Janaki Vishwanathan is an Indian film maker best known for her National Award-winning debut film  Kutty (2001) in Tamil, which focuses on the issue of child labour. Her second film, Kanavu Meippada Vendum, deals with the issues faced by Devadasi women. This was screened at several film festivals 
- Kutty (2001) : Tamil Film
- Kanavu Meippada Vendum (2004) : Tamil Film
- Yeh Hai Bakrapur (2014) : Hindi Film
- chandikaiyin kadhai : Tamil Tele Film
- 2002 Cairo International Children's Film Festival (Egypt)- Special International Jury Prize — Kutty
- 2002 National Film Awards (India)- Silver Lotus Award — Special Jury Award — Kutty
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- ^ "Kanavu Meippada Vendum — Kanavu Meipada Vendum". Archived from the original on 24 October 2004.