Kenja Chethan Kumar is a young director of Kannada movies. He is famous for his film “Prema Geema Jane Do,” which was released in 2016. He was born in the small village of Udupi, Karnataka, India. He is not only a director but also an editor, screenwriter, and video editor. He became interested in plays when he discovered that his grandfather was a playwright and director. When he was 12 years old, he wrote his first play. He completed his education at Besant Evening College, Mangalore. After completing college, he moved to Bangalore to pursue his career in film direction. He was inspired by Kannada actor Upendra and the Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani.
Before he got any job in the Film or TV industry, he had to take a few courses to learn about editing and direction. Then, he became a video editor at “Asianet Suvarna,” and also at “TV9.” He worked as a freelance editor for a while in Mumbai, where he got a job at “Big Boss Kannada.” His first work which was written, directed, and edited by him, was a short film “
.” He worked as an editor for a “Sandalwood film.” In 2016, he made his debut as a director through his film, “Prema Geema Jane Do,” which is a sweet romantic comedy in Kannada. His other Kannada movie, “
,” was released in 2019 and the film, “Chow Chow Bath,” is in the post-production stage.