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,
Mahesh Babu, and
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.