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Boyapati Srinivas, sometimes also spelled Boyapati Sreenu, is an Indian film director. Sreenu has garnered two state Nandi Awards, and two "TSR National Awards" for his works. His films mostly consist of action sequences.[1][2] In 2005, Srinu made his directorial debut with Bhadra, which starred Ravi Teja, Meera Jasmine, and Prakash Raj. Tulasi was his second film. In 2010, Srinu's third release was Simha, starring Nandamuri Balakrishna in a dual role, Nayantara and Sneha Ullal. In 2012, he made his fourth film Dhammu, starring Jr NTR, Trisha, Karthika Nair.[3][4]

Boyapati Srinu
Boyapati Srinivas

ResidenceHyderabad, Telangana, India
OccupationFilm director
Years active2002–present
RelativesPosani Krishna Murali


Early lifeEdit

Boyapati Srinivasa completed his intermediate from JKC College in Guntur and attended Nagarjuna University.[3][4] His family runs a photo studio. Srinivas was interested in photography and worked as a part-time reporter for the Eenadu newspaper. His cousin Posani Krishna Murali recommended Boyapati Srinivas to work in the direction department of Muthyala Subbaiah studio in 1997 after requesting him for a while. Srinu worked with him for films like Oka Chinna Maata, Gokulamlo Seetha, Pelli Chesukundam, Pavitra Prema, Annayya and Manasunna Maaraju.



Nandi Awards
TSR National Awards
  • TSR – TV9 Award for Best Director (2010) for the film Simha was presented on 10 April 2011 in Hyderabad.[5]
  • TSR – TV9 Award for Best Director (2014) for the film Legend[6]


  1. ^ "Balakrishna -Boyapati Srinu Movie Titled LEGEND". Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  2. ^ a b c Vasireddy, Amrutha (15 November 2017). "Andhra Pradesh government announces Nandi awards for 2014-2016". Times of India. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  3. ^ a b "'Legend' Review Roundup: Complete Commercial Package; Real Treat for Balakrishna's Fans". International Business Times India. 28 March 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Balakrishna's Legend opens to positive reviews". The Times of India. 28 March 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2014.
  5. ^ TSR – TV9 awards 2011 – Telugu cinema
  6. ^ "TSR TV9 Film Awards Winners (List) Presentation Function on July 16". Retrieved 24 December 2015.