K. L. Praveen

  • Editor

Jul 24, 1977  in Andhra Pradesh, India

Also Known as: Kuchipudi Latha Praveen

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K L Praveen is a National Award winning Indian film editor who is best known for his work in the South Indian film industry. Since his feature film editorial debut in the 2007 sports comedy Chennai 600028, he has worked in over 50 films across all major South Indian film industries, most prominently in Tamil. A frequent collaborator of editor N.B. Srikanth, Praveen won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Editor for his work in Saroja (2008), and the National Film Award for Best Editor for his work in the neo-noir gangster film Aaranya Kaandam (2010). Significant film credits also include Mankatha (2011), Second Show (2012), Biriyani (2013), Kaaviya Thalaivan (2014), Madras (2014), Pasanga 2 (2015), Kabali (2016), Bairavaa (2017), Oru Kidayin Karunai Manu (2017), Party (2018) and Kaatrin Mozhi (2018).A National Film Award-winning editor, K.L. Praveen is best known for his work in the South Indian film industry. Since his feature film editorial debut in the Tamil sports comedy Chennai 600028 (2007), he has worked in over 50 films across all major South Indian film industries, most prominently in Tamil.

In 2008, Praveen and his frequent collaborator N.B. Srikanth won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Editor for their work in Saroja (2008). Three years later, the duo won the National Film Award for Best Editor for their work in the Kollywood neo-noir gangster film Aaranya Kaandam (2010).

Significant film credits also include Mankatha (2011), Second Show (2012), Pasanga 2 (2015) and Kabali (2016). More recently, the editor was associated with the movies Kaatrin Mozhi (2018), Maharshi (2019), NGK (2019), Ninnu Veedani Needanu Nene (2019), Kadaram Kondan (2019) and Vadaladu (2019).

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