Srinu Vaitla

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Srinu Vaitla
Native name Vaitla Srinivas
Born 24 September 1972
Kandulapalem, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Occupation Film Director
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Rupa Vaitla
Children 3 daughters

Srinu Vaitla is an Indian film director associated with Telugu cinema. He is from the village of Kandulapalem, East Godavari District.[1] His first mainstream movie as a director was Nee Kosam (1999) starring Ravi Teja and Maheswari. Though the movie was an average flick at the box office, it was critically acclaimed. He shot to fame with his second movie Anandam (2001), released in 2001. He made his own impression on the Telugu Cinema comedy. Most importantly, he is known for implementing parabolic narrative for the first time in Indian cinema. This can be observed in his movies Venky, Dhee, Dubai Seenu and Ready. He played cameo in Rainbow and Parama Veera Chakra movies. One of the biggest blockbusters in his career was Dookudu starring Mahesh Babu and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Since Venky, Gopimohan and Kona Venkat have been script writers for his movies.

He worked with top actors in Tollywood like, with Ram Charan, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Venkatesh, Mahesh Babu, Ravi Teja, N. T. Rama Rao Jr.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director Writer Screenplay Other Music By
1999 Nee Kosam Yes Yes Yes Average R.P. Patnaik
2001 Anandam Yes Yes Yes Hit Devi Sri Prasad
2002 Sontham Yes Yes Yes Hit Devi Sri Prasad
2003 Anandamanandamaye Yes Yes Yes Hit Koti
2004 Venky Yes Yes Yes Super Hit Devi Sri Prasad
2005 Andarivaadu Yes Yes Yes Average Devi Sri Prasad
2007 Dhee Yes Yes Super Hit Chakri
2007 Dubai Seenu Yes Yes Yes Actor (special appearance) Mani Sharma
2008 Ready Yes Yes Blockbuster Devi Sri Prasad
2008 King Yes Yes Hit Devi Sri Prasad
2008 Rainbow Actor
2010 Namo Venkatesa Yes Yes Hit Devi Sri Prasad
2011 Parama Veera Chakra Actor Mani Sharma
2011 Dookudu Yes Yes Yes Blockbuster S. Thaman
2013 Baadshah Yes Yes Yes Hit S. Thaman
2014 Aagadu[2][3] Yes Yes Yes Disaster S. Thaman
2015 Bruce Lee Yes Yes Yes Disaster S. Thaman
2017 Mister Yes Yes Yes Mickey J. Meyer

List of frequent cast in Vaitla's films[edit]

  • Note this list includes actors who were cast at least in three of Vaitla's films.
Individual Nee Kosam Anandam Sontham Anandam Anandamaye Venky Andarivaadu Dhee Dubai Seenu Ready King Namo Venkatesa Dookudu Baadshah Aagadu Bruce Lee Total
Ravi Teja YesY YesY YesY 3
Mahesh Babu YesY YesY 2
Genelia D'Souza YesY YesY
guest appearance as MS Narayana's heroine
YesY YesY
guest appearance in a song
Dialogue About Genelia by Mahesh Babu 5
Jaya Prakash Reddy YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 9
Bramhanandam YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 12
Kota Srinivasa Rao YesY YesY YesY 3
M. S. Narayana YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 11
Master Bharat YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 9
Supreeth YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 7
Chandra Mohan YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 7
Tanikella Bharani YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 9
Aakash YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Shiva Reddy YesY YesY YesY 3
Krishna Bhagavan YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Telangana Shakuntala YesY YesY YesY YesY 3
Delhi Rajeswari YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Bramhaji YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 5
Sayaji Shinde YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Surekha Vani YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 5
Nassar YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Sudha YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 5
Srinivasa Reddy YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 7
Shafi YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Raghu (Ravi Teja's Brother) YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 6
Ajay YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 5
Srihari YesY YesY 2
Trisha Krishnan YesY YesY 2
Giridhar YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 6
Anitha Krishna YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 5
Chithram Srinu YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 8
Nagendra Babu YesY YesY YesY 3
Mukesh Rishi YesY YesY YesY 3
Vennela Kishore YesY YesY YesY YesY 4
Sunil YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY 7

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Srinu Vaitla". 16reels.com. 
  2. ^ "Sreenu Vaitla, Thaman get busy with Aagadu". The Times of India. 27 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "It's Shruti vs Tamannah for Mahesh Babu's Aagadu". The Times of India. Indo-Asian News Service. 28 August 2013. 

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