Kalavani Villain Thirumurugan: Interview

Thirumurgan who has been with the industry for a decade is now a known face after Kalavani release.,

A small talk with him.

Tell us about yourself and how you got the Kalavani villain role.

I come from a small village in Thanjavur called Ambalapattu. My dad Sadasivam is a retired teacher and my mother Ramalakshmi, a housewife. It was my father who groomed me to become what I am today. Right from childhood he wanted me to be creative and persuaded me to read a lot. Ten years ago, I came to Chennai to pursue my dream of becoming a film director. My father, who used to live in a hut, found a house in Chennai for me to live. My sister used to send money. So I was able to concentrate on work. Director Sargunam and I became thick friends as we were from the same village. He introduced me to director Vijay of Kreedam fame. I worked as his assistant in more than 50 commercials and some of his films. When Sargunam got a chance to direct Kalavani, I became his co-director. One day, he sprang a surprise saying I was going to play the villain.

How Did you feel when you first faced the camera.

When I faced the camera for the first time, people on the set clapped and encouraged me. As co-director, I have seen the film from the editing table to the first copy several times. But when I watched it along with the public at Sangam, it was a different experience. My father and sister were with me. The man who created the film, Sargunam stood in a corner, enjoying each and every move of mine when people congratulated me.

How is Life after Kalavani

People recognise me wherever I go. My old friends and teachers call me up to appreciate my performance. I am now acting in three Tamil films and one in Telugu. I plan to direct films next year. I want to prove that I can act to the satisfaction of one and all, particularly my directors.



  1. Selvakumar

    dear friend,

    Hai how are u  ?  I am Selvakumar from perumagalur(near peravurani)  I saw the flim Kalavani  your acting is very good.  callme my no : 9843010535 give your mobile no:

  2. iyyappan,mannargudi.

    hai thiru sir neenga nalla nadiccinga sir kalavani padattha na 28 vatti patthutten sir ungaloda na pesanum sir so unga mobile no pls…………………

  3. Senthilkumar Hosur

    Really you acted well.I hope you wiill become the best director soon.god bless you.

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