September 19, 1980 |
Kamareddy, Andhra Pradesh, India
(now in Telangana, India)
|Residence||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Years active||2005 - Present|
Vennela Kishore (born Bokkala Kishore Kumar) is Tollywood actor. 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.
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. His other notable performances include Bindass, pilla Zamindar, Daruvu, Seema Tapakai, Doosukelta. He also directed two Telugu films (Vennela 1½, Jaffa). After tasting failure with his directorial projects, he has returned to acting. His latest movie was Gopala Gopala which is the remake of the successful movie Oh My God.
As an actor
|2010||Inkosaari||Telugu||Nandi Award - Best Comedian|
|2010||Yemaindi Ee Vela||Telugu|
|2011||Aha Naa Pellanta||Love Guru||Telugu|
|2011||Seema Tapakai||Peda Kishore||Telugu|
|2012||Shiva Manasulo Shruti||Telugu|
|2013||Chammak Challo (film)||Telugu||Actor|
|2013||Baadshah (2013 film)||Dasu||Telugu||Comedian|
|2013||Shadow (2013 film)||Telugu||Actor|
|2013||Athadu Aame O Scooter||Telugu||Actor|
|2014||Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda||Telugu||Actor|
|2014||Janda Pai Kapiraju||Telugu||Actor|
|2015||Temper||Vennela Kishore - Flutist||Telugu|
|2015||Son of Sathyamurthy (Film)||Telugu||Actor|
- "Vennela Kishore". http://movies.dosthana.com. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
- "Interview: Comedian 'Vennela Kishore' Interview with Kishore (Khadir of Vennela)". Idlebrain.com. 4 November 2008. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "Interview with Kishore (Khadir of Vennela)". Greatandhra.com. 10 Oct 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "Mahesh to recreate magic with Sastri & Venkat Rao". http://ultimatecine.com. 12 April 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
- "Vennela Kishore turns director!". chitramala.in. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "Vennela Kishore to play a father". 16 Sep 2013. Retrieved July 19, 2014.