Atlee Kumar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Atlee Kumar is a film director, screenwriter, and producer, best known for his work in the Tamil film industry.

Atlee Kumar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More
Atlee Kumar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Short Biography

Atlee was born on 21-09-1986 in Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian Film Director, Film Producer & Screenwriter who is well-known for his work in Tamil Cinema.

Atlee Complete Bio & Career

Atlee's original name is Arun Kumar. He started off his career by assisting legendary director Shankar in his films like Nanban and Enthiran. After gaining experience, he finally made his debut as an independent director for the Tamil film Raja Rani in the year 2013. Besides directing, he also wrote the story of this super hit film. This film also won her best debutant director award.
This was followed by yet another blockbuster film There which became the second highest-grossing Tamil film of the year 2016. This action thriller film had Vijay and Amy Jackson in lead roles. After back-to-back hits, he became a force to reckon with in the Tamil film industry. He soon established his own production house named A for Apple Production. He then co-produced a film titled Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thora along with Fox Star Studios. The film performed well at the box office. His latest film Mersal which is made with a budget of 130 crores is running strong at the box office and is already declared a super hit in the first week of its release. The film has done an exception business in the overseas market as well. This film has made him one of the most sought-after directors in the Tamil film industry. His latest venture Bigil which released in November 2019 was declared a super hit at the box office. This is his 4th hit in a row and he is as of now the most sought-after director in the Tamil film industry.

Atlee Family, Relatives, and Other Relations

He married television actress Krishna Priya after dating her for eight years on 09-11-2014. The couple married in a star-studded ceremony and was attended by many veterans of the Tamil film industry.

Life's Important Dates Of Atlee

  • November 9, 2014, Atlee Kumar and Krishna Priya tied the knot on 09-11-2014.
  • April 26 Krishna Priya's Birthday (Wife)

Body Measurements

Chest Size 36
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Madurai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College Sathyabama Institute Of Science And Technology (Sathyabama University), Chennai
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Listening Music, Reading & Writing
Marital Status Married
Debut As a Director - Raja Rani (2013)
As a Producer - Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae (2017)
Best Movies Raja Rani (2013), Theri (2016), Mersal (2017) & Thalapathy 63 (2019)
Best Friends Arya
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Blue, Pink
Favorite Player Virat Kohli
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Nayanthara
Favorite Actor Arya
Favorite Film Director S. Shankar
Favorite Movie Mersal (2017)
Favorite Singer Shreya Ghoshal
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Fish Curry, Milagu Pongal

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Atlee

  • He served as a producer of the Tamil film Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae.
  • In a career of 5 years, he has directed just 3 films. Thus he is somebody who believes in quality over quantity.