G. Ashok

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G. Ashok
Other namesG. Ashok
OccupationFilm Director
Years active2010–

G. Ashok is a Tollywood and kollywood film director.Ashok's first movie in Telugu is Aakasa Ramanna starring Allari Naresh[1], Pilla Zamindar with Nani, Sukumarudu with Aadi ,Chitrangada with Anjali and Bhaagamathie with Anushka Shetty [2]

Early life and awards[edit]

G. Ashok was born in Ongole, Andhra Pradesh. National award-winning director Bala was his roommate when he was in Chennai. He received a Nandi Award for Best Director for a Children's Film.


He is a classical dancer and good at 13 various Indian classical dances. T Krishna cast him in Repati Pourulu when he was 6 years old. Later, he worked as a child artist in 15 films. He made his debut as a dance assistant in 1997 and worked for over 300 songs as a choreographer and dance assistant. He has worked under dance masters like DKS Babu, Swarnalatha, Lawrence and Raju Sundaram. He worked for films like Master, Annamayya, Pelli, Osey Ramulamma and Jeans.[3]

He made his debut as a director with Aakasa Ramanna.[4] In 2011, he directed Pilla Zamindar with Nani (actor) and Haripriya on the lead. In 2013, he directed Sukumarudu with Aadi (Telugu actor) and Nisha Agarwal. He is best known for his work on Bhaagamathie (2018) with Anushka Shetty.


Year Film Cast Note
2010 Aakasa Ramanna Allari Naresh, Meera Jasmine
2011 Pilla Zamindar Nani, Haripriya
2013 Sukumarudu Aadi, Nisha Agarwal
2017 Chitrangada Anjali
2018 Bhaagamathie Anushka Shetty, Unni Mukundan


  1. ^ "Akasha Ramanna to release in March". New Indian Express.
  2. ^ "Bhaagamathie Telugu collection Day 1: Anushka Shetty's film mints Rs 12 crore worldwide". Indiatoday.
  3. ^ "G. Ashok Interview with Idlebrain (2013-05-09)". Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  4. ^ Ashok, G. (28 May 2010). "G. Ashok Interview about Aakasa Ramanna". Retrieved 26 December 2017.