Vennela Kishore, shooting in València.
19 September 1980 |
Kamareddy, Telangana, India
|Residence||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Years active||2005 - Present|
Vennela Kishor (born Bokkala Kishore Kumar) is a Tollywood actor. 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.
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.
He received appreciation for his role "Sastri" in the movie Dookudu. 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). After tasting failure with his directorial projects, he has returned to acting.
As an actor
|2010||Inkosaari||Telugu||Nandi Award - Best Comedian|
|2010||Sneha Geetham||Box Office Bhushanam||Telugu|
|2010||Yemaindi Ee Vela||Seenu's friend||Telugu|
|2011||Aha Naa Pellanta||Love Guru||Telugu|
|2011||Seema Tapakai||Peda Kishore||Telugu|
|2012||Shiva Manasulo Shruti||Shruti's brother||Telugu|
|2013||Shadow||Nana Bhai's henchman||Telugu||Actor|
|2013||Athadu Aame O Scooter||Govind Raju B
|2014||Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda||Gopal||Telugu||Actor|
|2014||Current Theega||Raju's friend||Telugu||Actor|
|2014||Janda Pai Kapiraju||Telugu||Actor|
|2014||Lakshmi Raave Maa Intiki||Telugu||Actor|
|2015||Temper||Vennela Kishore - Flutist||Telugu|
|2015||S/O Satyamurthy||Viraj's brother||Telugu|
|2015||Bale Bale Magadivoy||Lucky's friend||Telugu||IIFA Award - Best Comedian|
|2015||Eluka Majaka||Balu - Florist||Telugu||Lead Role|
|2016||Brahmotsavam||Lakkavarapu "Lilly" Lingaraju||Telugu|
|2016||Majnu||Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Taxi Driver||Telugu|
|2016||Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada||Kishore||Telugu|
|2017||Rarandoi Veduka Chudham||Telugu|
|2017||Ami Thumi||Sri Chilipi||Telugu|
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- "Interview: Comedian 'Vennela Kishore' Interview with Kishore (Khadir of Vennela)". Idlebrain.com. 4 November 2008. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "Interview with Kishore (Khadir of Vennela)". Greatandhra.com. 10 Oct 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "Mahesh to recreate magic with Sastri & Venkat Rao". http://ultimatecine.com. 12 April 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2014. External link in
- "Vennela Kishore turns director!". chitramala.in. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "Vennela Kishore to play a father". 16 Sep 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2014.