Nagesh Kukunoor

Highest Rated: 73% Dhanak (2015)
Lowest Rated: 73% Dhanak (2015)
Birthday: Sep 27, 1933
Birthplace: Not Available
Chose film making over a lucrative career in chemical engineering. His films Hyderabad Blues (1998), 3 Deewarein (2003) and Dor (2006) were screened at IAAC (now known as NYIFF) Film Festival. Won the National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues for Iqbal (2005). Won the Mercedes Benz Audience Award for Best Narrative at the Palm Springs International Film Festival for the film Lakshmi (2014).  Was awarded the Grand Prix by the Generation Kplus International Jury for the best feature-length film at 65th Berlin International Film Festival for Dhanak (2015). Partnered with his long-time collaborator Elahe Hiptoolato to start the distribution company Nue Cinema Inc.

Highest Rated Movies



73% Dhanak Director Screenwriter 2015
No Score Yet Lakshmi Actor Director Screenwriter 2014
No Score Yet Mod Director 2011
No Score Yet Aashayein (Wishes) Director Screenwriter 2010
No Score Yet 8X10 Tasveer Director Screenwriter 2009
No Score Yet 8 X 10 Tasveer Director 2009
No Score Yet Bombay 2 Bangkok Director 2008
No Score Yet Dor Screenwriter Director 2006
No Score Yet 3 Walls Nagya Director 2005
No Score Yet Iqbal Director 2005
No Score Yet Hyderabad Blues 2 Varun Naidu Director 2004
No Score Yet 3 Deewarein (3 Walls) Actor Director 2003
No Score Yet Bollywood Calling Screenwriter Director Gullu 2000
No Score Yet Rockford Producer Actor Director 1999
No Score Yet Hyderabad Blues Varun Director 1998
No Score Yet Avvai Shanmughi Actor 1997


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