Born : 15 September 1954 (age 60)
Occupation : Director, writer, producer, actor
Years active : 1981 – present
Spouse(s) : Shanthi
P. Vasu ( born Vasudevan Peethambharam) is an Indian film director, writer, and actor who works in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films.
In a career spanning three decades, Vasu has directed over 50 films.
Vasu's father Peethambaram Nair worked as a make-up man for M. G. R. and N. T. R. in their films in older days.
He was one of the leading make up artists during his period and was elected as the president of make-up-union, Tamil Nadu for 30 years.
He later went on to become a producer.
He produced about 25 films in Tamil and Telugu and went on to become one of the leading producers in the south.
He produced along with his brother M.C.Sekhar who was a cinematographer.
M.C.Sekhar had worked as a cinematographer for more than 150 films.
Peethambharam died on 21 February 2011 at the age of 89.
Vasu is married to Shanthi and has a son, Sakthi Vasu who is an actor and a daughter Abhirami Vasudevan.
His mother is Kamala. Vasu's brothers are Vidyasagar, Vimal and his sisters are Vijaylakshmi,Vasantha and Vanaja.
he’s been riding an illustrious journey, having directed more than 60 movies spanning several languages which include Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi.
Although he has had his share of unsuccessful films, his spell of success is unique and matchless. More than 35 of his films were hits having crossed the 100th day mark, while more than a dozen were super hits having surpassed the 25 weeks mark.
Further, his Aptha Mitra went on to cross the one year mark, while legendary Chandra mukhi has had a record run of 800 days and more.
In addition, several movies credited with his stories have also been runaway hits in other languages.