10 December 1987|
Kunigal, Karnataka, India
|Residence||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Years active||2010 – Present|
Pavan Wadeyar is an Indian film director, screenwriter, lyricist, actor and producer best known for his work in Kannada cinema. He is known for writing and directing Govindaya Namaha (2012), for which he won the SIIMA award for the Best Debut Director.
Pavan Wadeyar began his career by working as an assistant director to Yogaraj Bhat in Pancharangi (2010). He made his directional debut with Blockbuster Govindaya Namaha (2012)  for which he won the SIIMA award for the Best Debut Director. He then directed Telugu movie Potugadu (2013) remake of Govindaya Namaha. He directed Googly starring Yash in 2013 which became blockbuster hit. Wadeyar made his acting debut in 2014 film Preethi Geethi Ityaadi directed by Veerendra. In 2015 he directed Rana Vikrama starring Puneeth Rajkumar which became blockbuster hit. In 2016 Pavan directed Jessie and Nataraja Service.
Pavan Wadeyar was born on 10 December 1987 to Gajanana Wadeyar and Geetha Wadeyar in Kunigal, Karnataka, India. He has an elder sister called Ashwini Madhusudhan. He is an Bachelor of Commerce graduate with distinction. He worked at Fidelity company in Bangalore for 8 months due to his passion towards cinema he resigned his job and entered film industry. On 7 December 2017 Pavan got engaged to actress, fashion designer Apeksha Purohit.
|2012||Govindaya Namaha||2012 SIIMA Best Debutant Director Award, 2012 Radio Mirchi Upcoming Lyricist of the year Award|
|2013||Potugadu||Telugu remake of Govindaya Namaha|
|2013||Googly||2013 SIIMA Best Director, 2013 SIIMA Best Lyricist Award|
|2015||Rana Vikrama||Nominated for 2016 Filmare Awards and SIIMA Awards for Best Director , Nominated for 2016 Filmafare Awards for Best Lyricist|
|2016||Jessie||Nominated for 2017 SIIMA Awards for Best Director|
|2014||Preethi Geethi Ityaadi||Lead role|