Indrajit Lankesh is the son of iconic writer, journalist and film maker P Lankesh. He is a successful Filmmaker, Producer, Director of Kannada, Telugu and Hindi films. He is also the Publisher of ‘Lankesh Patrike’.
Indrajit Lankesh has been taking ‘Lankesh Patrike’ forward as the Proprietor, Editor and Publisher since 2000. He does so fully keeping in mind the changes that are taking place; without deviating from the spirit of rational enquiry, which his father had left him as a legacy. Indrajit was not a novice in journalism at the time of taking up this responsibility; he already had a successful stint as the Editor of a sports magazine called “Allrounder” which grew to a whopping readership of over 5 lakhs readers across Karnataka.
Indrajit is in a way responsible for the stylized cosmopolitan aesthetics and attitude in Kannada Cinema. His films standout for the contemporary looks, modern outlook and a ‘romantic-drama’ genre of film entertainment.
With 9 films and over a decade in the industry, his films have managed to not only win box office success, but also several awards and accolades. Most debutants with him have moved on to make it big in various film industries including Bollywood.
An eye for detail, urban canvas and a landscape for enriching experience on the large screen called for a producer whose aesthetics and attitude matched the vision of a new experiment in Kannada cinema. This need drove him to produce his own films. His films not only have good glamour and stylized treatments, but also the state of art equipment and top class technicians – a silent testimony for his films being a true labor of love. Indrajit has produced 9 films in 3 languages. His label ‘Red Cherry Productions’ is constantly striving to bring new issues and subjects that connect with the new age audience