BR Keshav is an actor, writer, director, and producer in the Kannada film industry in India. He started off with his career from the movie, Love In Nepal, which had released in 2000. He had directed this film along with giving the story, and lyrics, and also doing the screenplay. It is a romantic drama, produced by R A Ravikumar, which has stars like Archana, Bhavyashree Rai,
, Payana Shivu, Mahendra,
, Ravi Kumar, and others.
In 2001, he came up with an action film, Narahanthaka. For this picture, he was the director, writer, and producer. The film starred Shobhraj,
, Kaushiki, Anushka, and Abhishekh. Putti was his film in 2002, with a genre of drama, and kids. Actors like Mayuri Balu, Abhijith, Jayabalu, M V Vasudeva Rao, Deepa, and Karibasavaiah played the roles.
In 2004, Keshav directed an action and crime film,
, with Shobhraj,
, and Devaraj in the lead roles. In the same year, he directed two of his other movies which were major hits. They were Friendship and Muni; both were drama films with Dharma playing the main character. In 2005, he gave the story for, and directed Live Band. The movie starred Anupama, Ranjitha, Michelle, Sarika, Nagesh, Sneha, and Mayya. The movie was about a journalist named Tejaswini who wishes to write articles on girls who work in live bands. Guna Singh gave his music for this film.
Ranachandi was released in the same year. It is an action drama, with
, Shobhraj, and Prema as the cast. Chaithra, a family drama, was released in 2006, along with Nan Hendthi Kole. Keshav had directed both the films and had also given the story. Chaithra starred
, Baby Khushi, and
. Nan Hendthi Kole starred Rohini, Naveen Mayur, and Shobhraj.
As a director, Keshav directed Bhoogatha, a 2007 film. With the cast of Daksha, Nagendra Urs, and Vivek Beedu, the genre was a drama. He came up with another movie, Pathanga in the same year. He also produced it, wrote its story, and screenplay. Mid Night Murder was also released in the same year. It was a thriller film. In 2009, he directed Singapuradalli Shambhulinga(comedy), and Apaharana(action). The year 2009 was a great yearfor him. He directed many movies, namely Anubandha(romantic drama), Shodha(adventurous drama), Naraka(drama), and Vara Bekagilde(comedy drama).
In 2011. he came up with two movies, Mangalya Mahime, and Dragon. In these two, he was cast as an actor and not a director. Both the films were of dramatic genre. Keshav has directed more than fifty movies in his lifetime.
Recently, his new picture, his 50th film, Swachcha Bharatha was released. This film was picturised in Kashi, and Bangalore. It will be dubbed in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Besides this, he has three unreleased films with him, all of which are written and directed by him. They are Gad-dappana Circle, Devvada Mane, and Mask.