Naveen Yerneni is an Indian producer mainly associated with the Telugu film industry. Naveen is a native of Vijayawada, one of the major towns in Andhra Pradesh. Naveen has completed his schooling from V.S St. John’s Higher Secondary School, Gannavaram in the year 1989. Later, he pursued his higher studies from Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology (BIET), Davangere, India. Naveen moved to the USA, where he became an active member of the Detroit Telugu Association.
When N. Chandrababu Naidu visited, Naveen was the part of the contingent which received the political leader at the airport. Naveen also donated $36 Thousand to Naidu’s political party, Telugu Desam Party. Eventually, the political venture got $225 Thousand, out of which Naveen’s contribution was the largest. With C.V. Mohan and Y.R. Shankar, Naveen decided to establish “Mythri Movie Makers”, which would go on to produce Tollywood motion pictures. Its first venture was Srimanthudu.
Srimanthudu also marked the first collaboration between
. Not everyone knows that UTV Motion Pictures was initially presenting Srimanthudu but they decided not to proceed with this project. Later, Mythri Movie Makers stepped in to co-produce Srimanthudu with Mahesh Babu. Srimanthudu is a tale of
, a young billionaire who devotes his resources for the welfare of his ancestral village. Srimanthudu released on 7 August 2015, to positive reviews.
People compare its theme to that of Shah Rukh Khan’s “
”, as it urged its followers to contribute to the society. Srimanthudu got screened in Santiago, Chile, making it the first Indian movie to get launched in any Latin American nation. Eventually, Srimanthudu went on to earn over Rs.1 billion at the Box-Office, making it one of the super-hits of Tollywood. In 2016, Naveen came up with
. This time, the production house managed to get Mollywood (Malyalam cinema) superstar Mohanlal and Tollywood stars NTR Junior,
Samantha Ruth Prabhu
and Nithya Menon, in the lead roles.
Janatha Garage impressed the audience and critics alike and won two National Awards as well. Naveen’s upcoming project is Rangasthalam 1985, which will star
and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in lead roles. About his role in this period drama, Ram said that he would be portraying the role of a villager in Rangasthalam 1985. Naveen has declared that Rangasthalam would release in January 2018.
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Naveen Yerneni is a Telugu film producer born on 1 January 1984 in Andhra Pradesh. He completed his schooling at St. John Higher Secondary School and went to Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology for his graduation. Later, he moved to the USA, Where he became an active member of the Detroit Telugu Association. In 2015, Naveen made his production debut with the movie Srimanthudu. He has featured in movies such as Janta Garage(2016), Savyasachi(2018), Amar Akbar Anthony(2018), Rangasthalam(2018), Dear Comrade(2019). In 2015 he and his co-producers C.V Mohan and Y.R Shankar, founded a Telugu company production named Mythri Movie Makers. The film, Pusha: The Rise- Part 1, which earned immense popularity, was released under his production house. He is the owner of an International School, The Country Day.