V. V. Vinayak

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V. V. Vinayak
Born Gandrothu Veera Venkata Vinayak
Residence Film Nagar, Hyderabad, India
Occupation Film director
Screen writer
Editor
Spouse(s) Anantha Lakshmi Satyavathi

V. V. Vinayak (born: Gandrothu Veera Venkata Vinayak) is an Indian film director and screen writer known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema.[1][2] Vinayak made his film debut with the 2002 melodrama film Aadi starring NTR Jr., upon release the film received positive reviews, and became a box office hit.[3][4]

Vinayak received the state Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director for his work in the film. The film was subsequently remade in Tamil as Jai.[5] In 2003, Vinayak directed two major box office hits Dil and Tagore starring Chiranjeevi. Tagore was screened at the 2006 IIFA Awards held in Dubai.[6] In 2013, Vinayak directed a Short film to promote Organ Donation.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Cast Music Director Notes
2002 Aadi NTR Jr., Keerthi Chawla Mani Sharma Remade in Tamil as Jai
2002 Chennakeshava Reddy Balakrishna Nandamuri, Shriya Saran, Tabu Mani Sharma Dubbed in Tamil as Aadhi Kesavan
2003 Dil Nitin reddy, Neha Bamb, Prakash Raj R. P. Patnaik Remade in Tamil as Kuththu
2003 Tagore Chiranjeevi, Shriya Saran, Jyothika Mani Sharma Remake of Ramana
2004 Samba NTR Jr., Genelia D'Souza, Bhoomika Chawla Mani Sharma Dubbed in Tamil and Hindi with same name
2005 Bunny Allu Arjun, Gowri Munjal, Prakash Raj Devi Sri Prasad Dubbed in Hindi with the same name
2006 Lakshmi Daggubati Venkatesh, Nayantara, Charmy Kaur Ramana Gogula Dubbed in Tamil with same name
Dubbed in Hindi as Mera Taaqat
2007 Yogi Prabhas, Nayanthara Ramana Gogula Remake of Jogi
2008 Krishna Ravi Teja, Trisha Krishnan Chakri Dubbed in Hindi with same name
Dubbed in Tamil as Madhura Thimiru
Remade in Kannada as Rajini
2010 Adhurs NTR Jr., Nayanthara, Sheela Devi Sri Prasad Dubbed in Hindi as Judwaa no. 1
2011 Badrinath Allu Arjun, Tamannaah M. M. Keeravani Dubbed in Hindi as Sangharsh Aur Vijay
2013 Naayak Ram Charan Teja, Kajal Aggarwal, Amala Paul S. Thaman Remade in Bengali as Hero: The Superstar
2014 Alludu Sreenu Bellamkonda Sreenivaas, Samantha Ruth Prabhu Devi Sri Prasad
2015 Akhil: The power of Jua Akhil Akkineni, Sayesha Saigal Anoop Rubens / S. Thaman

Awards[edit]

Nandi Awards
Other Awards
  • Santhosham Best Commercial Director award - Krishna (2008)[9]

List of frequent cast in VV Vinayak's films[edit]

Individual Aadi Chennakeshava
Reddy
Dil Tagore Samba Bunny Lakshmi Yogi Krishna Adhurs Badrinath Naayak Alludu Seenu
NTR Jr. Yes Yes Yes
Nayantara Yes Yes Yes
Pradeep Rawat Yes Yes Yes
Sayaji Shinde Yes Yes Yes Yes
Jaya Prakash Reddy Yes Yes Yes
Chalapathi Rao Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
L.B. Sriram Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Venu Madhav Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Bramhanandam Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Raghu Babu Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Prakash Raj Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ali Yes Yes Yes Yes
M.S Narayana Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kota Srinivasa Rao Yes Yes Yes
Ahuti Prasad Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sunil Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fish Venkat Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

List of frequent crew in VV Vinayak's films[edit]

Individual Aadi Chenna
keshava
Reddy
Dil Tagore Samba Bunny Lakshmi Yogi Krishna Adhurs Badrinath Naayak
Mani Sharma Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Background
score only
Devi Sri Prasad Yes Yes
Ramana Gogula Yes Yes
Paruchuri Brothers Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gowtham Raju Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
R. P. Patnaik Yes

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