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Thangar Bachan

Film director

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1962 (age 60),
Pathirakottai, Tamil Nadu, India

cinematographer, film director, actor, film producer, novelist

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Thangar Bachan (born 1962) is an Indian film director and actor, Cinematographer and novelist. He was born in Pathrakottai, a village near Panruti.


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Early life

Thankar Bachan was born in Pathirakottai, a village near Panruti.


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Thankar Bachan was known for his contribution in portraying North Tamil Nadu villages which was not depicted in Tamil cinema properly.His story plots were set mostly at Panruti and surrounding villages. After Bharathiraja villages were best portrayed in Thangar Bachan movies. Bharathiraja himself declared that after him Bachan directs the best village films.


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Thankar Bachan has often faced criticism for his public speeches and notably had to face the wrath of actresses including Khushboo for saying that "women who acted mainly for money are akin to prostitutes". He later had to apologise. During the audio launch of Aridhu Aridhu, Thangar Bachan criticised some of the filmmakers in Kollywood for unnecessarily wasting more money on songs at foreign locations and technical extravaganzas in films that blatantly lacks a good concept.

As Cinematographer only

  • Malai Charal (1990)
  • Dharma Seelan (1991)
  • Madhumathi (1992)
  • Mogamul (1993)
  • Veetai Par Nattai Par (1994)
  • Malappuram Haji Mahanaya Joji (1994) (Malayalam film)
  • Vaanmathi (1995)
  • Vaazhga Jananayagam (1995)
  • Karuvelam Pookkal (1996)
  • Kadhal Kottai (1996)
  • Kaalamellam Kadhal Vaazhga (1997)
  • Kaadhale Nimmadhi (1998)
  • Sirf Tum (1998) (Hindi film)
  • Marumalarchi (1998)
  • Kannedhirey Thondrinal (1999)
  • Kanave Kalaiyadhe (1999)
  • Kallazhagar (1999)
  • Unnudan (1999)
  • Bharathi (2000)
  • Kannukku Kannaga (2000)
  • Kutti (2001)
  • Pandavar Bhoomi (2001)
  • Periyar (2007)
  • Awards

  • 1993 – Lilli Deivasigamani Memorial Award for Best Short Story Collection (Vellai Maadu)
  • 1996 – Tamil Nadu Government's Award for Best Novel (Onbathu Rubai Nottu)
  • 1996 – Agni Akshara Award for Best Novel (Onbathu Rubai Nottu)
  • 1996 – Thiruppur Tamil Sangam Award for Best Novel (Onbathu Rubai Nottu)
  • 1997 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Cinematographer (Film – Kaalamellam Kadhal Vazhga)
  • 1998 – "Kalaimamani" Award – awarded by the Government of Tamil Nadu for Contributions in Tamil cinema
  • 2002 – GV SICA Award for Best Director (Film – Azhagi)
  • 2005 – Jaya TV Award for Best Actor (Film – Chidambarathil Oru Appasamy)
  • 2007 – Tamil Nadu State Raja Sando Award for Contribution in Film direction
  • 2007 – Santhome Communication Award for Best Director (Film – Onbadhu Roobai Nottu)
  • 2007 – Sathyan Memorial Film Award for Best Director (Tamil) (Film – Pallikoodam)
  • 2007 – GV SICA Award for Best Story Dialogues (Film – Pallikoodamm)
  • 2007 - Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Director for Pallikoodamm)
  • 2015 - Best literary Athiththanar Award for "Thankar Bachan Kathaigal" - A Short Story Collection.
  • References

    Thangar Bachan Wikipedia

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