Bharath Murthy works in comics, animation and film, having studied painting at Fine Arts Faculty, M.S.University, Baroda, and film direction at Satyajit Ray Film & TV Institute, Kolkata. He has taught Film Direction at Film & TV Institute of India (FTII), Pune as Assistant Professor between 2012-15. His debut book length comic ‘The Vanished Path’ was published in March 2015 by HarperCollins Publishers India. In 2010, he made a feature documentary on Japanese comics culture, ‘The Fragile Heart of Moé’, co-produced by NHK, Japan. ‘Comix.India’, an independent comics anthology magazine was founded by him in 2009.
He is working to expand his horizons to direct and produce original animation works.