Birthday: 08-10-1981
Age: 37
Star sign: Scorpio

Maruthi Dasari is a well-known screenplay writer, director, and producer, best known for his works in the Telugu film industry. He is especially known as the man who makes the best low budget movies and especially for his A-Rated jokes that gain popularity among the adult masses. Some of his best-known works are ‘Bus Stop’ and ‘Ee Rojullo’, both hit Telugu romantic comedy films. He was born on the 8th of October in the year 1981 in the Machilipatnam city in Krishna district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. After completing graduation, Maruthi moved to Hyderabad where he enrolled at DQ Entertainment International from where he studied animation and also did part time jobs to pay off his tuition fees.  
 

Maruthi made his entry into the cinema industry by taking on the role of co-producer for Arvindh’s ‘Premisthe’. Later on, he started working with advertising agencies and got into the field of designing advertisements. Impressed by his works, Chiranjeevi, a famous actor, director, and politician asked him to design the advertisements for his political party’s (‘Praja Rajyam Party’) political campaigns. Later on, he went to work for multiple projects and also with many film directors like Ram Gopal Verma for their promotion work and designing their ads.

After being inspired by working with Ram Gopal Verma, Maruthi had decided to take on the role of director and started working on his first film. In the year 2012, he released, ‘Ee Rojulla’ starring actors like Srinivas, Reshma Rathore, Shankar Rao, etc. The film is known to be one of the most low budget films with a production budget of about four crore rupees which ended up earning thrice the cost of about 12 crores in the box office. Some of his well-known works are ‘Kotha Janta’ in 2014, ‘ Bhale Bhale Magadivoy’ in 2015, both which he directed. He got married to Veenaraga Spandana in the year 2003.

Surender Reddy Telugu Actor

Surender Reddy

Surender Reddy is a movie director in Tollywood who has worked with top actors and has made blockbuster movies. He was born in Jammikunta, Karimnagar, Telangana, and is known by the names S. Reddy and P.S. Reddy. He has achieved a very successful career by working with Tollywood superstars like Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Ravi Teja, Mahesh Babu, and Allu Arjun. Surender made his directorial debut with 2005’s Athanokkade. This movie starred Nandamuri Kalyan Ram and Sindhu Tolani. His next directorial venture was the Sameera Reddy and N. T. Rama Rao Jr. starrer Ashok. 2007’s Athidhi, which had Mahesh Babu and Amrita Rao playing central characters, was his next venture. His 2009 movie Kick with Ravi Teja and Ileana D’Cruz achieved great reception. This film even had a sequel made in 2015 which had Ravi Teja and Rakul Preet Singh sharing screen space. After the success of Kick, Kick 2 was highly anticipated. Kick earned 6.25 crores on the first day and broke all records of Ravi Teja’s previous movies’ first-day earnings.  Surender’s 2011 film Oosaravelli had the star cast of N. T. Rama Rao Jr.and Tamannaah. 2014’s Race was a hit movie, and it starred Allu Arjun and Shruti Haasan. 2016’s Rakshak has Ram Charan playing the lead role.Other films directed by him include 2007’s Athidhi and 2008’s One Man Army. Other than Athanokkade, all of Surender’s movies have had the same script writer: Vakkantham Vamsi. His stories are well known for the portrayal of the protagonist’s perception and very bold plotlines.  Surender has won awards for his contribution to Tollywood. These include the Best Debut Film Director award at the Nandi Awards for his marvelous work on Athanokkade. His 2014 hit movie Race Gurram also won him accolades. He won the Best Director Award at the SIIMA Awards. Surender is married to Deepa Reddy. 

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