Who is Koratala Siva?
Koratala Siva is an Indian film director and screenwriter. He was born on 15 June 1975. Koratala has directed four Telugu films, namely Mirchi (2013), Srimanthudu (2015), Janatha Garage (2016) and Bharat Ane Nenu (2018), and all four are commercial successes. He has received two Nandi Awards, and an IIFA Utsavam Award.
Early life and cinema
Koratala Siva started his early career working as a software engineer, Koratala worked as a screenwriting assistant under his uncle Posani Krishna Murali. Subsequently, he ventured into cinema as a dialogue writer for films such as Okkadunnadu, Munna, Brindavanam, and Oosaravelli.
Koratala Siva Biography/Wiki
Koratala Siva is an Indian film director and screenwriter. He was born on 15 June 1975.
In 2013, Koratala Siva made his directorial debut with Mirchi starring Prabhas which was a box-office success. In 2015, he directed the action-drama film Srimanthudu, which was a commercial success, and has received three Filmfare Awards South, six IIFA Awards, and six SIIMA Awards.
His 2016 film Janatha Garage starred Mohanlal and Jr. NTR. The story follows operating a large automobile service center named “Janatha Garage” and undertaking law enforcement through their group of automobile mechanics, because the legal agencies were thought to be inadequate. The film grossed an estimated ₹135 crores and earned a distributor’s share amount of ₹60 crores in its first week of release. Koratala scored his third consecutive success as a director with the film.
He returned to direct Mahesh Babu in the political drama film Bharat Ane Nenu and continued his success streak at the box office, with the film grossing ₹225 crores at the box office. In early 2020, Koratala started filming his next, Acharya with Chiranjeevi in the lead.
|Born||15 June 1975 (age 45) Pedakakani, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Relatives||Posani Krishna Murali|
Koratala Siva Latest Movies News
Koratala Siva who is known for making social message-based movies is all set to work with Young Tiger Jr NTR for an upcoming film. He is one of the directors, who does not hesitate to cast actors from other regional film industries. Now according to the latest buzz in the film industry, this time Koratala Siva is planning to bring Malayalam star Mammootty on the board for his directorial venture starring Jr NTR.
According to reports, actress Kiara Advani has been roped in to play the leading lady in the film. Kiara made her debut in Tollywood with Mahesh Babu-starrer ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’ directed by Koratala Siva. The actress has reportedly signed the director’s new film.
If Mammootty gives his green signal, he will be seen playing the role of main villain in Jr NTR starrer. Earlier Koratala Siva roped Sathyaraj in Prabhas starrer Mirchi and Sarath Kumar in Mahesh Babu starrer Bharat Ane Nenu, Malayalam star Mohanlal in Janatha Garage. Currently he is helming megastar Chiranjeevi starrer Achrya, in Bengali actor Jishu Sengupta is playing the crucial role. Now he is roping Mammootty in his next project.
The upcoming untitled film will be jointly backed by Nandamuri Kalyan Ram and Sudhakar Mikkilineni under the banner of NTR Arts and Yuvasudha Arts. The untitled film is scheduled to release on 29th April, 2022.
Currently Jr NTR is working for big budget multilingual movie RRR, helmed by SS Rajamouli and bankrolled by DVV Danayya.
Koratala Siva Movie List
|2018||Bharat Ane Nenu|
Koratala Siva Awards Won/Nominated
|Mirchi||Nandi Awards of 2013|
|61st Filmfare Awards South||Best Director|
|3rd SIIMA||Best Director (Telugu)|
|Srimanthudu||63rd Filmfare Awards South|
|IIFA Utsavam 2015||Best Director|
|5th SIIMA||Best Director (Telugu)|
|14th Santosham Film Awards||Best Director|
|Janatha Garage||Nandi Awards of 2016|
|64th Filmfare Awards South||Best Director – Telugu|
|6th SIIMA||Best Director (Telugu)|
|2nd IIFA Utsavam||Best Director|
|Bharat Ane Nenu||Zee Cine Awards Telugu|
|66th Filmfare Awards South||Best Director – Telugu|