Director Gaurav Narayanan is the man behind films like Thoonga Nagaram, Sigaram Thodu and Ippadai Vellum. He started his journey as an assistant cinematographer to Rajarajan. Later he worked with director N Maharajan. Then he worked as co-director for director KS Ravikumar before directing his debut film Thoonga Nagaram. Gaurav hails from Madurai and has a strong passion towards filmmaking. Apart from directing, Gaurav is also known for his acting, he has featured in all the films that he has directed to date. His film Sigaram Thodu won the Best Film for Social awareness at Norway Tamil film festival awards in the year 2016. 
Gaurav has been lying low after the debacle of his previous film Ippadai Vellum which had Udhayanidhi Stalin in the lead role. He is all gunned up to bounce back strong with his next film. Gaurav has been working on the script of his 4th flick for quite some time and he has now updated his Twitter followers about his next project. His tweet reads as follows: “Script writing along with sun & solitude in thoonganagaram .... just loving the way screenplay shaping up”