K. V. Vijayendra Prasad

Koduri Viswa Vijayendra Prasad is an Indian screenwriter and film director known for his works in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi cinema. In 2011, he directed the Telugu film Rajanna, which won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film.[2] He won Filmfare Award for Best Story in 2016 for the film Bajrangi Bhaijaan.[3]

K. V. Vijayendra Prasad
Prasad in 2019
Koduri Viswa Vijayendra Prasad

1941/1942 (age 79–80)[1]
  • Screenwriter
  • film director
Years active1988–present
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FamilyS. S. Rajamouli (son)

Since 1988, he was the screenwriter for more than twenty five films, most of which turned out to be blockbusters.[4][5][6] His recent works writing screenplay for very successful films including; Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Mersal, Baahubali: The Beginning, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, and Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.[7][8][9][10]

Personal lifeEdit

K V Vijayendra Prasad has two children—a daughter and a son. His son S. S. Rajamouli is a filmmaker. Prasad is uncle to music composers M. M. Keeravani, M. M. Srilekha, Kalyani Malik and writer Sivasri Kanchi.


Nandi AwardsEdit

Nandi Award for Best Feature Film - Rajanna

Filmfare Awards 2016Edit

Best Story — Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Sony Guild Awards 2016Edit

Best Story — Bajrangi Bhaijaan

The Iconic Trade Achiever of the YearEdit

The Iconic Trade Achiever of the Year - 2015 Award from Indywood Film Market






  1. ^ "'Baahubali' writer KV Vijayendra Prasad in talks to pen Aamir Khan's 'Mahabharat'". The Hindu. 13 June 2020. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  2. ^ Small wonder – The Hindu. Thehindu.com (1 January 2012). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.
  3. ^ "Filmfare Awards Winners 2016: Complete list of winners of Filmfare Awards 2016". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  4. ^ Rajamouli father Vijayendra Prasad banned Archived 8 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine. Supergoodmovies.com (12 October 2011). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.
  5. ^ Vijayendra Prasad – Movies, Photos, Filmography, Biography, Wallpapers, Videos, Fan Club –. Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved on 31 October 2015.
  6. ^ TeluguCinema.Com – TC Exclusive: Interview with writer Vijayendra Prasad. Web.archive.org. Retrieved on 31 October 2015.
  7. ^ "61st Britannia Filmfare Awards 2015 – Live Update – Times of India — The Times of India". The Times of India.
  8. ^ Baahubali, Bajrangi Bhaijaan: Meet the Rs 500 crore writer : Celebrities, News – India Today. Indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved on 31 October 2015.
  9. ^ Salman Khans Bajrangi Bhaijaan Has a Baahubali Connection – NDTV Movies. Movies.ndtv.com (20 July 2015). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.
  10. ^ Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', SS Rajamouli's 'Baahubali' – a unique connection. The Indian Express (20 July 2015). Retrieved on 2015-10-31.

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