Shankar became a huge icon of Tamil cinema by producing consecutive hits like Gentleman, Valanthan, Indian, Jeans and Muluvan. Every film’s attempts to go beyond the screenplay and technique continue to amaze the audience with every frame.
Shankar’s Sivaji with superstar Rajinikanth created new ground at the box office during the directors’ era of the so-called superstar era and made the world realize the extent of Tamil cinema’s commercial reach. In Shankar’s dream film Andraan, Rajinikanth transformed Rajini into a robot and prepared a grand feast for Rajini’s fans in theatres. After this, the second part of Enthiran Ke 2.0 was released in the Shankar-Rajni alliance and attracted cinema fans from all over the world.
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He is currently directing Kamal Haasan’s Indian 2 and Ram Charan’s 15th film. Meanwhile, Shankar is celebrating his 59th birthday today. After this, the film industry and fans are congratulating him.
Kajal Aggarwal’s family film that hit the screens!
Happy Bday to the person who brought cinema into my life! Pioneer of pan-India films, the way you bring the imagination to life on screen is mesmerizing. Thank you @shanmughamshankar sir for inspiring me every day but big thanks for always being my appa first
— Aditi Shankar (@AditiShankarofl) 17 August 2022
In such a situation, Shankar’s daughter Aditi Shankar has wished her father a very happy birthday. It read, “Happy birthday to the man who brought cinema into my life! A pioneer in pan-India films, the way you bring imagination to life on screen is mesmerizing. Thank you for inspiring me every day Shankar sir. But first thank you dad for always being with me. Love you… Chinnu” she said.
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