Salem Chandrasekharan

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Salem Chandrasekharan is a Tamil film producer. He has produced high-budget films like Ghajini and Sabari under Sree Saravana Creations. [1] [2]

Tamil cinema India based Tamil language film industry

Tamil cinema refers to Tamil-language motion pictures, which are primarily made in India. Based in the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, the hub of the Tamil film industry is in the Kodambakkam neighbourhood of Chennai. Kollywood is a colloquial term for this industry, the word being a portmanteau of Kodambakkam and Hollywood.

A film producer is a person who oversees film production. Either employed by a production company or working independently, producers plan and coordinate various aspects of film production, such as selecting the script; coordinating writing, directing, and editing; and arranging financing.

<i>Ghajini</i> (2005 film) 2005 Indian Tamil-language action thriller film directed by A. R. Murugadoss

Ghajini is a 2005 Indian Tamil language martial arts film directed by AR Murugadoss and produced by Salem Chandrasekharan. The film stars Suriya, Asin, Nayanthara, with Pradeep Rawat and Riyaz Khan playing supporting roles. Pradeep Rawat plays identical twins. Harris Jayaraj composed the soundtrack and background music, while R. D. Rajasekhar and Anthony were the film's cinematographer and editor respectively. The film explores the life of a rich businessman who develops anterograde amnesia following a violent encounter in which his love interest was killed by the villain. He tries to avenge the killing with the aid of Polaroid Instant camera photographs, permanent tattoos on his body and a medical college student.



Before venturing into film production, he was a cinema distributor and a theatre owner in Salem called ARK Complex with three theatres. [3] Sources say that he has sold / leased the 3 theatres due to loss in production since Ghajini was the only hit film under his banner. Currently the 3 theatres are closed due to renovation work.

Salem, Tamil Nadu Metropolis in Tamil Nadu, India

Salem is a city in Salem district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located about 160 kilometres (100 mi) northeast of Coimbatore, 186 kilometres (116 mi) southeast of Karnataka state capital Bangalore and about 340 kilometres (210 mi) southwest of the state capital, Chennai. Salem is the fifth largest city in Tamil Nadu by population and covers 124 km2 (48 sq mi).

Produced films

Sullan is a 2004 Indian Tamil action masala drama film written and directed by Ramana. It stars Dhanush, along with Sindhu Tolani, Manivannan, Pasupathy and Easwari Rao among others. The film was composed by Vidyasagar. The film was opened to negative reviews from the film critics and audience. It was later dubbed in Telugu as Mourya.

February 14 is a 2005 Indian Tamil romantic comedy film directed by debutant S. P. Hosimin. Produced by Sri Saravanaa Creations, the film stars Bharath and Renuka Menon, whilst its soundtrack was composed by Bharathwaj. Having proved his acting skills in Kaadhal (2004), Bharath has yet again given a matured performance. The movie has received to positive reviews.


Sabari is a 2007 Tamil action film directed by Suresh. It stars Vijayakanth as the titular character in the lead role, while Jyothirmayi, Malavika, and Pradeep Rawat play supporting roles. Shooting for the film was done at various locations in India, including Chennai, Pondicherry and Rameswaram. Songs for the film were shot at Hong Kong. The film released on 17 March 2007 to positive reviews. This movie was running 120 Days but it was an average hit at the box office. It was later dubbed in Hindi as Hathiyaar.

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  1. "Sabari Movie Launch". IndiaGlitz. 19 September 2006. Retrieved 3 July 2011.