Jyothi Krishna (director)

Jyothi Krishna is an Indian actor and director in the Tamil and Telugu film industries.

Jyothi Krishna
Bornc. 1981
Occupationactor, director
Years active2003–present
RelativesRavi Krishna (brother)


Jyothi Krishna at 17 was credited with the story of his father, A. M. Ratnam's production Natpukaaga, starring Sarath Kumar and the film performed well at the box office.[1] He was also story writer for the Chiranjeevi's film Sneham Kosam and was also involved in story discussions of Rajinikanth's hit film Padayappa.[2] He went on to make his directorial debut in the A. R. Rahman musical Enakku 20 Unakku 18, starring Tarun, Trisha Krishnan and Shriya Saran. His next, Kedi, featured his brother Ravi Krishna in the lead role, whilst Ileana D'Cruz and Tamannaah Bhatia were also in the cast.

In 2010, Jyothi Krishna began work on his acting debut with Ooh La La La, scheduled for release in 2012.[3][4] His latest directorial project is Oxygen, set to release on 30 November 2017.[5]


As actorEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2012 Ooh La La La Surya

As directorEdit

Year Film Language Cast Notes
2003 Enakku 20 Unakku 18 Tamil Tarun, Trisha Krishnan, Shriya Saran
Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu Telugu
2006 Kedi Tamil Ravi Krishna, Ileana D'Cruz, Tamannaah Bhatia
2012 Ooh La La La Tamil Jyothi Krishna, Preethi Bhandari
2017 Oxygen Telugu Gopichand, Rashi Khanna, Anu Emmanuel

As writerEdit

As co-producerEdit


  1. ^ "Rediff on the NeT, Movies: Gossip from the south".
  2. ^ "Telugu Cinema Etc". Idlebrain.com. 9 November 2001. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Jyothi Krishna says that acting & directing is like marrying 2 girls". Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  4. ^ Jyothi Krishna - Tamil Movie News - Tamannah and Shriya's director turns hero - Jyothi Krishna | Tamannah | Shriya - Behindwoods.com
  5. ^ release date on 30th November 2017

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