Every movie we watch has a lot of work despite the effortless look and flow; it is the directors that have to create the scene in their minds using imagination and a few logics. It sure is not an easy task to control and co-ordinate the cast and crew and get the desired scene from an angle. We present to you such directors who have delivered excellence and made our Telugu cinema proud.
1. ‘S. S. Rajamouli’:
Rajamouli has done both Indian as well as Telugu cinema proud with his magnum hit ‘Baahubali’. His works have always been well praised with movies such as ‘
’, ‘Magadheeera’ and the list goes on. We hope he keeps going at this pace and increases the standard of Indian movies.
The three-time Nandi Award winner had a line of blockbuster movies and made a mark in Telugu industry. Anyone who walks into one of his movies will be feeling empowered or with a social sense at the end of the movie. The director has also reached roots of Bollywood directing a flick with the Big-B ‘
Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap
’. His notable works include ‘Pokiri’, ‘Desamuduru’, and ‘Businessman’.
Radha Krishna Jagaramudi well known as Krish to the cinema industry made his mark with his debut movie ‘
’ itself. He has given us out of the box movies such as ‘
’ and ‘
’ which have high IMDb ratings as one can assume.
Sukumar Bandreddi is another director who has given us films which break the stereotypes; his debut movie ‘
’ itself was a huge success which later garnered a sequel. His notable works include ‘Kumari 21f’ which was controversial, ‘
’ a thriller movie and ‘
Trivikram is well known for his sarcastic and humorous dialogue writing skills, he has delivered a chain of successful films such as ‘
’, ‘Julai’, ‘
’ and ‘Attarintki Daredi’ which have worked its magic on the box office.
Sekhar Kammula has worked on movies mostly which relate to our young generation. He has won in the category of directorial debut a National Award for his critical success ‘Dollar Dreams’. He has made simple, subtle movies such as ‘Godavari’, ‘
’ and ‘Happy Days’ which left us with a reminiscing feeling.
Gunasekhar has earned himself eight Nandi Awards, which are enough to make this director a part of this list. He has a keen interest in religious aspects and has directed classics such as ‘
’ and ‘
’. Despite these movies, he also has won awards for best action feature films like ‘
’ and ‘
Srinu Vaitla is known to introduce a new kind of story-telling in his movies and is well applauded as such. His notable movies include ‘Dhee’, ‘
’ and much more. He is noted for his witty depiction of the scripts.
Srinivas Avasarala is a new emerging talent in Telugu industry. The actor and director made his directorial debut with the movie ‘
’ movie which was a huge success. The young talent holds a diploma from University of California for screenwriting and we hope to see him put it to good use.
Chandra Sekhar Yeleti
Chandra Sekhar Yeleti catapulted to fame with his work ‘Aithe’ back in 2003 which earned him the Nandi and the National Award. His next movie ‘Anukokunda Okaroju’ has become one of the best suspense thrillers of the industry.