Tollywood’s Successful Debut Directors

Making a successful movie is a dream for every debut directors. The success toast of very first movie will decide the future of those directors.
Giving their best at first attempt and getting standing ovation for their movie is not an easy job.
As everybody knows,Movie industry is one of the highly competitive market as there were total no of 186 movies released in 2018 alone (136 Direct Telugu movies and 50 Dubbing movies).
Here’s a list of director’s who got much praise from the audience and critics after their very first attempt in the year 2018.

1.Venkatesh maha- C/o Kancharapalem

Synopsis: C/o Kancharapalem is a humble romance drama set in a village became the first Telugu film to be featured at the New York Indian Film Festival 2018.
A beautiful film with realistic characters made on a shoestring budget.

Upcoming projects: In this latest interview he revealed,that he has 3-4 scripts in handy and wanted to develop fully.


2.Prashanth Varma- Awe

Synopsis: If you are fan of Hollywood movies like Inception ,Shutter Island and Searching then Awe is a must watch film for you. This film deals with psychological issues like “dissociation identity disorders” & social problems like sexual abuse and child abuse.

Upcoming projects: That Is MahaLakshmi


3.Ajay Bhupathi- Rx100

Synopsis: Ever since RGV tweeted about the film it got attention from the audience and became one of the hit films in 2018. Rx 100 is unique love story which revolves around Shiva, a youngster living in a village, falls in love with Indu

Upcoming projects: No official confirmation yet but there is news circulating that,he might direct Nithiin or multi-starer with Ram potineni and dulquer salmaan.

4.Venky Atluri- Tholi Prema

Synopsis: A beautifully written love story which stars Varun Tej and Rashi Khanna as lead pair.

Upcoming projects: Mr. Majnu (Akhil Akkineni,Nidhhi Agerwal as lead pair).


5.Venky Kudumula- Chalo

Synopsis: Even though the movie plot is thin, Venky Kudumula has written the comedy episodes and elevated the film completely.Comedy episodes of the film is back bone of the film with love track.

Upcoming projects: According to the latest reports venky is all set to team up with hero Nithiin.

6.Udugula Venu- Needi Naadi Oke Katha

Synopsis: In a society where everybody believes that education can give secure life and standards,A middle-class boy raises his voice against the traditional system of education that does not take into account each student’s skill and nor make them think.

Upcoming projects: His next project will be a period love story and leading cast is yet to be finalized.


7.Rahul Ravindran- Chi La Sow

Synopsis: Actor Rahul Ravindran’s first film is a full length comedy and Romantic entertainer where Sushanth and Ruhani Sharma acted as lead pair.

Upcoming projects: No official confirmation yet.



8.Phanindra Narsetti- Manu

Synopsis: Phanindra Narsetti make waves in short film industry by his short films Madhuram and backspace.Manu is the first Telugu crowd funded movie. It is a love story where revenge story runs parallely with unpredictable twists in the story.

Upcoming projects: No official announcement

9.Sree Harsha Konuganti-Hushaaru

Synopsis: A group of childhood friends enjoy their life without any worry and goal but a heartbreaking incident
leads them to change their minds.What is the incident and how it changes their lives is the rest of the story.

Upcoming projects: No official announcement yet.


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