Lesser Known Facts Of This Baahubali Filmmaker
Birth Place
SS Rajamouli was born in Amareshwara Camp near Manvi in Raichur district, Karnataka to ace writer Vijayendra Prasad and Raja Nandini.
Personal Life
SS Rajamouli married Rama Rajamouli and has two children SS Karthikeya and SS Mayookha. His wife has worked as the costume designer for many of his movies.
His Journey With TV
Before debuting on the big screens, he directed ETV’s Shanti Nivasam serial under his mentor and ace filmmaker Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao’s production house.
Nick Name
SS Rajamouli is fondly called as ‘Nandi’ by his family members while his industry friends named him as ‘Jakkana’ as he perfectly shapes and portrays his characters on the big screens.
Favourite Actor
Well, many of them are unaware of this fact that SS Rajamouli’s favourite star is Malayalam superstar Mohanlal. We hope that he works with Mohanlal soon!
Apart From Director
Well, we all know SS Rajamouli as the best director of Tollywood… But he is an amazing screenwriter and producer too.
Awards and Recognitions
• 3 National Awards
• 4 Filmfare Awards South
• 5 State Nandi Awards
• Padma Shri - India's fourth-highest civilian honour
• American Saturn Award for Best International Film for Baahubali 2 movie
• Australian Telstra People's Choice Award for the same movie!
Happy Birthday SS Rajamouli… We love you to the core and hope you come up with many more blockbusters in the future too!