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Thangar Bachchan

Date of birth : -
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Pathirakottai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-08

Thangar Bachchan (born 1962) is a Tamil Indian film director and actor, a cinematographer and novelist. His movies represent the rural milieu after Bharathiraja. So, all his films have been successful.


As Director

2002 Azhagi ; Solla Marandha Kadhai
2004 Thendral
2005 Chidambarathil Oru Appasamy
2007 Pallikoodam
2011 Kalavadiya Pozhudugal

As Cinematographer:

Pavalakodi (2003)
Thendral (2004)
Chidambarathil Oru Appasamy (2005)
Periyar (2007)
Pallikoodam (2007)
Onbadhu Roobai Nottu (2007)
Kalavadiya Pozhuthugal (2008)


1993 - Lilli Deivasigamani Memorial Award for Best Short Story Collection (Vellai Maadu)
1996 - Tamil Nadu Geovernment'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

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