Barath Neelakantan is an Indian film director, popular amongst the regional audience for his work in movies like K-13 (2019), Nibunan (2017), etc. Mostly known for his major involvement in Tamil TV shows, short films, and dramas, he has often been praised by the spectators and critics for his consistency and smoothly transitioned sequences. In 2017, Barath made his first momentous contribution on the silver screen with the Tamil film Nibunan, where he was involved as an associate director. Two years later, he directed the action-drama film K-13, starring Arulnithi,
. He was able to impress quite a huge portion of the audience with this film.