Director Mohan Krishna Indraganti is well-known for his debut film, Grahanam, that won 11 Awards, including National Award for a director's Best First Film. It featured in several international film festivals. Grahanam was adopted from the story titled, Doshagunam, a novel by popular Telugu novelist, Chalam. Indraganti is way ahead than others in the way he treats his films and characters. His films are not mainstream, yet they have been recognised and cherished. Some of his other hit films are Ashta Chamma, Golconda High School and Gentleman.