Indian film director, lyricist and screen writer Chethan Kumar predominantly works in Kannada cinema. He rose to fame with his debut directional venture 2014 Kannada movie 'Bahaddur'. Chethan was writing dialogues for theatre plays in Kalamandir until he stumbled in cinema. Music director Arjun Janya noticed his talent and gave him a chance to write a song lyric for Varadhanayaka.
He wrote his first song 'Baite Baite' which rocked the charts and gave him more projects. He has worked with directors Mahesh Babu, Nagashekar, Preetham Gubbi, A.P.Arjun before becoming an independent director. In 2012 he did a documentary Starring Chandan Shetty called as "Yen Madli?". He made his directional debut in 2014 with 'Bahaddur' and then went on to his next film 'Bharjari' starring Dhruva Sarja, Rachita Ram, Hariprriya and Vaishali Deepak became Mega Blockbuster hit of 2017.
Born in: Kollegal, Karnataka, India