Nalan Kumarasamy is a Kollywood film director, writer, and actor. His debut directorial venture was a 2013 Tamil black comedy film,
Soodhu Kavvum. This movie starred
Sanchita Shetty and
Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles. This film got selected for screening and was the only Tamil movie to be screened at the Zurich Film Festival. He was born in Chennai city in the state of Tamil Nadu. He started off with event management and business in real estate. He will come up next with a romantic comedy that will be produced by C V Kumar, which he is still scripting.
He has participated in a reality television show, Naalaya Iyakunar in which he made a short film about a filmmaker, Oru Padam Edukkanum and also went on to win the final round of its first season with his entry, Nenjukku Neethi. Once he said in an interview that he wants to avoid repetition of the type of films he would make and keep on jumping a different kind of genres for his movies. He looks forward to having a bright future in the entertainment industry and is near to the road of success and achievements.