Harish Shankar is renowned film writer and director. He was born on 31st March, 1977 in an agraharam in Dharmapuri, Karimnagar district (one km from Godavari River) into a family of orthodox Brahmins. He was brought up in BHEL, Hyderabad where his father worked as a Telugu master.
Harish made his debut in 2006 with Shock casting Raviteja and Jyothika. The film turned out to be a disaster but Raviteja however promised him to do another film under his direction.
Harish did Mirapakaya with Raviteja in 2011 and the film completed 50 days in 113 centers. This established Harish in the industry and the next film Gabbar Singh, starring Pawan Kalyan And Shruthi Haasan, is a Telugu adaptation of the 2010 Hindi film Dabangg. The movie received extremely positive response from the critics as well as the moviegoing public. The movie was marked as one of the biggest hits in both Pawan Kalyan's career and the Telugu film industry. Gabbar Singh created a new opening-day box office record for the Telugu film industry and stands among the most lucrative openers ever in the Indian film industry.
Most recently, Harish Shankar is working with Jr. NTR on a film that was scheduled to begin shooting at the end of 2012.
Ninne Istapaddanu (2003)
A Film by Aravind (2004)
Modati Cinema (2005)