Gokula Krishnan

Gokula Krishnan
Born 1945
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
Died 28 October 2008(2008-10-28) (aged 63)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Film director
Years active 1982–2008

Gokula Krishnan was an Indian film director, who has directed Tamil films. He was primarily active in the 1980s and early 1990s and is most noted for his work on films featuring actor Karthik. He also extensively worked with Malayalam director Fazil, when he made Tamil films, helping write dialogues.[1]


Gokula Krishnan made his directorial debut in the early 1980s, before choosing to prioritise his work as a script-writer to Malayalam director Fazil, when he made Tamil films. In the mid 1990s, Gokula Krishnan made three consecutive films with actor Karthik. Muthu Kaalai (1995), Poovarasan (1996) and Udhavikku Varalaamaa (1998) all fared poorly at the box office.[2]

He died after a brief illness on 28 October 2008, leaving behind his wife, Kavitha.[3]


As director

Year Film Notes
1982 Archanai Pookal
1983 Aanandha Kummi
1986 Maragatha Veenai
1995 Muthu Kaalai
1996 Poovarasan
1998 Udhavikku Varalaamaa

As writer only


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