A. Sreekar Prasad

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A. Sreekar Prasad
Born
Akkineni Sreekar Prasad

(1963-03-12) March 12, 1963 (age 58)
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1983-present
RelativesL. V. Prasad (paternal uncle)
Ramesh Prasad (cousin)
Websitewww.sreekarprasad.com

Akkineni Sreekar Prasad is an Indian film editor.[1] He works predominantly in Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, and Hindi language films. He is a recipient of eight National Film Awards, five Kerala State Film Awards, two Nandi Awards, and two Filmfare Awards among others. 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.[2][3] Prasad also holds the record for "films edited in most number of languages" in Limca Book of Records. He has edited films from 17 languages so far.[4]

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.[5] 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.[6] Some of the notable editing works of Sreekar Prasad include Yodha (1992), Nirnayam (1995), Vanaprastham (1999), Alaipayuthey (2000), Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), Okkadu (2003), Aaytha Ezhuthu/Yuva (2004), Navarasa (2005), Anandabhadram (2005), Guru (2007), Billa (2007), Firaaq (2008), Pazhassi Raja (2009) and Talvar (2015).

Personal life[edit]

Sreekar Prasad was born to film editor Akkineni Sanjeevi into a Telugu speaking family, brother of Telugu film doyen L. V. Prasad. [7] His son is Akshay Akkineni, director of Pizza. Akshay is married to P. S. Keerthana, daughter of actors R. Parthiban and Seetha. Sreekar was the editor of Keerthana's star vehicle Kannathil Muthamittal, which earned her the National Film Award for Best Child Artist in 2002.

Awards[edit]

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

Filmography[edit]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "57th National Film Awards" (PDF). International Film Festival of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 July 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Southern stars in Limca Book of Records". The Times of India. 11 April 2013. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013.
  3. ^ "A SREEKAR PRASAD". Limca Book of Records. Archived from the original on 25 December 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Film editor Sreekar Prasad enters the Limca Book of Records". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  5. ^ Sudhish Kamath (18 March 2011). "Life & Style / Metroplus : The Saturday Interview - A cut above". The Hindu. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  6. ^ Subha J Rao (23 October 2010). "Arts / Cinema : Master of montage". The Hindu. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  7. ^ Interview with K. B. Tilak at Cinegoer.com Archived 19 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "Filmfare Awards Winners 2002: Complete list of winners of Filmfare Awards 2002". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  9. ^ "Filmfare Awards Winners 2010: Complete list of winners of Filmfare Awards 2010". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  10. ^ "Sreekar Prasad, Deepa Mehta bag Dubai awards". Rediff. Retrieved 1 July 2009.

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