Indrajit Lankesh is from India. He is a filmmaker/producer/director. He has directed a lot of movies in Telugu, Hindi, and Kannada. He was born on 22nd September 1969 in Bangalore. He is the son of Palyada Lankeshappa. Palyada Lankeshappa also goes by the name of P. Lankesh. P. Lankesh was a writer, editor, director, journalist, filmmaker, poet, playwright, and teacher.
He wrote in Kannada. Indrajit’s father created the weekly paper, Lankesh Patrike, which is now published by Indrajit himself. Indrajit also has two sisters: Kavita and Gauri. Kavita is a filmmaker while Gauri used to be the chief editor of Lankesh Patrike. Beginning his career as a director, Lankesh’s debut film was Thuntata in 2001. He received the V. Shantaram Award and the Shankarnag Award for the movie. After Thuntata, his next film was Lankesh Patrike which was based on a real life incident and featured
. His next film featured Dhyan and Sadha. It came out in 2004 with the name of Monalisa.
This movie went on to win two awards at the Karnataka State Film Award for the categories – Best Film and Best Director. Deepika Padukone’s first movie was Aishwarya which came out in 2006. This movie was directed by Indrajit Lankesh. It starred Upendra opposite Deepika. This film helped establish Padukone in the movie industry and went on to reach commercial success. Lankesh received a Filmfare Award for this movie. He directed Huduga Hudugi next.
It was a commercial commonplace movie. The movie starred Dhyan in the lead. It also had special appearances by Sadha and Ileana. The year 2012 saw him directing Dev Son of Mudde Gowda. This movie starred Dignath and Charmee Kaur. This movie didn’t really impress the critics or the audience. His next project titled, Luv U Alia, starred V. Ravichandran and
. It was released on 17th September 2015. Lankesh is currently starring in Kannada comedy show,