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Founded in 2017,

Knack Studios was born out of their shared love for filmmaking by Anandha Ramanujam N, Harish Ram LH and Vinay Sridhar.

Headquartered in Chennai  stage img  at a 15,000 sq. ft facility, with a 6000 sq. ft facility in Hyderabad, we are post-production house with a sole purpose - to add magic to every project we work on. Be it through visuals or sound, we believe in bringing the ideas of talented filmmakers to life.  stage img Every frame, every decibel, every hue is taken care of the best way possible. What can we say, we have a knack for perfection!

Meet The Magicians

Our Chairman

Anantha Padhmanaban N

Padhmanaban N


Anantha Padhmanaban N is a successful entrepreneur who began his career by taking over his family's business and growing it from a few small stores to a jewelry store chain. His modern thinking, creativity, and passion for entrepreneurship were the driving forces behind the transformation of NAC Jewellers into the brand it is today. As the Chairman of Knack Studios, and with his keen eye for talent, he has been the key reason for making it the brand it is today.

Our leadership

Anandha Ramanujam N

Founder & CEO

Harish Ram LH

Co-Founder & President

Ashok Mahadevan


Himakumar K

Chief Operating Officer

Kalyanasundaram P

General Manager

Arjun Varadarajan N

Group Finance Director


Ramanujam N

CEO & Director

Anandha Ramanujam is a 3rd generation entrepreneur and has spearheaded the expansion of the NAP Group of Companies. A pioneer in the jewelry industry, Anandha Ramanujam’s passion for films has motivated him to establish a world-class post-production facility for filmmakers, best known as Knack Studios.

Harish Ram LH

Co-Founder & President

Harish Ram LH is a passionate filmmaker who started his career as a film distributor and has been in the film industry for over a decade. He, along with Anandha Ramanujam and Vinay Sridhar, conceptualized Knack Studios. His experience working in the industry enabled him to bring the best of the best artists, technicians, and state-of-the-art equipment under one roof, enabling the vision of filmmakers to become reality while saving time and money.

Harish motivates and inspires people to bring out the best in them. As the co-founder and president of Knack Studios, he spearheads technology and expansion and oversees human resources and marketing.

Ashok Mahadevan


Ashok Mahadevan has experience working with global consulting ventures like Coopers & Lybrand, KPMG, and Accenture. He brings significant knowledge of process management, international best practices, technology consulting, and other related business advisory services. His insatiable curiosity has led him to invest in talent. At Knack Studios, the CFO heads the financial functions, including accounting, audit, treasury, corporate finance, and investor relations.

Himakumar K

Chief Operating Officer

Himakumar K is one of the VFX industry leaders with over 28 years of experience in the media post-production industry. He has led organizations and worked on over 1500 VFX and color projects. He has collaborated with top directors such as Shanker, Rajamouli, Maniratnam, Rakesh Roshan, Vikram Bhat, and many others in different languages. He has worked on numerous award-winning projects, including massive blockbusters and critical successes such as Bahubali, Magadheera, Krrish, and 2.0. As the COO, he heads the overall strategy and operations of the company.

Kalyanasundaram P

General Manager

Kalyanasundaram P is a captivating, lively, and dedicated personality who has over five decades of experience in the film industry. He can be regarded as the foundation of Knack Studios, and he drives the organization to greater heights. He has extensive experience managing sound production houses and has never failed to pass on his experiences and insights to growing talents. He always believes that learning through experience is the best way to learn. He has worked with almost every prominent filmmaker and has a knack for maintaining relationships with people.

Varadarajan N

Group Finance Director

Arjun Varadarajan N is the executive director of finance.

Our Key Talents

Alaguraj Pandian S

Head Of Technologies

Balakrishnan S

Senior Conformist

Chandramohan J

VFX Producer

Kothandan G

ADR Engineer

Manikandan M

Head - IT

Natarajan S

Head – Sales Marketing

Pavan Kumar Palagiri

Assistant Manager - Sales

Prakash A

Manager - HR & Admin

Prasad K R S

VFX Supervisor

Prasath S

Senior Colorist

Raghavan D

Assistant Manager - DDS

Ramkumar S

Senior Project Manager

Satheesh V

GM – Production

Satyanarayana Vakalapudi

2D Head

Srinivas CH

Business Unit Head & GM

Srirengaraj J

VFX Director

Udayakumar T


Vasanthakumar J

Senior Engineer

Venkatesh B R

Line Producer

Vignesh G

Adr Engineer

Vijayakumar M L


Villavan Kothai G

Creative Director

Vishnuvardhan G

Adr -Asst Engineer

Accolades For Our Work

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IRAA Awards

Studio Of The Year - Post Production

Year - 2019

Who’s Talking About Us?

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11th January, 2017 DECCAN CHRONICLE

NAC launches a post-production studio

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