S. Shankar

S. Shankar Biography, Age, Movie, Filmmaker

NameS. Shankar
Full NameShankar Shanmugam
Nick NameShankar, Steven Spielberg of Indian Cinema
ProfessionDirector and Producer
DebutTamil: Gentleman (1993)
Hindi- Nayak (2001)
Famous forDirecting India’s most expensive film ever ‘2.0’
Awards, Achievements, HonoursNational Film Award for ‘Veyil’ (2006)
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 August 1963
Age60 Years Old
Birth PlaceKumbakonam, Madras State, India
Zodiac SignLeo
Home TownKumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
HobbiesListening to Music, Watching Movies, Travelling
Net Worth
Net worth (Approx) as of 2023₹116 Crore
Educational Qualification
College / Institute / UniversityCentral Polytechnic College, Tamil Nadu, India
Educational QualificationDiploma in Mechanical Engineering
Favourite Things
SingerA. R. Rahman
Physical status
Height• in centimeters- 175 cm
• in meters- 1.75 m
• in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight• in Kilograms- 85 kg
• in Pounds- 187 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Parent’s Details
Daughter• Aishwarya Shankar
• Aditi Shankar
SonArjith Shankar
WifeEaswari Shankar
Partner, Girlfriend, and Affairs
Marital StatusMarried
Social Media Account and Contact Details
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Who is S. Shankar?

S. Shankar is an Indian Director and Producer born in Aug-1963 in Kumbakonam, Madras State, India.

What is the age of S. Shankar?

S. Shankar is 60 Years Old as of Nov-2023.

What is the height of S. Shankar?

S. Shankar’s height is in centimeters- 175 cm, in meters- 1.75 m, in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”.

Some exciting and lesser-known facts about S. Shankar

  • S. A. Chandrasekhar, a prominent Indian film director, producer, and writer, played a pivotal role in introducing Shankar to the film industry.
  • Shankar earned the moniker “Steven Spielberg of Indian Cinema” for his reputation for crafting large-scale, big-budget films.
  • Two of Shankar’s films, “Indian” (1996) and “Jeans” (1998), made significant impacts, receiving nominations for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
  • Shankar has consistently held the title of the highest-paid director in Indian Cinema, primarily contributing to Tamil Cinema.
  • Remarkably, Shankar stands as the only Indian director with a flawless record—having no box office flops in his career.
  • Over the course of his career, Shankar has directed 12 movies in collaboration with the musical maestro A.R. Rahman, creating memorable soundtracks.
  • Shankar boasts the unique achievement of having collaborated with most of the Tamil superstars, including Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Vikram, and Vijay.
  • His science fiction masterpiece, “2.0”, holds the distinction of being the most expensive Indian film to date, with an estimated budget of ₹500 crore.
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