Gopichand Malineni

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Gopichand Malineni
Born 13 March[when?]
Boddularivaripalem, Ongole, India
Occupation Film Director
Spouse(s) Sri Satya

Gopichand Malineni is a Tollywood film director.

Early life[edit]

He is from Boddularivaripalem near Ongole. He was born and studied till 10th class in that village. He completed his graduation in VR College, Nellore.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He married Sri Satya on 14 February 2013.[2][3]


He debuted as an assistant in the direction department for the Srihari starrer film Police. He worked for four films with Srihari and later worked with E.V.V. Satyanarayana for two films, with Srinu Vytla for Andarivaadu, Venky, Dhee with A.R. Murugadoss for Stalin, with Srivas for Lakshyam, with Meher Ramesh for Kantri and Billa.[4]

He made his debut as a director with Don Seenu starring Ravi Teja and Shriya Saran on the lead[5] and it was one of the biggest hit film in 2010.[6] In 2012 he directed Bodyguard with Venkatesh and Trisha on the lead.[7] In 2013 he directed a film Balupu starring Ravi Teja , Shruti Hassan and Journey fame Anjali under the production of PVP Cinemas. The film was released on 28 June 2013.[8] Balupu is the second film with Ravi Teja after Don Seenu. The movie received positive reviews from critics.[9] The film was the biggest hit at the Boxoffice.[10]


Year Film Cast Note
2010 Don Seenu Ravi Teja, Shriya Saran
2012 Bodyguard Venkatesh, Trisha
2013 Balupu Ravi Teja , Shruti Hassan, Anjali
2015 Pandaga Chesko Ram , Jagapathi Babu, Rakul Preet Singh, Sonal Chauhan filming


  1. ^ "Gopichand Malineni's interview about Balupu". June 27, 2013. Retrieved June 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Gopichand Malineni marriage photo". Feb 15, 2013. Retrieved February 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Director Gopichand Malineni Marriage with Sri Satya on Feb 14th". Retrieved February 16, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Stars : Star Interviews : Gopichand Malineni - Chitchat". Retrieved 2013-01-31. 
  5. ^ "'Don Seenu' is a disappointing, routine flick". IBN Live. 14 August 2010. Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Its golden jubilee for 'Don Seenu'!". September 23, 2010. Retrieved February 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Bodyguard". Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Balupu – Mass masala entertainer". Retrieved July 1, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Balupu Telugu movie review highlights". Jun 28, 2013. Retrieved July 1, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Balupu is on track to be a big hit". Retrieved July 1, 2013. 

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