Srinu Vaitla

Srinu Vaitla
Native name Vaitla Srinivas
Born 24 September 1972
Kandulapalem, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Occupation Film Director
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Rupa Vaitla
Children 3 daughters

Srinu Vaitla is an Indian film director associated with Telugu cinema. He is from the village of Kandulapalem, East Godavari District.[1] His first mainstream movie as a director was Nee Kosam (1999) starring Ravi Teja and Maheswari. Though the movie was an average flick at the box office, it was critically acclaimed. He shot to fame with his second movie Anandam (2001), released in 2001. He made his own impression on the Telugu Cinema comedy. Most importantly, he is known for implementing parabolic narrative for the first time in Indian cinema. This can be observed in his movies Venky, Dhee, Dubai Seenu and Ready. He played cameo in Rainbow and Parama Veera Chakra movies. One of the biggest blockbusters in his career was Dookudu starring Mahesh Babu and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Since Venky, Gopimohan and Kona Venkat have been script writers for his movies.

He worked with top actors in Tollywood like, with Ram Charan, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Venkatesh, Mahesh Babu, Ravi Teja, N. T. Rama Rao Jr.


Year Film Director Writer Screenplay Other Music By
1999 Nee Kosam Yes Yes Yes R.P. Patnaik
2001 Anandam Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2002 Sontham Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2004 Anandamanandamaye Yes Yes Yes Koti
2004 Venky Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2005 Andarivaadu Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2007 Dhee Yes Yes Chakri
2007 Dubai Seenu Yes Yes Yes Actor (special appearance) Mani Sharma
2008 Ready Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2008 King Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2008 Rainbow Actor
2010 Namo Venkatesa Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2011 Parama Veera Chakra Actor Mani Sharma
2011 Dookudu Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman
2013 Baadshah Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman
2014 Aagadu[2][3] Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman
2015 Bruce Lee Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman

List of frequent cast in Vaitla's films

Individual Nee Kosam Anandam Sontham Anandam Anandamaye Venky Andarivaadu Dhee Dubai Seenu Ready King Namo Venkatesa Dookudu Baadshah Aagadu Bruce Lee Total
Ravi TejaYes Yes Yes 3
Mahesh Babu Yes Yes 2
Genelia D'Souza Yes Yes Dialogue About Genelia by Mahesh Babu 2
Jaya Prakash ReddyYesYesYes Yes Yes YesYes Yes Yes 9
BramhanandamYes YesYesYes YesYesYesYes YesYesYesYes 12
Kota Srinivasa Rao YesYes Yes 3
M. S. Narayana Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes YesYesYes YesYesYes 11
Master Bharat Yes YesYes Yes Yes YesYes YesYes 9
Supreeth YesYes Yes Yes YesYesYes 7
Chandra MohanYes Yes Yes YesYes YesYes 7
Tanikella BharaniYesYes Yes Yes Yes YesYesYes Yes 9
AakashYes Yes YesYes 4
Shiva ReddyYes Yes Yes 3
Krishna Bhagavan YesYes Yes Yes 4
Telangana ShakuntalaYesYes Yes Yes 3
Delhi RajeswariYes Yes Yes Yes 4
Bramhaji Yes Yes Yes YesYes 5
Sayaji Shinde Yes Yes Yes Yes 4
Surekha Vani Yes Yes Yes YesYes 5
Nassar Yes Yes YesYes 4
SudhaYes Yes YesYes Yes 5
Srinivasa Reddy Yes YesYesYesYesYesYes 7
Shafi Yes Yes Yes Yes 4
Raghu (Ravi Teja's Brother) Yes Yes Yes YesYesYes 6
Ajay Yes YesYesYesYes 5
Srihari Yes Yes 2
Trisha Krishnan YesYes 2
Giridhar Yes YesYesYesYes Yes 6
Anitha Krishna YesYesYesYes 4
Chithram Srinu YesYes Yes YesYesYesYesYes 8



  1. "Srinu Vaitla".
  2. "Sreenu Vaitla, Thaman get busy with Aagadu". The Times of India. 27 July 2013.
  3. "It's Shruti vs Tamannah for Mahesh Babu's Aagadu". The Times of India. Indo-Asian News Service. 28 August 2013.
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