Gautham Menon Biography
Gautham Vasudev Menon is an Indian film director and producer in Tamil Nadu, India. Many of his films have been critically acclaimed, most notably his action-thrillers Kaakha Kaakha and Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu. His semi-autobiographical film Vaaranam Aayiram won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil, for which was also nominated for a Best Director Award by Filmfare.
Gautham Menon was born to a Malayalee Father and tamilian mother in Cochin of Ernakulam district, kerala. Although, born in kerala he grew up in Trichy. He did his schooling in Vailankanni Raj Mat. Hr., Sec School at K.K Nagar, Trichy and did his Mechanical Engineering in Mookambikai College of Engineering , Trichy, Tamil Nadu.
Menon was an ad film maker, shooting various commercials after an apprenticeship under filmmaker Rajiv Menon. He worked as an assistant director for Minsaara Kanavu, in which he also appeared in a cameo role. He soon started his own ad agency "Photon Factory" which is n