Celebrity/ M. Sasikumar

BIOGRAPHY

M. Sasikumar studied business administration in Madurai and has a bachelor's degree. He began working in films through his uncle Kandasaamy, who produced Sethu (1999). Sasikumar worked as an assistant director for the film, where he made the acquaintance of Ameer, who was also assisting and went on to make a name for himself. He assisted director Ameer in Mounam Pesiyadhe (2002) and Raam (2005). It was during the initial phases of Ameer’s Paruthiveeran (2007) that he began his groundwork for Subramaniapuram and left the production to focus on his film. He directed, acted and produced the film Subramaniapuram in 2008, his debut directorial venture. Subramaniapuram centers on a set of vagabond youths in Madurai during the 1980s and their lives that gets enmeshed in politics and crime, eventually leading to tragedy. Subramaniapuram, shot in 85 days, received critical acclaim and became a box-office grosser.