AR Murugadoss (Director) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

AR Murugadoss

Real NameMurugadoss
Full NameMurugadoss Arunasalam
ProfessionsDirector, Producer, Screenwriter
Famous ForDirecting Ghajini Movie (India's first movie that earned more than ₹100 crore at box office)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 September 1974 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2024) 49 Years
BirthplaceKallakurichi, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
HometownKallakurichi, Tamil Nadu
SchoolGovernment Higher Secondary School, Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu
College/UniversityBishop Heber College, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli
Educational QualificationBachelor of Art
DebutAs a Director
Tamil Film: Dheena (2001)
AR Murugadoss's Tamil debut movie
Telugu Film: Stalin (2006)

Hindi Film: Ghajini (2008)
AR Murugadoss's Hindi debut movie
As a Producer
Tamil Film: Engaeyum Eppothum (2011)
AR Murugadoss's Tamil debut movie as a producer
Hindi Film: Akira (2016)
AR Murugadoss's Hindi debut movie as a producer
Address42/5, alagarperumal koil st, Vadapalani, Chennai- 26
HobbiesMimicing, Drawing, Watching Movies, Writing, Reading, Listening to Music
Awards, Honours, Achievements Tamil Nadu State Film Award
ControversiesHis Hindi movie 'Ghajini' created a huge controversy that it is a remake of Hollywood movie 'Memento'
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseRamya (Married: 2005)
AR Murugadoss with his wife
ChildrenSon- 1
Daughter- 1
AR Murugadoss with his wife and children
ParentsFather- Arunasalam
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Dileepan (Actor)
Dileepan is AR Murugadoss's brother
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorsKamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Mahesh Babu
Favourite Novel WritersKi Rajanarayanan, Cho Ramaswamy
Favourite NovelMahabharatam (Written by Cho Ramaswamy)
Favourite BeverageTea
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionRange Rover, Mercedes Benz GLE class, BMW X5
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹12 crore/movie
Net Worth (approx.)₹72 crore

AR Murugadoss

Some Lesser Known Facts About AR Murugadoss

  • Does AR Murugadoss smoke?: Not Known
  • Does AR Murugadoss drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • First two letters of his name “AR” indicate his father’s name Arunasalam and were added after he signed his first film.
  • While in college, he used to take part in the cultural events and mimic actors.
  • Subsequently, he became very fond of watching movies and started writing jokes.
  • After finishing college, he tried to join the Madras Film Institue, but got rejected.
  • Famous writer P. Kalaimani made Murugadoss his assistant and gave him a chance to write dialogues for the Tamil film Madurai Meenakshi.AR Murugadoss was assistant of Kalaimani
  • Murugadoss has also worked with S. J. Surya and has written the dialogues for the film Kushi.
  • He made his debut in Hindi Cinema with the film ‘Ghajini‘, which was the first ever Bollywood film to gross over ₹100 crore.
  • In 2012, Tamil action thriller Thuppakki was filmed under his direction and the film entered the Kollywood’s ₹100 crore club.Thuppakki movie was made by AR Murugadoss
  • Murugadoss is very humble and soft-speaking in his daily life.
  • In 2013, his brother, Dileepan, made his acting debut with Vathikuchi, which was filmed under Murugadoss direction.Vathikuchi was directed by AR Murugados