Biography Ezhil is a Tamil film director, who made his debut with the 1999 romantic blockbuster Thulladha Manamum Thullum starring Vijay and Simran. His success streak continued with Pennin Manathai Thottu and Poovellam Un Vasam. All his further movies were huge failures. He made a comeback in 2012 after a brief sabbatical with the Sivakarthikeyan starred film Manam Kothi Paravai which opened to moderate reviews from critics, but was a commercial hit. Suseenthiran and Karu Pazhaniappan were his assistants.