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Atlee Kumar (Director): Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Wife

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Atlee Kumar (Director): Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Wife

Atlee Kumar, often simply known as Atlee, is a prominent Indian film director and screenwriter who has made a significant impact on the Tamil film industry. Born on September 21, 1986, in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, he has emerged as one of the most successful and influential filmmakers in South Indian cinema.

Atlee Kumar

Atlee's journey in the world of cinema began at a young age, with a deep passion for storytelling and filmmaking. He pursued his education in Visual Communication, which provided him with a strong foundation in the art and craft of cinema.

Date of Birth 21 September 1986 (Wednesday)
Age (as in 2019) 33 Years
Birthplace Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Madurai, Tamil Nadu
College/University Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
Educational Qualification Graduation

Atlee Kumar Wiki/ Biography

His breakthrough moment came with the release of his directorial debut, "Raja Rani," in 2013. The film was a romantic drama that received widespread acclaim for its engaging storyline and well-drawn characters. Atlee's ability to connect with the audience through relatable narratives and emotional depth became evident early in his career.

Real Name Arun Kumar
Profession(s) Director, Screenwriter, and Producer

However, it was his collaboration with the Tamil superstar Vijay that catapulted Atlee to new heights in the film industry. In 2016, Atlee directed "Theri," which marked his second directorial venture and proved to be a massive box-office success. His partnership with Vijay continued with the release of "Mersal" in 2017 and "Bigil" in 2019. These films not only achieved remarkable commercial success but also tackled socially relevant themes, making them popular among a wide range of audiences.

Physical State of Atlee Kumar

Height (approx.) in centimeters- 170cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Atlee's films are characterized by their strong emotional core, vibrant storytelling, and socially relevant themes. He has a knack for blending commercial elements with compelling narratives, a formula that has resonated with both critics and the public.

As of my knowledge cutoff date was in September 2021, Atlee was already an established and sought-after director in the Indian film industry, and his work continued to generate anticipation and excitement among film enthusiasts. His ability to entertain and inspire through his films has solidified his place as a notable figure in Indian cinema.

Atlee Kumar Career 

Atlee Kumar started his career as an assistant director in the blockbuster film, 'Enthiran', (2010), starring superstar Rajnikanth. He did debut in the following films as :

  • Film, Director: Raja Rani (2013)
  • Film, Producer: Sangili Bangili Kadhava Thorae (2017).

Atlee Kumar Relationship

He is married and Atlee Kumar's wife's name is Krishna Priya(actress). He has an affair with Krishna Priya. Then they both married on 9th November 2014 at Hyatt Hotel in Chennai.

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Atlee Kumar Movies List

Atlee Kumar directed 5 movies of which 4 are Tamil movies and 1 is a Hindi movie. Here is the list of Atlee Kumar movies:


  • Artist : Shah Rukh Khan, Nayantara, Priyamani, Yogi Babu, Sanya Malhotra
  • Director: Atlee
  • Music Director: Anirudh Ravichander
  • Release Date: 07-09-2023
  • Other Versions : Jawan (Malayalam) , Jawan (Kannada) , Jawan (Tamil) , Jawan (Telugu)


  • Artists: Vijay, Kajal Agarwal, Samantha Akkineni, Sathyaraj, Vadivelu
  • Director: Atlee
  • Music Director: AR.Rahman
  • Release Date: 18-10-2017
Raja Rani (2023) (Tamil)
  • Artist : Arya, Nayantara, Jai, Nazriya Nazim Fahadh, Sathyaraj
  • Director: Atlee
  • Music Director: G. V. Prakash Kumar
  • Release Date: 27-09-2013
  • Artist: Vijay, Nayantara, Kathir, Yogi Babu, Vivek
  • Director: Atlee
  • Music Director: AR.Rahman
  • Release Date: 25-10-2019


  • Artist: Vijay, Samantha Akkineni, Amy Jackson, Mahendran, Nainika
  • Director: Atlee
  • Music Director: G. V. Prakash Kumar
  • Release Date: 14-04-2016

Atlee Kumar Nominations

Atlee Kumar Nominations is Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil, MORE.

Atlee Kumar Achievements

The Vijay Award for Best Debut Director, the Vijay Award for Favourite Director, IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Direction - Tamil are the achievements of Atlee Kumar.

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Jawan box office collection

Recently (i.e. 07.09.2023), Atlee Kumar's new movie was released named Jawan. Jawan box office collection day 1 is Rs 75 crore. This movie has collected around 65 crore from the Hindi version and around Rs. 10 crore from the Tamil and Telugu versions. 

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