Chakri Toleti

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Chakri Toleti
Born Visakhapatnam, India
Alma mater University of Central Florida
Occupation director
visual effects coordinator
Years active 1983 – 1992
2008 – present

Chakri Toleti (born Chakravarthi Toleti) is an Indian American screenwriter, director, actor, and visual effects coordinator known for his works in Tamil cinema, and Telugu cinema.[1][2] Chakri made his directorial debut with the bilingual films Unnaipol Oruvan (2009) and Eeenadu (2009) a remake of Neeraj Pandey's Hindi film, A Wednesday (2008). In 2012, he directed a gangster film Billa II.[3][4]


Chakri Toleti made his acting debut as a child artist in the Telugu film Sagara Sangamam directed by K. Viswanath, and has acted in over fifteen films. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Film and VFX at the University of Central Florida. He re-entered south Indian cinema with the magnum opus, Dasavathaaram.


As director[edit]

Year Film Language Notes
2009 Unnaipol Oruvan Tamil
2009 Eeenadu Telugu
2012 Billa II Tamil
2017 Kolaiyuthir Kaalam Tamil Filming
2017 Khamoshi Hindi Filming

As actor[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
1983 Sagara Sangamam Photographer Telugu
1985 Chinna Veedu Brother Of Bhagyalakshmi (Kalpana) Tamil
1985 Mayuri Brother of Mayuri Telugu
2008 Dasavathaaram Sairam Tamil
2012 Billa 2 Gangster Tamil


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-07. 
  2. ^ "A Wednesday’s Tamil teaser trailer out". Times of India. 11 April 2009. p. 1. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  3. ^ ${FullName} (14 July 2012). "Billa 2 Review – Tamil Movie Review by Rohit Ramachandran". Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Movie Review:Billa-2". Retrieved 9 November 2012. 

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