Lokesh Kanagaraj : Latest Young Sensation

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HBD To Dynamic Director Lokesh

Happy Birthday To Lokesh Kanagaraj
Happy Birthday To Lokesh Kanagaraj

Lokesh who once was a bank employee, is now making his Producers laughing all their way to the banks. His talent was recognised and encouraged by Karthik Subbaraj by giving him a chance to direct a segment titled Kalam in his production Aviyal which was released in 2016. Earning the confidence and accoldes Lokesh started to make a full length film.

After many meetings, his film in hyperlink genre titled Maanagaram in Dream Warrior Pictures production. The film became a success and earned critical acclaim. It was also dubbed into Telugu as Mahanagaram. Cinephiles and those who watched it hinted about Lokesh's talent with the first film itself. Then comes his career-turning point film.


Lokesh came up Kaithi starring Karthi in the same Dream Warrior Production House. The film got released in Telugu with the same title. It became a huge blockbuster all-over. Lokesh's narrative style as the film happens in one night and with almost no female characters stuns the audience and industry people alike.

With the success of Khaidi Lokesh got the opportunity to direct a film with Thalapathy Vijay. He made Master with Vijay as protagonist and Vijay Sethupathi as antagonist. Master was the film big film released post-Lockdown and emerged as highest grossing film of 2021. Then itself Vijay has committed to do another film with Lokesh.

Then comes Vikram, as a fanboy Lokesh delivered an industry hit with his favourite hero Kamal Haasan. He made it as a story which happens after Kaithi linking both the films and hence creating a cinematic universe for the first time in Indian cinema. Along with Kamal Haasan the film stars Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil and Suriya on a guest role.

Now, he is making Leo with Vijay which is a big part of Lokesh Cinematic Universe connecting Kaithi and Vikram. Trade is expecting this will be massive and will be a gamechanger not only in Kollywood but also in entire film industry. 

CineJosh wishing the youn and dynamic director Lokesh Kanagaraj a very Happy Birthday and wish him to score a huge blockbuster with LEO.