Dil Raju

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Dil Raju
Born
Velamakucha Venkata Ramana Reddy[1]

(1965-12-18) 18 December 1965 (age 54)
Narsingpally, Andhra Pradesh, India (now in Telangana)
Occupation
  • Film producer
  • film distributor
Spouse(s)
Anita
(died 2017)

Vygha Reddy
(m. 2020)
[2]

Velamakucha Venkata Ramana Reddy, known professionally as Dil Raju, is an Indian film producer and distributor, known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema. He owns the production house Sri Venkateswara Creations. He has produced successful drama films such as Dil, Arya, Bhadra, Bommarillu, Parugu, Kotha Bangaru Lokam, Brindavanam, Mr. Perfect, Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Yevadu, Sathamanam Bhavati, which won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, Nenu Local, and Fidaa.[3] In 2016, he received the Andhra Pradesh state Nagi Reddy-Chakrapani National Award for his contributions to popular cinema.[4][2] He married Vygha Reddy on 11 May 2020.[5]

Film production[edit]

Solo Production Under Sri Venkateswara Creations[edit]

Year Film Notes
2003 Dil Co-production with Giri
2004 Arya
2005 Bhadra
2006 Bommarillu Nandi Award for Best Feature Film - Gold
Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Film
2007 Munna
2008 Parugu Nandi Award for Best Feature Film - Bronze
2008 Kotha Bangaru Lokam
2009 Josh
2010 Rama Rama Krishna Krishna
2010 Brindavanam
2011 Mr. Perfect
2011 Oh My Friend
2013 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu
2013 Ramayya Vasthavayya
2014 Yevadu
2015 Kerintha
2015 Subramanyam For Sale
2016 Krishnashtami
2016 Supreme
2017 Shatamanam Bhavati National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment at the 64th National Film Awards
2017 Nenu Local
2017 Duvvada Jagannadham
2017 Fidaa
2017 Vellipomakey
2017 Raja The Great
2017 MCA (Middle Class Abbayi)
2018 Lover
2018 Srinivasa Kalyanam
2018 Hello Guru Prema Kosame
2019 F2 - Fun and Frustration
2019 Iddari Lokam Okate
2020 Jaanu
2020 V Amazon Prime film
2020 Seenayya
2020 Vakeel Saab
TBA ICON

Collaborations[edit]

Matinee Entertainments (subsidiary)[edit]

Year Film Notes
2010 Maro Charitra Director's debut film
2011 Gaganam

Collaborations with other producers[edit]

Year Film Notes
2009 Akasamantha Telugu version of Prakash Raj's Abhiyum Naanum
2012 Tuneega Tuneega In collaboration with Maganti Ramji of Padmini Arts banner
2014 Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam In collaboration with Geetha Arts
2017 Jawaan In collaboration with Arunachal Creations' Krishna
2019 Maharshi In collaboration with Vyjayanthi Movies and PVP Cinema. Production #32
2020 Sarileru Neekevvaru In collaboration with AK Entertainments and GMB Entertainment
2020 Vakeel Saab In collaboration with Bayview Projects LLP

Dubbed Films[edit]

Year Film Notes
2002 Amrutha In collaboration with Giri
2012 Snehithudu
2015 Ok Bangaram
2016 Police
2016 Remo
2017 Cheliyaa

As presenter[edit]

Year Title Notes
2012 Tuneega Tuneega
2014 Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam In collaboration along with Geetha Arts
2017 Jawaan

Other Language Productions[edit]

Year Film Language Notes
2020 Jersey Hindi Collaboration with Allu Aravind & Aman Gill[6]
2020 F2 Remake Hindi Collaboration with Boney Kapoor[7]

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
Nandi Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Other Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dil Raju Biography". dosthana.com. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Telugu producer Dil Raju gets married for the second time. Wedding pics go viral". India Today. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  3. ^ "64 th National Film Awards, 2016" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. 7 April 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 June 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017.
  4. ^ a b Correspondent, Special. "S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, Hema Malini bag NTR awards".
  5. ^ "Dil Raju ties the knot with Vygha Reddy on Sunday - Times of India".
  6. ^ "Shahid Kapoor steps into Nani's shoes for Jersey remake, begins cricket practice. See pic". hindustantimes.com.
  7. ^ "F2 Remake in Hindi". Times of India.com.
  8. ^ Mr. Perfect wins Nagireddy award. 123telugu.com (1 January 1998). Retrieved on 11 May 2012.

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