Early Life of Geetha Krishna
Geetha Krishna made his debut with the Telugu film Sankeertana starring Nagarjuna, for which he won the Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director. Since then he has directed a series of Telugu and Tamil films.
Career of Geetha Krishna
The debut film of Geeta Krishna is Sankeertana. It was a musical love story, set against religious taboos featuring Nagarjuna and Ramya Krishnan. The film became a successful venture commercially and he won the Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director. Next he made Kokila - a crime-mystery based on eye transplantation, a socially relevant theme in the late 1980s and the film also fared well critically and commercially. Geetha Krishna next made two further experimental films with Keechuraallu and Priyathama on the issue of schizophrenia but both these films did not fare well commercially. After a sabbatical, he returned in 1996 with Server Sundaramagaari Abbayi which dealt with heart transplantation as the main theme, where he also composed the film's music himself.
Commercial Films of Geetha Krishna
Geetha Krishna went on to make a Tamil film in 1999, Time featuring Prabhu Deva and Simran, though the film became a critical and commercial failure. In the late 2000s, Geetha Krishna began work on a trilingual venture known as Coffee Bar, with the Telugu version releasing in 2011 and the Tamil version, Nimidangal, two years later.
Projects done by Geetha Krishna
In 2013, Geetha Krishna revealed that he was working on sixty five hour docudrama that maps the history of India starting from the Indus Valley civilization. Titled My Country India Time Capsule, Geetha Krishna researched the project extensively and expressed that the venture would involve top technicians and artistes.
Filmography of Geetha Krishna
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