Vennela Kishore is a famous Tollywood actor, director and comedian. He was born on 19th September 1980 at Kamareddey, Nizamabad,Telangana. He was working as software quality engineer in the USA.Later, He took a stand and settled in India in 2008 to furnish his passion as an actor or comedian. He debuted in Movie Vennela in 2005.

He received a lot of appreciation for role “Shastri” in movie Dookudu. His performance was notable and praised in movies like Bindass, Pilla Zamindar, Daruma, Seema Tapakai, Doosuketta, etc. He received Nandi Award as “Best Male Comedian” in the year 2009. Getting award was the turning point for him. His recent films in 2015 are Elukamajaka, Srimanthadu, S/O SathyaMurty. His fans are eagerly waiting for his upcoming movies Dictator, NamakuPrematho and Savithri in 2016. He followed Brahmanandam, a well-known Tollywood comedian and tried to imitate him in his films.

Madala Ravi Telugu Actor

Madala Ravi

Madala Ravi is a Telugu film actor and the son of actor, Madala Ranga Rao. He started his career as a child actor and was introduced by director Dhavala Satyam in the song, Nampalli Tasion Kaadi from the movie, Erra Mallelu in 1981, which became a hit and brought him several awards as a child actor. He studied at Kesari Higher Secondary School in Mylapore, Chennai and later attended in Rostov State Medical University in Russia, where he took a medical course. Ravi became a professional Gastro Enterologist, but his ultimate dream is to become an actor like his father. He stayed in Russia for 14-years as a medical student and as a practicing doctor later on. He is also a Managing Director of a prominent pharmaceutical company. While pursuing his medical career, he continued to monitor the emerging trend of the Telugu cinema, and as he returned to the country, he decided to put up his very own production house called Bharath Productions. Ravi has done over 60 stage shows in India, Europe, and Russia. In 2004, he was debuted in Davala Sathyam’s Telugu film, Nenu Saitham, which he produced under his banner. His other films include Maa Ilavelupu, where he played as a doctor and his third film, 'Veeragaadha'. After this, he refrained from acting due to some personal business and responsibilities. In 2014, he came back to the film industry. He worked in Broker 2, where he earned a positive response, followed by a leading role in 'Panchamukhi'. Ravi also acted in Yuvataram Kadilindi, Swarajyam, Aloukika, Panchamukhi and more. He also donned Hindi films like Aaj Ka Inquilaab and Naaga Lakshmi. He got into controversy and got arrested for allegedly molesting a girl in 2014. However, the actor stated that the allegations were false, and it was just the social networking sites that have circulated wrong details. Ravi continued his profession as a doctor and has been conducting free services. He is seeing his patients in his clinic in Film Nagar, and he is also doing charitable works and NGOs. He is also into social service, who has been participating in the activities conducted by CPI and CPM. He is an active member of the cultural organization called Prajanatya Mandali, who aims to sensitize people from atrocity. Ravi’s only dream is to continue his father’s footsteps and to prove that he is also a good actor.

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Mallidi Venu

Mallidi Venu is the talented Indian film industry cinematographer and a director as well. He comes from an artistic family as he is the grandson of Karur Neelakanta Pillai, who is a Malayalam author. He is the founder of Sahitya Pravarthaka Sahakarana Sangham (Writers' Co-operative Society). B. Saraswati is the mother of Venu, who is a writer. She wrote scripts for various movies. Venu had always been from a film background. Hence, he knew he had to pursue this career. In the year 1982, he graduated in cinematography from The Film and Television Institute, located in Pune in India. It is located in the Prabhat Film Company in the city Pune in Maharashtra. He started his career in the year 1983 as a cinematographer with the film Prem Nazarene Kanmanilla. It is a Malayalam crime movie which stars Sreenivasan, Vijay Menon, and Maniyanpilla Raju. They act as kidnappers in it. Venu did cinematography for around more than eighty films. In the year 1987, came his two movies Amma Ariyan and Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal. Mallidi Venu won the National Film Award for Best Cinematography of these films. He has won the award thrice. He has worked with various renowned directors like Mani Kaul, John Abraham, Pamela Rooks, Buddhadeb Dasgupta, Padmarajan(landmark films in Malayalam film industry), Bharathan and M. T. Vasudevan Nair(director and writer). In the year 1994, he again grabbed the National Film Awards for Best Cinematography for the movies Miss Beatty's Children(English Drama film by Pamela Rooks, shot in Southern India) and Ponthan Mada(Malayalam-language Indian feature film written and directed by T. V. Chandran). The film stars Naseeruddin Shah, Mammootty, Laboni Sarkar, etc. Till now, he had become the leading cinematographer in the industry. In the year 1997, came many successful movies like Minsara Kanavu, Lal Darja(Bengali allegorical Drama film about a dentist), and Bhoothakkannadi. After cinematography, he moved towards the directorial line. In the year 1998, he made his first film as a director. The name of the movie was Daya. It was a period fiction which was written by M. T. Vasudevan Nair. It was a film in the Malayalam language which starred Manju Warrier in the lead role. The picture was a blockbuster. It was widely acclaimed, and Venu bagged the Film Award of Kerala for Best Debut Director for the same. After the success of this movie, he directed Munnariyippu in the year 2014. It was a hit as well. Venu married an editor of Indian films, Beena Paul.

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Mallidi Venu Telugu Actor