Anil Ravipudi

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).[4] 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.[5]

Anil Ravipudi
Born (1982-11-23) 23 November 1982 (age 38)[1][2]
OccupationScreenwriter, film director
Years active2006–present
Known forComedy


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.[6] He later approached Nandamuri Kalyan Ram through a friend.[7] After completing the writing, he again approached Kalyan Ram and both began working on the film.[8] The film received positive reviews from critics and became successful at box-office and it was produced by Kalyan Ram.[9]


  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Director Writer Notes
2009 Sankham No Dialogue
2010 Happy Happy Ga No Dialogue
2011 Mr. Perfect No Dialogue
2012 Kandireega No Screenplay
Daruvu No Dialogue
2013 Masala No Dialogue
2014 Aagadu No Screenplay
2015 Pataas Yes Yes Debut film as director
Pandaga Chesko No Screenplay
2016 Supreme Yes Yes
2017 Raja the Great Yes Yes
2019 F2: Fun and Frustration Yes Yes Cameo appearance
2020 Sarileru Neekevvaru Yes Yes
2021 Gaali Sampath No Screenplay
F3   Yes Yes Filming

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Ceremony Category Film Result
2016 5th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Debut Director (Telugu) Pataas Won
14th Santosham Film Awards Best Debut Director Won


  1. ^ "The sequel to F2, F3 will have an extra dose of entertainment, says director Anil Ravipudi - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Anil Ravipudi set for a double hat-trick". The New Indian Express. 9 January 2020. Retrieved 24 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Anil Ravipudi Interview". Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  4. ^ "'F2' review: A little fun and a lot of frustration from Venkatesh's latest film". The News Minute. 12 January 2019. Retrieved 16 December 2019.     
  5. ^ "IFFI 2019 Announces Official Films Selection for Indian Panorama 2019". 6 October 2019.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ Sunita Chowdary, Y. (18 December 2014). "Change in direction". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 31 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Patas jeevi review". Retrieved 26 January 2015.

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