Maruthi Dasari

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Maruthi Dasari
Born (1981-10-08) 8 October 1981 (age 35)
Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Occupation Director, Writer & co-producer
Years active 2005 - present
Spouse(s) Veenaraga Spandana (2003 - present)
Children 1

Maruthi Dasari is a director, screenwriter, Film producer who works primarily in Telugu cinema. Well known for Directing low Budget film's like Ee Rojullo, Bus stop. Later he became a brand and directed big star like Venkatesh too, He started Digital movies trend with Ee Rojullo, horror comedys trend with Prema Katha Chitram Maruthi is associated with Maruthi Talkies, a film production house in South. Maruthi received the Best Debutant Director Award for Ee Rojullo at SIIMA Awards.[1] He is one of the director who have high success ratio now in Tollywood.

Personal life[edit]

Maruthi was born in Machilipatnam, AndhraPradesh. He completed his education in Machilipatnam. Later Maruthi moved to Hyderabad after his graduation. He learnt animation and later joined DQ Entertainment International, where he was one of the first batch of animators in the city.[2] He used to paint sign boards and numbers plates of vehicles to earn some money for his fees.


Maruthi started his career as a co-producer for the film Premisthe, A film by arvindh. Later he entered into field of distribution and distributed several films. Then he started designing Ads & designs. At the time Chiranjeevi heard about him and asked him to design a flag for the Praja Rajyam Party and also an other promotional ads for the party.He has also gave a logo for Athadu film.[3] In 2011 Ram Gopal Varma made Dongala Mutha with 5D camera in a cheaper budget which was attracted by maruthi. He then decided to start a low Budget film and worked on the script. In 2012 with in a short span Ee Rojullo was released marking the debut of Maruthi. Upon the release Ee rojullo mostly gained positive response from the critic's. Made on a budget of 50lakhs It had collected more than 10crores[4] the movie was one of the most successful Tollywood films in 2012.Later in November 2012 his second Directorial Venture Bus stop was released and declared as a Hit.[5] In 2013 maruthi wrote and produced Prema Katha Chitram under Maruthi Talkies introducing his camera man J.Prabhakar Reddy as director. Prema Katha Chitram was a sudden hit by collecting a gross of 20 crores. He produced several films like Prema Katha Chitram, Romance, Mahesh, villa-2, Love U Bangaram, Green signal.[6] His next film as Director is Kotha Janta starring Allu Sirish in lead role. His next venture with Venkatesh has been announced and titled as Babu Bangaram.Regular shoot of this project starts in February 2016.[7] His next Telugu project with Nani named Bhale Bhale Magadivoy has released and declared a super hit with Nani's brilliant acting.[8]

In 2014, he announced a project titled Radha starring Venkatesh and Nayantara in the lead roles. Consequently, a writer alleged that Maruthi copied his story and filed a case at the writers' association. Though Maruthi denied copying the story, the film was later shelved.[9]


Year Film Credits Notes
2004 Premisthe co-producer
2006 A film By Aravind co-producer
2011 Ee Rojullo Director
2011 Bus stop Director
2013 Prema Katha Chitram writer & producer director supervision
2013 Mahesh co-producer
2013 Romance co-producer
2013 Pizza II: Villa co-producer
2014 Love You Bangaram co-producer
2014 Lovers co-producer Screenplay
2014 Green Signal co-producer
2014 Kotha Janta Director
2015 Bhale Bhale Magadivoy Director
2016 Rojulu Marai Writer
2016 Babu Bangaram Director
2017 Mahanubhavudu[10] Director


  1. ^ "". SIIMA Awards 2013: Telugu Winners List. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "". I wanted to prove small directors are talented: Maruthi. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Athadu
  4. ^ "". 
  5. ^ "". Interview With Maruthi Director of 'E Rojullo'. 
  6. ^ "". A Director is One Who Could Cover The Minuses and Highlight The Pluses – Maruthi. 
  7. ^ "". Maruthi to direct Venkatesh's Radha. Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  8. ^ which is released and garnered positive reviews world wide Digitalbytes,Retrieved 03.02.2015
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  10. ^ "". Director Maruthi Exclusive Interview Frankly With TNR.