He was born on 30 March 1967. He is Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and actor known for his works predominantly in Bollywood. His film work includes: Hyderabad Blues (1998), Rockford (1999), Iqbal (2005), Aashayein (2010), and Lakshmi (2014). She has also directed 3 Deewarein. He was appreciated with awards at many International film festivals like: Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues, for directing Iqbal. He was born to Kusuma Sudarshan and KS Naidu in Hyderabad. He then re-located in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States in 1988. He completed his Master's degree in Chemical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. He also completed his Acting & direction at the Warehouse Actor's Theater in Atlanta. His film Hyderabad blues was featured in Peachtree International Film Festival in Atlanta and Rhode Island International Film Festival. But, he got recognition with the film ’Iqbal’ that actually brought fame to his work and him too. Check out this page for more updates on Nagesh Kukunoor.