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Kumar Shekhar Kammula is an Indian film
Indian film
director, screenwriter and producer from Padmarao Nagar, known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema.[1][2]

Contents

1 Career 2 Filmography 3 Awards 4 References 5 External links

Career[edit] Kammula made his directorial debut with the independent film Dollar Dreams (2000), which was a critical success, and won him the National Film Award for Best First film of a director. The film was screened at the International Film Festival of India.[3] He garnered two filmfare Awards South, and six state Nandi Awards for his works.[4] Sekhar was among the director's delegation to represent Indian Cinema
Indian Cinema
at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.[5] His second film, Anand, was a blockbuster in 2004. His next film, Godavari, was praised by critics and was a hit. Happy Days, which was released on 28 September 2007, was declared a smash hit. It was remade in Tamil and Kannada. He was a writer for Tamil version which was released in 2010. He then directed Leader released on 19 February 2010 to positive reviews. In 2016, Sekhar Kammula
Sekhar Kammula
announced his Bollywood debut with a film starring Salman Khan.[6] He directed Anaamika
Anaamika
, a Telugu remake of 2012 Bollywood
Bollywood
hit Kahaani in which Nayantara
Nayantara
played Vidya Balan's character. Sekhar Kammula
Sekhar Kammula
is going to direct his first Hindi film which is a remake of Happy Days. The Hindi version will be produced by renowned film maker Shekhar Kapoor. The film will feature several new faces and Sekhar Kammula will start scouting for new faces in Mumbai and Pune, through the same process which he employed for the Telugu film. The screenplay for the film is being written by Mumbai-based writer Nikhil Mahajan.[7] Shekhar Kammula's Fidaa
Fidaa
turned out to be a blockbuster hit with 50+ crores gross in 10 days. Fidaa
Fidaa
starring Varun Tej and Sai Pallavi. It is produced by Dil Raju[8]. Sai Pallavi's Telangana dialect and own dubbing is very well received by Telugu audience. Filmography[edit]

Year Film Language Credited as Notes

Writer Director Producer

2000 Dollar Dreams English, Telugu

2004 Anand Telugu

Also choreographer

2006 Godavari Telugu

2007 Happy Days Telugu

Also choreographer

2008 Avakai Biryani Telugu

2010 Leader Telugu

2012 Life Is Beautiful Telugu

2014 Mukunda Telugu

Cameo appearance

Anaamika Telugu, Tamil

Also Screenplay

2017 Fidaa Telugu

Awards[edit] National Film Award

Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director – Golden Lotus Award – Dollar Dreams (2000)

Nandi Awards

2004 – Nandi Award for Best Director – Anand 2004 – Nandi Award for Second Best Feature Film – Anand 2006 - Nandi Award for Second Best Feature Film – Godavari 2006 – Nandi Award for Best Director – Godavari 2007 – Nandi Award for Second Best Feature Film – Happy Days 2011 – Nandi Award for Best Story – Leader

Filmfare Awards South

2007 – Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu) – Happy Days 2007– Filmfare Best Director Award (Telugu) – Happy Days

Other awards

Dasari Best Film Director Award – Happy Days[9]

References[edit]

^ Sangeetha Devi, Dundoo (12 August 2012). "Life & Style : Return to innocence". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 September 2012.  ^ " Sekhar Kammula
Sekhar Kammula
supports Samantha". The Times of India. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2017.  ^ "47th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012.  ^ "Kammula". Retrieved 18 September 2012.  ^ Prashanth Bhat (12 May 2011). " Sekhar Kammula
Sekhar Kammula
at Cannes". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 September 2012.  ^ " Sekhar Kammula
Sekhar Kammula
made BollyWood Entry with Salman Khan". 25cineframes.com. Retrieved 30 April 2014.  ^ Sarah Salvadore (22 May 2011). "Shekar calling Sekhar – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 18 September 2012.  ^ " Varun Tej and Sai Pallavi's next film is titled 'Fidaa' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-10-23.  ^ "Happy Days". Retrieved 18 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

Sekhar Kammula
Sekhar Kammula
on IMDb http://www.amigoscreations.com/

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Films directed by Sekhar Kammula

Dollar Dreams (2000) Anand (2004) Godavari (2006) Happy Days (2007) Leader (2010) Life is Beautiful (2012) Anamika / Nee Enge En Anbe (2014) Fidaa
Fidaa
(2017)

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Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu

1972–1980

Kadiri Venkata Reddy (1972) Tatineni Rama Rao (1973) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Kasinathuni Viswanath
(1974) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Kasinathuni Viswanath
(1975) Bapu (1976) Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao (1977) K. Balachander
K. Balachander
(1978) Dasari Narayana Rao
Dasari Narayana Rao
(1979) Bapu (1980)

1981–1990

Dasari Narayana Rao
Dasari Narayana Rao
(1981) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Kasinathuni Viswanath
(1982) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Kasinathuni Viswanath
(1983) Jandhyala Subramanya Sastry (1984) Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
(1985) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Kasinathuni Viswanath
(1986) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Kasinathuni Viswanath
(1987) M. V. Raghu (1988) Mani Ratnam
Mani Ratnam
(1989) Kodi Ramakrishna
Kodi Ramakrishna
(1990)

1991–2000

Kranthi Kumar (1991) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Kasinathuni Viswanath
(1992) Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao (1993) S. V. Krishna Reddy (1994) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Kasinathuni Viswanath
(1995) Krishna Vamsi (1996) Dasari Narayana Rao
Dasari Narayana Rao
(1997) Krishna Vamsi (1998) B. Gopal (1999) K. Vijaya Bhaskar (2000)

2001–2010

Teja (2001) Krishna Vamsi (2002) Gunasekhar
Gunasekhar
(2003) Sukumar (2004) Trivikram Srinivas
Trivikram Srinivas
(2005) Puri Jagannadh
Puri Jagannadh
(2006) Sekhar Kammula
Sekhar Kammula
(2007) Radhakrishna Jagarlamudi (2008) S. S. Rajamouli
S. S. Rajamouli
(2009) Krish (2010) Srinu Vaitla (2011) S. S. Rajamouli
S. S. Rajamouli
(2012) Trivikram Srinivas
Trivikram Srinivas
(2013) Vikram Kumar (2014) S. S. Rajamouli
S. S. Rajamouli
(2015)

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Nandi Award for Best Director

1981-2000

Bharathiraja (1981) U. Visweswar Rao (1982) Jandhyala (1983) Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao (1984) Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
(1985) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Kasinathuni Viswanath
(1986) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Kasinathuni Viswanath
(1987) Suresh Krissna (1988) Ram Gopal Varma
Ram Gopal Varma
(1989) Kranthi Kumar (1990) Ram Gopal Varma
Ram Gopal Varma
(1991) C. Umamaheswara Rao
C. Umamaheswara Rao
(1992) Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao (1993) Singeetam Srinivas Rao
Singeetam Srinivas Rao
(1994) Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao (1995) Gangaraju Gunnam (1996) Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao (1997) Dasari Narayana Rao
Dasari Narayana Rao
(1998) Ram Gopal Varma
Ram Gopal Varma
(1999) S. V. Krishna Reddy (2000)

2001-present

Teja (2001) Krishna Vamsi (2002) Gunasekhar
Gunasekhar
(2003) Sekhar Kammula
Sekhar Kammula
(2004) Krishna Vamsi (2005) Sekhar Kammula
Sekhar Kammula
(2006) Krishna Vamsi (2007) Radhakrishna Jagarlamudi (2008) S. S. Rajamouli
S. S. Rajamouli
(2009) Sunil Kumar Reddy (2010) N. Shankar (2011) S. S. Rajamouli
S. S. Rajamouli
(2012) Daya Kodavaganti (2013) Boyapati Srinu (2014) S. S. Rajamouli
S. S. Rajamouli
(2015) Satish Vegesna (201

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