Allu Aravind

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Allu Aravind
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Born
Allu Aravind

(1949-01-10) 10 January 1949 (age 70)
ResidenceHyderabad, Telangana, India
OccupationFilm producer
Spouse(s)Allu Nirmala
ChildrenAllu Venkatesh
Allu Arjun
Allu Sirish
Parent(s)Allu Ramalingaiah
Allu Kanaka Ratnam

Allu Aravind About this soundpronunciation  (born 10 January 1949) is an Indian film producer and distributor in Tollywood. He produces films under his production banner Geetha Arts. He is one of co-owner of the Indian Super League club Kerala Blasters FC.

Aravind is the son of Telugu actor Allu Rama Lingaiah. He has three sons named Allu Venkatesh, Allu Arjun, and Allu Sirish. Arjun and Sirish are actors in Telugu films.[1][2] He is the maternal uncle of actor Ram Charan. Some of his notable works as a producer are Vijetha (1985), Master (1997), Ninaithen Vandhai (Tamil) (1998), Mangalyam Tantunanena (Kannada) (1998), Gangotri (2002), Johnny (2003), Arya (2004), Jalsa (2008), Ghajini (2008),Magadheera (2009), Darling (2015) (Tamil), Sarrainodu and Dhruva (both in 2016).

Aravind is the one who produced most no. of films with Megastar Chiranjeevi. Apart from film production Geetha Arts has been into film distribution network as well. It has distribution offices all over Andhra Pradesh & Telangana . There is a negative propaganda that he controls the Tollywood with his distribution network & Theater chains. Few people call him Don Corleone of Tollywood.

Filmography[edit]

As actor
As Producer

He has made many films in the last few years. Jalsa, a Telugu film starring Pawan Kalyan grossed $10 million at the box office.[citation needed] Itof 2008 and the second highest grosser amongst Telugu films. Their next – Ghajini, a Bollywood movie starring Aamir Khan grossed over $45 million at box office, making it the highest grossing Indian film.[citation needed] The Magadheera, a big-budget swords and sandal epic that grossed $25 million at the box office.[citation needed] The movie was not only the highest-grossing Telugu film ever, but the highest grossing Indian movie in 2009.[citation needed]

Telugu Cinema[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
1974 Banthrotu Bharya Dasari Narayana Rao
1975 Devude Digivaste Dasari Narayana Rao
1979 Maavullo Mahasivudu Raja Chandra
1982 Yamakinkarudu Raj Bharat
Subhalekha K. Vishwanath
1984 Hero Vijaya Bapineedu
1985 Vijetha A. Kodandarami Reddy
1987 Pasivadi Pranam A. Kodandarami Reddy
Aradhana Bharathiraja
Chakravarthy Ravi Raja Pinisetty
1988 Nyayam Kosam Ravi Raja Pinisetty
1989 Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu A. Kodandarami Reddy
1991 Rowdy Alludu K. Raghavendra Rao
1993 Mechanic Alludu B. Gopal
1996 Pelli Sandadi Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao co-produced with C. Ashwini Dutt & K. Raghavendra Rao
Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi E. V. V. Satyanarayana
1997 Master Suresh Krissna
1998 Paradesi Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao co-produced with C. Ashwini Dutt & K. Raghavendra Rao
1999 Iddaru Mitrulu Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao
2000 Annayya Mutyala Subbaiah
2001 Daddy Suresh Krissna
2003 Pellam Oorelithe S. V. Krishna Reddy co-produced with C. Ashwini Dutt under "Siri Media Arts"
2003 Gangotri K. Raghavendra Rao co-produced with C. Ashwini Dutt & K. Raghavendra Rao
Marking as KRR's 100th Film
Johnny Pawan Kalyan
2005 Andarivaadu Srinu Vaitla
2006 Happy A. Karunakaran
2008 Jalsa Trivikram Srinivas Santosham Best Film Award
2009 Magadheera S.S. Rajamouli National Film Award for Best Special Effects
Nandi Award for Best Popular Feature Film
Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu
CineMAA Award for Best Film
Santosham Best Film Award
2011 100% Love Sukumar
Badrinaath V. V. Vinayak
2014 Kotha Janta Maruthi Dasari
Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitham A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary
2015 Bale Bale Magadivoy Maruthi Dasari
2016 Sarrainodu Boyapati Srinu
Srirastu Subhamastu Parasuram
Dhruva Surender Reddy
2018 Geetha Govindham Parasuram
2019 AA19 Trivikram Srinivas Co-Production with S. Radha Krishna

Hindi cinema[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
1990 Pratibandh Ravi Raja Pinisetty
1994 The Gentleman Mahesh Bhatt
1997 Mere Sapno Ki Rani K. Raghavendra Rao
2000 Kunwara David Dhawan
2002 Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai K. Murali Mohan Rao
2003 Calcutta Mail Sudhir Mishra
2008 Ghajini A.R. Murugadoss Stardust Hottest New Film Award

Kannada cinema[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
1998 Mangalyam Tantunanena V. S. Reddy Remake of Pavitra Bandham[3]
2016 Sundaranga Jaana Ramesh Aravind Remake of Bhale Bhale Magadivoy[4]

Tamil cinema[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
1989 Mappillai Rajasekhar
1998 Ninaithen Vandhai K. Selva Bharathy
2015 Darling Sam Anton co- produced with Studio Green

Other works[edit]

Allu Aravind is one the minority stake holders of the football club Kerala Blasters FC that competes in the Indian Super League, the top tier of Indian Football.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allu Arjun visits Tirupathi with family". Times of India. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Allu Sirish Biography, Profile, Date of Birth, Star Sign, Height, Siblings - Movies - Tollywood, Bollywood, Hollywood, News, Profiles". Filmcentro.com. Archived from the original on 17 September 2017. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  3. ^ Mangalyam Tantu Naanena. 17 June 2011 – via YouTube.
  4. ^ http://www.filmibeat.com/kannada/news/2016/ganesh-ramesh-aravind-next-gandu-endare-gandu-go-on-floors-217008.html

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