Rajamouli is an ace film director who predominantly works in Telugu movies. Many movies such as Simhadri, Eega, Magadheera and Vikramarkudu kept Rajamouli ahead of all contemporary directors in Telugu film industry. He is currently working on the most anticipated big-budget historical action drama, Baahubali, which is slated for a grand released in 2015.
Rajamouli was born in 1973 in Kadapa. Right from his childhood he was interested in movies and started off his career with ETV as a serial director under the guidance of K Raghavendra Rao. He eventually managed to rope in NTR, the grandson of NTR, for his debut movie Student No 1 that was released in 2001.
After a decent gap of two years, Rajamouli directed Simhadri casting NTR in the lead role. This movie not only became a sensation but even gave good boost to NTR’s career. The next year, in 2004, Rajamouli came up with Sye, a college drama set in the backdrop of rugby game.
With the success of Sye, Rajamouli entered into ace directors’ list. His next movie Yamadonga too grossed well at the box office. Rajamouli directed Magadheera, a fantasy movie packed with high-end graphics, that broke all the records.
In 2010, Rajamouli casted comedian Sunil as protagonist in Maryada Ramanna movie. This movie, like his all other movies, stole the attention of film critics and fetched profits to producers.
Rajamouli stunned the film enthusiasts and critics with Eega movie as it’s the first of its kind movie in Indian cinema wherein a house fly played protagonist. He then teamed up with Prabhas and Rana for a Hollywood range movie, Baahubali.