By now, Manikandan is pretty much a known name, thanks to his incredible performances in movies like Jai Bhim, Sillu Karuppatti, Aelay, and more. Manikandan is an aspiring writer and director who eventually turned an actor as he was passionate about it. He penned the dialogues for the blockbuster hit Madhavan - Vijay Sethupathi starrer Vikram Vedha directed by Pushkar Gayathri. Ajith Kumar's Viswasam and Karthi's Thambi were the other films that had the contribution of Manikandan, the writer. As an actor, Manikandan has appeared in supporting roles in films like Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum, 8 Thottakkal, Kaala, Paava Kadhaigal, and Netrikann.

His performance in the recent film, Jai Bhim stood out, making him reach a wider range of audience. As already said, Manikandan is also an aspiring filmmaker who is currently working on his debut feature film's script. Meanwhile, one of Manikandan's directorial ventures has now released for public viewing and it has grabbed the attention of the netizens.

Yes! Manikandan directed a telefilm in 2015, titled Narai Ezhuthum Suyasaritham, starring himself along with Delhi Ganesh in the lead roles. The film has now been released on the Sony Liv OTT platform for the public to watch. The film has been garnering positive reviews from the film buffs and those who want to see a glimpse of the filmmaker inside Manikandan can watch Narai Ezhuthum Suyasaritham on Sony Liv. Produced by Shashank Vennelakanti, the film has cinematography by Vasanth Kumar and songs composed by Radhan of Arjun Reddy fame. Rajesh Ramakrishnan is the editor of the film. The film focuses on the moments between a retired employee and an unemployed man.

While Manikandan is currently one of the busiest actors in Tamil cinema, let us hope to see his directorial debut soon. Until then, the audience can watch Narai Ezhuthum Suyasaritham on Sony Liv!