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Vamsi Paidipally (known as Vamsi) (born 27 July 1979) is a Tollywood film director who is known for directing the films Munna (2007), Brindavanam (2010),[1] Yevadu (2014) ,Oopiri (2016)[2] and Maharshi (2019). He won Filmfare Award for Best Director - Telugu for the film Oopiri.

Vamsi Paidipally
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Vamsi Paidipally at the success meet of Mahanati in May 2018
Born (1979-07-25) 25 July 1979 (age 39)[citation needed]
ResidenceHyderabad, Telangana, India[citation needed]
OccupationDirector, Screenwriter


Early lifeEdit

Vamsi Paidipally was born in khanapur, Adilabad, Telangana, India. Since his childhood he has been fascinated by films. His father had a theatre in his district so he grew up in the atmosphere of theatre. He did his schooling in Hyderabad Public School, and his intermediate from Little Flower Junior College. He then completed Bachelor's degree in commerce and Master's in Computer Applications (MCA) from Badruka College. He worked as a software engineer for sometime.


He quit his software job and got into films as an assistant director for the film Eeswar in 2002 and worked as a associate director for Varsham, Mass and Bhadra .

He had his debut as a director with Munna in 2007 and went on to direct Brindavanam in 2010, Yevadu in 2013, Oopiri in 2016 and Maharshi in 2019.

Personal lifeEdit

Vamsi Paidipally is married to Malini and has a daughter.



  1. ^ Y. S.C. (9 September 2012). "It's a challenge". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 7 January 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  2. ^ Staff (26 October 2014). "Nagarjuna's multi-starrer to have one actress?". Times of India. Retrieved 14 January 2015.

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