Sukumar Bandreddi

Story Writer ● Director ● Screenplay Writer


Sukumar is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter who predominantly works in Telugu cinema. Sukumar worked as a mathematics and physics lecturer at the Aditya Junior college, Kakinada for nearly six years before pursuing a career in films. He began working as a writer and assisted Mohan and V. V. Vinayak. Sukumar made his directorial debut with Arya in 2004, whose success catapulted him to stardom. Sukumar won the Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu and Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer for his work in Arya. His other notable films include Jagadam (2007), Arya 2 (2009), 100% Love (2011), 1: Nenokkadine (2014), and Nannaku Prematho (2016). Sukumar is known for his complex, multi-layered screenplays which earned him the reputation of being an intelligent screenwriter. He is also known for infusing grey shades in the character sketches of the protagonists in his films. Under the banner Sukumar Writings, he made his debut as a film producer with Kumari 21F (2015), whose story and screenplay were penned by him. He received the K. V. Reddy Memorial award for his contributions to Telugu cinema in the year 2014. In 2016, he hinted a possible retirement from directing films.

Born on: 11 January, 1970

Born in: Mattaparru, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh

Telugu 2016
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Telugu 2015
Dialogue Writer, Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Malayalam 2015
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Telugu 2014
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Telugu 2014
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Telugu 2011
Screenplay Writer
Tamil 2010
Story Writer
Telugu 2009
Story Writer
Telugu 2004
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Telugu 2016
Director
Malayalam 2015
Director
Telugu 2014
Director
Telugu 2014
Director
Telugu 2011
Director
Telugu 2009
Director
Telugu 2004
Director