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Prakash Rao Kovelamudi is an Indian actor, screenwriter and film director from Telugu cinema. He is the son of Tollywood director K. Raghavendra Rao and grandson of Kovelamudi Surya Prakash Rao.[1][2]

Prakash Kovelamudi
Kovelamudi Prakash Rao

(1975-05-15) 15 May 1975 (age 44)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
(now in Telangana, India)
OccupationFilm director
Kanika Dhillon (m. 2014)
RelativesK. S. Prakash Rao (grandfather)
K. Raghavendra Rao (father)
Shobu Yarlagadda (Brother in law)


He graduated in IT and Theater arts from the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in West Hollywood. He made his acting debut with the Telugu-language movie Neetho. He also appeared in Morning Raga. The films under his directorial belt include Bommalata (A belly full of dreams) and the Telugu fantasy film Anaganaga O Dheerudu, distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.[3][4][5] He also directed the film Size Zero, which is also known as Inji Iduppazhagi, starring Arya and Anushka Shetty. His most recent film is Judgemental Hai Kya, a black comedy which addresses mental health issues.[6]


Year Film Actor Director Notes
2002 Neetho Yes
2004 Morning Raga Yes
2004 Bommalata Yes Telugu children's film
2011 Anaganaga O Dheerudu Yes
2015 Size Zero Yes
2019 Judgementall Hai Kya Yes



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