Hyd-Born Youth's Hollywood Flick Mints $40M

Thu Sep 13 2018 18:04:54 GMT+0530 (IST)

Aneesh Chaganty, an Indian-origin American Filmmaker, emerged as the latest sensation. Debut Hollywood Flick of this Youngster 'Searching' has grossed USD 16 million in USA alone and USD 40 million Worldwide. Believe it or not, This movie directed by a newbie stood at No.4 in the US Top 5 List.

Not many knew that Aneesh Chaganty was born in Hyderabad in the year 1991. His Family shifted base to USA from Nallakunta when he was a toddler. He was an alumni of USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Aneesh began pursuing his dreams by starting his career with short films. 'Google Glass Seeds' was his first short film. This Youngster worked in the Creative Lab of Google Glass for a period of two years. He was busy then with writing scripts and making commercials. Actually, Aneesh thought of making 'Searching' like a short film. To his surprise, He was asked to make it into a feature film and the rest is history. Today, People across the World have been appreciating this youngster for making a critically acclaimed and commercially successful flick.