wiki:E.V.V. Satyanarayana

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  1. V. V. Satyanarayana

Eedara Veera Venkata Satyanarayana (10 June 1956 – 21 January 2011), better known as E. V. V. Satyanarayana, was a critically acclaimed Telugu Indian film director, writer and producer.[1] He has directed a total of 51 films in Telugu and Hindi language and introduced many actors to Telugu cinema. He was well known for making comedy films, most of which were very successful at the box office. He died in 2011 due to complications of throat cancer and cardiac arrest.

Early life Satyanarayana was born in Korumamidi, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, to Venkat Rao and Venkata Ratnam. [edit]Film career

  1. V. V. left for Chennai where he faced many hardships. With the help of notable producer Navata Krishnam Raju, he joined as an assistant director to Devadas Kanakala for the film O inti Bhagavatam. Later, he worked under director Jandhyala for about 8 years and made 22 films like Nalugu Stambhalata (1982), Rendu Jella Seetha (1983), Nelavanka (1983), Rendu Rella Aaru (1985), Aha Naa Pellanta (1987) and Hai Hai Nayaka (1989). He has also worked as co-director for the movie Indrudu Chandrudu.

EVV Satyanarayana's directorial debut Chevilo Puvvu was a major flop. He was so depressed that he contemplated leaving the film industry. But his destiny changed when producer Dr. D. Ramanaidu gave him a chance to direct 'Prema Khaidhi' which screened successfully in all centers. He followed in the path of his guru Jandhyala and made successful comedy movies. His first movie in the comedy genre was Appula Apparao followed by Aa Okkati Adakku and Jamba Lakadi Pamba. He also directed movies like Hello Brother, Alluda Majaka, Intlo Illalu Vantintlo Priyuralu, Goppinti Alludu, Vaarasudu apart from the Hindi movie Sooryavansham which starred Amitabh Bachchan & Soundarya. He also directed critically acclaimed movies like Aame, Thali, Kanyaadhaanam and Ammo Okato Tariku. During the last stage of his life, he directed most of the movies with his sons in the lead roles. His younger son Allari Naresh is a well known comedy hero in the current Telugu industry. EVV turned to successful production under the banner EVV Cinema with Chala Bagundhi movie. He is known to take special care in naming his movies. [edit]Awards

  1. V. V was presented the Nandi Award in 1994 for the film Aame