Born in 1974 in Thimmappanahalli, Karanataka. Shri M. Ganesha completed his Diploma in Theatre Arts from Ninasam, and Master’s degree in Kannada Literature from Kuvempu University. He worked with Ninasam Thirugata Repertory as an actor. Presently he is lecturer in Ninasam Theatre Institute since 2002 and also doing research for Ph.D degree on the topic ‘Literature and Modern Kannada Theatre’. Shri Ganesha has directed several plays including Uchalya, Chor Charandas, Kashi Yatra etc. He has participated in festivals organized at national level including ‘ Bharat Rang Mahotsav’organised by National School of Drama, New Delhi. . He has also conducted number of workshops for children. Shri M. Ganesha receives Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for direction.