Vennela Kishore

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Vennela Kishore
Vennela Kishore.jpg
Vennela Kishore, shooting in València.
Born (1980-09-19) 19 September 1980 (age 36)
Kamareddy, Telangana, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Alma mater
Occupation Actor,
Director
Comedian
Years active 2005 - Present

Vennela Kishor (born Bokkala Kishore Kumar) is a Tollywood actor.[1] He got the moniker "Vennela" after his first feature film Vennela. He was awarded the Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian for his performance in Inkosaari.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

Kishore was born in Kamareddy, Nizamabad, Telangana, India. Schooling in Jeevadan convent high school. Before his acting debut, he was working in USA as a Software Quality Engineer. In 2008 he gave up his career to fulfill his passion for movies and moved to settle down in India.

Career[edit]

He received appreciation for his role "Sastri" in the movie Dookudu.[4] His other notable performances include Bindass, Pilla Zamindar, Daruvu, Seema Tapakai,Doosukelta, and Ami Thumi. He also directed two Telugu films (Vennela 1½, and Jaffa).[5] After tasting failure with his directorial projects, he has returned to acting.[6]

Filmography[edit]

As an actor[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2005 Vennela Khader Telugu
2009 Indumathi Telugu
2009 Samardhudu Telugu
2009 Current Bose Telugu
2010 Bindaas Muddu Krishna Telugu
2010 Chalaki Telugu
2010 Inkosaari Telugu Nandi Award - Best Comedian
2010 Prasthanam Goli Telugu
2010 Sneha Geetham Box Office Bhushanam Telugu
2010 Orange Telugu
2010 Yemaindi Ee Vela Seenu's friend Telugu
2010 Vareva Telugu
2010 Thimmaraju Telugu
2011 Aha Naa Pellanta Love Guru Telugu
2011 Seema Tapakai Peda Kishore Telugu
2011 Dookudu Shastri Telugu
2011 Madatha Kaja Kishore Telugu
2011 Pilla Zamindar Sarkar Telugu
2012 Shiva Manasulo Shruti Shruti's brother Telugu
2012 Mr. Nookayya Charger Telugu
2012 Lovely Kittu Telugu
2012 Daruvu Khaja Telugu
2012 Julai Telugu
2013 Jabardasth Telugu Actor
2013 Chammak Challo Telugu Actor
2013 Baadshah Dasu Telugu Comedian
2013 Shadow Nana Bhai's henchman Telugu Actor
2013 Greeku Veerudu Subrahmanyam Telugu Actor
2013 Athadu Aame O Scooter Govind Raju B

A. Pass

2013 Tadakha Ganesh Telugu Actor
2014 Yevadu Charan's friend Telugu Actor
2014 Rudhramadevi Telugu Actor
2014 Rudhramadevi Tamil Actor
2014 Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda Gopal Telugu Actor
2014 Current Theega Raju's friend Telugu Actor
2014 Aagadu Prabhakar Telugu Actor
2014 Janda Pai Kapiraju Telugu Actor
2014 Ala Ela Telugu Actor
2014 Areyrey Telugu Actor
2014 Lakshmi Raave Maa Intiki Telugu Actor
2015 Gopala Gopala Rambabu Telugu Actor
2015 Temper Vennela Kishore - Flutist Telugu
2015 Pandaga Chesko Konda Telugu
2015 S/O Satyamurthy Viraj's brother Telugu
2015 Kiraak Telugu
2015 Srimanthudu Apparao Telugu
2015 Bale Bale Magadivoy Lucky's friend Telugu IIFA Award - Best Comedian
2015 Eluka Majaka Balu - Florist Telugu Lead Role
2016 Dictator Kathyayani's brother Telugu
2016 Kshanam Babu Khan Telugu
2016 Savitri Telugu
2016 Brahmotsavam Lakkavarapu "Lilly" Lingaraju Telugu
2016 Janatha Garage Telugu
2016 Gentleman Darsanam Telugu
2016 Vismayam
Manamantha
Bhushan Malayalam
Telugu
Bilingual movie
2016 Majnu Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Taxi Driver Telugu
2016 Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada Kishore Telugu
2017 Winner Padma Telugu
2017 Keshava Telugu
2017 Rarandoi Veduka Chudham Telugu
2017 Ami Thumi Sri Chilipi Telugu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vennela Kishore". http://movies.dosthana.com. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2014.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Interview: Comedian 'Vennela Kishore' Interview with Kishore (Khadir of Vennela)". Idlebrain.com. 4 November 2008. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Interview with Kishore (Khadir of Vennela)". Greatandhra.com. 10 Oct 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mahesh to recreate magic with Sastri & Venkat Rao". http://ultimatecine.com. 12 April 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2014.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ "Vennela Kishore turns director!". chitramala.in. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Vennela Kishore to play a father". 16 Sep 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 

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