Maya Machindra was a TV series directed by Indian Cinematographer B. R. Vijayalakshmi. She is the first Asian woman cinematographer who went to make 22 feature films and has worked for popular TV series like 'Maya Machindra' and '
For "Maya Machindra," B. R. Vijayalakshmi was involved in, directing and also, handling the camera and S.
Sunil Kumar, her husband handled most of the post-production work like - the editing, sound, and graphics.
When this TV series was announced on its telecast date, reports suggest that the serial could have been extended beyond its scheduled 52 weeks. That is the reason, she did not accept any film assignment during that period. She produced, directed and scraped and even filmed this TV serial.
The serial is touted to be a first fantasy serial on TV, and it said that A.L. N Mohan had suggested her to make a fantasy serial and that is why this script was born.
The serial had Prabhu Deva's brother
Nagendra Prasad as the hero, and other cast includes Sudarshan.
The serial had all kinds of comedy, magic and some fantasy scenes. Nagendra Prasad almost looked like a king in his costumes and had held sword throughout the serial, He would enter the cave, and a small fairy would enlighten him with knowledge. Three dwarves add a touch of humor to the show.