Preetham Gubbi is and Indian director and scriptwriter. He has worked in the Kannada film industry. He started his career in 2006 as a scriptwriter. His first movie as a scriptwriter was Mungaru Male. The movie was a huge hit. He turned into direction with Haage Summane movie in 2009. He was born in Karnataka and is the grandson of
. His grandfather was a theater artist. He made his debut into the industry as a scriptwriter. His first film was Mungaru Male. The movie was directed by Yograj Bhat. The film was based on the plot of love and sacrifice. The star cast of the consisted of
in the lead roles. The movie gained good response in the theaters and collected 50 crore in the theaters. His next movie was Geleya, which was directed Harsha and the third movie was Ganesh. Both the movies had a simple storyline. He got lot of appreciation and critical acclaim for his script writing techniques and talent. He wrote the script for the movie Haage Summane. Preetham started his directorial move with the wish of making the sequel to
. He had decided Ganesh and Ramya to play the lead in the movie but of them because of their schedule rejected the movie resulting it to dump. He then later moved on with the script of Haage Summane. The movie cast Suhasi and
. They both were newcomers.
Krishna gave the cinematography for the movie and even won the Best Cinematographer in Filmfare Award. The movie was released in 2008. The response given to the movie was not so good and fell off the theaters very soon. He made his second direction from Maleyali Jotheyali in 2009. The film starred Ganesh and received a mixed response at the box office. Johny Mera Naam Preethi Mera Kaam was his next film. The movie starred Ramya and
. In 2012, he directed Jaanu casting
and Yash. The movie was a huge hit and made up to the top grosser of the year. His next movie was Nam Duniya Nam Style which was a youth-oriented story based on the life of three youngsters. He even played the role of producer in the movie. He is inspired and looks up to the director such as
. He got married to Sushma K Rao in 2007. Sushma worked in many television series and shot to fame from
television show. In 2014 the couple got divorced because of their mutual misunderstandings.