|Born||12th May, 1969
Andhra Pradesh, India
|Alma mater||Nizam College|
Chandra Siddhartha (born C. Chandra Sekhar Siddhartha) is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer, known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He has directed films such as Inscrutable Americans, Aa Naluguru, and Madhumasam. He is presently directing a Telugu movie titled "Aata gadharaa Siva" portraying new faces in lead roles. It is being produced by Rockline Venkatesh under Rockline Entertainments banner.
He has garnered three state Nandi Awards for directing Aa Naluguru and Andhari Bandhuvayya. In 1995, He has produced, Nirantharam, under Film and Television Institute of India, which received special mention at Cairo and Locarno International Film Festival. The film directed by Rajendra Prasad, was also premiered at Malaysian Indian International film festival. In 2000, he directed The Inscrutable Americans based on Anurag Mathur's best selling novel of the same name. The film was premiered at Milan, Newyork, Atlanta, London and Kerala International Film Festivals. He has served as the Jury member for South Region II at the 57th and 61st National Film Awards.
Early life and Career
Chandra Siddhartha was born to C. Poorna Chandra Rao and C. Shankunthala Devi. Siddhartha, has attended Nizam College in Hyderabad and holds a degree in Telugu Literature, from osmania University. He has worked as an Assistant director, for the 1987 film Jaithra Yathra, under Uppalapati Narayana Rao.
- Nandi Award for Best Feature Film - Aa Naluguru
- Nandi Award for Akkineni Award for best home-viewing feature film - Andhari Bandhuvayya
- Nandi Special Jury Award - Andhari Bandhuvayya
- As director
- Aata Gadharaa Siva (2017) (Under production)
- Emo Gurram Egaravachu (2014)
- Andari Bandhuvaya (2010)
- Idi Sangathi (2008)
- Madhumasam (2007)
- Aa Naluguru (2004)
- Appudappudu (2003)
- Inscrutable Americans (2001)
- As producer
- House Full
- The Hindu : The inscrutable director
- The Inscrutable Americans | Dhiraj Singh
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