P. Vasu

P. Vasu (Aka) Vasudevan Peethambharam

 Kochi, Kerala, India
 Panneer Pushpangal (2000)

About Me

P. Vasu's father, Peethambaram Nair, worked as a make-up man for M.G.R. and N.T.R. in their films during his time. He was one of the leading make-up artists during his period and was elected as the president of the make-up union Tamil Nadu for 30 years. He later went on to become a producer. He produced about 25 films in Tamil and Telugu and became one of the leading producers in the south. He produced with his brother M.C. Sekhar, who was a cinematographer. M.C. Sekhar had worked as a cinematographer for more than 150 films. Peethambharam died on 21 February 2011 at the age of 89. Vasu is an alumnus of Wesley High School, Chennai. Vasu is married to Shanthi and has a son, Sakthi Vasu, who is an actor and a daughter, Abhirami Vasudevan. His mother is Kamala. Vasu's brothers are Vidyasagar and Vimal, and his sisters are Vijaylakshmi, Vasantha and Vanaja.

He is a director, writer, producer, and actor. He works in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam films. In a career spanning three decades, Vasu has directed over 50 films. He has directed more than 60 movies in several languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi, including Aptha Mitra and Chandra mukhi. Vasu is a member of the state award selection committee and jury member of the committee for tax-free movies.