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Atlee Kumar
Also known as:Atlee
Occupation:Assistant Director • Director • Screenplay • Writer • Producer
Born:September 21, 1986
Birthplace:Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Spouse:Krishna Priya
Atlee Kumar is a film director, screenwriter, and producer, best known for his work in the Tamil film industry. After working as an assistant director on several mega-hits, Atlee broke onto the scene with his directorial debut Raja Rani, in 2013.

Early Life
Atlee was born as Arun Kumar in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, on 21 September 1986. He grew up in Chennai and studied Visual Communications at Sathyabhama University.

Personal Life
In November 2014, Atlee Kumar got married to Krishna Priya, a prominent TV and film personality. The two decided to tie the knot after knowing each other for around eight years.

Movie Career
Atlee began his film career as an assistant director to Shankar Shanmugham. His first project with the director was the Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer Enthiran (2010). The movie, a Tamil sci-fi film, won numerous awards and accolades. Atlee then worked as an assistant director on Shankar`s Nanban (2012), a Tamil remake of the cult Bollywood film 3 Idiots.

In the year 2013, Atlee made his directorial debut with the romantic drama film Raja Rani, starring Arya and Nayanthara in the lead roles. The film went on to be a huge critical and commercial success and Atlee won the Vijay Award for Best Debut Director. His next venture was Theri (2016), an action family drama movie, starring Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and Amy Jackson. Theri was extremely successful and grossed over a whopping 250 crore INR at the international box office. The film was also dubbed in Telugu and screened under the name Police.

After founding his own production house, A for Apple Productions, Atlee collaborated with Fox Star Studios to produce a horror comedy film, Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae (2017). His 2019 release includes Bigil.

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