Mahesh Narayan

  • Director, Writer, Music, Screenplay, Dialogue Writer, Editor

May 02, 1982  in Vaikkom, Kerala, India

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Mahesh Narayanan is a popular Indian film editor, writer and director who has passionate about pursuing a career in the film industry from a very young age. After completing his graduation from Adayar Film and Television Institute in Tamil Nadu, Mahesh started working as an advert editor. He subsequently progressed to edit documentaries, short films and entered the film industry with Rathimazha, a Malyaalm film award, which won five Kerala State Awards.

Despite the early success in the Malayalam film industry, Mahesh ventured to work in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi film industries and found success there too. A few of his most popular films as an editor includes Beautiful, Traffic, Kanyaka Talkies, Viswaroopam, and Ennu Ninte Moideen. After establishing himself as an accomplished and successful editor, Mahesh ventured into writing and made his debut as a writer with Mili, a Malayalam film, which opened to rave reviews in Kerala. The editor-turned-writer made his debut as a film director with Take Off, which released in March, 2017. His 2018 releases include Abhrahaminte Santhathikal and the bilingual film titled Vishwaroopam II in Tamil and Vishwaroop II in Hindi. His 2019 release includes Uyare, directed by Manu Ashokan.