Vamsi Paidipally

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Vamshi Paidipally
Born (1979-07-25) 25 July 1979 (age 37)[citation needed]
Nirmal, Telangana, India[citation needed]
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India[citation needed]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Screenwriter & director

Vamshi Paidipally (also Vamshi) (Telugu: పైడిపల్లి వంశీ) (born 25 July 1979) is a Tollywood film director who is known for directing the films Brindavanam (2010),[1] Yevadu (2014) & Oopiri (2016).[2]He won Filmfare Award for Best Director - Telugu for the film Oopiri.

Earlier Life[edit]

Vamshi Paidipally (పైడిపల్లి వంశీ) was born to a Telugu Velama Community family in Nirmal district, Telangana, India. Since his childhood he has been fascinated by films. His father had a theatre in his district so he grew up in the atmosphere of theatre. He did his schooling in Hyderabad Public School, and his (10+2) from Little Flower junior college.He then completed Bachelor's in commerce and a Master's in Computer Applications(MCA) From Badruka Educational society. He quit his software job and got into films as an assistant director for the film Eeswar (2002) and worked as an associate director for Varsham, Mass and Bhadra and had his debut as a Director with Munna starring Prabhas in 2007 and Brindaavanam in 2010, Yevadu in 2013 and his latest Blockbuster Oopiri in March 2016. He is married to Malini and has a Daughter.


Year Movie Language Notes
2007 Munna Telugu Director with prabhas
2010 Brindavanam Telugu Story & director
2014 Yevadu Telugu Story, screenplay, writer & director
2016 Oopiri / Thozha Telugu / Tamil Bilingual movie, Director
2018 Untitled Mahesh Babu Movie Telugu Director


Paidipally's first film, Munna, was a flop at the box office, while Brindavanam was a hit.[1] Yevadu was one of the top grossing Tollywood films of 2014.[3]


  1. ^ a b Y. S.C. (9 September 2012). "It’s a challenge". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 7 January 2015. Retrieved 2015-01-14. 
  2. ^ Staff (26 October 2014). "Nagarjuna's multi-starrer to have one actress?". Times of India. Retrieved 2015-01-14. 
  3. ^ Sangeetha Seshagiri (28 December 2014). "Top Grossing Telugu Films of 2014: Allu Arjun's 'Race Gurram', Ram Charan's 'Yevadu', Nag's 'Manam' among others". International Business Times. Retrieved 2015-01-14. 

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