With S Pictures, Director Shankar brings his extensive expertise and enriching experiences of film-making into the arena of film production. His production house S Pictures, reflects Director Shankar’s astute ability to showcase sensitive as well as sensible cinema to the masses. Deviating from being mere entertaining potboilers, the films produced under the S Pictures banner drive home a strong, social message; a message that will remain in our mind and memory, much after the show is over…
Since inception, S Pictures has to its credit, the following blockbuster movies
Mudhalvan (1999, Directed by Director Shankar)
Kadhal (2004, Directed by Balaji Sakthivel)
Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikesi (2006, Directed by Chimbudevan)
Veyil (2006, Directed by Vasantha Balan)
Kalluri (2007, Directed by Balaji Sakthivel)
Arai Enn 305-il Kadavul (2007, Directed by Chimbudevan)
Eeram (2009, Directed by Arivazhagan)
Rettachuzhi (2010, Directed by Thamira)
Anandhapurathu Veedu (2010, Directed by Naga)
The film is directed by Naga, whose TV serials Marma Desam & Chidhambra Ragasiyam have made him a household name. Anandhapurathu Veedu marks his debut on the silver screen. Shooting for the film starts in the first week of November ’08.
A rustic movie that captures the essence of the rural ambience, Rettachuzhi has been directed by Thamira who has worked with K.Balachander as a writer. Shooting for the movie commences from the end of October ’08.
The starcast includes the stalwarts K.Balachander & Barathi Raja. Music is by Karthik Raja.
S Pictures which has made a name of churning out movies on different genre has dared to deliver an eerie thriller. The movie was an edge of the seat thriller on a super natural element “Water” Directed by debutant director Mr.Arivazhagan. The movie starts as a crime thriller, takes twist and turns to end up as an horror show. Eeram lives up to its theme, all is wet and watery in the film from the first frame till the last. The film had strong emotional drama in the flash back. The cinematography which is very crucial for such themes has been handled excellently by Manoj Paramahamsa. Thaman, Music director has came up with soul stirring music. The movie was well received by the audience.
Arai enn 305 il kadavul (2007)
Kalluri (2007), S Pictures takes us back to a place where we have undoubtedly spent the best days of our lives – our college. Yes, Kalloori. It is a place where we’ve known fun & frolic, friends & foes, love & loss, trials & triumphs. The success of a film is when it no longer looks like a film, but mirrors reality. With Kalloori, S Pictures achieves precisely that – reflecting real people, and real lives…
Veyil (2006) is the account of the gruesome torrid in the troubled life of an young lad who eventually surrenders to the iron clasp of life’s appalling design. The alarming agony and conflicts of a mind caught up in a sordid reality is painfully told with refined direction. For the first time in the history of Tamil Film Veyil made it to the Cannes International Film festival and was adjudged with Filmfare awards of the Best Film , Best Direction and Best Lyrics awards for 2006.
Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikesi (2006) a comical satire about an actocat king pin who is always right in getting it wrong topped the charts of the year This movie depicted the by gone period of early 1800 and the crimsoned charms of an Indian kingdom .its is the first historical movie to have a comedian in the lead.
Kadhal (2004) portrayed the effusive outbursts of love that unites two bright young things ,highschool girl Ishvaryaa and road side juvenile mechanic Murugan. The movie unfurled the dilemmas of the lovers whose world eventually crumbles. Acclaimed for its intense sensitivity and sheer finesse and realism Khaadal made it to the London Film Festival.
Mudhalvan (1999). explored with fervor the zeal of Pugazhendhy ,a humble video journalist who eventually becomes the head of the state and takes on the appalling failures of the system. That was a run away hit and was acclaimed with varied awards far and beyond for its narrative coherence and explosive theme. The huge success that enlisted in Tamil contributed for its remake in Hindi as Nayak, the real hero in 2001.