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Anil Ravipudi is an Indian screenwriter and director who works in Telugu cinema. He worked as a dialogue writer for films like Souryam, Sankham, Kandireega, Masala and made his directorial debut with the movie Pataas (2015).

Anil Ravipudi
Chilukurivari Palem, Eddanapudi, Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh[1]
Alma materJBREC, Vadlamudi, Guntur Viswa Bharathi Residential School, Addanki
OccupationScreenwriter, film director
Years active2008–present



After completing B.Tech in 2004, Anil 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.[2] He later approached Nandamuri Kalyan Ram through a friend.[3] After completing the writing, he again approached Kalyan Ram and both began working on the film.[4] Ravipudi said in an interview that the film runs in the pattern of Singam (2010) with Telugu nativity and is about a corrupt cop who changes for the good, adding that it would be an image makeover for Kalyan Ram.[4] Ravipudi revealed in an interview that the film was shot in 70 working days and added that he directed the film without a scene paper on hand and knew every dialogue of each character and scene in hand.[4] The film received positive reviews from critics and became successful at box-office.[5]


As WriterEdit

Year Film Credits
2008 Souryam Dialogue Writer
2009 Sankham Dialogue Writer
2010 Happy Happy ga Dialogue Writer
2011 Kandireega Script / Dialogue Writer
2012 Daruvu Dialogue Writer
2012 Sudigadu Dialogue Writer
2013 Masala Dialogue Writer
2014 Aagadu Script / Dialogue Writer
2015 Pandaga Chesko Script Writer

As DirectorEdit

Year Film Main Cast Music Director Note
2020 Sarileru Neekevvaru Mahesh Babu, Rashmika Mandanna Devi Sri Prasad
2019 F2 - Fun and Frustration Venkatesh Daggubati, Varun Tej, Tamannaah Bhatia, Mehreen Pirzada Devi Sri Prasad Cameo Appearance
2017 Raja The Great Ravi Teja, Mehreen Pirzada Sai Karthik
2016 Supreme Sai Dharam Tej, Raashi Khanna, Mikail Gandhi Sai Karthik
2015 Pataas Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, Shruti Sodhi Sai Karthik


  1. ^ "Anil Ravipudi Interview". Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Kalyan Ram did a hyper role in 'Pataas' : Anil Ravipudi (Interview)". IndiaGlitz. 22 January 2015. Archived from the original on 31 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  3. ^ Kavirayani, Suresh (16 January 2015). "A techie's dream comes true". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on 31 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  4. ^ a b c Sunita Chowdary, Y. (18 December 2014). "Change in direction". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 31 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Patas jeevi review". Retrieved 26 January 2015.

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