Venky Atluri is an Indian actor, screenwriter, and film director who works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He is known for directing Tholi Prema (2018).[1][2]

Venky Atluri
Venky in 2021
Born
Atluri Venkateswara Rao
Occupations
  • Actor
  • screenwriter
  • film director
Years active2007–present

Filmography edit

Key
Denotes films that have not yet been released
  • All films are in Telugu unless otherwise noted.
Film
Year Film Language Director Writer Notes Ref.
2010 Sneha Geetham Telugu No Dialogues Also actor [3]
2011 It's My Love Story No Dialogues
2015 Kerintha No Yes
2018 Tholi Prema Yes Yes Directorial debut
Zee Cine Awards Telugu Favorite Debut Director
Nominated–SIIMA Award for Best Debut Director – Telugu
[4]
2019 Mr. Majnu Yes Yes [5]
2021 Rang De Yes Yes [6]
2023 Sir Yes Yes Bilingual film; Debut in Tamil cinema
Vaathi Tamil Yes Yes [7]
2024 Lucky Baskhar Telugu Yes Yes
Acting roles
Year Film Role Notes Ref.
2007 Gnapakam Srinu Lead role [8]
2010 Sneha Geetham Ravi Side role [9]

References edit

  1. ^ Janani K. (25 January 2019). "Mr Majnu Movie Review: Akhil Akkineni shines in Venky film but not bright enough". India Today. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Tholi Prema: Varun Tej says he has done justice to the title of Pawan Kalyan's 1998 film". Firstpost. 22 January 2018. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  3. ^ "From A Failed Actor To A Hit Film Maker". APHerald. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Tholi Prema director Venky Atluri". Hindustan Times. 14 February 2018. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Director Venky Atluri of 'Mr. Majnu' keeps his fingers crossed". The Hindu. 25 January 2019. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  6. ^ "Venky Atluri, Nithiin, Keerthy Suresh's 'Rang De' pooja done". The Times of India. 9 October 2019. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  7. ^ "Dhanush's bilingual film Vaathi commences shooting". Cinema Express. 3 January 2022.
  8. ^ "Gnapakam movie review". filmibeat. 23 April 2007. Retrieved 17 March 2021.
  9. ^ "From A Failed Actor To A Hit Film Maker". APHerald. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 8 June 2020.

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