Teja


When Teja was aged seven, he lost his parents that made him lead a pathetic life as his aunt and uncle would not treat him well. Teja enrolled himself in a government night school in Central Madras, and worked during the day to feed him. Teja doing any work he could get, ended up working in Tamil film shoots as a lighting assistant.

Name: Teja

Profession: Indian film cinematographer turned director

Family: Srivalli Teja (Spouse)
JBK Chowdary (Father)
Jasti Rani (Mother)

Movies:
1. Nene Raju Nene Mantri
2. Hora Hori
3. 1000 lies
4. Neeku Naaku
5. Keka
6. Lakshmi Kalyanam
7. Oka `V` Chitram
8. Avunanna Kaadanna
9. Dhairyam
10. Jai
11. Jairam
12. Nijam
13. Sambaram
14. Jayam
15. Pitaah
16. Yeh Dil
17. Nuvvu Nenu
18. Family Circus
19. Chithiramm
20. Chitram
21. Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain
22. Sangharsh
23. Ghulam
24. Vishwavidhaata
25. Prem
26. Tere Mere Sapne
27. Raja Hindustani
28. Rakshak
29. Baazi
30. The Don
31. Money Money
32. Rangeela
33. Govinda Govinda
34. Money
35. Gaayam
36. Drohi
37. Antham
38. Raatri
39. Raat
40. Kshana Kshanam
41. Hairaan
42. Shiva
43. Siva

Brief Profile:

Teja was born on 22 February 1966 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, to Jasti Balaram Krishna and Jasti Rani. His father was an industrialist, based primarily in Tokyo, Japan. Teja used to often travel between Tokyo and Madras. The Teja family was considered the richest in the Tamil Nadu state in the 1960s. When Teja was aged seven, he lost his parents that made him lead a pathetic life as his aunt and uncle would not treat him well.

Teja enrolled himself in a government night school in Central Madras, and worked during the day to feed him. Teja doing any work he could get, ended up working in Tamil film shoots as a lighting assistant. After working in lighting and sound departments he moved into the camera department and worked under Ravikant Nagaich, and W.B. Rao. He then took up assignments for documentaries presented in National Geographic Channel. He then joined the bandwagon of bollywood.