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Lokesh Kanagaraj (born 14 March 1986) is an Indian film director and screenwriter who works in Tamil films. He started his career with a short film in the 2016 anthology Aviyal. He later directed his first feature film Maanagaram (2017). He created the Lokesh Cinematic Universe franchise with his films Kaithi (2019) and Vikram (2022). His upcoming film, Leo marks his second collaboration with Vijay after Master (2021). In 2016, his short film, Kalam, was included in the anthology film, Aviyal, produced by Karthick Subbaraj.In 2017, he made his directorial feature debut with the hyperlink film "Maanagaram". In late 2018, he began working on a film for Dream Warrior Pictures, the same production company behind Maanagaram.With Karthi in the lead role the action-thriller was titled "Kaithi". His next after Kaithi was the action-drama film "Master"starring Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi.It was released on 13 January 2021, a day before the Pongal festival. It opened to mostly positive reviews and emerged as a commercial success. Master was the highest grossing Tamil film of 2021.Highest-grossing Indian films of 2021.He then directed "Vikram" (2022), starring Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, and Fahadh Faasil. Following the huge success of the film, he is actively creating the Lokesh Cinematic Universe, on the basis of carrying the story forward from Kaithi and Vikram. His next directorial after Vikram will be Vijay's 67th film "Leo".