Atlee (Aka) Arun Kumar

 Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
 Raja Rani (2013)

About Me

                Atlee was born on 21 September 1986. He entered into Tamil industry in the year 2013. He worked as an assistant director under filmmaker S. Shankar for the films Enthiran (2010) and Nanban (2012). Born in Madurai, Atlee spent all his "growing years" in Chennai. His married to actress Krishna Priya in November 2014. He had known her for nearly eight years. Atlee Kumar did his visual communication course in Sathyabama University at Chennai.  He is a debut director through the Tamil hit movie “Raja Rani”. He is a film writer and film director in Tamil. From boyhood days, Atlee Kumar is inspired by Rajnikanth’s films that made him to make films. He is a biggest fan of Shankar, Mani Ratnam and Gautham Menon director. His latest directorial film is Theri, which has an ensemble cast; Vijay, Samantha, Baby Nainika and Amy Jackson has became highest grossing tamil film for the year 2016 crossing 150 crores worldwide within 15 days and still steady at box office.