Tamil Actor M. Sasikumar Profile
Full Name : Mahalingam Sasi Kumar
D.O.D : 28 September 1975
Place of Birth : Madurai
Other names : Sasi
Occupation : Actor, director, producer, distributor
Years active : 1999–present
Parents : Mahalingam, Padmavathy
Awards : Film Fare Best Director Award -2008
Vijay Award for Best Director – 2008
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil – 2008
Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Actor – 2001
M. Sasikumar is a Tamil film director, actor cum producer. He worked as an assistant director for Director Bala in Sethu and also worked for Director Ameer in his first two films Mounam Pesiyathey & Raam. Moreover S.R.Kathiir cinematographer of Subramaniapuram assisted Ramji who worked with Ameer in all his movies as his cinematographer. He has made huge fans to follow him just with his single direction of Subramaniapuram in 2009. He has created a new trend set in 2008 Tamil film industry by destroying all traditional customs of masala films.
He set foot in the film industry through his uncle Kandasaamy who was the producer of the movie Sethu (1999). He started his career working as an assistant director for Director Bala in Sethu. He also worked for Director Ameer in his first two films Mounam Pesiyathey and Raam. He also assisted director Ameer in Mounam Pesiyadhe (2002) and Raam (2005). It is said that during the initial phases of Ameer’s Paruthiveeran (2007) is when he began his groundwork for Subramaniapuram and left the production to focus on his film.
Sasi was born on 30th November 1975 in Madurai in Tamil Nadu. His father’s name is mahalingam and his mother’s name is Padmavathy. He completed his bachelor’s degree in business administration and worked in a jewelry shop.