Vietnam Veedu Sundaram

Birthday: 1943
Date of death: 06-08-2016
Vietnam Veedu Sundaram is a very famous scriptwriter, dialogue writer, actor and director from Tamil Nadu. He is the director of the famous movie “Vietnam Veedu”, which gave fame to the great actor Shivaji Ganesan and went on to earn huge success. Hence, the name “Vietnam Veedu” got attached to Sundaram’s name itself.

Vietnam Veedu Sundaram was born in the year 1945, and from very young age he was curious to know things. He didn't read much in school due to his family situation. So, he was forced to work to earn a living by hard labor even at that young age. He did some odd things and later learnt to be a machine operator, while he got a chance to work with certain stage artists. So, he got an interest to tell interesting stories and direct his own scripts. Slowly he grew to that level and “Vietnam Veedu” gave him a superb start.

Vietnam Veedu Sundaram directed many other movies after that. His films are known for showing family values in a good light. He also acted in few movies such as Appu and Kannamoochi Yenada. His famous television serials are Rishimoolam, Metti Oli, Avargal, Pondaatti thevai, Bhairavi and Pillai Nila. His unique style of speech and showing emotions on the face has made him a favorite among television watchers. For his performances as an actor as well as writer and director, he has got number of awards and both the movie world as well as the television world and respects Vietnam Veedu Sundaram as one of its pioneers and takes his advice before making any important step. That shows the level of command he had on these visual fields.

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