Bhaskar (director)

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Bhaskaran Natarajan

Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Other namesBommarillu Bhaskar
Alma materFilm and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu
OccupationDirector, producer, writer, screenwriter.
Years active2006–present
ChildrenHasini Bhaskaran
Naya Vibha

Bhaskar, popularly known as Bommarillu Bhaskar, is a Telugu film director. In his early career, he worked as associate director on films Bhadra and Arya. His directorial debut Bommarillu starring Siddarth Narayan and Genelia D'souza was a blockbuster, which earned him two Nandi Awards, for best debut director and best original screenplay. His next venture, Parugu starring Allu Arjun was a box office hit. Orange starring Ram Charan was his next film, which gained mixed response. His fourth film was Ongole Githa, a revenge drama which was a box office and critical failure.[1] His next film was the Tamil-language Bangalore Naatkal starring Arya, Rana Daggubati, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Sri Divya, and Bobby Simha which released in 2016.

Early Life[edit]

Bhaskar was born in Vellore, Tamil Nadu and was a student of the Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu, Chennai.[2]


# Year Film Language Notes
1 2006 Bommarillu Telugu Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director
Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer
2 2008 Parugu Telugu Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu
3 2010 Orange Telugu
4 2013 Ongole Githa Telugu
5 2016 Bangalore Naatkal Tamil Tamil Debut Movie
6 2021 Most Eligible Bachelor Telugu


Artist Bommarillu Parugu Orange Ongole Githa Bangalore Naatkal
Genelia D'Souza Yes Yes
Sunil Yes Yes
Jayasudha Yes Yes
Prakash Raj Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bramhanandam Yes Yes
Chitram Seenu Yes Yes
Prabhu Yes Yes
Ali Yes Yes


  1. ^ Bhaskar next film is with Ram
  2. ^ "The man behind Telugu hit Bommarillu". Rediff. Retrieved 1 July 2011.

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