Mugur Sundar

Mugur Sundar
Born Mugur Sundar
(1939-10-31) October 31, 1939
Mugur, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Other names Sundaram
Occupation Choreographer,
Film Director,
Children 3

Mugur Sundar (Kannada: ಮುಗೂರ್ ಸುಂದರ್)[1] is a dance choreographer in South Indian cinema. He has directed more than 10,000 dance sequences for various south-Indian films.[1] Sundar was born in Mugur, a village located in Mysore district, Karnataka. He has three sons, Prabhu Deva, Raju Sundaram and Nagendra Prasad, who are established dance masters. One of the judges in the famous Dance show AATA 4 which is telecast on Zee Telugu, a Telugu channel. Sundaram donned the role of a judge on Vijay TV's popular show Jodi No.1, Jodi No.1 Season Two where the participants are television artistes. His fellow judges were Silambarasan and Sangeetha.He won Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South (1999).

In 2001, Mugur Sundar, directed his first Kannada film Manasella Neene, a remake of Telugu film Manasanthaa Nuvve. his son Nagendra Prasad played a lead role in the film.[1][2]

Sundar played a guest role in a Kannada film Thabbali and he choreographed a song for the same film.[3]


  1. 1 2 3 Prabhu Deva's dad turns director. (2001-12-13). Retrieved on 2013-10-28.
  2. "Manesella Neene" team in Malaysia.
  3. Prabhu Deva's father in 'Thabbali' – Sandalwood News & Gossips. (2008-02-16). Retrieved on 2013-10-28.

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