His second film Thanga Meengal ( ) also won critical praise and three National Film Awards.
Thanga Meenkal ( English: Gold Fish) is a Indian Tamil drama film co written and directed by Ram and story written by Ram and his daughter Shri Sankara Gomathy Ram, directing his second film after Kattradhu Thamizh. Ram, besides, played the lead role as well alongside newcomers Sadhana and Shelly Kishore.
Ram is an Indian film director, who works in Tamil cinema. After assisting Hindi directors Rajkumar Santoshi and working under Balu Mahendra, he made his directorial debut with Kattradhu Thamizh ( ), which fetched him strong critical acclaim.