Allu Aravind

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Allu Aravind
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Born
Allu Aravind

(1949-01-10) 10 January 1949 (age 72)
OccupationFilm producer
Spouse(s)Allu Nirmala
ChildrenAllu Venkatesh
Allu Arjun
Allu Sirish
Parent(s)Allu Ramalingaiah
Allu Kanakaratnam
FamilySee Allu–Konidela family

Allu Aravind (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-owners 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 Tollywood.[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), Annayya (2000 film), Pellam Oorelithe (2003), Gangotri (2003), Johnny (2003), Bunny (2005), Jalsa (2008), Ghajini (2008),Magadheera (2009), Darling (2015) (Tamil), Sarrainodu and Dhruva (both in 2016).Apart from film production Geetha Arts has been into film distribution network as well.

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.[3] The movie was the highest-grossing Telugu film of 2009.[citation needed]

Telugu cinema[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
1974 Bantrotu Bharya Dasari Narayana Rao
1975 Devude Digivaste Dasari Narayana Rao
1979 Maavullo Mahasivudu Raja Chandra
1982 Subhalekha K. Vishwanath co-produced with V. V Sasthry under "Prashanthi Creations"
Yamakinkarudu Raj Bharat
1984 Hero Vijaya Bapineedu
1985 Vijetha A. Kodandarami Reddy
1987 Aradhana Bharathiraja
Pasivadi Pranam A. Kodandarami Reddy
1989 Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu A. Kodandarami Reddy
1991 Rowdy Alludu K. Raghavendra Rao co-produced with K. Venkateswara Rao and Panja Prasad under "Sri Sai Ram Arts"
1993 Mechanic Alludu B. Gopal
1994 S. P. Parasuram Ravi Raja Pinishetty co-produced with G. K Reddy and Mukesh Udeshi under "Sai Charan Combines"
1996 Pelli Sandadi Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao co-produced with C. Ashwini Dutt & K. Raghavendra Rao under "Shri Raghavendra Movie Corporation"
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 under "Shri Raghavendra Movie Corporation"
2000 Annayya Mutyala Subbaiah co-produced with K. Venkateswara Rao under "Sri Sai Ram Arts"
2001 Daddy Suresh Krissna
2003 Pellam Oorelithe S. V. Krishna Reddy co-produced with C. Ashwini Dutt under "Siri Media Arts"
Gangotri K. Raghavendra Rao co-produced with C. Ashwini Dutt & K. Raghavendra Rao under "United Producers"
Marking as KRR's 100th Film
Johnny Pawan Kalyan
2004 Intlo Srimathi Veedhilo Kumari K. Vasu co-produced with C. Ashwani Dutt under "Siri Media Arts"
2005 Bunny V. V Vinayak co-produced with M. Satya Narayana under "Siri Venkateswara Productions Pvt. Limited"
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
Taxiwaala Rahul Sankrityan
2019 Prati Roju Pandage Maruthi Dasari
2020 Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo Trivikram Srinivas
2021 Chaavu Kaburu Challaga Kaushik Pegellapati
Most Eligible Bachelor Bhaskar
Ghani Kiran Korrapati co-produced with Allu Bobby under "Allu Bobby Company"
18 Pages Palnati Surya Pratap

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 co-produced with C. Ashwani Dutt and K. Raghavendra Rao under "Shri Raghavendra Movie Corporation"
1999 Kaun? Ram Gopal Varma co-produced with Mukesh Udeshi under "Kshitij Production Combines"
2000 Kunwara David Dhawan
2002 Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai K. Murali Mohan Rao
2003 Calcutta Mail Sudhir Mishra co-produced with C. Ashwani Dutt and Mukesh Udeshi under "Siri Media Arts"
2008 Ghajini A.R. Murugadoss Stardust Hottest New Film Award
2021 Jersey Goutham Tinnanuri

Kannada cinema[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
1998 Mangalyam Tantunanena V. S. Reddy
2016 Sundaranga Jaana Ramesh Aravind

Tamil cinema[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
1989 Mappillai Rajasekhar
1998 Ninaithen Vandhai K. Selva Bharathy co-produced with C. Ashwani Dutt and K. Raghavendra Rao under "Shri Raghavendra Movie Corporation"
2015 Darling Sam Anton

Awards and honors[edit]

Other works[edit]

Allu Aravind is one of the minority stake holders of the football club Kerala Blasters FC that competes in the Indian Super League, the top tier of Indian Football. He is a key person and co-owner of aha, a Telugu-streaming over-the-top service.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allu Arjun visits Tirupathi with family". The 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. ^ "Tollywood Box Office Collection 2020 | Telugu Movie Collections". Tollywood Buzz. 17 September 2020. Retrieved 12 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Allu Aravind Received 'Champions of Change' Award From Former President of India | Champions of Change Awards". andhrawishesh.com.
  5. ^ "Pranab Mukherjee confers 'Champions of Change 2019' award to Allu Aravind". thehansindia.com. 20 January 2020.

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