Manoj Night shyamalan is a film director , script writer ,producer and actor. Shyamalan had upgraded to an international recognition when he wrote and directed “The Sixth Sense” in 1999. It was a commercial success film and nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Director and Best Screenplay. He started his career on 1992, a semi auto biographical drama ‘Praying with Anger’. It was based somewhat on his own trip back to visit India, his place of birth. His second film is Wide Awake, his parents also funding for this film and got best young Artist Award nomination for Best drama and Best performance. He is best known making movies with the present paranormal plots along with twist endings.
Shyamalan was born in Pondicherry . The son of Indian parents, his father, Nelliate C. Shyamalan, a Malayali doctor. Mother Jayalakshmi, a Tamil obstetrician and gynaecologist. His ambition to be a filmmaker began when he was given a Super-8 camera at a young age. Syamalan at young age started his career from his inspiration and idol Steven Spielberg. Now he continues his journey through film industry. Finally he penned his 12th movie “Split”.