Krishna DK

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Krishna DK

Krishna DK is an Indian film director and producer. He forms one half of a writer-director duo with Raj Nidimoru. Together they have won widespread recognition and accolade for their movies, the latest being India’s first ‘zombie-comedy’, Go Goa Gone.

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Krishna DK is an Indian film director and producer. He forms one half of a writer-director duo with Raj Nidimoru. Together they have won widespread recognition and accolade for their movies, the latest being India’s first ‘zombie-comedy’, Go Goa Gone. Career: After teaming up with Raj Nidimoru, whom Krishna DK knew from college, they got their first break with an hour-long feature, shaadi.com. It was well liked in niche circles where it was shown. Their next effort, Flavors in 2003, was a bigger commercial success. Critics liked its light hearted retelling of tales of the Indian diaspora. The movie did the rounds at the biggest international film festivals, including the Hamptons, Milan, Cairo and Mumbai. It was followed closely with a edgy short feature called Shor, which won the Best Film award at the MIAAC Film Festival in New York. The immediate switch to Hindi commercial cinema with 99 proved to be as fortuitous for Krishna DK, along with Raj Nidimoru. The film was a complete commercial and critical success, earning four star reviews from most critics. Shor In The City, Krishna DK and Raj Nidimoru’s second Hindi feature film, also struck a chord with audiences and critics alike. Besides earning well at the box office, the film was also an official selection at the Pusan and Dubai International Film Festivals. Krishna DK and Raj Nidimoru’s most high profile feature was the zombie fantasy comedy, Go Goa Gone, widely regarded as a pathbreaking effort. The film did well among certain social sections and was enthusiastically welcomed by critics as well. Personal Life: Krishna DK originally hails from Hyderabad. He majored in Computer Science at the SV University in Tirupathi, where he first met Raj Nidimoru, who was studying Mechanical Engineering. Krishna DK was a software engineer in the US, before reuniting with Raj Nidimoru to venture into filmmaking.

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