Born:Tanuku, Andhra Pradesh
Alma mater:University of Hyderabad
Occupation:Film director, screenwriter
Awards:National Film Award
Mohana Krishna Indraganti is an award-winning Telugu film director from India. His first directorial venture Grahanam in 2005 fetched him 11 awards with the prominent ones being the National Film Award, Nandi Award and Gollapudi Srinivas Memorial Award.
Indraganti Mohana Krishna was born in the Telugu Brahmin family in Tanuku, a small town in the coastal district of West Godavari in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Since his parents, Indraganti Srikanth Sharma and Janaki Bala, and grandparents were writers, he had a fascination towards fiction since his childhood. His grandmother's stories were visually detailed in their narration. In addition to this, he has been an avid reader of literary works and also loved to discuss films with his uncle. In an interview, he said that these were the key reasons that contributed to his interest in filmmaking.
Mohan Krishna Indraganti started off his career as a director with award winning film Grahanam in 2004. He rose to prominence with Ashta Chamma in 2008. He was awarded Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director in 2005 for Grahanam.
Indraganti Mohana Krishna was born in a Telugu family in Tanuku, a small town in the coastal district of West Godavari in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.