Bharat NalluriDirector

Bharat Nalluri is a BAFTA and Emmy nominated director.

Born in India, he moved to the UK at a young age. For the last five years he has been living and working in America before moving to Australia in 2019.

Bharat’s recent film credits include The Man Who Invented Christmas (Bleeker Street 2017) starring Christopher Plummer, Jonathon Pryce and Dan Stevens: Spooks: The Greater Good (Pinewood/20th Century Fox 2015), starring Kit Harrington, a spin-off from the hugely popular BBC television series; Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (Focus Films/Universal 2008), starring Amy Adams and Frances McDormand.

He received an Emmy nomination for HBO’s powerful human drama Tsunami:The Aftermath (2006), working with Tim Roth, Toni Collette, Chiwetel Ejiofor and producer Finola Dwyer (An Education/ Brooklyn).

The director of BAFTA & International Emmy-winning Life On Mars, Bharat also set the modern standard for British TV drama with Spooks (also a BAFTA winner,running for 10 seasons). He helped to conceive the series Hustle, also for the BBC (nominated for UK Directors Guild award, running for 7 seasons). He directed the pilot episodes of all these shows.

He has also worked extensively in the US directing numerous pilot projects such as, The 100 (CW/CBS/Warner Studios, now in season seven) and most recently he worked on the critically acclaimed drama Little America for Apple TV.

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