[1] His upbringing was in Vijayawada where he completed his schooling and obtained his Bachelor's degree in Arts from Loyola College. This study, made in a documentary-drama format for Doordarshan, was performed in commemoration of India's 50th year of independence. [2] He sent creative samples from this study to Toronto-based York University and its prestigious Department of Film in the Faculty of Fine Arts. [7] His debut film fetched him 11 awards with the prominent ones being the National Film Award, Nandi Award bestowed by Government of Andhra Pradesh and Gollapudi Srinivas Memorial Award.[1]. As his parents, Indraganti Srikanth and Janaki Bala, and grandparents were writers, he had a fascination towards fiction since his childhood. [1] The film was also showcased in the Indian panorama section of the 2005 International Film Festival of India. Though his first feature film Grahanam was first drafted in 1997, his amateurish skills in constructing the screenplay didn't help much at that time. His next film, Ashta Chamma, which featured Colours Swathi, Nani, Srinivas Avasarala and Bhargavi, was released in 2008 and was a huge success at box office. His debut directorial venture Grahanam (2005) fetched him eleven awards including the National Film Award for Best First Film of a Director, the Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director and the Gollapudi Srinivas Award for Best First Film of a Director. [8] [3], To bring this script to cinema, he approached several producers to help him finance it. Chalam's daughter gave him permission to make a film from one of her father's literary works. Mohana Krishna Indraganti is an Indian film director known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from York University. The movie released in 2005 and it went on to become a blockbuster hit and won a … This study, made in a documentary-drama format for Doordarshan, was performed in commemoration of India's 50th year of independence. Mohana Krishna Indraganti is an Indian film director known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema.His debut directorial venture Grahanam (2005) fetched him eleven awards including the National Film Award for Best First Film of a Director, the Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director and the Gollapudi Srinivas Award for Best First Film of a Director. Mohan Krishna Indraganti (Voice-over) Awards CineMAA Awards. In 2006, his second directorial venture, Mayabazaar, featured Bhumika Chawla and Raja in the lead roles. Last edited on 20 November 2020, at 13:53, National Film Award for Best First Film of a Director, Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director, Gollapudi Srinivas Award for Best First Film of a Director, Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director, Akkineni Award for Best Home-viewing Feature Film, "Interview with Mohana Krishna Indraganti", "Indraganti's exclusive interview prior Mayabazar", "Indraganti Mohana Krishna on taking risks", "Mohan Krishna Indraganti: Used comedy in Ami Thumi to critique world around me", "Sammohanam is Indraganti Mohan Krishna's most romantic film so far, says actor Sudheer Babu", "Mohan Krishna Indraganti's multi-starrer 'V' has a release date", Video Interview – Indraganti Mohana Krishna, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mohana_Krishna_Indraganti&oldid=989695347, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 November 2020, at 13:53. After almost a decade, he has come back with a film that … A few more hours to go (September 5) for the massive release of Mohana Mohana Krishna Indraganti is an Indian film director known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema. His later films, Golkonda High School and Anthaka Mundhu Aa Tharuvatha, did well at box office. This helped him join and complete Master of Fine Arts in Film between 1998–2000. Even though all of them were fascinated by his story, they were hesitant about its commercial viability. [1] The film was also showcased in the Indian panorama section of the 2005 International Film Festival of India. He rose to prominence with Ashta Chamma in 2008. [7] His debut film fetched him 11 awards with the prominent ones being the National Film Award, Nandi Award bestowed by Government of Andhra Pradesh and Gollapudi Srinivas Memorial Award.[1]. [2] He sent creative samples from this study to Toronto-based York University and its prestigious Department of Film in the Faculty of Fine Arts. In an interview, he said that these were the key reasons that contributed to his interest in filmmaking.[3]. Thereafter, he pursued his interest in Arts by obtaining a master's degree in English language and Philosophy from University of Hyderabad.