Srinivas Avasarala

Srinivas Avasarala (born 19 March 1984) is an Indian actor, film director, screenwriter, and television presenter known for his works in Telugu cinema. He received two Nandi Awards and a SIIMA Award.[2]

Srinivas Avasarala
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Avasarala in 2016
Born (1984-03-19) 19 March 1984 (age 36)[1]
Other namesSrini
Alma materUniversity of California, Los Angeles
KL University
Occupation
  • Actor
  • writer
  • director
  • singer
Years active2007 – present

Early lifeEdit

Srinivas Avasarala was born on 19 March 1984 in Hyderabad, India.[1] He did his BTech in Mechanical Engineering from KL University, Vijayawada.[3] Avasarala holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering with focus on Finite Element Analysis from University of North Dakota and worked for Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.[4]

CareerEdit

Avasarala holds a screenwriting diploma from University of California, Los Angeles and took acting classes for a year at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York City. He did theatre in New York and then worked as an assistant director for a film called Blind Ambition.[4] He also hosted one of the quiz shows, Champion which aired on ETV Telugu for the first season.

He made his acting debut with the film Ashta Chamma- an adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. His portrayal of Anand, Algernon in the play, received wide critical acclaim. He made his directorial debut with the Telugu romantic-comedy, Oohalu Gusagusalade (2014). He also essayed the role of Uday Bhaskar in the film which earned him South Indian International Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has essayed character actor roles in works such as Pilla Zamindar, Anthakamundhu Aatharvaatha, and Kanche which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year.

FilmographyEdit

Acting roles
Year Film Role Notes
2008 Ashta Chamma Anand
2010 Orange Pushkar
Saradaga Kasepu Srinivas
2011 Vara Prasad Potti Prasad Vara Prasad
Mugguru Anji
Pilla Zamindar Kanna Babu
2013 Amrutham Chandamamalo Amrutha Rao
Adda Kishore
Anthaka Mundu Aa Tarvatha Viswa
Aravind 2 Film director
Sukumarudu ANR
Chammak Challo Kishore
2014 Govindudu Andarivadele Dr. N. Raju
Oohalu Gusagusalade Uday Bhaskar Also Writer and Director
2015 Jil Ajay
Yevade Subramanyam Prabhakar
Bandipotu Cheekati
Kanche Das
2016 Nannaku Prematho Abhiram's brother
Raja Cheyyi Vesthe Chakri
A Aa Shekhar Benarjee
Gentleman Vamshi
Oka Manasu Satya
2017 Babu Baga Busy Madhav / Maddy Lead role
Ami Thumi Vijay
Meda Meeda Abbayi CBCID Officer Naresh
PSV Garuda Vega Prakash
Okka Kshanam Srinivas
2018 Awe Shiva
Mahanati L. V. Prasad Cameo Role
Sammohanam Himself Special Appearance
Devadas Rajan
Antariksham 9000 KMPH Mohan
2019 N.T.R: Kathanayakudu D. V. Narasa Raju Cameo Role
Kathanam
Oorantha Anukuntunnaru Shiva Raman Iyer
2020 Nishabdham Poorna Chandra Rao
2021 Pitta Kathalu Harsha
Films
Year Film Director Writer Notes
2011 Golconda High School No Yes Dialogues
2014 Oohalu Gusagusalade Yes Yes
2016 Jyo Achyutananda Yes Yes
TBA Phalana Abbai Phalana Ammai Yes Yes Filming[5]

Awards and nominationsEdit

South Indian International Movie Awards
Nandi Awards
Filmfare Awards South

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Happy Birthday Srinivas Avasarala: Take a look at the actor-director's career path - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  2. ^ TNN (12 September 2013). "Srinivas Avasarala turns director - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  3. ^ "KL University Alumini Association". KL University.
  4. ^ a b "rediff.com: From Princeton to Ashta Chamma". Rediff.com. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Naga Shaurya - Srinivas Avasarala film". The Times of India. 28 October 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  6. ^ "SIIMA AWARDS | 2015 | winners | |". siima.in. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  7. ^ "Nandi Film Awards G.O and Results 2014". APSFTVTDC. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Nandi Film Awards G.O and Results 2016". APSFTVTDC. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  9. ^ "56th Idea Filmfare Awards Nominations". Reachout Hyderabad. 31 July 2009. Archived from the original on 31 July 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2021.

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