A. Sreekar Prasad

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Sreekar Prasad
Born Akkineni Sreekar Prasad
(1962-01-08) January 8, 1962 (age 52)
Occupation Indian Film editor
Years active 1983-present
Relatives Akkineni Sanjeevi (father)
L. V. Prasad (grand father)
Ramesh Prasad (uncle)
Akshay Akkineni (son)
Website
www.sreekarprasad.com

Akkineni Sreekar Prasad (born 8 January 1952) better known as Sreekar Prasad is a National Award winning Film editing professional, known for his works in Indian Cinema.[1] He works on Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and English films. His last National Film Award for Best Editing was for his work on the feature film Firaaq (2008), directed by Nandita Das. He was included in the Limca Book of Records as People of the Year - 2013 for wide contribution to the Indian cinema in several languages and also for holding a record 8 National Awards including a Special Jury Award.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Sreekar Prasad was a graduate in Literature from University of Madras. He learned the art of film editing from his father in Telugu films.[4] Though he started out with Telugu films, he rose to national acclaim through Malayalam and Tamil films. He has won the National Film Award for Best Editing seven times and owns one Special Jury Award, throughout a career spanning over two decades.[5] Some of the notable editing works of Sreekar Prasad include Yodha (1992), Nirnayam, Vaanaprastham (1999), Alaipayuthey (2000), Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), Okkadu (2003), Aayitha Ezhuthu and Yuva (2004), Navarasa (2005), Athadu (2005), Guru (2007), Billa (2007), Pazhassi Raja (2009), and Thuppakki (2012).

Personal life[edit]

Sreekar Prasad was born to film editor Akkineni Sanjeevi, brother of Telugu film doyen L. V. Prasad. [6]

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
Kerala State Film Awards
Nandi Awards
Filmfare Awards
Other awards

Partial filmography[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "57th National Film Awards". International Film Festival of India. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Southern stars in Limca Book of Records". The Times of India. 11 April 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "A SREEKAR PRASAD". Limca Book of Records. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  4. ^ Sudhish Kamath (18 March 2011). "Life & Style / Metroplus : The Saturday Interview - A cut above". The Hindu. Retrieved 6 December 2012. 
  5. ^ Subha J Rao (23 October 2010). "Arts / Cinema : Master of montage". The Hindu. Retrieved 6 December 2012. 
  6. ^ Interview with K. B. Tilak at Cinegoer.com
  7. ^ "Sreekar Prasad, Deepa Mehta bag Dubai awards". Rediff. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 

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