Prashanth Neel is an Indian film director who works in Kannada cinema. He made his debut with the 2014 film, Ugramm starring Sriimurali in lead. The film emerged as a blockbuster hit and launched his career. He then followed it up with the Kannada magnum opus , which was written and directed by him and became all-time highest-grossing film of Kannada. His next film will be 2nd and final installment of KGF titled as KGF: Chapter 2.