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Name: Dharani
DOB: Not Known
Birth Place: Chennai,Tamil Nadu, India
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No of Movies: 3

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Sangamithra 14-Jan-2018
Kolaiyuthir Kaalam 29-Dec-2017
1818 08-Dec-2017
8 Thottakkal 01-Dec-2017
Oru Mugathirai 28-Nov-2017

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Became a thorough professional with the movie Ghilli(2001).


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Full Biography of Director Dharani

Dharani (born Ramani) is an Indian film director, who primarily directs action-masala films. He is best known for directing the blockbuster films Dhill, Dhool and Ghilli.

He first directed the film Ethirum Pudhirum, loosely based on forest brigand Veerappan and his younger brother's death, starring Mammootty. Financial constraints and political controversies ensured its delayed release in 1999. It received critical acclaim and was awarded second place in the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film. The film's producer Purna Chandra Rao made Dharani the director of his next production, starring Vikram, Dhill. The film was a box-office success and his next film Dhool, produced by A. M. Rathnam in 2003, again with Vikram along with Jyothika, turned out to be a blockbuster. 

He worked with A. M. Rathnam again for the film Ghilli starring Vijay and Trisha which was again a blockbuster. It was followed by Telugu film Bangaram, featuring Pawan Kalyan in the lead, that received below average reviews. In 2008, he directed Kuruvi, rejoining the lead cast of Ghilli. Unlike the previous success in Ghilli, Kuruvi was a disaster at the box office and was panned by critics. In 2011, he remade the 2010 Hindi blockbuster Dabangg in Tamil as Osthe, with Silambarasan in the lead role, which was again a critical and commercial disaster.

Dharani announced that he would make a Telugu film titled Merupu with Ram Charan Teja and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles, and the film had an official launch in late April 2010. The film progressed slowly throughout 2010 and was later shelved by 2011.

News About Dharani

  • Yuvan's single track release 15 Mar
    [2018-03-14 16:42:00]
    Raja Ranguski, directed by Dharani Dharan, is almost complete. It stars Metro Shirish and Chandini...
  • Sivakarthikeyan to release Raja Rangusi first look
    [2017-05-30 15:30:00]
    Raja Ranguski is a murder mystery, produced by Sakthi Vasan in association with Burma Talkies, it is directed by Burma and Jackson Durai fame Dharanidharan. Yuvanshankar...
  • Ghilli 2 is ready says director
    [2017-04-22 15:12:00]
    Filmmaker Dharani is upbeat. He is ready with the story of Ghilli 2. Remember Gilli was a blockbuster hit that brought together Dharani ...
  • Another movie set in forest
    [2017-02-07 13:04:00]
    After Arya and Jayam Ravi, it seems Vijay Sethupathi will go in a forest to shoot for his movie. Source say that Vijay Sethupathi ...
  • Sirish is Raja Ranguski
    [2016-12-30 14:16:00]
    After a good debut in Metro, actor Sirish will kick start his next which has been titled as...
  • Vikram to join hands with Dharani again?
    [2016-11-05 14:44:00]
    Actor Vikram and filmmaker Dharani share a good rapport. The duo joined hands together to render blockbusters in Dhil and Dhool...
  • Dharanidharan, Sirish to begin shoot in Nov
    [2016-10-18 14:25:00]
    A murder - mystery flick, directed by Jackson Durai fame Dharanidharan features ‘Metro’ fame Shirish in the lead. It is produced by Sakthi Vasan ...
  • What is Yuvan's next?
    [2016-10-15 13:08:00]
    Remember Dharani Dharan? He made all heads turn with movies like Burma and Jackson Durai. Now he is all set to begin his next and it would...
  • Jackson Durai director to work with Metro hero
    [2016-09-06 16:04:00]
    Director Dharanidharan who made films like Burma and Jackson Durai has teamed up with Metro fame ...
  • Actor Aari’s wedding on November 18
    [2015-11-18 15:09:00]
    Aari who was introduced in the film ‘Rettaisuzhi’ later did lead roles in films including Adum Koothum, Malai pozhudhin mayakkathile, Dharani, Nedhunchalai...

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