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S. Shankar Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

S Shankar

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Bio/Wiki
Full NameShankar Shanmugam
NicknamesShankar, Steven Spielberg of Indian Cinema
ProfessionsDirector and Producer
Famous ForDirecting India's most expensive film ever '2.0'
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 August 1963
Age (as in 2017) 54 Years
BirthplaceKumbakonam, Madras State, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownKumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityCentral Polytechnic College, Tamil Nadu, India
Educational QualificationDiploma in Mechanical Engineering
DebutTamil: Gentleman (1993)
Shankar made his debut through this movie
Hindi- Nayak (2001)
First hindi film directed by Shankar
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesListening to Music, Watching Movies, Travelling
Awards, Honours, Achievements National Film Award for 'Veyil' (2006)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Family
Wife/SpouseEaswari Shankar
Shankar with his wife
ChildrenSon- Arjith Shankar
Daughters- Aishwarya Shankar, Aditi Shankar
Shankar with his wife and children
ParentsFather- Shanmugam
Mother- Muthulakshmi
Favourite Things
Favourite SingerA. R. Rahman
Favourite ActorRajinikanth
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)₹116 Crore

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Some Lesser Known Facts About S. Shankar

  • Does S. Shankar smoke?: Not Known
  • Does S. Shankar drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • When he was a child, he wished to be an actor.
  • S. A. Chandrasekhar (Indian film director, producer and writer) brought him into the film industry.S. A. Chandrasekhar brought Shankar into Film Industry
  • Shankar is considered the Steven Spielberg of Indian Cinema owing to his history of making big-budget films.
  • His two films; Indian (1996) and Jeans (1998), were nominated to the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
  • Shankar has been the highest paid director in Indian Cinema. Most of his career, he has primarily worked for Tamil Cinema.
  • He is the only Indian director to have zero flops to his credit.
  • Shankar has directed 12 movies collaborating with musical maestro A.R. Rahman.
  • His science fiction movie 2.0 is the most expensive Indian film to date with an estimated budget of ₹500 crore.2.0 is the highest budgeted film in India directed by Shankar
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