Vennela Kishore

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Vennela Kishore
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Born (1980-09-19) September 19, 1980 (age 34)
Kamareddy, Andhra Pradesh, India
(now in Telangana, India)
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Alma mater
Occupation Actor,
Years active 2005 - Present

Vennela Kishore (born Bokkala Kishore Kumar) is Tollywood actor.[1] He got the moniker "Vennela" after his first feature film Vennela in the year 2005. He was awarded with Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian for his performance in Inkosaari.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

Kishore was born at Kamareddy, Nizamabad, Telangana, India. Before his acting debut, he was working in USA as a Software Quality Engineer. In 2008 he gave up his career to fulfill his passion for movies and moved to settle down in India.


He received appreciation for his role "Sastri" in the movie Dookudu.[4] His other notable performances include Bindass, pilla Zamindar, Daruvu, Seema Tapakai, Doosukelta. He also directed two Telugu films (Vennela 1½, Jaffa).[5] After tasting failure with his directorial projects, he has returned to acting.[6] His latest movie was Gopala Gopala which is the remake of the successful movie Oh My God.


As an actor[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2005 Vennela Khader Telugu
2009 Indumathi Telugu
2009 Samardhudu Telugu
2009 Current Telugu
2010 Bindaas Muddu Krishna Telugu
2010 Chalaki Telugu
2010 Inkosaari Telugu Nandi Award - Best Comedian
2010 Prasthanam Telugu
2010 Snehageetham Telugu
2010 Orange Telugu
2010 Yemaindi Ee Vela Telugu
2010 VareVa Telugu
2010 Thimmaraju Telugu
2011 Aha Naa Pellanta Love Guru Telugu
2011 Seema Tapakai Peda Kishore Telugu
2011 Dookudu Shastri Telugu
2011 Madatha Kaja Telugu
2011 Pilla Zamindar Telugu
2012 Shiva Manasulo Shruti Telugu
2012 Mr. Nookayya Telugu
2012 Lovely Telugu
2012 Daruvu Telugu
2012 Julai Telugu
2013 Jabardasth Telugu Actor
2013 Chammak Challo (film) Telugu Actor
2013 Baadshah (2013 film) Dasu Telugu Comedian
2013 Shadow (2013 film) Telugu Actor
2013 Greeku Veerudu Telugu Actor
2013 Athadu Aame O Scooter Telugu Actor
2013 Tadakha Telugu Actor
2014 Yevadu Telugu Actor
2014 Rudhramadevi Telugu Actor
2014 Rudhramadevi Tamil Actor
2014 Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda Telugu Actor
2014 "Current Theega" Telugu Actor
2014 Aagadu Telugu Actor
2014 Janda Pai Kapiraju Telugu Actor
2014 Areyrey Telugu Actor
2015 Gopala Gopala Telugu Actor
2015 Temper Vennela Kishore - Flutist Telugu
2015 Son of Sathyamurthy (Film) Telugu Actor


  1. ^ "Vennela Kishore". 12 November 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Interview: Comedian 'Vennela Kishore' Interview with Kishore (Khadir of Vennela)". 4 November 2008. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Interview with Kishore (Khadir of Vennela)". 10 Oct 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mahesh to recreate magic with Sastri & Venkat Rao". 12 April 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Vennela Kishore turns director!". 30 June 2011. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Vennela Kishore to play a father". 16 Sep 2013. Retrieved July 19, 2014. 

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