Allani Sridhar is a prominent figure in the Telugu film industry known for his achievements as a director, a screenplay writer, and a story writer. He has made huge contributions to Telegu cinema by directing several meaningful films that have left an impact on its audience and have benefitted the society in many ways. Allani Sridhar was born in Medak in Telangana on 24th July 1962, but he moved to Hyderabad after some years and had lived there since then. He left his education midway even though he was a bright student only to pursue his passion for movies. He is married to Allani Nirmala and has two children.
At a very young age, he was highly captivated by the story of Komaram Bheem, the Gond tribal leader and decided to get his story known. With that in mind, he directed his movie Komaram Bheem, which was released several years later in 2010. The movie is about the resistance that the tribal people put up against the oppression of the Nizam of Hyderabad under the leadership of Komaram Bheem in Adilabad. The movie was immensely praised and received various awards, including two Nandi awards for best directorial debut and the best feature film on national integration.
His first Hindi movie, a love story called ‘ TuhiMeriGanga ’ also won the award for best director at the International Film Festival, USA. In 2007, his biopic on Lord Buddha called ‘ GautamBuddha ’ was released, the Hindi version of which was known as ‘TathagataBuddha’. Some of his other films are Ratnavali, Ragulutunna Bharatam, Uthsaaham, Preme Na Pranaam, Jai Shree Balaji,
, Chilukuru Balaji and Goswami Tulsidas. He also won the Nandi Tv award for best screenplay for the television show Katama Raju Kathalu.
This talented director was the president of the Hyderabad Film Club. In 2004, he secured a position as a jury in the Nandi TV awards committee. Hewas again selected as a jury in the Nandi Film Awards committee in both 2006 and 2011. In 2013, he was also selected as the first president of the Telangana Director’s Association. His talent and passion for movies has helped him to create some unforgettable movies and has secured a place for him in the heart of his audiences.