Koratala Siva is one of the very few directors in Indian cinema who has a 100% success rate. Right from his first film Mirchi to the recent one Bharat Ane Nenu, his all directories have become blockbusters at the box office. This star director celebrates his 45th birthday today. On this occasion, here is an insight into his career.
Koratala Siva is a relative of popular actor-writer Posani Krishna Murali. He made his debut as a writer with the 2002 film Girl Friend. He had co-written that film with BVS Ravi. Then, he went on to work as a writer for popular movies like Bhadra, Munna, Okkadunnadu, Brindavanam, Simha and Oosaravelli.
Koratala made his directorial debut with the 2013 film Mirchi. Starring Prabhas, Anushka and Richa Gangopadhyay in the lead roles, this film became a big blockbuster at the box office. The success of Mirchi gave a chance to Koratala to work with Superstar Mahesh Babu, for his next film. The duo has teamed up for the 2015 film Srimanthudu. Even this became a huge blockbuster. IN 2016, Koratala came up with Janatha Garage. Starring NTR Jr. and Mohanlal in the lead roles, this movie went on to become a super hit. Koratala teamed up with Mahesh Babu for the second time, for the 2018 movie Bharat Ane Nenu. This film also became a super hit at the box office.
He is now working on his next directorial Acharya, which features Megastar Chiranjeevi and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles. The movie will hit the screens by the end of this year.