Srinu Vaitla

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Srinu Vaitla
Born 24 September 1972
Kandulapalem, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupation Film Director
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Rupa Vaitla
Children 3 daughters

Srinu Vaitla is an Indian film director associated with Telugu cinema. He is from the village of Kandulapalem, East Godavari District.[1] His first mainstream movie as a director was Nee Kosam (1999) starring Ravi Teja and Maheswari. Though the movie was an average flick at the box office, it was critically acclaimed. He shot to fame with his second movie Anandam (2001), released in the year 2001. He made his own impression on the Telugu Cinema comedy. Most importantly, he is known for implementing parabolic narrative for the first time in Indian cinema. This can be observed in his movies Venky, Dhee, Dubai Seenu and Ready. He played cameo in Rainbow and Parama Veera Chakra movies. For most of his films music was composed by Devi Sri Prasad. Since Venky, Gopimohan and Kona Venkat have been script writers for his movies.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director Writer Screenplay Other Notes
1999 Nee Kosam Yes Yes Yes R.P. Patnaik
2001 Anandam Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2002 Sontham Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2004 Anandamanandamaye Yes Yes Yes Koti
2004 Venky Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2005 Andarivaadu Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2007 Dhee Yes Yes Chakri
2007 Dubai Seenu Yes Yes Yes Actor (special appearance) Mani Sharma
2008 Ready Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2008 King Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2008 Rainbow Actor
2010 Namo Venkatesa Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2011 Parama Veera Chakra Actor Mani Sharma
2011 Dookudu Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman
2013 Baadshah Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman
2013 Aagadu[2][3] Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman

List of frequent cast in Vaitla's films[edit]

  • Note this list includes actors who were cast at least in three of Vaitla's films.
Individual Nee Kosam Anandam Sontham Anandam Anandamaye Venky Andarivaadu Dhee Dubai Seenu Ready King Namo Venkatesa Dookudu Baadshah Aagadu Count
Ravi Teja YesY YesY YesY 3
Mahesh Babu YesY YesY 2
Genelia D'Souza YesY YesY 2
Jaya Prakash Reddy YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 9
Bramhanandam YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 11
Kota Srinivasa Rao YesY YesY YesY 3
M. S. Narayana YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 10
Master Bharat YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 9
Supreeth YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 6
Chandra Mohan YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 7
Tanikella Bharani YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 7
Jr. NTR YesY 1
Aakash YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Shiva Reddy YesY YesY YesY 3
Krishna Bhagavan YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
'Telengana' Shakuntala YesY YesY YesY 3
Delhi Rajeswari YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Bramhaaji YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Shayaji Shinde YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Surekha Vani YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 5
Nassar YesY YesY YesY 3
Sudha YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 5
Srinivasa Reddy YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 6
Shafi YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Raghu (Ravi Teja's Brother) YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 5
Ajay YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Srihari YesY YesY 2
Trisha Krishnan YesY YesY 2
Giridhar YesY YesY 2

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Srinu Vaitla". 16reels.com. 
  2. ^ TNN (27 July 2013). "Sreenu Vaitla, Thaman get busy with Aagadu". The Times of India. 
  3. ^ "It's Shruti vs Tamannah for Mahesh Babu's Aagadu". The Times of India. Indo-Asian News Service. 28 August 2013. 

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