He was born in the beautiful city of Mysore in the state of Karnataka. He was born on. The 6th of October in the year 1982. He completed his schooling from St. Joseph’s High School, which is in Mysore. He also has completed a pre-university course from Vishwamanava PU College, whichis in Mandya. He got his graduation completed from SBRR Mahajana Degree College, whichis situated in the city of Mysore. Professor Krishne Gowda, a famous Kannada stand up comedian and he is also a retired principal.
In the year 2016, Manju tied the knot with Sahana. He started his career in the film industry by doing the job of an assistant director to
in the film Amrithadhare which released in the year 2005. He made his directorial debut with film Shishira which released in the year 2009. This film collected a lot of positive reviews from the audiences as well as the critics. He cast actors Ganesh and Amulya, two well-known actors from the Sandalwood or Kannada cinema, for the movie
. This movie released in the year 2013.
The movie went on to be one of the biggest blockbusters of that year by it completing almost 100 days. Then in the year 2017, he directed the movie Srikanta and cast one of the biggest superstars of Sandalwood,
. This also movie went on to be a hit. He has also made Pataki, which is a remake of Telugu movie Pataas, for which he has cast Ganesh in it.