Thangar Bachan is an Indian film maker,cinematographer, writer, actor. He made his deut as a cinematographer in the film, Malai Charal in 1990. He has done many films like malai charal, kadal kottai, Kaalamellam Kadhal Vazhga, Marumalarchi, Kannedhirey Thondrinal, Kanave Kalaiyadhe, Kutti, PandavarBhoomi, Majnu, Azhagi, Chidambarathil Oru Appasamy, Periyar, Pallikoodam, etc. Kaalamellam Kadhal Vazhga has been awarded the best cinematographer in 1997 by Tamil Nadu State Film Award. As a film maker, his first film is Azhagi (2002). His other films are Solla Marandha Kadhai, Thendral, Chidambarathil Oru Appasamy, Pallikoodam, Onbadhu Roobai Nottu, Ammavin Kaipesi, etc. He started to write the story for 'Onbadhu Rubai Nottu' and finished it and released the first edition in October 1996. The novel has seen six editions and won several awards including the Tamilnadu Government's prize for the best novel. And it has been included in the MA syllabus of different universities. He had been writing novels in Tamil for more than 35 years. His other novels are Ammavin Kaipesi, Onbathu Rupai Nottu, Kudi Mundhiri, Vellai Maadu, Thangar Bachan Kathaigal, etc. He has also acted in various films like Chidambarathil Oru Appasamy, Pallikoodam, Ammavin Kaipesi, etc.