K. S. Ravikumar (born 30 May 1958) is an Indian film director and actor, primarily working in Tamil cinema. In a career spanning around 25 years, he has directed some of the most recognisable and well-known Tamil films of all time and is considered one of the most popular film makers in Tamil cinema. Some of his most popular directorial ventures include Avvai Shanmugi (1996), Padayappa (1999), Thenali (2000), Dasavathaaram (2008), Lingaa (2014) and Mudinja Ivana Pudi Kotigobba 2 (2016).
Kotigobba 2 is about one person donning the dual shades of good and bad. Satya, is a mild-natured youngster running a real estate agency. Satya leads another life as Shiva, a burglar who loots unaccounted money stocked by filthy rich businessmen. His purpose is to realise his father’s dream of becoming a billionaire,leading a posh life. He manages to convince the cops and those around him that those crimes are the handiwork of his look-alike ruffian twin Shiva. Meanwhile, Satya falls in love with Shubha, an upright and brave girl. He himself launches a complaint against his brother Shiva.