Srikanth Addala is a popular film director, who is associated with Telugu cinema. He was born in Relangi in West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. Srikanth is a post-graduate in atmospheric physics. Srikanth started his career as an assistant director. He managed to grab the attention of popular Tollywood personalities due to his perfection in his work.
In 2004, he worked as an assistant director in “
Arya”, which was featured by
Dil Raju produced Arya. After seeing Addala's dedication in his duty, Dil Raju asked him to come up with a good story. He had also asked Srikanth to work in “
Bommarillu”, the super hit film. As per the request of Dil Raju, he worked as an associate in Bommarillu. After the success of Bommarillu, Dil Raju’s relationship with Srikanth Addala continued through
Kotha Bangaru Lokam. Yes, Srikanth visited Dil Raju with the story of Kotha Bangaru Lokam, which impressed the producer. Dil Raju gave him an excellent opportunity to direct the film, which was the turning point in Srikanth’s career. In 2008, he released the movie starring
Shweta Basu Prasad,
Prakash Raj and “
Jayasudha”. It was a super hit movie and he established himself as a good director in his debut. This commercial hit film was nominated for various awards and managed to grabbed some even.
His second film happened again with Dil Raju in the year 2013. For his second film, Addala chose biggies like
Mahesh Babu and Prakash Raj. This time, he switched on to the family entertainer, “
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu”. “
Anjali” and Samantha Ruth Prabhu played the female leads. Again, he got a super duper response from the audience and the critics. The film had a good reach in the overseas markets too. His third film was with
Varun Tej, the young boy from the Mega family. “
Mukunda” is the debut movie of Varun Tej and this was also a super hit.
Pooja Hegde, Prakash Raj and
Rao Ramesh played prominent roles in the film.
His fourth film is “
Brahmotsavam”, which released on 20th May, 2016. He worked with Mahesh Babu and Samantha Ruth Prabhu for the second time in Brahmotsavam. It was an average movie in Srikanth’s career. Besides directing the film, Srikanth performed as the lyricist for two of his movies, Kotha Bangaru Lokam and Brahmotsavam.