Thursday, 15 August 2013

Star Portrait-Trivikram Srinivas

Trivikram Srinivas is the most popular dialogue writer, screen writer and film director. He is known for his films Chiru Navvutho, Nuvvu Naaku Nachav, Nuvve Nuvve, Malliswari and Athadu for which he won Nandi awards as best script writer.


He was named  Akella Naga Srinivasa Sarma and was born in Bhimavaram on 7th November, 1972.


He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physics from DNR College in Bhimavaram. Trivikram was introduced to Telugu Industry by Sunil. He holds an M.Sc, and was a gold medalist from Andhra University in Physics.

Film Debut

While teaching comedian Gautam Raju’s children, he developed contacts in the industry. Swayamvaram was the first film for which he got a chance to frame dialogues. But the movie Nuvve Kavali released before that and became his debut with dialogues. The dialogues which made him famous are Chirunavvutho, Nuvvu Naaku Nachav, Malliswari, Manmadhudu, Jalsa and Khaleja.

Nuvve Nuvve was his critically acclaimed directorial debut for which he has also done playback singing. It was Athadu that strengthened his rank and position by bringing him the Filmfare Best Director Award. He has also directed Jalsa.

Film Career

Trivikram was interested in directing but Sunil, his friend and roommater from college,  introduced Trivikram to T.D.V. Prasad, who asked Trivikram to write the dialogue for the climax scene of the movie he was working on. Prasad, impressed with the result, then asked Trivikram to work as an assistant to director K. Vijaya Bhaskar. It was during this project the Trivikram received an offer to write dialogue for the movie Swayamvaram. Though Swayamvaram was his first movie, Nuvve Kavali released first.


He married Soujanya, neice of Sirivennela Seetaramasastry


Nandi Awards

   2000, Best Dialogue Writer for Chiru Navvutho
   2001, Best Dialogue Writer for Nuvvu Naaku Nachav
   2002, Best Dialogue Writer for Nuvve Nuvve
   2004, Best Dialogue Writer for Malliswari
   2005, Best Dialogue Writer for Athadu

Filmfare Awards South

   2005, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu for Athadu

Other awards

   2009, Vamsee International Film Award for Best Director for Athadu

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