Other links:

Other links:

K. Hariharan

Professor of Film Studies and Broadcast Television

Post-Graduation in Film Direction, Film & TV Institute of India

A graduate of the Film and TV Institute of India, Professor K. Hariharan is an established director, writer and professor. Ex-director of the L.V. Film and TV Academy, Chennai and visiting faculty at University of Pennsylvania, Professor Hariharan is also credited with establishing the first ever Indian Film Studies department at U Penn.

His first film, Ghashiram Kotwal, was produced under the Yukt Film Co-operative banner, which he set up with members from his batch at FTII; the film went on to be screened at the Berlin Film Festival of 1987. His third film, The Seventh Man, which was in Tamil, won the National Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil as well as the Afro-Asian Award for Solidarity. He forayed into Bollywood with the 1991 Om Puri – Deepti Naval starer Current, which explored the plight of Indian farmers. A Poddar college alumnus, Professor Hariharan was also involved in the production and direction of landmark TV series including ‘Understand Cinema, Looking Beyond with Hugh & Colleen Antzer and Maale Manivanna. Not one to be restricted by audience, he has also made several films for the Children’s Film Society of India.

Study at Ashoka

Study at Ashoka