Saravana Pandiyan


Saravana Pandiyan is a Tamil Director who works predominantly in the South Indian film industry. He is a native of Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu. He got married to Nirmala Devi. He was soon the father of two beautiful daughters with her. His wife, Nirmala Devi, was an assistant professor in the Aruppukkottai Devanga college of Arts and Sciences. In May 2018 she was guilty of being involved in a scandal.

She allegedly had a phone conversation with a group of girls from MKU in which she tempted the female students of the college to get involved in sexual actions with higher officials of the MKU. Saravana Pandiyan stayed in a separate house with his two daughters while investigations were underway. Police officials interrogated Saravan’s wife and held her in custody. Soon she went to the Virudhunagar court, and Magistrate Thilageshwari gave his verdict and extended her judicial custody, and she then served her custodial period in Madurai Central jail.

Saravan Pandiyan rose to success and recognition after his movie Thalaimurai hit the theatres in 1998. The producer of the movie was M. K. Hari Shankar. The cast of the film comprised of many big names like director K. S. Adhiyaman who was in the lead role and other actors like Kanaka Bhanupriya, Rajkiran, Revathi, etc. Music in the film was by Ilayaraja. The movie revolves around a couple who manage to have a baby after seven long years of marriage. Unfortunately, the baby is born dead.

The father of the boy replaces the dead baby with an illegitimate baby to prevent his wife from the sorrow of losing the child. The string of events that take place as the truth gets revealed to the characters in the course of the story. Another movie directed by Saravan Pandiyan is Jennifer Karuppaiyaah.

The movie’s cast includes actor Vasan, Rohini, Mridula Vijay, Rajkiran, Raj Kapoor, Bharani among others and falls in the genre of Romance and Drama. The movie aimed at giving a social message regarding how the increasing plots eat up the land meant for agriculture and farming activities done by the peasants.

The project released in 2016. The director saravan had a nice intention about the social message but as the movie progressed the story deviated and hence the social awareness that he wished to spread was somewhere lost. The film received a below average response at the box office.


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