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S. A. Chandrasekhar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 16, 2018

Short Biography

S. A. Chandrasekhar was born in 1945 in Thangachimadam, Ramanathapuram in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter & Film Actor who known for his work in Tamil Cinema.

S. A. Chandrasekhar Complete Bio & Career

S. A. Chandrasekhar is a South Indian film producer film, director and the writer who primarily involved in Tamil movies and then in few movies from Bollywood. He is a father of one of the most popular actors of Tamil movies,’Vijay’.  ‘Sattam Oru Iruttarai ‘ was his directional debut film and actor Vijaykanth got a breakthrough this movie. Later he worked on many social themed movies. He has directed more than 70 films in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu languages. Naan Sigappu Manithan, Vetri, Mutham are few famous movies directed by him. He directed “Chattaniki Kallu Levu” a Telugu movie with Chiranjeevi. He successfully launched his son with a movie ‘Naalaya Theerpu’.He also cast his son as a child artist in many of his films before launching him in the Film industry.
He played a role in supporting character in the film titled Naan Sivappu Manithan.”Touring Talkies” was his 69th and last film as a director. After that, he has been involved in writing and supporting actor characters. He was seen as a former CM and President of Opposition party in movie ‘Kodi’ with Dhanush in the main role. He met an accident at a resort and suffered injuries to his head and spine recently.

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S. A. Chandrasekhar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He married to a well-known playback singer and voice artist Shobha. The couple had two children, out of which their daughter Vidhya died when she was two years old. Their son is famous actor’Vijay’. Actor Vikranth is his nephew. The voice actor S. N. Surendar is his brother in law. Actor Jason Sanjay and Actress Divya Saasha are his grandchildren.

Wife Shoba Chandrasekhar
Son Vijay

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Marital Status Married
Debut First Film:- Sattam Oru Iruttarai (1981)

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About S. A. Chandrasekhar

  • Most of his movies feature his son ‘Vijay’ and actor ‘Vijayakanth’.
  • A story of his daughter ‘Vidhya’ who died at the age of two was depicted in the movie ‘Sukran’ in 2005 of which Vijay was a part.
  • Directors M.Rajesh, I.Rajasekaran, and S.Shankar have worked as an assistant to him.