Velamakucha Venkata Ramana Reddy
18 December 1965
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. In 2016, he received the Andhra Pradesh state Nagi Reddy-Chakrapani National Award for his contributions to popular cinema. He married Vygha Reddy on 11 May 2020.
Solo Production Under Sri Venkateswara Creations
|2003||Dil||Co-production with Giri|
|2006||Bommarillu||Nandi Award for Best Feature Film - Gold |
Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Film
|2008||Parugu||Nandi Award for Best Feature Film - Bronze|
|2008||Kotha Bangaru Lokam|
|2010||Rama Rama Krishna Krishna|
|2011||Oh My Friend|
|2013||Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu|
|2015||Subramanyam For Sale|
|2017||Shatamanam Bhavati||National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment at the 64th National Film Awards|
|2017||Raja The Great|
|2017||MCA (Middle Class Abbayi)|
|2018||Hello Guru Prema Kosame|
|2019||F2 - Fun and Frustration|
|2019||Iddari Lokam Okate|
|2020||V||Amazon Prime film|
Matinee Entertainments (subsidiary)
|2010||Maro Charitra||Director's debut film|
Collaborations with other producers
|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|
|2002||Amrutha||In collaboration with Giri|
|2014||Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam||In collaboration along with Geetha Arts|
Other Language Productions
|2020||Jersey||Hindi||Collaboration with Allu Aravind & Aman Gill|
|2020||F2 Remake||Hindi||Collaboration with Boney Kapoor|
- Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment – Golden Lotus (producer) – Sathamanam Bhavati – (2016)
- Best Feature Film (Gold) – Bommarillu (2006)
- Best Feature Film (Bronze) – Parugu (2008)
- Akkineni Award for Best Home-viewing Feature Film – Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013)
- Nagi Reddy-Chakrapani National Award for contributions to popular cinema – (2013)
- Other Awards
- "Dil Raju Biography". dosthana.com. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
- "Telugu producer Dil Raju gets married for the second time. Wedding pics go viral". India Today. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
- "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.
- Correspondent, Special. "S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, Hema Malini bag NTR awards".
- "Dil Raju ties the knot with Vygha Reddy on Sunday - Times of India".
- "Shahid Kapoor steps into Nani's shoes for Jersey remake, begins cricket practice. See pic". hindustantimes.com.
- "F2 Remake in Hindi". Times of India.com.
- Mr. Perfect wins Nagireddy award. 123telugu.com (1 January 1998). Retrieved on 11 May 2012.