Kani)
2009
Naadodigal (as Samudira Kani)
2004
Neranja Manasu (as Samudira Kani)
2003
Unnai Charanadaindhen
Producer
2019
Adutha Saattai (producer)
2016
Appa (producer)
Assistant Director
2007
Paruthiveeran (assistant director)
Thanks
2015
Pasanga 2 (thanks)
2014
Poovarasam Peepee (we are thankful to - as P. Samuthirakani)

References

Samuthirakani Wikipedia