Famed sound designer-turned-actor and filmmaker who directed Bollywood blockbusters Sargam and Swati Mutyam. He started his career being a technician within a film studio room at Chennai. His movies Shankarabharanam and Sagara Sangamam had been highlighted on CNN-IBN’s set of the main one hundred finest Indian movies ever. He previously three children called Padmavati, Nagendranath, and Ravindranath. He and fellow Indian movie director P. Bharathiraja both earned multiple Country wide Film Awards.