Ameer Sultan Wiki Age Wife Caste Family Movies Biography

Ameer Sultan is an Indian film director, producer and actor, mainly works in the Tamil film industry. Checkout more about Ameer Sultan wiki, age, wife, family, daughter, caste, biography details here.

Ameer Sultan
Ameer Sultan


Ameer Sultan was born on 5th December 1967 (51 years) in Madurai, Tamil Nadu India. We didn’t find any details about his parents or siblings.

According to media reports, he is not married.

Physical Appearance

Ameer Sultan is 5ft 10inches (178cm) tall and weighs over 65Kg. His body measurements are 40-32-12 inches. He has black colour eyes and hair. Ameer Sultan Caste not known (is Muslim).

Ameer Sultan Physical Appearance
Ameer Sultan Physical Appearance

School & Career

Ameer Sultan completed his primary education from his home town. He initially studied economics and worked as an entrepreneur before starting to work as an assistant director to Tamil filmmaker Bala on his award-winning film Sethu in 1999.

After that, he directed his first film, the romantic comedy Mounam Pesiyadhe (2002). The film starred Suriya in the lead and became Trisha Krishnan’s first release featuring her in a leading role.

Mounam Pesiyadhe
Mounam Pesiyadhe

His second directorial was the mystery thriller Raam, which he produced himself and released A three years later. This film, which revolves around an autistic teenager, portrayed by Jiiva, it also became Jeeva’s breakthrough in the film industry.

Raam movie poster
Raam movie poster

In 2007, he directed the drama Paruthiveeran set in a village in Tamil Nadu, which marked the debut of Karthi, brother of Suriya.

Paruthiveeran movie
Paruthiveeran movie

He did his fourth directorial, Aadhi Bhagavan, featuring Jayam Ravi and Neetu Chandra in the lead roles.

Year Film Credited as Language Role Notes
Director Producer Writer Actor
2018 Achamillai Achamillai N TrueY FalseN TrueY Tamil Filming
2018 Vada Chennai FalseN FalseN FalseN TrueY Tamil Rajan Released
2018 Santhana Devan TrueY TrueY TrueY TrueY Tamil Filming
2014 Ninaithathu Yaaro FalseN FalseN FalseN TrueY Tamil Himself Guest appearance
2013 Aadhi Bhagavan TrueY FalseN TrueY FalseN Tamil
2011 Yuddham Sei FalseN FalseN FalseN TrueY Tamil Special appearance
2009 Yogi FalseN TrueY TrueY TrueY Tamil Yogeshwaran (Yogi)
2007 Paruthiveeran TrueY FalseN TrueY FalseN Tamil Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil
2005 Raam TrueY TrueY TrueY FalseN Tamil
2002 Mounam Pesiyadhe TrueY FalseN TrueY FalseN Tamil
1999 Sethu FalseN FalseN FalseN TrueY Tamil College Student Cameo appearance


Paruthiveeran remains Ameer’s most acclaimed work, having received six Filmfare Awards South including the Best Film and Best Director trophies, two National Film Awards, two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards and four Vijay Awards. The film further fetched accolades at international platform, winning the Best Film Award at the Osian’s Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema and Netpac Special Mention award at the Berlin International Film Festival.

  • 2007 Paruthiveeran –Filmfare Awards South
  • 2007 Paruthiveeran -Best Movie (Tamil)
  • 2007 Paruthiveeran -Best Director (Tamil)
  • 2007 Paruthiveeran –Osian’s Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema’s Award for Best Film.
  • 2007 Paruthiveeran –Berlin Film Festival Netpac Award – (Special Mention).


  • On 24 October 2008, Ameer was arrested. Being a Tamil activist, he took part in a film rally, during the rally, Ameer and fellow director Seeman made speeches criticising the Indian government and expressing support to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.
  • On November 2016, Ameer criticized Rajinikanth for supporting demonetization scheme introduced by Indian Government questioning the integrity of Rajinikanth on black money.

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