Praveen Sattaru

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Praveen Sattaru
Praveen Sattaru.jpg
Sattaru in Cinivaram, Ravindra Bharathi, Hyderabad
  • Film director
  • screenwriter
Years active2010-present

Praveen Sattaru is an Indo-American film director, screenwriter and producer, known for his works in Telugu cinema.[1][2] He made his directorial debut with the 2011 film, LBW: Life Before Wedding. In 2014, he directed the critically acclaimed anthology film, Chandamama Kathalu which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Praveen Sattaru was born in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, India. He holds MS degree in Chip Designing, and has worked as SAP consultant in IBM for about 10 years. He is an Indian immigrant to the United States. He is married to Archana.[4]


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Director Producer Writer Notes
2011 LBW: Life Before Wedding Yes Yes Yes Debut Film
2012 Routine Love Story Yes Yes Yes
2014 Chandamama Kathalu Yes Yes Yes
2016 Guntur Talkies Yes No Yes
2017 PSV Garuda Vega Yes No Yes
2021 11th Hour Yes No No Web series on Aha
2022 The Ghost Yes No Yes
2023 Gandeevadhari Arjuna Yes No Yes


It was announced that Praveen Sattaru along with Deva Katta will be directing Baahubali: Before The Beginning for Netflix.



  1. ^ IANS (16 April 2014). "Film industry not a place to make money: Praveen Sattaru (Interview)".
  2. ^ "Praveen Sattaru". IMDb.
  3. ^ Sangeetha Devi Dundoo (25 March 2015). "Praveen Sattaru feels vindicated". The Hindu.
  4. ^ "Praveen Sattaru was an SAP consultant". The Times of India.