​Actor Krishna is known for his roles in Kazhugu, Yakkai, Nibunan and Pandigai. The actor made his screen debut in Mani Ratnam’s Anjali as a child artiste. He ​made is debut as a leading man in Alibabha. He is the younger brother of director Vishnuvardhan.

Wunderbar Films have announced that they have roped in Krishna to play the second lead in Maari 2 alongside Dhanush who will play the title role. Sai Pallavi has been signed as the lead heroine while Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas is the antagonist

Maari 2 will be directed by Balaji Mohan and is currently in pre-production. The film is expected to start rolling soon.