SS Rajamouli is undoubtedly among the most esteemed directors in the Indian film industrynow. He has started his career as an Assistant Director under K. Raghavendra Rao, a prominent director/producer/screenwriter in the Telugu Film Industry. He began directing with Student No.1 in 2001, and carved a niche for himself with his style of storytelling and visuals. With eleven consecutive successful films like Simhadri, Chatrapathi, Magadheera, and Eega, he solidified his position as a leading director in the South Indian film industry.
In 2015, he directed Baahubali – The Beginning, an Indian epic fantasy action film, followed by its sequel, Baahubali – The Conclusion in 2017, establishing himself as a leading director nationally. In his 17 year career, Rajamouli has won three National Awards and three Nandi Awards for his films and four Filmfare awards for Best Director, as well as the Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy National Award.
He is known for his larger than life films which still carry the emotions to connect audiences around the world.