K. V. Vijayendra Prasad
|V. Vijayendra Prasad|
|Born||Koduri Viswa Vijayendra Prasad|
27 May 1942
Kovvur, Madras Presidency, British India (now West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India)
|Occupation||Writer, Director, Screen Writer|
|Known for||Telugu cinema|
|Notable work||Mersal |
Baahubali: The Beginning
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
|Family||S. S. Rajamouli (son)|
Koduri Viswa Vijayendra Prasad (born 27 May 1942) is an Indian film screen writer and director known for his works in Telugu cinema and Bollywood. In 2011, he directed the Telugu Cinema Rajanna, which won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film.
Since 1988, he was the screenwriter for more than twenty five films, most of which turned out to be blockbusters. His recent works include Mersal, Baahubali: The Beginning and Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which became the biggest blockbusters of the year, for which Prasad won the Filmfare Award for Best Story.
Filmfare Awards 2016
Sony Guild Awards 2016
Best Story — Bajrangi Bhaijaan
The Iconic Trade Achiever of the Year
The Iconic Trade Achiever of the Year - 2015 Award from Indywood Film Market
- Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019) (Hindi)
- #rrr (2019) (Telugu)
- Mersal (2017) (Tamil)
- Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
- Jaguar (2016) (Kannada & Telugu)
- Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) (Hindi)
- Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
- Eega (2012)
- Magadheera (2009)
- Mitrudu (2009)
- Yamadonga (2007)
- Vikramarkudu (2006)
- Pandu Ranga Vittala (2006) (Kannada)
- Chatrapati (2005)
- Naa Alludu (2005)
- Vijayendra Varma (2004)
- Sye (2004)
- Simhadri (2003)
- Samarasimha Reddy (1999)
- Rana (1998)
- Kurubana Rani (1998) (Kannada)
- Appaji (1996) (Kannada)
- Sarada Bullodu (1996)
- Gharana Bullodu (1995)
- Bangaru Kutumbam (1994)
- Bobbili Simham (1994)
- Janaki Ramudu (1988)
- Small wonder – The Hindu. Thehindu.com (1 January 2012). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.
- Rajamouli father Vijayendra Prasad banned. Supergoodmovies.com (12 October 2011). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.
- Vijayendra Prasad – Movies, Photos, Filmography, Biography, Wallpapers, Videos, Fan Club –. Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved on 31 October 2015.
- TeluguCinema.Com – TC Exclusive: Interview with writer Vijayendra Prasad. Web.archive.org. Retrieved on 31 October 2015.
- "61st Britannia Filmfare Awards 2015 – Live Update – Times of India — The Times of India". The Times of India.
- Baahubali, Bajrangi Bhaijaan: Meet the Rs 500 crore writer : Celebrities, News – India Today. Indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved on 31 October 2015.
- Salman Khans Bajrangi Bhaijaan Has a Baahubali Connection – NDTV Movies. Movies.ndtv.com (20 July 2015). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.
- Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, SS Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali’ – a unique connection. The Indian Express (20 July 2015). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.