RK Selvamani elected president of Tamil Nadu Film Directors Association
Filmmaker RK Selvamani has been elected President of the Tamil Nadu Film Directors Association for the second consecutive time. The director of Pulan Visaranai was declared the winner of the Union of Tamil Film Directors election in 2022 after getting a total of 398 votes.
The election, conducted at a private school in KK Nagar in Chennai on Sunday, was originally scheduled to take place on January 24. However, following the third wave of Covid-19, the election was postponed.
The Tamil Nadu Film Directors Association has a total of 2600 members. Of these, about 1900 are recognized members. A total of 1520 votes, including 100 postal votes, were cast in the election.
The elections saw the active participation of the film fraternity. Well-known personalities like Shankar, Vasanth, SJ Surya and AL Vijay among others were seen participating in the election and cast their ballots.
The team led by RK Selvamani has 19 candidates, including Ravi Maria, R.Kannan, Muthu Vaduku, Nambi, Ramesh Prabhakar, Clara.
On the other hand, in the team led by K. Bhagyaraj, R. Parthiban sought the position of secretary and Venkatprabhu that of treasurer. Raja Karthik, Virumandi, Jagadeesan, Jennifer Juliet as Deputy Secretaries and R. Pandiyarajan, Mangai Arirajan, Velmurugan, Sasi, Balasekar, V. Prabhakar, Sairamani, Naveen, CB, Nagendran and Jagan as Executive Committee Members .
The director of Pulan Visaranai beat K. Bhagyaraj overwhelmingly by getting more than half of the registered votes. For the uninitiated, Selvamani also heads the Federation of Film Employees of South India, FEFSI.
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