VENKATESH a graduate of Physiotherapy is a self made person with realistic ideologies in life. He started his film career with a short film named “Crossword” and after claiming good acknowledgement he started directing films and some of his notable films are “Kannadi Bommaigal “, “Moths“ and “White Dirt“. These films Won Three International awards for him. His last recognition was for his Documentary Fiction ” Kannadi Bommaigal” which won the Best Documentary Award in Norway Tamil Film Festival 2015. He has directed 14 films till now which includes short films and documentaries.
Thanks to everyone who has supported me all the way and my special hugs to my parents, my wife and my sister who has been the backbone of my success.
“A year ago when he travelled to Moscow, young documentary filmmaker G.Venkatesh Kumar found that yesteryear Bollywood stars like Raj Kapoor and Mithun Chakraborty were popular with the Russians. Apparently, he also felt that Indians were not aware of many good films that Russia produces these days. Back home, he thought of linking young filmmakers with Russian works. To provide a platform for upcoming short film makers and also to connect them with current Russian cinema, Kumar plans to launch a club called “Indo-Russian Cinemas“ In the city.