Goverdhan Reddy aka Govi is a Telugu director. Goverdhan Reddy was born on 5th May in Mittapally, Siddipet, Telangana, India. He is currently residing in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Before coming to the film industry, Goverdhan Reddy completed his education in the field of law (LLB).
He also worked as an advocate, but his interests were always lied in directing movies, so he changed the path of his and went on to direct a short film named Drishti in 2004. This short film talked about the abuse of the domestic workers.
Before making this short film, he interviewed almost 500 domestic workers who were abused to retain the authenticity of the theme. The short film’s screening was held at Ravindrabharathi in Hyderabad, India and was inaugurated by late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.
Later the National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM) showed the film to 3000 domestic workers who instantly felt a connection with the film. The short film Drishti (2004) received appreciation by the critics as well as the audience.
In 2014, Goverdhan Reddy directed his first Telugu movie, Love You Bangaram produced by Maruthi Films, starring Rahul Haridas, Shravya and Rajiv in the lead roles. It is a romantic movie based on the lives of the typical young generation.
The movie couldn’t do well and received negative reviews from the critics and was a disaster at the box office. However, the songs of this movie achieved great success even before the release of the film. In 2016, Goverdhan Reddy directed the Telugu film, Nayaki produced by Giridhar Mamidipally.
The lead actors in this movie were Trisha,
Satyam Rajesh and
Sushma Raj. It is a horror movie. The story revolves around a village where entry had been restricted because the village was haunted by Gayathri’s ghost.
Goverdhan Reddy also directed a Tamil film Nayagi in 2016. Nayagi is a Tamil dubbed version of the Telugu film Nayaki. This movie was also not appreciated by the critics and public.
Goverdhan always dreamt to be in the field of directing movies that is why in spite of enrolling as an advocate, he left the job and started directing films. He chased his dreams and finally did what he always wanted. He has done many short films, and all his short films were a great success.
Almost all the short films were based on a social cause, and he directed them brilliantly. Goverdhan Reddy’s movies were not that successful, compared to his short films. The short films connected with the audience quite well.