Siva in an interview with Film Companion South in April 2018
|Relatives||Posani Krishna Murali|
Koratala Siva is an Indian film director, and screenwriter known for his works in Telugu cinema. In 2013, he made his directorial debut with Mirchi starring Prabhas. In 2015, he directed Srimanthudu, which was a commercial success, and has received three Filmfare Awards South, six IIFA Awards, and six SIIMA Awards. He then directed another film Janatha Garage which grossed an estimated ₹135 crore. It earned a distributor's share amount of ₹60 crore in its first week of release.
Early life and cinema
Starting his career working as a software engineer, Siva worked as a screenwriting assistant under his uncle Posani Krishna Murali. Subsequently, he ventured into cinema as a Dialogue writer for films such as Okkadunnadu, Munna, Brindavanam, and Oosaravelli.
|2002||Girl Friend||Co-writer B.V.S.Ravi|
|2007||Munna||Co-writers BVS Ravi, Vamsi Paidipally|
|2010||Brindavanam||Co-writer Vamsi Paidipally|
|2011||Oosaravelli||Co-writer Vakkantham Vamsi|
|2013||Mirchi||Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Richa Gangopadhyay|
|2015||Srimanthudu||Mahesh Babu, Shruti Hassan|
|2016||Janatha Garage||Jr. NTR, Mohanlal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nithya Menen|
|2018||Bharat Ane Nenu||Mahesh Babu, Kiara Advani|
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