Vakkantham Vamsi is an Indian film actor turned dialogue writer, screenwriter and director in Telugu cinema. He wrote scripts for popular star heroes of Telugu cinema such as Allu Arjun, Mahesh Babu, Ravi Teja , N. T. Rama Rao Jr. and Ram Charan.
Early life and career
He was born in Arikela village near Punganur in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh and graduated from Sri Venkateswara University. He continued his father's Vakkantham Suryanarayana Rao legacy in writings. He gained recognition for his language diction and acting skills during his schooling. Vamsi started his career as a News presenter, television anchor and starred as Suka Muni in Bapu – Ramana's tele serial "Bhagavatham" telecast on ETV Network. He made his Telugu film debut with Kalyana Prapthirasthu, directed by Dasari Narayana Rao. After the release of his film Kick he became one of the star writers of Telugu Cinema.
As a writer
|2002||Kalusukovalani||Uday Kiran, Prathyusha, Gajala|
|2006||Ashok||N. T. Rama Rao, Sameera Reddy|
|2007||Athidhi||Mahesh Babu, Amrita Rao|
|2009||Kick||Ravi Teja, Ileana D'Cruz|
|2009||Kalyanram Kathi||Kalyan Ram, Sana Khan, Shaam|
|2011||Oosaravelli||N. T. Rama Rao, Tamannaah Bhatia|
|2014||Yevadu||Allu Arjun, Ram Charan, Shruti Haasan|
|2014||Race Gurram||Allu Arjun, Shruti Haasan|
|2014||Kick||Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez|
|2015||Temper||N. T. Rama Rao, Kajal Aggarwal|
|2015||Kick 2||Ravi Teja, Rakul Preet Singh|
|2018||Touch Chesi Chudu||Ravi Teja, Raashi Khanna|
|2017||Aaradugula Bullet||Gopichand, Nayanthara|
As a Director
|2018||Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India||Allu Arjun, Anu Emmanuel, Arjun Sarja|
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