Director Shashank Kannada Actor
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Shashank was born on 24th June, 1972 in Taalya, Karnataka. He is a very popular Director, Lyricist and screenwriter. He started his career in the year 2007 and is still contributing in the film industry. He did his first debut movie Sixer which is an amazing film and the audience appreciates his work very much. He did the movie Moggina Manasu in the year 2008 which was a very successful movie and he did a great job in this movie. He is director of many romance movies like Krishnan love Story which got released in the year 2010 and Krishna Leela Click to look into! >> Read More... Krishna Leela which got released in the year 2015. He made romance movie well and the entire team worked amazingly and made the movies popular.

Shashank also introduced two very talented actors who have a lot of potential named Radhika Pandit Radhika Pandit another example of a home grown act >> Read More... Radhika Pandit and Yash and both of these actors became very successful and popular in the Kannada film industry. Shashank belongs to a very small village named Thaalya. His parent’s names are Lakkamma and Hanumanthappa and his father’s occupation was farming. His uncle and aunt later adopted him. He completed his Diploma in the year 1991 in Civil Engineering. His name was Umesh B.H. but, he changed it for some reason and took the name Shashank. His wife’s name is Smt.

Veena H.M and they have two kids named Khushi and Chaitra. Shashank studies Civil Engineering but, he loves films very much and he wanted his career in this field only. Therefore, he went to Bangalore for his job and to step into the film industry. After a very long time, he became an Assistant Director of the director S. Mahendra for the movie Taayi Illada Tavaru in the year 1994. He worked with S. Mahendra in 9 movies. After the long journey of 13 years, he became Director himself and did his first movie named SIXER. He won the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Screenplay in the year 2015 for his film Krishna Leela and Best Family Entertainer Award for the same film.

In the South Filmfare Awards, he won the Award for Best Director and Best Lyricist for the film Moggina Manasu in the year 2008. He also won the Best Director Award for the film Krishnan Love Story in the year 2010. He won many awards for his film Krishnan Love Story he won the Best Director award for this film in the Udaya Film awards and Suvarna Film awards as well. He has got many awards for his wonderful work and he is a very successful actor of the Kannada Film industry.