Nenjathai Killathe film
directed by J. Mahendran.The film won three National Film
Awards in 1981.
J. Mahendran born: Alexander is a film director in Tamil
film industry, who is best known for his true narration of
screenplay and making.
Mahendran made an immediate impact with his first film
Mullum Malarum -1978. His next film Udhiri Pookal -1979 was
based on a short story written by Pudumaipithan and firmly
established him as an important film maker. His work stands
apart stylistically, with a penchant for realism and
sincerity of approach. Director Mani Ratnam once famously
remarked: "If I get anywhere near what Mahendran did in
Udhiri Pookkal, Iíll be a happy man." He is regarded highly
by contemporary Tamil Cinema directors.