Lokesh in 2020 at Zee Cine Awards Tamil
|Alma mater||[[Vivek Vidyalaya Matric Higher Secondary School . PSG College of Arts and Science]] |
Lokesh Kanagaraj is an Indian film director who works primarily in the Tamil film industry who started his film career with the 2016 anthology film called Aviyal. He is best known for writing and directing the action-thriller films Maanagaram (2017), Kaithi (2019), Master (2021) and his upcoming movie Vikram.
He was born in kinathukadavu. He was an ex bank employee. He pursued his passion which is towards film making.
|2016||Aviyal||Yes||Yes||Anthology film |
|2018||Vella Raja||No||Yes||Web Series |
Awards and nominations
|Maanagaram||10th Vijay Awards||Best Debut Director||Won|||
|Kaithi||Zee Tamil Cine Awards||Favourite Director||Won|||
- "Lokesh Kanagaraj Interview: Kaithi Is About A Father's Love And That Rare Bond Between Strangers". 22 October 2019.
- "A celebration of cinema and filmmaking - Times of India". The Times of India.
- Anantharam, Chitra Deepa (9 March 2017). "The lives of others". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
- "Maanagaram- Opens big on March 10". Sify.com.
- "No heroine in Karthi's next with Lokesh Kanagaraj". The News Minute. 15 December 2018. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
- "Kaithi will showcase Karthi's potential as a versatile actor: Lokesh Kanagaraj". The Times of India. 11 March 2019. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
- "Team Thalapathy 64 arrives in Delhi; second schedule begins". The Indian Express. November 2019.
- Kanagaraj, Lokesh [@Dir_Lokesh] (7 November 2020). "Dear Guru..This is our humble gift to you sir.. Wishing you a very happy birthday. Please do keep inspiring us always sir @ikamalhaasan 🙏 t.co/z8mEbtgldU #ஆரம்பிக்கலாங்களா #என்வீரமேவாகையேசூடும் #vikram #HBDKamalHaasan" (Tweet). Retrieved 8 January 2021 – via Twitter.
- "Has this Hollywood movie inspired Kaithi?". The Times of India. 29 October 2019. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
- "Lokesh Kanagaraj's next with Kamal Haasan officially announced". kollyinsider.com. 16 September 2020.
- "Vijay awards 2018: Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi win best actor award, Dhanush and Anirudh perform together. See pics". Hindustan Times. 4 June 2018.
- "Zee Cine Awards Tamil 2020 winners list: Ajith, Kamal Haasan, Dhanush won these honours". International Business Times. 5 January 2020. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
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