He was not unfamiliar with the nuances of filmmaking as his father was an Assistant Director by profession. Ganapathi was introduced to Malayalam movies through acclaimed director Santhosh Sivan as dubbing artist for ‘Anandabhadram’ and later as child actor in another feature of his, but got his breakthrough role in ‘Vinodayathra’, for which he won accolades. He grew up in Malayalis’ eyes, all the while making a mark with his acting abilities.
In addition to starring in numerous movies, he has also bagged advertisements, brand endorsements and has acted in a couple of web series’ as well, but his hunger for filmmaking did not stop there. During the lockdown period, he wrote and directed a short film ‘Onn Chirikku’ which fetched him unprecedented laurels and recognition. The film was produced by a production company - Trika Films - started by him and his brother and he plans to produce amazing creative content such as documentaries, short films, web series with the same.
Multiple movies and web series’ are in the pipeline for this young star, who is also looked upon as a style icon for many youngsters in Kerala.