B. V. Nandini Reddy

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Nandini Reddy
Born March 4
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Occupation Film director
Years active 2011 - present

Nandini Reddy (born 4 March) is an Indian film director.[1] She debuted with a Telugu language film, Ala Modalaindi.[2]

Early life[edit]

Nandini Reddy was born in Hyderabad. Her father Bharath. V. Reddy was a chartered accountant settled in Bangalore. The family hailed from Chittoor district and her mother Roopa Reddy is from the Pingle family hailing from Warangal district. Nandini has a younger brother Uttam Reddy who runs a successful restaurant chain in Hyderabad, Rayalaseema Ruchulu. She did her schooling from St. Ann's High School, Secunderabad, graduation at Women's College, Koti and her post graduation in international politics from J.N.U New Delhi. She was active in dramatics, elocution and cricket throughout her school and college years.She is also one of the judge in a Telugu talent show "ADHURS"


She got herself introduced to Gangaraju Gunnam through a common friend. She worked for his movie ‘Little Soldiers’ in the direction department.

After Little Soldiers got released, cinematographer Rasool Ellore introduced her to Krishna Vamsi. But Krishna Vamsi refused to take her in his team. She was idle for a year and got an offer to work for a film titled ‘Santhi Santhi Santhi’ in Kannada. Actress Ramya Krishna forced Krishna Vamsi to take her in his next project Chandralekha. She had later become an integral part of Krishna Vamsi’s team from Chandralekha to Shakti (Hindi remake of Anthahpuram).

Krishna Vamsi sent her to D.Suresh Babu and she has worked for Suresh Productions for three years. She was supposed to direct a movie for Suresh Productions and things didn’t materialise for various reasons.


Year Film Cast Notes
2011 Ala Modalaindi Nani, Nithya Menen Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director
Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu
2013 Jabardasth Siddharth, Samantha, Nithya Menen
2016 Kalyana Vaibhogame Naga Shourya, Malavika Nair



  1. ^ "Tollywood gives kiss a miss - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2003-09-15. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  2. ^ M. L. Narasimham (2010-07-22). "Arts / Cinema : Charm of romantic comedies". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  3. ^ "Nandi awards 2010 announced - Telugu cinema news". Idlebrain.com. 2011-08-05. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  4. ^ "The Hyderabad Times Film Awards 2011". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 

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