Vennela Kishore, shooting in València.
|Occupation||Actor, director, comedian|
Bokkala Kishore Kumar (born 19 September 1980), known professionally as Vennela Kishore, is a Tollywood actor. He was given the moniker "Vennela" after his first feature film Vennela. He was awarded the Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian for his performance in Inkosaari .
Kishore received appreciation for his role "Sastri" in the film Dookudu. His other performances include Bindaas, Pilla Zamindar, Daruvu, Seema Tapakai, Badshah, Doosukeltha, Pandaga Chesko, Aagadu, S/O Satyamurthy, Srimanthudu, Bale Bale Magadivoy, Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada, and Ami Thumi. He also directed two Telugu films (Vennela 1½, and Jaffa). After tasting failure with his directorial projects, he has returned to acting.
As an actor
|Inkosaari||Bala Bokkala||Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian|
|Sneha Geetham||Box Office Bhushanam|
|Yemaindi Ee Vela||Seenu's friend|
|2011||Aha Naa Pellanta||Love Guru|
|Seema Tapakai||Peda Kishore|
|It's My Love Story||Sujath.A.R (Team Lead)|
|2012||Shiva Manasulo Shruti||Shruti's brother|
|Abbai Class Ammai Mass|
|Shadow||Nana Bhai's henchman|
|Athadu Aame O Scooter||Govind Raju BA. Pass|
|Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda||Gopal|
|Current Theega||Raju's friend|
|Run Raja Run||Mukundham|
|Janda Pai Kapiraju||Suresh|
|Ala Ela||Karthik's friend|
|Lakshmi Raave Maa Intiki||Software Subrahmanyam|
|Temper||Vennela Kishore – Flutist|
|S/O Satyamurthy||Viraj's brother|
|Superstar Kidnap||Vennela Kishore|
|Bale Bale Magadivoy||Lucky's friend||IIFA Award for Best Comedian|
Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian
|Eluka Majaka||Balu – Florist|
|Bruce Lee – The Fighter||Uganda Yugendhar|
|Brahmotsavam||Lakkavarapu "Lilly" Lingaraju|
|Janatha Garage||Pyarelal||Cameo appearance|
|Majnu||Sanjay Leela Bhansali – Taxi Driver|
|Eedu Gold Ehe||Railway TC|
|Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada||Kishore|
|2017||Luckunnodu||C.E.O. of Kony Solutions|
|Om Namo Venkatesaya||Govindarajulu's assistant|
|Rarandoi Veduka Chudham||Kishore|
|Ami Thumi||Sri Chilipi|
|Duvvada Jagannadham||Akella Vigneshwara Sharma|
|Yaar Ivan||Tamil film|
|Raju Gari Gadhi 2|
|Hello||Bridegroom||Guest appearance in song|
|Middle Class Abbayi||Software consultant|
|Touch Chesi Chudu||J. Balram|
|Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India||Kishore|
|Jamba Lakidi Pamba||Lawyer|
|Chi La Sow||Sujith||Nominated–SIIMA Award for Best Comedian|
|Sailaja Reddy Alludu||Chari|
|Amar Akbar Anthony||Miriyala|
|Padi Padi Leche Manasu||Gemini Natarajan|
|2019||N.T.R: Kathanayakudu||Rukmanandha Rao|
|N.T.R: Mahanayakudu||Rukmanandha Rao|
|F2 – Fun and Frustration||John Strow|
|Crazy Crazy Feeling||Maheshwar Rao|
|Hippi||Harley Davidson (HD)|
|ABCD: American Born Confused Desi||Kishore|
|Ninu Veedani Needanu Nene||Arjun|
|1st Rank Raju||Bollywood Bobby|
|Edaina Jaragocchu||Special appearance|
|Kousalya Krishnamurthy||Inspector Balram|
|Kathanam||Creative Kishore (CK)|
|Saaho||Goswami / Kothandam||Trilingual film (Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu)|
|Gang Leader||Santoor Senakkayala|
|Arjun Suravaram||Addala Balaji|||
|Bhagyanagara Veedullo Gamattu||Police Officer||Also co-producer|
|Entha Manchivaadavuraa||Kishore Kumar (KK)|
|2021||Most Eligible Bachelor|
|Indian 2||Tamil film|
As a director
|2012||Vennela 1½||Khader Basha|
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- "Interview: Comedian 'Vennela Kishore' Interview with Kishore (Khadir of Vennela)". Idlebrain.com. 4 November 2008. Archived from the original on 27 February 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "Interview with Kishore (Khadir of Vennela)". Greatandhra.com. 10 October 2010. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "Mahesh to recreate magic with Sastri & Venkat Rao". ultimatecine.com. 12 April 2011. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
- "Vennela Kishore turns director!". chitramala.in. 30 June 2011. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "Vennela Kishore to play a father". 16 September 2013. Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "MLA movie review: Kajal Aggarwal-Kalyan Ram starrer is forgettable". The Indian Express. 23 March 2018. Archived from the original on 30 March 2018. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
- "Arjun Suravaram movie review highlights: An interesting enough first half". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 November 2019.