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Venkat Prabhu directed Mankatha that emerged the biggest grosser this year. Starring Ajith, it became a rage and Venkat Prabhu was smiling all the way.
A former associate of director A.R Murugadoss, his maiden venture Engeyum Eppodhum made it big and he emerged a name to reckon with.
The man not just made a big-budgeted venture 7am Arivu (Surya) but also produced Engeyum Eppodhum. Meanwhile he is now busy directing Vijay for Thuppaki.
The National-award winning filmmaker is going strong and steady. After Aadukalam, he is now busy with Vada Chenani that stars Simbu in the lead role.