‘Whatever the situation there might be, you can always prove yourself,’ this is truly proved by the actor, dialogue writer, and assistant director, Anantha Padmanabha. His journey of Sandalwood film industry took a flight when he got a chance to direct under the notable celebrity, Sathishchandra Navadagi. The film name was ‘Dore’ which released in 1995. As an assistant director, he directed various films, including ‘Shiva Sainya,’ ‘Mutthu,’ ‘
,’ etc. Having the dream of acting since childhood, but being of small height, he faced difficulty in being casted for films. Meanwhile, he wrote scripts for numerous films such as ‘Thrishakhti,’ ‘
His dream of acting came true in 2010 when he was casted for the Kannada movie ‘Naa Rani Nee Maharani.’ Another film in which he acted was ‘Preethi Kithabu,’ which was released in 2016. Not only he acted in this movie, but also he was the writer and co-director of this movie.