Biography

Gautham Menon was a student of mechanical engineering at Mookambigai College of Engineering and graduated in the batch of 1993, and his time there inspired him to make his lead characters of Minnale and Vaaranam Aayiram, students of the same course. He claims to have been inspired by films such as Dead Poet's Society and Nayagan and expressed his desire to his parents to change career path and become a filmmaker and consequently wrote his first film at his college hostel. His mother insisted he became an ad film maker by shooting various commercials and took an apprenticeship under filmmaker Rajiv Menon. He went on to work as an assistant director for Minsaara Kanavu in 1997, in which he also appeared in a cameo role.

Gautham Menon was a student of mechanical engineering at Mookambigai College of Engineering and graduated in the batch of 1993, and his time there inspired him to make his lead characters of Minnale and Vaaranam Aayiram, students of the same course. He claims to have been inspired by films such as Dead Poet's Society and Nayagan and expressed his desire to his parents to change career path and become a filmmaker and consequently wrote his first film at his college hostel. His mother insisted he became an ad film maker by shooting various commercials and took an apprenticeship under filmmaker Rajiv Menon. He went on to work as an assistant director for Minsaara Kanavu in 1997, in which he also appeared in a cameo role.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1973-02-25

Place of Birth Ottapalam, Kerala, India

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Gautham Vasudev Menon
  • GVM
  • Gautham Menon
  • Gautam Vasudev Menon
  • Gowtham Vasudev Menon
  • Gawtham Vasudev Menon

Directing TV ShowsMovies

Dhruva Natchathiram Director
Enai Nokki Paayum Thota Director
2016 Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada Director
2016 Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo Director
2015 Ennai Arinthaal Director
2012 Neethaane En Ponvasantham Director
2012 Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu Director
2012 Ekk Deewana Tha Director
2011 Nadunisi Naaygal Director
2010 Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa Director
2010 Ye Maaya Chesave Director
2008 Vaaranam Aayiram Director
2007 Pachaikili Muthucharam Director
2006 Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu Director
2004 Gharshana Director
2003 Kaakha Kaakha Director
2001 Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein Director
2001 Minnale Director

Writing

Dhruva Natchathiram Story Screenplay
Enai Nokki Paayum Thota Screenplay
2016 Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada Dialogue Screenplay Story
2016 Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo Story Screenplay
2015 Ennai Arinthaal Screenplay Dialogue Story
2012 Neethaane En Ponvasantham Dialogue
2012 Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu Story Screenplay
2012 Ekk Deewana Tha Story Screenplay
2011 Force Original Story
2011 Nadunisi Naaygal Writer
2010 Ye Maaya Chesave Screenplay Story
2010 Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa Dialogue Story Screenplay
2008 Vaaranam Aayiram Dialogue Story Screenplay
2007 Pachaikili Muthucharam Writer
2006 Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu Writer
2004 Gharshana Writer
2003 Kaakha Kaakha Dialogue Story Screenplay
2001 Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein Story Screenplay
2001 Minnale Story

Acting

Walter
2018 Goli Soda 2
2018 Naam as Himself
2017 Pa Paandi as Himself
2016 Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo as Police Officer (Cameo Appearance)
2015 Yatchan as Himself (Guest Appearance)
2015 Ennai Arinthaal as Police Officer
2010 Ye Maaya Chesave as Himself (Guest Appearance)
2008 Vaaranam Aayiram as Commando informer
2003 Kaakha Kaakha as Vasudeva Nair
2001 Minnale as Cameo Appearance
1997 Minsara Kanavu as A man in the crowd (uncredited)

Production

Dhruva Natchathiram Producer
Enai Nokki Paayum Thota Producer
Nenjam Marappathillai Producer
2016 Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada Producer
2016 Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo Producer
2016 Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum Producer
2013 Thanga Meenkal Producer
2012 Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu Producer
2012 Ekk Deewana Tha Producer
2008 Vaaranam Aayiram Co-Producer

Sound

2018 Kolamavu Kokila Playback Singer

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