Birth Day September 4th, 1975
Birth Place Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India
Age 48 Years Old
Zodiac Sign virgo

About Vetrimaaran

An Indian film director, screenwriter, & producer, Vetrimaaran is famous for his works in the Tamil films such as "Udhayam NH4", "Aadukalam", "Polladhavan", "Kaaka Muttai", "Visaranai", "Asuran", "Vada Chennai".

Indian Film Director, Screenwriter and Producer, Vetrimaaran


In 2012, Vetrimaaran opened his own production house named "Grass Root Film Company" and launched his maiden project "Udhayam- NH47" with Siddharth in the lead role and his associate Manimaran as a director. He started his career as an assistant director to Balu Mahendra for the "Kadai Neram" serial for Sun TV. He made his directorial debut with the "Polladhavan" which film won Vijay Award for Best Director in 2007, & his second feature film "Aadukalam" won six National Film Awards. On 27 September 2020, he was honored by a Special Award for his role in "Thirai Asuran". He also made a short film for the anthology entitled "Paava Kadhaigal" (2020) and it's one of the episodes is titled "Oor Iravu". His each of the film touched upon the issue of honor killing. He has also featured in guest appearances "Jigarthanda" in 2014.

Family and Early Life

Vetrimaaran was born to a Hindu family on 4 September 1975. His birthplace is Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India. He holds the nationality of Indian belonging to Indian-Asian ethnicity whereas his race is Asian. His religious belief is Hindu. As per his birthdate, his star or zodiac sign is Virgo. Vetrimaaran's present age is 45 as he cut his 45th birthday cake as of 2020. 

About Vetrimaaran's parents, he is the son of Dr. V. Chitravel (Father) and Megala Chitravel (Mother). His father was a veterinary scientist whereas his mother is a noted novelist. He has a sister who is an oenologist.

Vetrimaaran graduated in English Literature in 1994 from Loyola College, Chennai. Before, he completed his schooling in Tamil Nadu. Then, he joined YMCA, Chennai for his higher secondary education.

Vetrimaaran Wife and Children

Vetrimaaran is happily married to his beautiful wife named Aarthi, who is working as a General Manager in a Multinational Company. The couple is blessed with two children: a daughter named Poonthendral. He is straight by sexuality.

Vetrimaaran's Wife, Aarthi is a General Manager in a company

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Vetrimaaran Net Worth and Salary

The awards winning Vetrimaaran has an estimated net worth of over $5 million as of 2021. His primary source of income comes from film director, screenwriter, film producer as well as he earns almost 20-40 Lakh salary income. He has a huge car collection BMW and also actives charities work where he donated to NGOs and trust.

Vetrimaaran Body Measurements - Height and Weight

With a slim body build, Vetrimaaran has a height of 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm and his balanced weight is around 68 Kg or 150 lbs. His hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown. His body measurement is chest size: 40 inches, biceps size: 13 inches, & waist size: 32 inches.


  • 2007- "Polladhavan"
  • 2011- "Aadukalam"
  • 2013- "Udhayam NH4", "Naan Rajavaga Pogiren"
  • 2014- "Poriyaalan"
  • 2015- "Kaaka Muttai"
  • 2016- "Visaranai", "Kodi"
  • 2017- "Lens"
  • 2018- "Annanukku Jai", "Vada Chennai"
  • 2019- "Asuran", "Migaa Migaa Avasaram"

Vetrimaaran, Writer and Director of the film 'Asuran'

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  • 2020- "Paava Kadhaigal"
  • 2021- "Sangathalaivan", "Viduthalai", "VaadiVaasal"

As an Actor

  • 2002- "Kadhai Virus"
  • 2014- "Jigarthanda"

Awards and Nominations

  • 2007- Vijay Award for "Polladhavan"
  • 2011- Two National Film Award (Director, Screenplay), Filmfare Award, & SIIMA Award Vijay Award for "Aadhukalam"
  • 2015- National Film Award, Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award, Norway Tamil Film Festival Award, Audience's Choice Award, Tamil Nadu State Film Award, Filmfare Award, and Edison Award for "Kaaka Muttai"
  • 2016- National Film Award, & Three Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award (Film, Director, Screenplay) for "Visaranai"
  • 2018- Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award for "Veda Chennai"
  • 2019- National Film Award, Zee Cine Award, Behindwoods Gold Medal, & Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award for "Asuran"

Vetrimaaran wins the Best Director Award for 'Asuran'

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