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Posani Murali

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Full Name
Krishna Murali Posani Subba Rao

1958 (age 62–63)
secunderabad, secunderabad, Telangana

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Posani Krishna Murali is an Indian screenwriter, actor, director and producer who primarily works in Telugu cinema. He worked as a writer for over 150 Telugu films and directed several commercially successful films. In 2009, he also contested in Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly elections from Chilakaluripet constituency but lost the elections. Posani's films are widely criticised for eccentricity.


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Early life and education

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Posani Krishna Murali was born in 1958 in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. His father Posani Subba Rao worked as a small-time employee in Pedakakani and his mother was a housewife. He has an elder sister Rajyalakshmi and a younger sister Prameela. He also has a younger brother Posani Nageshwara Rao. Growing up, Murali's family struggled financially and his father was not educated and wanted Murali to study well so that he could have a better life. Murali did his schooling in a small village in Guntur district and went on to do his B.Com. He joined Acharya Nagarjuna University in Guntur and graduated with an M.A degree. During his time in Nagarjuna University, he was elected as the general secretary for the student body. After completing his Masters, he worked in a small chit fund company in Hyderabad. Impressed by his work ethic, he was offered a job in Margadarsi Chit Fund. After a year of working there, he resigned to his job and went back to Guntur. Murali saddened and distressed after his father's untimely death went to Chennai to find work. With no friends in Chennai, Murali met Paruchuri Gopala Krishna at the later's house and asked him for work. Gopal Krishna impressed by Murali and his educational qualification gave him an opportunity to work as an assistant under him. Murali later in Chennai, joined Presidency College and graduated with a M.Phil degree, which was his second master's degree. He wanted to obtain a PhD degree. Although he joined a college to do so, he later discontinued his studies because of his work. He is widely familiar for his strong words over politics and movie makers.

Assistant writer and early work (1992–1998)

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He joined as an assistant writer under writing duo Paruchuri Brothers. While he was still working under them and pursuing his M.Phil degree in Madras, Ram Gopal Varma asked him to write dialogues for one of his films. Murali declined the offer and told Ram Gopal Varma that he still had a lot to learn from Paruchuri Brothers and he wasn't ready to take up a film on his own. Ram Gopal Varma was impressed by Murali and his honesty towards work. Murali worked for five years under Paruchuri Brothers assisting them for over 100 films. In 1992, he finally quit as assistant writer to start his career. He landed a job of writing story and dialogues for the film Police Brothers under the direction of Mohan Gandhi. Also Ram Gopal Varma gave him an opportunity to write dialogues for his 1993 film Gaayam. Varma also recommended Murali to Akkineni Nagarjuna, which led him to write for the film Rakshana. He also got a breakthrough opportunity to write for Chiranjeevi's Alluda Majaka directed by E. V. V. Satyanarayana. He wrote the story, dialogues and screenplay for the film. He continued working in successful films like Pavithra Bandham, Thaali, Preminchukundam Raa, Pellichesukundam, Gokulamlo Seetha, Sivayya, Ravanna and Master.

Popularity and acting (1999–2004)

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By 1999, Posani Krishna Murali gained popularity for his writing and established himself as one of the top writers in Telugu cinema. In 1999, he worked as a writer for 8 films, highest by any Telugu writer in that year. In 2000, he worked as a writer for 9 movies. In 2001, while still busy as a writer, Posani Krishna Murali began his acting career with Srihari's Evadra Rowdy for which he also gave the story and handled the screenplay. In 2002, his second film as an actor Gemini starring Venkatesh was released. The same year also saw Murali in Mahesh Babu's Bobby which was directed by Sobhan. Although the film was a failure at the boxoffice, Murali's performance in the film was highly acclaimed. He continued to appear in films such as Good Boy and Bhadradi Ramudu. He also continued writing for films like Orey Thammudu, Raghavendra, Simhachalam, Bhadradi Ramudu, Palanati Brahmanaidu, Seetayya, Tiger Harish Chandra Prasad and Gemini.

Direction and success (2005–present)

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After writing for about 150 Telugu films, Posani Krishna Murali decided to direct a film. He established the production company called, UP Cinema Lines. In 2005, he wrote, directed and produced Sraavanamasam starring Krishna, Harikrishna, Suman, Vijaya Nirmala, Bhanupriya, Keerthi Chawla, Kalyani, Gajala etc. Although the film had a big star cast and more than sixty character artists which included top comedians and artists of Telugu cinema like Brahmanandam, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Krishna Bhagavaan, Tanikella Bharani, Giri Babu, Kondavalasa, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam, Sunil, Venu Madhav, L.B. Sriram, M. S. Narayana, Mallikarjuna Rao, AVS, Ali and Babu Mohan, the film was a failure at box office and Murali's direction was heavily criticised. Murali also incurred heavy losses financially due to the failure of this film. Post Sravaanamasam, Posani Krishna Murali was seen acting in films like Athadu, Game and Munna. In 2006, Posani Krishna Murali began working on his next directorial venture. He wrote the script and approached Telugu actor Srikanth for a lead role in the film. Impressed by the script, Srikanth agreed to do the film and Murali secured a producer for the project. The film was a political satire and was titled Operation Duryodhana and it was released in 2007. The film was highly successful at the box office earning nearly ten times its budget. Murali's direction was also acclaimed by the critics. He continued to direct films like Apadamokkulavadu, Mental Krishna, Rajavari Chepala Cheruvu, Posani Gentleman and Dushasana. He also began acting in lead roles in films such as Mental Krishna, Rajavari Chepala Cheruvu and Posani Gentleman.

As a writer

  1. Dussasana (2011) Story, Screenplay, Dialogues
  2. Posani Gentleman (2009) Story, Screenplay, Dialogues
  3. Rajavaari Chepala Cheruvu (2009) Story, Screenplay, Dialogues
  4. Mental Krishna (2009) Story, Screenplay, Dialogues
  5. Aapada Mokkulavaadu (2008) Story, Screenplay
  6. Aaptudu (2004) Dialogues
  7. Swamy (2004) Story, Dialogues
  8. Bhadradi Ramudu (2004) Story, Screenplay, Dialogues
  9. Sheshadri Naidu (2004) Story, Screenplay, Dialogues
  10. Tiger Harishchandra Prasad (2003) Story, Screenplay
  11. Raja Narasimha (2003) Kannada Story
  12. Seetayya (2003) Story, Dialogues
  13. Simhachalam (2003) Dialogues
  14. Shambhu (2003) Dialogues
  15. Palnati Brahmanayudu (2003) Story, Screenplay
  16. Raghavendra (2003) Story, Screenplay, Dialogues
  17. Idi Maa Asokgadi Love Story (2003) Screenplay, Dialogues
  18. Gemini (2002) Dialogues
  19. Bhadrachalam (2001) Dialogues
  20. Evadra Rowdy (2001) Story, Screenplay, Dialogues
  21. Orey Tammudu (2001) Story, Screenplay
  22. Ravanna (2000) Story, Dialogues
  23. Manoharam (2000)
  24. Bharat Ratna (1999) Story, Dialogues
  25. Preyasi Rave (1999) Story, Screenplay and Dialogues
  26. Seetharama Raju (1999) Dialogues
  27. Pellaadi Choopista (1998) Story, Dialogues, Screenplay
  28. Aaha (1998) Dialogues
  29. Auto Driver (1998) Dialogues
  30. Master (1997) Dialogues
  31. Pelli Chesukundam (1997) Dialogues
  32. Gokulamlo Seetha (1997) Dialogues
  33. Preminchukundam Raa (1997) Dialogues
  34. Taali (1997) Dialogues
  35. Nenu Premisthunnanu (1997) Dialogues
  36. Pavitra Bandham (1996) Dialogues
  37. Alluda Majaka (1995) Story, Dialogues, Screenplay
  38. Police Brothers (1994) Story, Dialogues, Screenplay
  39. Rakshana (1993) Dialogues
  40. Gaayam (1993) Dialogues


South Indian International Movie Awards
  • 2012 – Nominated—Best Comedian for Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum
  • Filmfare Awards South

  • 2012 – Nominated—Best Comedian-Telugu for Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum
  • 2015 – Nominated—Best Supporting Actor-Telugu for Temper
  • References

    Posani Krishna Murali Wikipedia

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