Koratala Siva

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Koratala Siva
Native name కొరటాల శివ
Born (1975-06-15) June 15, 1975 (age 42)
Andhra Pradesh
Nationality Indian
Occupation Director
Years active 2003-present
Relatives Posani Krishna Murali

Koratala Siva is an Indian film director, and screenwriter known for his works in Telugu cinema.[1] In 2013, He made his directorial debut with the super-hit Mirchi. In 2015, he directed Srimanthudu which was opened to positive critical reception and was a commercial success, grossing nearly 2.0 billion globally, and becoming the second highest grossing Telugu film of all time, and has received three Filmfare Awards South, six IIFA Awards, and six SIIMA Awards. He then directed another blockbuster Janatha Garage which grossed an estimated 135 crore till September 2016. It earned a distributor's share amount of 60 crore in its first week of release.[2][3]

Early life and cinema[edit]

Starting his career working as a software engineer, Siva worked as a screenwriting assistant to his cousin Posani Krishna Murali.[4] Subsequently, he ventured into cinema as a Dialogue writer for films such as Okkadunnadu, Munna, Brindavanam, and Oosaravelli.[5]


As Director[edit]

Year Film Story Screenplay Dialogues Direction
2013 Mirchi Yes Yes Yes Yes
2015 Srimanthudu Yes Yes Yes Yes
2016 Janatha Garage Yes Yes Yes Yes
2018 Bharat Ane Nenu[6] Yes Yes Yes Yes

As Writer[edit]

Year Movie Director Cast Notes
2002 Girl Friend G.Nageswara Reddy Rohit, Anitha Patil Co-Writer B.V.S.Ravi
2005 Bhadra Boyapati Srinu Ravi Teja, Meera Jasmine writer
2007 Munna Vamsi Paidipally Prabhas Raju Uppalapati, Ileana D'Cruz Co-Writers BVS Ravi, Vamsi Paidipally
Okkadunnadu Chandra Sekhar Yeleti Gopichand, Neha Jhulka Dialogues
2010 Simha Boyapati Srinu Nandamuri Balakrishna, Nayanthara Writer koratala siva
Brindavanam Vamsi Paidipally N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha Co-Writer Vamsi Paidipally
2011 Oosaravelli Surender Reddy N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Tamannaah Bhatia Co-Writer Vakkantham Vamsi


  1. ^ "Koratala Siva interview". Times of India. 2013-03-12.
  2. ^ Hooli, Shekhar H (6 September 2016). "'Janatha Garage' 5 days box office collection: NTR-Mohanlal starrer heads towards Rs 150 crore". International Business Times. Retrieved 13 September 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.ibtimes.co.in/koratala-siva-hiked-remuneration-mahesh-babus-film-after-janatha-garage-success-693665
  4. ^ "123Telugu.com". Interview – Koratala Shiva. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "entertainment.oneindia.in". Telugu Box Office: 3 super-hit films in first quarter of 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Koratala Siva Latest Movies". Retrieved 24 May 2017. 

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