|Full Name||Murugadoss Arunasalam|
|Professions||Director, Producer, Screenwriter|
|Famous For||Directing 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
|Date of Birth||25 September 1974|
|Age (as in 2017)||43 Years|
|Birthplace||Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Hometown||Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu|
|School||Government Higher Secondary School, Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu|
|College/University||Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Art|
|Debut||As a Director
Tamil Film: Dheena (2001)
Telugu Film: Stalin (2006)
Hindi Film: Ghajini (2008)
As a Producer
Tamil Film: Engaeyum Eppothum (2011)
Hindi Film: Akira (2016)
|Address||42/5, alagarperumal koil st, Vadapalani, Chennai- 26|
|Hobbies||Mimicing, Drawing, Watching Movies, Writing, Reading, Listening to Music|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||Tamil Nadu State Film Award|
|Controversies||His Hindi movie 'Ghajini' created a huge controversy that it is a remake of Hollywood movie 'Memento'|
|Girls, Affairs, and More|
|Wife/Spouse||Ramya (Married: 2005)
Mother- Name Not Known
|Siblings||Brother- Dileepan (Actor)
Sister- Not Known
|Favourite Actors||Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Mahesh Babu|
|Favourite Novel Writers||Ki Rajanarayanan, Cho Ramaswamy|
|Favourite Novel||Mahabharatam (Written by Cho Ramaswamy)|
|Cars Collection||Range Rover, Mercedes Benz GLE class, BMW X5|
|Salary (approx.)||₹12 crore/movie|
|Net Worth (approx.)||₹72 crore|
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.
- 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.
- 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.
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