Atlee Kumar Biography

Arun Kumar is known as Atlee, he is an Indian film director, screenwriter and film producer he is best known for his work in Tamil cinema. Atlee initially worked as an assistant director under S. Shankar in the films Enthiran and Nanban. Atlee made his directorial debut with the film Raja Rani, produced by Fox Star Studios, for which Atlee was awarded Best Debut Director by the Vijay Award and the Tamil Nadu State award for best dialogue writer. Atlee is one of the highest-paid directors in India.

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Atlee Kumar Biography

Real Name Arun Kumar
Profession Director, Screenwriter, and Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 170cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 21 September 1986
Age 37 Years
Birthplace Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Madurai, Tamil Nadu
College/University Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
Educational Qualification Graduation
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Krishna Priya
Wife/Spouse Krishna Priya

Atlee Kumar Career


Atlee started his career at the age of 19 working as S. Shankar’s assistant director on the Hindi film 3 Idiots remake Nanban and the film Enthiran. His short film, Mugaputhagam, was well-received by the general people and media outlets. After that, in 2013, A. R. Murugadoss produced the romantic comedy Raja Rani, which marked Atlee’s directorial debut. Starring were Sathyaraj, Jai, Nayanthara, Arya, and Nazriya Nazim. It took home more than ₹50 crores at the box office and brought him the Vijay Award for Best Debut Director.

Some Facts About Atlee Kumar

  • He is a popular Indian filmmaker and screenwriter, who mainly works in the Tamil films.
  • Atlee started his career as an assistant director in the legendary actor, Rajinikanth‘s film, ‘Enthiran’.
  • In a short span of his career, Atlee has worked with the famous actors, like Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai, and Vijay.
  • In November 2019, Atlee signed a three film deal with ‘Red Chillies Entertainment,’ Shah Rukh Khan’s film production company.

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