Jayendra Panchapakesan started as a writer in advertising in 1978; turned ad-film maker in 1986; produced and directed over 600 ad-films for clients in India and overseas. He conceived and directed India's first concert film Margazhi Raagam in 2008. Later, he co-scripted and directed the bilingual feature film 180 (produced by Sathyam Cinemas and Aghal Films).
With Senthil Kumar, he co-founded Real Image Media Technologies and Qube Cinema. He is also accredited with the invention of QJam, a digital jukebox system.
Jayendra is also committed to social work as a trustee of Bhoomika Trust, Mahesh Memorial Trust, Altius Foundation and Jeevan Blood Bank. He is also closely associated with The Banyan, Sankara Eye Hospital (in Coimbatore, India) and Child (a home for HIV-positive children in Chennai, India). Further, he conceived True Gifts, a Bhoomika Trust gifting initiative that brings satisfaction to the gift givers and receivers while benefitting the needy.
Born on: 21 March, 1958
Born in: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India