Bhaskar (director)

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Born Bhaskaran Natarajan
(1976-09-23) 23 September 1976 (age 42)[1]
Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Residence Manikonda, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Other names Bommarillu Bhaskar
Alma mater Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu
Occupation Director, Producer, writer, Screenwriter.
Years active 2006–present
Spouse(s) Sri Vidya
Children Hasini 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.[2] His latest Tamil film Bangalore Naatkal starring Arya, Rana Daggubati, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Sri Divya, Bobby Simha was released in 2016 and had mixed responses.

He was born in Vellore, Tamil Nadu and was a student of the Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu, Chennai.[3]


Year Film Language Notes
2006 Bommarillu Telugu Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director
Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer
2008 Parugu Telugu Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu
2010 Orange Telugu
2013 Ongole Githa Telugu
2016 Bangalore Naatkal Tamil


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


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  2. ^ Bhaskar next film is with Ram
  3. ^ "The man behind Telugu hit Bommarillu". Rediff. Retrieved July 2011. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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