Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar (Kannada: ನಾಗತಿಹಳ್ಳಿ ಚಂದ್ರಶೇಖರ್) is a Kannada film director. Chandrashekhar, also known as Chandru, has directed about 15 Kannada movies and about 10 Tele-serials. He is also a writer (Novels and short stories) and was a columnist in Kannada weekly Hai Bangalore.
Chandrashekhar was born in a Kannada-speaking family in Nagathihalli, a village in Mandya district of Karnataka. His interests were towards Kannada language, Kannada literature and Art right from his childhood.