Top 12 Tamil Directors Turned Actors

Here's a list of the top 12 directors who turned as actors in Tamil industry, the list includes only the director, who made their role as lead role in the movies.

1. Ameer Sultan

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Ameer Sultan is an acclaimed Tamil film director and actor. Based in the Chennai film industry in Tamil Nadu, he has directed three Kodambakkam films in the ...

2. Ram

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Ram is an Indian film director, who works in Tamil cinema. After assisting Hindi directors Rajkumar Santoshi and Govind Nihalani and working under Balu ...

Complete: Ram Biography

3. S.J. Surya

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Actor/Singer/Director/Producer/Music Director/Actress

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