Boyapati Srinu

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Boyapati Srinu
Born Boyapati Srinivas
Pedakakani, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Occupation Film director
Years active 2002–present
Relatives Posani Krishna Murali

Boyapati Srinivas, sometimes also spelled Boyapati Sreenu, is an Indian film director, and stunt choreographer known for his works in the masala genre of Telugu cinema. Sreenu has garnered two state Nandi Awards, and two "TSR National Awards" for his works.[1][2] In 2005, Srinu made his directorial debut with Bhadra, which starred Ravi Teja, Meera Jasmine, and Prakash Raj. Tulasi was his second film. In 2010, Srinu's third release was Simha, starring Nandamuri Balakrishna in a dual role, Nayantara and Sneha Ullal. In 2012, he made his fourth film Dhammu, starring Jr NTR, Trisha, Karthika Nair.[3][4]

Early life[edit]

Srinivas graduated from JKC College in Guntur and attended Nagarjuna University.[3][4] His family runs a photo studio. Srinivas was interested in photography and worked as a part-time reporter for the Eenadu newspaper. His cousin Posani Krishna Murali recommended Boyapati Srinivas to work in the direction department of Muthyala Subbaiah studio in 1997 after requesting him for a while. Srinu worked with him for films like Oka Chinna Maata, Gokulamlo Seetha, Pelli Chesukundam, Pavitra Prema, Annayya and Manasunna Maaraju.

Filmography[edit]

Release Date Film Cast Music Director Result
12 May 2005 Bhadra Ravi Teja, Meera Jasmine Devi Sri Prasad Blockbuster
12 Oct 2007 Tulasi Venkatesh, Nayantara Devi Sri Prasad Super Hit
30 Apr 2010 Simha Nandamuri Balakrishna,Nayantara,Sneha Ullal,Namitha Chakri Blockbuster
27 Apr 2012 Dammu Jr. NTR, Trisha Krishnan, Karthika Nair M.M. Keeravani Flop
28 Mar 2014 Legend Nandamuri Balakrishna, Jagapati Babu, Sonal Chauhan, Radhika Apte Devi Sri Prasad Blockbuster
22 Apr 2016 Sarrainodu Allu Arjun, Rakul Preet Singh S. Thaman Super Hit
11 Aug 2017 Jaya Janaki Nayaka Bellamkonda Sreenivas, Rakul Preet Singh Devi Sri Prasad Hit
15 Jan 2019 #RC12 Ram Charan Tej, Kiara Advani Devi Sri Prasad

Awards[edit]

Nandi Awards
TSR National Awards
  • TSR – TV9 Award for Best Director (2010) for the film Simha was presented on 10 April 2011 in Hyderabad.[5]
  • TSR – TV9 Award for Best Director (2014) for the film Legend[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Balakrishna -Boyapati Srinu Movie Titled LEGEND". timesofap.com. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Vasireddy, Amrutha (15 November 2017). "Andhra Pradesh government announces Nandi awards for 2014-2016". Times of India. Retrieved 2 September 2018. 
  3. ^ a b "'Legend' Review Roundup: Complete Commercial Package; Real Treat for Balakrishna's Fans". International Business Times India. 28 March 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Balakrishna's Legend opens to positive reviews". The Times of India. 28 March 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  5. ^ TSR – TV9 awards 2011 – Telugu cinema
  6. ^ "TSR TV9 Film Awards Winners (List) Presentation Function on July 16". Allindiablog.org. Retrieved 2015-12-24.