Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Star Portrait-Srinu Vaitla

Popular film director Srinu Vaitla was born on 24th September, 1972 at Kandulapalem, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. He is residing in Hyderabad.

Film career

He made his debut as director with Neekosam in 1999. The film starred Ravi Teja and Maheswari and was critically well acclaimed. However the film turned out to be average flick at the box office.

Srinu then shot back with Aanandam, a youthful entertainer in 2001 which gave him immense stardom.  From then he never looked back as he started scoring hits with his trade mark comedy.

Some of the hit films include Venky, Dhee,Dubai Seenu and Ready, Dookudu and Badshah. He completed 13 yrs of career in Tollywood and made 12 films as director,  6 as screenplay writer, 4 as story writer and 2 as supporting cast.


Srinu played special roles in Rain Bow and Parama Veera Chakra Movies. He used services of Gopi Mohan and Kona Venkat for scripts for his films. Devi Sri Prasad used to be his favorite music composer.


He was married to Rupa Vaitla and has three daughters.

His wife is costume designer for his films.


 Nandi Award for Best Feature Film (Nee Kosam)
Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director (Nee Kosam)
Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer (Nee Kosam, Dhee)
Filmfare Award for Best Director - Telugu (Dookudu)
CinemAA Awards - Best Director (Dookudu)
South Indian International Movie Awards - Best Director (Dookudu)
The Hyderabad Times Film Awards - Best Director (Dookudu)

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