Koduri Srisela Rajamouli aka SS Rajamouli is an Indian renowned film director and screenwriter who has directed mostly in Telugu (Tollywood) films. He is known for his excellent direction. The best movies he has directed so far are Magadheera, Baahubali, and Baahubali 2. Rajamouli’s first film came in 2001, the name of the film was ‘Student No. 1’, in this film NTR Jr and Ghazala was in the lead roles and this film proved to be a big hit of the year. In 2015, Rajamouli brought the film Bahubali among the audience.
This film left such an impact that Rajamouli himself emerged as Bahubali at the box office. Today every actor in the industry wants to work with director SS Rajamouli. Who wouldn’t want to work with a director who made a film like Bahubali? Rajamouli, who ruled the box office today due to his films, used to direct Telugu serials. Rajamouli has been honored with many awards for his work. He has also received the National Film Award, three Filmfare Awards, Nandi Award, IIFA, and Entertainer of the Year Award in 2012 from Star World India. Rajamouli is very active on social media and always shares his charming, travel, life events images and videos on his Instagram account, where Rajamouli has 1.1 million followers.
SS Rajamouli was born in Raichur, Karnataka, originally from Kovur town in West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. Rajamouli had studied in Kovur till the fourth class and he did the twelfth from Elur. After completing his initial studies, SS Rajamouli moved to the state of Andhra Pradesh where he joined Reddy College of Engineering to complete his further studies and earned his bachelor’s degree. His father and brother were in the film industry and they also liked the same profession. He started in the film industry as an assistant to Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao. Rajamouli worked with Raghavendra in the Shanti Nivasam TV serial. In the early days itself, Rajamouli had left the mark of his hard work and dedication. He left his mark on the directors with whom Rajamouli worked.
Biography & Wiki
|Age, Biography & Wiki|
|Real Name||Koduri Srisaila Sri Rajamouli|
|Known As||SS Rajamouli|
|Debut||Film Debut-Sye, Telugu, In the year 2004), Eega, Tamil, In the year 2012
Film Directorial Debut-Student No.1, Telugu, In the year 2001, Eega, Tamil, In the year 2012
TV Directorial Debut-Shanti Nivasam, Telugu
|Language Known||Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, & English|
|Date Of Birth||10 October 1973 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||48 Years|
|Birthplace||Raichur, Karnataka, India|
|Hometown||Kovvur, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Libra|
|Hobbies||Writing, Playing Cricket, Travelling|
|Height, Weight & Physical Overview
|Height in Centimeters||177 cm|
|in Meters||1.77 m|
|in Feet & Inches||5′ 9″|
|Weight in Kilograms||70 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||154 lbs|
|Body Measurement (approx.)||Chest-41
|Hair Colour||Salt & Paper|
|Family & Relatives|
|Father||Koduri Venkata Vijayendra Prasad (Director, Screenwriter)|
|Mother||Late Raja Nandini|
|Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and Marital Status|
|Wife/Spouse||Rama Rajamouli (Costume Designer)|
|Marriage Date||Year 2001|
|Education Qualification, School and College|
|College/University||C.R. Reddy College of Engineering, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh|
|Favourite Things and Like & Dislike|
|Salary/Earning (approx.)||Not Known|
|Net Worth (approx.)||INR 95 Crores|
SS Rajamouli has a healthy physique and he is 5 feet 9 inches (177 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 70 Kg (154 lbs). SS Rajamouli always keeps himself fit and he is very healthy Conscious. His chest measurement is 41 Inches, Waist is approx. 34 Inches & biceps measurement is 12 Inches. He has a nice hairstyle and got Salt & Paper hair and Black Eyes.
Family Background and Relationship
SS Rajamouli was born on 10 October 1973 (Wednesday) in Raichur, Karnataka, India. Rajamouli’s father’s name is KV Vijayendra Prasad who is a screenwriter and his mother’s name is Raja Nandini who has passed away. Rajamouli’s cousin, MM Keerwani has acted as the composer for all his films. Srisela Rajamouli’s cousin and Keerwani’s brother Kalyani Malik and his cousin MM Sreelekha are also musicians. He married Rama Rajamouli in 2001. His wife Rama Rajamouli has worked as a costume designer for several of Rajamouli’s movies.
He has also adopted a child born from his wife’s previous marriage, whose name is Kartikeya. Rajamouli and his wife have adopted a daughter. The son of Rajamouli’s wife’s previous marriage, Kartikeya is married to Pooja Prasad, the niece of Telugu actor Jagapathi Babu.
Rajamouli began his career as a director for Telugu television shows on Eenadu Television (ETV). SS Rajamouli’s first film came in 2001, the name of the film was ‘Student No 1’ starring NTR Jr and Ghazala in lead roles and the film proved to be a big hit of the year. Rajamouli’s second film came after a break of two years – ‘Shimadri’. In this film, Junior NTR and actress Bhumika Chawla were seen in the lead roles. After this, he made films like Sai (2004), Chhatrapati (2005), Vikramarkudu (2006), Yamadonga (2007). Rajamouli’s film Magadheera, which came in 2009, was a big hit of that year. Ram Charan was in the lead role in the film. He then went on to make films named Maryada Ramanna (2010) and Eega/Naan E (2012).
Rajamouli then concentrated on a mega project, the Bahubali franchise. The action film Bahubali: The Beginning (2015) was shot in Telugu and Tamil and dubbed in Hindi and Malayalam. It was written by Rajamouli’s father Koduri Venkata Vijayendra Prasad. The film included great actors like Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia, Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishnan, and Sathyaraj. The film won many awards across India. Baahubali: The Conclusion was released on 28 April 2017 (Friday) and became the highest-grossing Indian movie of all time. The movie gained three National Awards, the Saturn Award for Best International Film at the 44th Saturn Awards, and six at the 65th Filmfare Awards South.
His upcoming film “RRR” RRR (2021) is a period drama based on the lives of Indian revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. It is one of the most expensive Indian films made on a budget of 400 crores.
SS Rajamouli is working in Telugu and Tamil movies for more than 19 years. SS Rajamouli has managed to make a place in the hearts of the public with his work and has given many successful films.
According to a report, the net worth of SS Rajamouli is estimated to be around USD 8 million. Converted into INR, the filmmaker’s net worth becomes INR 95 Crore. In addition, Rajamouli has a luxurious 100-acre farmhouse at Kattangur village in Nalgonda, about 200 km from Hyderabad. According to media reports the filmmaker also owns a luxurious house in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. Also, SS Rajamouli is a massive car enthusiast and Rajamouli currently owns a Range Rover and a BMW, which cost around INR 1 crore – 1.5 crore respectively.
Contact and Social Media Information
If you are a big fan of SS Rajamouli and you want to know more about him so you can follow him on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. On social media platforms, you will get the latest photos, videos, and updates about him.
SS Rajamouli at Instagram-@ssrajamouli
Some Unknown Facts About Him
- SS Rajamouli was born in Karnataka. His full name is Kauduri Srisaila Sri Rajamouli. His father KV Vijayendra Prasad writes the story of films.
- SS Rajamouli is an Indian film director and screenwriter, who is well-known for his work in Telugu and Tamil cinema.
- Baahubali 2 has been released simultaneously in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi languages and started making records on the very first day of all.
- The film world was inherited by SS Rajamouli. His father Vijayendra Prasad is a popular scriptwriter of Tollywood.
- Directed by SS Rajamouli, Baahubali became the first South Indian film to gross 650 crores worldwide. With this, Bahubali also became the highest-grossing film in the history of Telugu film.
- Why did Katappa kill Bahubali? Such curiosity about this question has rarely been seen among the audience and the media about any film.
- India’s Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu said after watching this film that Rajamouli has demolished all the obstacles in Indian cinema.
- During his outstanding career, director SS Rajamouli has received three National Film Awards, four Filmfare Awards South, five State Nandi Awards, among many others.
- Also, in the year 2016, the film director and screenwriter Rajamouli has got the Padma Shri award, India’s fourth-highest civilian honor, for his contribution to the arts.
- People started to know about SS Rajamouli in North India after the production of the Bahubali picture and this is the reason why his followers on his social media handle increased very fast.
- Jr. NTR often praises Rajamouli for his simplicity and he calls Rajamouli by the name Jakkanna. Rajamouli also gives full respect to NTR. A very strong bonding is seen between Rajamouli and Jr. NTR.
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Written By–Amit Shukla