Prashanth Neel is an Indian filmmaker who works in Sandalwood industry. He made his directorial venture through the movie Ugramm, which became a commercial hit and gave him name and fame. Ugramm gave a new dimension to movie making in Sandalwood. It is also learnt that the Tamil and Telugu rights of Ugramm was sold for a big sum.
Neel has completed a course in direction and gradually developed much interest in it. After completing the course, he chose to cast actor Srimurali, who is his brother- in- law in Aa Hudugi Neene. But due to Srimurali's disinterest to join hands with Neel in this project, he rejected Neels proposal. As a result, Neel came with an action project Ugramm. This movie unexpectedly turned out to be a huge hit commercially and became a successful movie in the year 2014. \
His upcoming projects are KGF, Ugramm Veeram and Aahvana. The shooting of the movie KGF is under progress. It has Rocking Star Yash as the lead. It is reported that he has chosen
Puneeth Rajkumar to play the lead role in his upcoming project Aahvana.
Prashanth Neel was nominated for Filmfare awards and SIIMA awards in the category of Best Director.
Reportedly, Prashanth Neel and Sai Murali (who acted in Ugramm) are planning to join hands again after Ugramm.