Harish Shankar biography:
Harish Shankar was born on 31st March 1977 in Karimnagar, Karimnagar district, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was born into a family of orthodox Brahmins. He was brought up in BHEL, Hyderabad where his father worked as a Telugu master.
Harish Shankar is a film director and screenwriter who work in Telugu cinema.
Ravi Teja had said that he would do another film with Harish irrespective of the commercial outcome of Shock. Now Ravi called and asked him for a story. Harish narrated the script of Mirapakay. Mirapakay was made and released. The film successfully completed 50 days in 113 centres. He then worked as an associate director for Dongala Mutha. He also appeared in cameo roles in a few movies like Neninthe and Nippu.
Harish's latest movie 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 movie going 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.