Anil Ravipudi (born 23 November 1982) is an Indian film director and screenwriter who works in Telugu cinema. He made his directorial debut with the comedy Pataas (2015). He then directed the dramedy works such as Supreme (2016), Raja The Great (2017), F2: Fun and Frustration (2019), and Sarileru Neekevvaru (2020). F2 was featured in the "Indian Panorama" Mainstream section of the 50th International Film Festival of India.
|Born||23 November 1982|
|Occupation||Screenwriter, film director|
After completing B.Tech in 2004, Ravipudi joined as an assistant director to his uncle P. A. Arun Prasad. He then worked as a dialogue writer for films like Sankham (2009), Kandireega (2011) and co-wrote the script for films Masala (2013) and Aagadu (2014). Anil Ravipudi worked with Santosh Srinivas in the latter's directorial debut Kandireega (2011) as a writer and wrote the script of Pataas. He later approached Nandamuri Kalyan Ram through a friend. After completing the writing, he again approached Kalyan Ram and both began working on the film. The film received positive reviews from critics and became successful at box-office and it was produced by Kalyan Ram.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2010||Happy Happy Ga||No||Dialogue|
|2015||Pataas||Yes||Yes||Debut film as director|
|2017||Raja the Great||Yes||Yes|
|2019||F2: Fun and Frustration||Yes||Yes||Cameo appearance|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2016||5th South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Debut Director (Telugu)||Pataas||Won|
|14th Santosham Film Awards||Best Debut Director||Won|
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