|Atlee Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||September 21, 1986|
Atlee is an award-winning Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer who works predominantly in Kollywood (Tamil film industry). His film credits have included box-office hits like Raja Rani (2013), Theri (2016), Mersal (2017), Bigil (2019), etc.
Thiruparankundram, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Atlee completed his college education from Sathyabhama University in Chennai and earned his degree in visual communications.
Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Atlee has dated –
- Krishna Priya (2006-Present) – The talented director began a relationship with television actress Krishna Priya in 2006. After nearly 8 years of dating, the couple officially became husband and wife on November 9, 2014. Furthermore, the duo announced in December 2022 that they were going to be entering parenthood for the first time. They welcomed a baby boy on January 31, 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
Atlee has endorsed or promoted brands such as –
- Anita Dongre
- He began his career by assisting director S. Shankar on the films Enthiran (2010) and Nanban (2012) at the young age of 19 years.
- Atlee is a die-hard fan of the South superstar, Rajinikanth.
- He launched his own production house called A for Apple Production in 2017.
- In spite of his phenomenal success, Atlee has been accused of plagiarizing the works of past successful films. For instance, his debut film Raja Rani‘s story was compared to that of Mani Ratnam‘s Mouna Ragam (1986). His second film Theri (2016) bore a close resemblance to Chatriyan (1990) starring Vijayakanth. Lastly, Mersal (2017) was undeniably similar to the story of the Rajinikanth-starrer Moondru Mugam (1982).
- He is close friends with the actor Vijay. As of 2023, they have collaborated on 2 films together: Theri (2016) and Mersal (2017).
Featured Image by Atlee / Instagram