S.S. Rajamouli Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Affairs | Full Details : Koduri Srisaila Sri Rajamouli is an Indian film director, he primarily works for Telugu movies and now he became The PAN Indian Director, he was born on 10 October 1973.
He is world-famous for his epic movie Baahubali, and he became the pride of the Indian film industry with his unique creations of movies, this height paid actor in India received many honorable awards from various nations for his extreme talent.
He got the title from Film Trade Analyst Komal Nahta that S.S Rajamouli is the biggest Indian Film director ever, he mostly works for Telugu movies recently he directed a movie called RRR in 2022 which is still screening in Japan.
Also, the song Naatu Naatu from this blockbuster movie got the Oscar Award in 2023 for the immense response from each and every corner of the world.
S.S. Rajamouli Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Affairs | Full Details
Koduri Srisaila Sri Rajamouli got so many nicknames from his heroes and his fans such as Jakkanna, and Nandi he was born on October 10, 1973, in Raichur in Mysore(Present Karnataka), and his father Koduri Vijayendra Prasad also works as a screenwriter his mother Raja Nandini is homemaker Rajamouli has an elder sister.
His parents’ native is Kovvuru which is in Rajahmundry Andhrapradesh, his parents had inter caste love marriage, this family is against the caste system but they are devotees of Lord Shiva.
Rajamouli grew up in a joint family with his five uncles with their kids they were very rich and owned many lands in Kovvuru but unfortunately they lost their lands on railway tracks laid via their lands.
When Rajamouli studied in Kovvuru until he turned 9 after he completed his 4th standard they moved to Eluru Andhrapradesh and he completed his remaining schooling and +2 education in Eluru then he stopped his studies because he was not interested in education.
When Jakkanna was 2 years old he used to be very enthusiastic about stories and story narration, so he used to spend lots of time with his grandparents to listen to the stories that they say.
One day his grandmother started telling him about the Mahabharata, Bhagavata, and Ramayan, which are the ancient epics of Sanskrit Hinduism he used to listen to all those epic histories from her grandmother.
After a few days, his father also introduced many comic books along with Amar Chitra Katha, listening to those stories and historical things showed a huge impact of his imaginary power.
While he was listening to those stories he use to imagine their characters he was very much into these historical figures so that interest made him direct outstanding movies in Indian Film Industry.
When he was 11 years old his family lost the wealth they had so his uncle and his father were very interested in film making so they wanted to give it a shot, during these situations they went shifted to Madras which is Chennai now.
At that time Rajamouli’s family faced many financial crises, they had to live in just two rooms apartment with their joint family members of thirteen, he still says that was the toughest time of his life ever but never felt bad about those days as they use to have fun with his whole family.
With time Jakkanna’s father Vijayendra Prasad worked as a screenwriter since 1994 for many Telugu films like Bobbili Simham and Gharana Mogudu, his father also worked as a co-producer film called Ardhangi with the money he saved for his family also he was the director that film.
In 2001 Rajamouli got married to his cousin Keeravani’s sister-in-law, she was already married to someone but that marriage didn’t work for so long she has a kid with her first husband a boy Karthikeya.
She got divorced from her first husband and got married to Rajamouli in 2001, Rajamouli considered Karthikeya as his own son and didn’t want to have another kid with Rama so he dropped the plan of having his own kids Rama is elder than Rajamouli, also she worked for many films of Rajamouli as a costume designer.
Later this couple adopted a girl Mayookha recently his son Karthikeya got married, Rajamouli is not an open person when it comes to his personal life he believes that he had nothing to do with his personal life while he’s being professional so he talks less or avoids when he had to talk about his personal life.
When he was in his early twenties he was jobless so his father used to scold him that he was not taking his career seriously so he decided to work to escape from his father’s scoldings.
Rajamouli entered the film industry as an apprentice, he started working under a film editor Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao who worked on many Telugu films.
Later he realized his passion for films and direction so after working for some time as an apprentice he went to Chennai to work at AVM recording theatre and sometimes he also worked as an assistant director Kranthi Kumar.
After working at AVM Recording Theatre he started working with his father Vijayendra Prasad for six years as an assistant, Rajamouli started working on his passion for story writing but he was not good at executing the whole this so was very disappointed with not executing the stories in the way he wanted.
After many struggles as an assistant and a writer, he moved from Chennai to Hyderabad to work with one of his relatives, he learned many filmmaking skills from his relative who worked with Gunnam Gangaraju.
Then he got the chance to direct an advertisement for the political party Telugu Desam Party under the supervision of the legendary director of the film industry K. Raghavendra Rao.
Worked for many ETV serials like Santhi Nivasam, to build up his career during this time he worked so hard that he still recollects those memories of his past life.
One of the famous directors of Indian Films K. Raghavendra Rao offered to direct a film for his production, so that’s how he got the chance to direct his first debut film Student No.1 with Jr. NTR in 2001.
Later he directed his second movie Simhadri with the same hero Jr. NTR and later he started his third movie Sye in 2004 after two years gap he directed this film.
After this project, he directed another film Chathrapathi with the hero Prabhas, it was a blockbuster hit in the Telugu film industry later he did many films Vikramarkudu, Yamadonga, Magadheera, the film Magdheere got many awards and also made highest grossing for this fantasy and epic creation of Rajamouli.
After the huge success of Magadheera, he also directed movies like Maryada Ramanna, and Eega, after the epic success of the two films he prepped a huge project which was the Baahubali Part-1 PAN India movie with hero Prabhas in 2015 and Part -2 in 2017.
Fortunately, this film went to the top list of Indian films, it collected the highest grossing in the movie industry ever, and it received many awards for its high graphics and screenplay.
After Baahubali part-2 he took a long break from working on the next biggest project which was a multi starer movie RRR, this movie released in 2022 shook the Indian box office.
It collected the highest grossing globally and also won the Oscar award for the song called Naatu Naatu, the movie is still screening in Japan, with this epic hit earned a huge fan base from all over the world.
S.S. Rajampuli is the recipient of many honorable awards he received many awards for his talent in filmmaking.
- Padma Sri.
- New York Film Critics Circle Award – RRR.
- Golden Globe Award – For the song Naatu Naatu from RRR Movie.
- National Filmfare Award.
- Filmfare Award.
- South Indian International Movie Awards.
- Saturn Awards.
- Nandi Awards.
- CNN – News18 Indian of the Year Award.
- CineMAA Award.
- ANR National Award.
- IIFA Utsavam Award.
- South Scope Cinema Award.