Rishab Shetty

Other names of Rishab Shetty: Rishabh Shetty
Birthday: 07-07

Rishab Shetty is a Kannada film actor and director. He was born on July 7 in Keradi Village, Kundapur, Karnataka. He studied film direction at the Government Film and TV Institute in Bangalore and started his career as an Assistant Director to A.M.R. Ramesh in the 2006 bilingual drama film, Cyanide. Afterward, he assisted Arvind Kaushik in a television series before he made his acting debut in the Kannada film, Tuglak (2012), which Kaushik also directed. In 2013, Shetty did a small stint as a police officer in Pawan Kumar’s romantic psychological thriller film, Lucia.

The following year, he starred in the neo-noir crime drama film, Ulidavaru Kandanthe, a film that also marks his directorial debut. The film earned positive to mixed reviews from the critics and turned out to be an average grosser at the box-office. In 2016, he directed his next film, Ricky, a romantic thriller film, which he also starred alongside Haripriya in the lead roles. Also in 2016, he acted in Santhosh Kodenkeri’s suspense thriller film, Home Stay and directed another Kannada film entitled Kirik Party. On February 9, 2017, Shetty had an arranged marriage to Pragathi Shetty, a Software Engineer. Pragathi is her sister’s colleague at work. Their traditional wedding was held in Kundapur and attended by their families, friends, actors, and filmmakers of Karnataka.

A M R Ramesh Kannada Actor

A M R Ramesh

AMR Ramesh is a South Indian director who has written and directed movies in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu films later dubbed in Malayalam as well as Hindi. He was born in Hanumantha Nagar in Bangalore. He is married to the well-known producer S. Indumathi and resides in Bangalore. He debuted as a director in 2004 with the movie ‘Santhosha’. However, he gained recognition with his second directorial venture in 2006 with the Kannada film ‘Cyanide: The Inside Story’ revolving around the incidents surrounding the assassins of Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The movie stars Ravi Kale as Sivarasan who was the mastermind of the assassination. The movie also stars Malavika Avinash, Rangayana Raghu, and Tara. The film was shot in Tamil as well and was named ‘Kuppi’ marking its successful release in 2007. The film won two awards at the 2006-07 Karnataka State Film Awards. He was the writer and director of the 2008 Kannada movie ‘Minchina Ota’ starring Lakshmi Rai, Raghavendra, and Vijay. The movie was dubbed in Malayalam as ‘Mangalapuram’. In 2010, he directed the Kannada movie ‘Police Quarters’ starring Anish Tejeshwar and Sonu. In 2013, the Kannada biopic of the elusive character Veerappan was written and directed by AMR called ‘Attahasa’. The role of Veerappan was remarkably played by Kishore and DGP K Vijay Kumar was portrayed by Arjun Sarja. The movie was dubbed in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. The movie received amazing reviews for its direction and the cinematography of the movie was also praised. AMR was credited by the critics for releasing another visually captivating film especially with the peculiar nature of the character and the terrain. In 2016, he wrote and directed the Kannada movie ‘Game’ loosely based on the 2012 Spanish thriller ‘The Body’. The movie stars Arjun Sarja, Manisha Koirala, and Shaam simultaneously shot in Tamil and later dubbed in Telugu as ‘Notuku Potu’. He also appeared in the movie in the role of Deva. The reviews credited the film as engaging and thrilling. In 2017, his direction ‘Aaspota (The Human Bomb)’ hit the theatres starring Darshan Thoogudeep and was also dubbed in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi. His movies have a unique feel. He usually writes his own story and has a command over his vision for the movie. He recently got involved in a controversy when he was sent a legal notice by Indrajit Lankesh, mother of the journalist/activist Gauri Lankesh who was shot dead by unknown assailants at her residence last year. His passion to capture real-life events around individuals leaves his distinct mark in the industry.


Dayal Padmanabhan

Dayal Padmanabhan is a Kannada movie director, who was born and brought up in Tamil Nadu. He was born on 14th June 1970 in Villupuram in Tamil Nadu. His parents are Padmanabhan and Radha. Padmanabhan was an employee of Tamilnadu Electricity Board. After his sudden death, Radha got the job and educated her son. Dayal is a scientist by profession. He came to Bangalore in 1988 and joined Indian Institute of Science as a scientist. Due to the passion for cinema, Dayal resigned his scientist job and got deep into the cinema industry. He considered Tamil actor “Murali” as his role model. Tamil director, “Naga” of “Marmadesam” fame, Upendra Rao, Madhan Mallu, Hamsalekha and S. Mahendar guided him well. He made his entry into the Kannada film industry as a writer. His first movie was with Sai Kumar, “Om Ganesh.” Thriller Manju directed the film. He is famous for his works such as “Hudugigage,” “Gattimela” and “H2O.” He made his debut as the director through “OK Saar OK.” “Baa Baaro Rasika,” “Sri Harikathe,” “Circus,” “Haggadha Kone” and “Masala” are some of his successful movies. He has also performed as a physically challenged person in “Gaalipata.” He got huge appreciations for his role from the critics and viewers. “Gharshane” with Mala Shri is the complete action entertainer by Dayal. He started his production company, D Pictures and began producing movies. He has also worked as the executive producer of the Tamil movie, “Brahman.” His latest movie is “Actor” with Naveen Krishna and Sihi Kahi Geetha. Before the release, the film was premiered at the 8th Bangalore International Film Festival and won the accolades from critics and audiences. He produced the movie along with “Veeresh” of the online portal, “Chitraloka.” Dayal has worked as a writer for nearly 14 movies. He had directed 12 movies, and most of them are the hit movies. He worked as the producer for six movies. His passion for cinema guided him in a right path and made him achieve something that he deserves for his extraordinary talent. This talented director, script writer, and producer from Tamil Nadu is serving Karnataka with his talent. Another Version of the bio... Dayal Padmanabhan is an Indian director, producer, film writer. He has mainly worked in Kannada Cinema. His movies are mainly based on the theme of thrillers, romantic comedy, and comedy-thriller. His directorial movie was OK Saar OK. His movie Haggada Kone released in the year 2014 was very much liked by the audience and the critics and was appreciated in many film festivals.  He was born in Tamil Nadu. His father Padmanabhan worked as an electrician in Tamil Nadu electricity board, and his mother Radha Padmanabhan worked as a housewife until her husband’s death. Later she took the position of her husband at work. Dayal was always interested in acting and participated in many extra-curricular activities during his school time. He wanted to become an actor but then later turned out to be a director, producer, and film writer in Kannada movies. He is a graduate with a Diploma degree in Civil Engineering from the Muthiah Polytechnic, Chidambaram. He did his B.E from the B.M.S. College of Engineering, in Bangalore. He worked at the Indian Institute of Science for 15 years.  He made his enter in the Kannada film industry in the year 2000. His first movie as a writer was Om Ganesh, which starred Sai Kumar. The movie was directed by Manju. He has been a film writer for many movies such as Gattimela, Hudugigage, H2O. He has mainly written the dialogues and screenplay for his movies. His movie as a director was OK Saar OK  in the year 2003. He has directed movies like Circus, Sri Harikathe, Baa Baaro Rasika, 'Haggadha Kone,’ ‘Masala’ and many more. He stared in the movie Gaalipata in which he played the character of Dracula, which was liked by the audience. His movie Gharshane was a full action packed movie and has worked as a director and producer. The movie was released under the banner of Shankar Productions.  He did the executive producer for his movie Circus and even worked as a Co-producer for Shriharikathe. His movies are mainly produced by his own production house named D Pictures. The movie Yogaraj But, released in 2011 was very much appreciated by the critics. The movie starred Neethu and Naveena Krishna in the lead roles. He has also been a part of the Tamil movie Brahman as an executive producer.  In 2011, he won the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce election and became a member of Producer Sector. He is the member of the Karnataka Film Director’s Association. He was nominated for the best screenplay writer for the movie Yogaraj by the Times of India Film Awards in 2011.

Dayal Padmanabhan Kannada Actor