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Srinu Vaitla is an Indian film director associated with Telugu cinema. He is from the village of Kandulapalem, East Godavari District.[1]. He is well-known for making movies in the Telugu Cinema, specially in the genre of comedy and commercial entertainment. His first mainstream movie as a director was Nee Kosam (1999) starring Ravi Teja and Maheswari. Though the movie was an average flick at the box office, it was critically acclaimed. He shot to fame with his second movie Anandam (2001), released in 2001.

Srinu Vaitla
Native name
Srinu Vaitla
Born24 September 1972[citation needed]
Kandulapalem, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India
ResidenceHyderabad, Telangana, India
OccupationFilm Director
Years active1999–present
Spouse(s)Rupa Vaitla
Children3 daughters

This can be observed in his movies Sontham,Venky,Andarivaadu,Dhee, Dubai Seenu,Ready,King (2008 film) and Namo Venkatesa and. He played a cameo in Rainbow and Parama Veera Chakra movies. Two of the biggest blockbusters in his career were Dookudu starring Super star Mahesh Babu and Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Baadshah (2013 film) starring Young tiger NTR Jr and Kajal Aggarwal. Since Venky, he has successfully collaborated with Kona Venkat and Gopi Mohan who guide him in writing and screenplay respectively. He worked with top actors in Tollywood like Chiranjeevi, King Nagarjuna, Victory Venkatesh, Ravi Teja, Super Star Mahesh Babu, N. T. Rama Rao Jr., and the wood actor Ram Charan.


Year Film Director Writer Screenplay Music Director
1999 Nee Kosam Yes Yes Yes R.P. Patnaik, Devi Sri Prasad
2001 Anandam Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2002 Sontham Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2003 Anandamanandamaye Yes Yes Yes Koti
2004 Venky Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2005 Andarivaadu Yes Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2007 Dhee Yes Yes Chakri
2007 Dubai Seenu Yes Yes Yes Mani Sharma
2008 Ready Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2008 King Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2010 Namo Venkatesa Yes Yes Devi Sri Prasad
2011 Dookudu Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman
2013 Baadshah Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman
2014 Aagadu[2][3] Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman
2015 Bruce Lee Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman
2017 Mister Yes Yes Yes Mickey J. Meyer
2018 Amar Akbar Anthony Yes Yes Yes S. Thaman

List of frequent cast in Vaitla's filmsEdit

  • Note this list includes actors who were cast at least in three of Vaitla's films.
Individual Nee Kosam Anandam Sontham Anandam Anandamaye Venky Andarivaadu Dhee Dubai Seenu Ready King Namo Venkatesa Dookudu Baadshah Aagadu Bruce Lee Mister Amar Akbar Anthony Total
Ravi Teja  Y  Y  Y  Y 4
Mahesh Babu  Y  Y 2
Genelia D'Souza  Y  Y  Y
guest appearance in a song
Dialogue About Genelia by Mahesh Babu 3
Jaya Prakash Reddy  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 10
Bramhanandam  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 12
Kota Srinivasa Rao  Y  Y  Y 3
M. S. Narayana  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 11
Master Bharath  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 9
Supreeth  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 7
Chandra Mohan  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 7
Tanikella Bharani  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 9
Aakash  Y  Y  Y  Y 4
Shiva Reddy  Y  Y  Y 3
Krishna Bhagavan  Y  Y  Y  Y 4
Telangana Shakuntala  Y  Y  Y  Y 3
Delhi Rajeswari  Y  Y  Y  Y 4
Bramhaji  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 5
Sayaji Shinde  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 4
Surekha Vani  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 5
Nassar  Y  Y  Y  Y 4
Sudha  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 5
Srinivasa Reddy  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 7
Shafi  Y  Y  Y  Y 4
Raghu (Ravi Teja's Brother)  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 6
Ajay  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 5
Srihari  Y  Y 2
Trisha Krishnan  Y  Y 2
Giridhar  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 6
Anitha Krishna  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 5
Chitram Seenu  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 8
Nagendra Babu  Y  Y  Y 3
Mukesh Rishi  Y  Y  Y 3
Vennela Kishore  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 5
Sunil  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 8



  1. ^ "Srinu Vaitla".
  2. ^ "Sreenu Vaitla, Thaman get busy with Aagadu". The Times of India. 27 July 2013.
  3. ^ "It's Shruti vs Tamannah for Mahesh Babu's Aagadu". The Times of India. Indo-Asian News Service. 28 August 2013.

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