“Vietnam Veedu” Sundaram was born in 1943 and died on August 6, 2016.
He was a popular Tamil scriptwriter and director.
Vietnam has written scripts for nearly all the actors and wrote for 8 films starring Sivaji Ganesan after 1970.
Veedu Sundaram’s directorial ventures Gauravam, Gnana Paravai, Vijaya, Devi Sri Kumariamman and Payanam are considered cult classics.
Veedu Sundaram was the writer for Tamil classics like Vietnam Veedu, Gnana Oli, Satyam, Grihapravesam, Justice Gopinath Annan Oru Koyil starring Sivaji Ganesan, Naan Yen Pirandhen, Naalai Namadhe starring M. G. Ramachandran.
Sundaram has directed more than a dozen films and is well known for his family themes. His stories have been made into films in Telugu, Kannada and Hindi.
Sundaram has turned actor on the small screen and films after 1998 and has to his credit quite a few television serials.
Vietnam Veedu Sundaram passed away at 76 years old.