After trying his luck with acting Venkat Prabhu turned to filmmaking with the coming of age/cricket drama Chennai 600028. The film struck a chord and since then he has made Goa, Mankatha, Mass, Biriyani, Chennai 600028 II innings and Saroja. All have a similar chord of friendship weaved in.

The director has completed 10 years and many film celebrities and fans wished on the occasion. He has also begun his own production company -Black Ticket Company whose first venture was Chennai 28 II innings. They are now involved with their second production.