Koratala Siva is a screenwriter and film director from India. He works mainly in Tollywood. Koratala Siva has penned many scripts for films like Munna, Brindavanam, Oosaravelli, Okkadunadu and Bhadra. Apart from writing skills, Siva is also popular for his directorial skills. In 2013, he directed the action drama movie Mirchi in Telugu, and later in 2015, he directed the movie, Srimanthudu. Both fared well at the box office. For his movie Mirchi, the acclaimed singer, Kailash Kher won the Telugu Filmfare Award for the best playback Singer. Before his directorial debut in Mirchi, Koratala Siva pursued his graduation in engineering and often worked as an assistant to one of his relative, Posani Krishna Murali, who also happens to be a director.

Siva’s first experience in the Telugu film industry was as a writer for the film ‘Girl Friend’, which was directed by Nageswara Reddy. A popular Tamil film, ‘Boys’ made headlines for its plot resembled Koratala Siva’s real life story. Boys was directed by Shankar. Later Siva penned for the Telugu movie that gave a break to Ravi Teja. The movie was Bhadra, and for this movie, Siva wrote both screenplay and story. Afterwards, he was given credit for penning dialogues of movies like Munna, Oosaravelli, Okkadunnadu and Brindavanam. In Tollywood, it became a firm belief that directors and writers like Siva can write scripts, which can help resurrect and boost the protagonists’ or hero’s track record.

Siva’s second movie, Srimathundu as a director for Mahesh Babu gave the entire Telugu industry a ransom earning of more than Rs.180 Crores. Even though Siva had a short stint as a writer, his skills as a writer are highly praised. Siva has a great role to play in the tremendous achievement of Prabhas. Prabhas worked with Siva in his directorial venture Mirchi, and that film gave the former a force to strongly reckon with. Later, there was a rumour about Siva’s movie with Ram Charan, but somehow afterwards it was cancelled due to some reasons, unknown.

Kotapati Sreenu

Kotapati Sreenu is a director by profession in the Indian film industry who works predominantly in the Telugu film industry. He is mainly known for the films Love K Run of 2016, AK Rao PK Rao of 2014, and Vandhanam. He directed the film named “AK Rao PK Rao” along with the producer M. Venkata Narayan. The music in his picture was given by the music director K. S. R. Actors who played the lead roles were Dhanraj, Thagubothu Ramesh, and Daksha. Actors who portrayed the other important and supporting roles were Shruthi Raj, M. S. Narayan, and Krishna Bhagawan. It fell under the genre of comedy plus romance with lots of drama which is loved by the Indian audience. It showed the story of two brothers AK Rao and PK Rao who lead a simple life and earn their living by selling sarees. Then a twist comes into their life. It released into the Indian theatres on 17 May 2014 and received an average response from its audience and critics. So it was not a successful work of his career. Then in the film titled “Love K Run,” he worked as a director and a writer along with the producer Kandhimaala Venkata Chandrashekhar. Its music was composed by the music director J. Paul. He also worked with the actors such as Malavika Menon, Vinod Kumar, Krishna Bhagavaan, Sana, Hema, Satya Prakash, and Deepak Taroj. Deepak and Malavika played the lead roles among them. It fell under the genre of action plus romance that portrayed the story of a guy named Kiran and a girl named Anjali who are college students. They fall in love with each and face few problems and deal with them together. When one problem is over, their parents give them another shock. It released into the Indian cinemas on 16 September 2016 under the banner of the production company called “Kandhimalla Movie Makers” and received a good response from its audience. It came under the U/A category. The story has an interesting plot, but it was pretty common so it could not gain much popularity. But it can be considered as a success for his career. He has made a very few movies which have got an average response in the industry due to which his career has not been very good, but he has put his complete efforts in them and is looking ahead to make more films.

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Kotapati Sreenu Telugu Actor