|Occupation||Dialogue, Story, Screenplay, Director|
|Language Worked in||Telugu, Tamil|
Sreekanth Addala is an Indian film director associated with Telugu cinema. After working on many movies as an assistant director, Sreekanth directed his first movie Kotha Bangaru Lokam with Varun Sandesh and Shweta Basu Prasad. The movie was well received and was declared one of the biggest hits of the year 2008. His second project Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu will be releasing in 2013. All of his movies were produced by his mentor and friend Dil Raju. He also penned lyrics for a song in his first movie.
He started his career as an assistant director. He also worked as an associate director for several Telugu movies. He worked as an assistant director for the movie Arya in 2004. His association with film producer Dil Raju began with that movie. Dil raju was impressed with Sreekanth and gave him an advance of 9000 and told him to come up with a story. Impressed by Sreekanth's work ethic, Dil Raju also asked him to work for Bommarillu. He took a three months gap after Bommarillu and came up with the story of Kotha Bangaru Lokam. He worked on the script for six more months. And finally in 2008, Sreekanth was given an opportunity to direct his first movie by Dil Raju
The movie was Kotha Bangaru Lokam starring Varun Sandesh and Shweta Basu Prasad. The movie won multiple Nandi Awards and Filmfare Awards in various categories. It was also nominated for a Filmfare Award in the Best Movie Category. The movie was commercially successful. After nearly two years, Sreekanth began working on a multi-starrer movie Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu. Once again produced by Dil Raju, the movie stars Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu. The movie is set to release in January 2013