Krishna Vamsi


Name: Pasupuleti Vamsi Krishna

Profession: film director, producer and choreographer

Family:

Ramya Krishna (Spouse)
Rithwik Vamsi (Son)

Telugu Movies:

As Director:
1. Gulabi
2. Ninne Pelladutha
3. Sindhooram
4. Chandralekha
5. Antahpuram
6. Samudram
7. Murari
8. Shakti: The Power
9. Khadgam
10. Sri Anjaneyam
11. Chakram
12. Danger
13. Rakhi
14. Chandamama
15. Sasirekha Parinayam
16. Mahatma
17. Mogudu
18. Paisa
19. Govindudu Andarivadele
20. Nakshatram
21. Raithu

Awards:

National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu
1. Sindhooram
2. Ninne Pelladata

Filmfare Best Director Award (Telugu)
1. Ninne Pelladata
2. Antahpuram
3. Khadgam

Nandi Award for Best Director
1. Khadgam
2. Chakram
3. Chandamama

Brief Profile:

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 made his first debut movie Gulabi, he worked as assistant director at Ram Gopal Varma.

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 Indian Government Gazette, but by traditional Hindu method.

Krishna Vamsi began his career with tripuraneni varaprasad alias 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.