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Krishna Vamshi Biography

Krishna Vamshi is an Indian film director, producer and choreographer known for his work in Telugu cinema. Vamsi made his directorial debut with the 1995 crime film, Gulabi, starring J. D. Chakravarthi. He has received two National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards South and three Nandi Awards. Before his directorial debut with Gulabi, he worked as an assistant director to Ram Gopal Varma.

In 1996, he directed the film Ninne Pelladata, one of the highest grossing Telugu films of the time. He subsequently directed the critically acclaimed crime film, Sindhooram under his production house Andhra Talkies; both the films won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu. In 2002, he ventured into Bollywood with Shakti: The Power, a remake of his own 1998 Telugu cult classic Antahpuram.

Personal Life

Krishna Vamsi is married to Ramya Krishnan, a South Indian actress. Ramya Krishnan acted in two of his films, Sri Anjaneyam (in a guest role) and Chandralekha, prior to marriage. Krishna Vamsi is known to be a fan of Sitarama Sastry. The films for which Sitarama Sastry wrote lyrics, which are directed by Krishna Vamsi, include Ninne Pelladatha, Gulabi, Sindhooram, Chandralekha, Murari, Khadgam, Chakram, Mahatma, and Paisa. Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry adopted Krishna Vamsi, not legally through the Indian Government Gazette, but by traditional Hindu method.

Career


Krishna Vamshi began his career with Tripuraneni Varaprasad, also known as Chitti, before working for a brief time with Ram Gopal Varma. In 2007, Vamsi directed Chandamama. His next project was the 2009 film Sasirekha Parinayam, followed by Mahatma the same year, which was Srikanth's 100th movie.
 

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