Bakkiyaraj Kannan at Edison Award 2017
|Born||Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Residence||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Occupation||Film Director • Screenwriter|
|Years active||2012 - Present|
Bakkiyaraj Kannan is an Indian film director and screenwriter who works primarily in Tamil cinema. He is best known for his directorial debut Remo .In 2016 he made his directional debut with Remo starring Sivakarthikeyan and Keerthy Suresh under 24 am production and Featuring music composed by Anirudh Ravichander, cinematography by P. C. Sreeram, Sound designed by Resul Pookutty, the film began production during October 2015 and was released on 7 October 2016 opened to positive critical reception and was a commercial success.
Career[edit | edit source]
During his film institute days Bakkiyaraj Kannan joined Sathyam cinemas to balance both financial issues and his passion for cinema.There he was noticed by the theater manager who got to knew everything about Bakkiyaraj Kannan made him quit the job and motivated him to concentrate on his studies and future.
After his graduation from M. G. R Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu he started making short films and as well participated and emerged as contest winner in naalaya iyakunar.There ace successful film director Sundar C. who was a judge for naalaya iyakunar show got impressed with bakkiyaraj works offered him to work in his next Project Kalakalappu in 2012. Post Kalakalappu bakkiyaraj Kannan joined Atlee Kumar for Raja Rani (film) with whom he was having close association from his film institute days. Both the films Kalakalappu and Raja Rani were big hits.Then Bakkiyaraj went on his directional debut Remo which was a blockbuster starring Sivakarthikeyan in the lead role. It was a remarkable debut with a run of 100 days in many theatres in Tamil Nadu.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Bakkiyaraj Kannan was born into a farming family to kannan and lakshmi in ramanathapuram, Vellore district district, Tamil Nadu. His upbringing and primary education was done at Thiruvalam and went to chennai for higher studies and he obtained B.sc hotel management in SRM University, Chennai. Thereafter Bakkiyaraj Kannan pursued D.F.Tech from Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu in Taramani Chennai 2007-2010.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
|2016||Remo||N||Received best debut director award 2017 - Edison Awards|
|2018||Untitled Project||N||Pre Production|
References[edit | edit source]
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- Movie Making Video
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