K. V. Vijayendra Prasad

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K. V. Vijayendra Prasad
Born Koduri Vishwa Vijayendra Prasad
Kovvur, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupation Writer, Director, Screen Writer
Years active 1988–present
Known for Telugu cinema
Notable work Baahubali: The Beginning
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Family S. S. Rajamouli (son)

Koduri Vishwa Vijayendra Prasad is an Indian film screen writer, and director known for his works in Telugu cinema and Bollywood. In 2011, he directed Telugu Cinema Rajanna which won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film.[1]

Since 1988, he was the screen writer for more than twenty five films, most of which turned out to be block busters.[2][3][4] His recent works include Baahubali: The Beginning, and Bajrangi Bhaijaan which became biggest blockbusters of the year, for which Prasad won the Filmfare Award for Best Story.[5][6][7][8]

Personal life[edit]

Prasad is the father of film maker S. S. Rajamouli and uncle to music composers M. M. Keeravani, M. M. Srilekha, Kalyani Malik, and writer Shivasri Kanchi.

Awards[edit]

Nandi Awards[edit]

Nandi Award for Best Feature Film - Rajanna

Screen Awards 2016[edit]

Best Story — Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Sony Guild Awards 2016[edit]

Best Story — Bajrangi Bhaijaan

The Iconic Trade Achiever of the Year[edit]

The Iconic Trade Achiever of the Year - 2015 Award from Indywood Film Market

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Writer[edit]

Films
Television

References[edit]

  1. ^ Small wonder – The Hindu. Thehindu.com (1 January 2012). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.
  2. ^ Rajamouli father Vijayendra Prasad banned. Supergoodmovies.com (12 October 2011). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.
  3. ^ Vijayendra Prasad – Movies, Photos, Filmography, Biography, Wallpapers, Videos, Fan Club –. Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved on 31 October 2015.
  4. ^ TeluguCinema.Com – TC Exclusive: Interview with writer Vijayendra Prasad. Web.archive.org. Retrieved on 31 October 2015.
  5. ^ "61st Britannia Filmfare Awards 2015 – Live Update – Times of India — The Times of India". The Times of India. 
  6. ^ Baahubali, Bajrangi Bhaijaan: Meet the Rs 500 crore writer : Celebrities, News – India Today. Indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved on 31 October 2015.
  7. ^ Salman Khans Bajrangi Bhaijaan Has a Baahubali Connection – NDTV Movies. Movies.ndtv.com (20 July 2015). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.
  8. ^ Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, SS Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali’ – a unique connection. The Indian Express (20 July 2015). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.

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