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Kovelamudi Bapayya

K. Bapaiah
Born Kovelamudi Bapayya
Occupation Director

Kovelamudi Bapayya or K. Bapaiah is famous Indian film director.[1] He has directed about 80 films in Telugu and Hindi languages.

Early life

He lost his parents in early childhood and looked after by his paternal uncle K. S. Prakash Rao. He has studied in Vijayawada and Chennai. He has joined under director K. B. Tilak as an apprentice for the films Muddu Bidda, M.L.A. (1957) and Attaa Okinti Kodale.

He started working under Suresh Productions with Tapi Chanakya for their debut film Ramudu Bheemudu (1964). D. Ramanaidu offered him to direct the film Drohi in 1970. Soggadu (1975) blockbuster film in Telugu was later remade in Hindi by Suresh Productions as Dildaar and was a big hit in Northern India.

He has directed about 80 films in Telugu and Hindi languages. Some of the hit films include Eduru Leni Manishi, Soggadu, Mande Gundelu, Mundadugu, Gurusishyulu, and Chattamtho Poratam in Telugu, and Dildaar, Dil Aur Deewar, and Maqsad in Hindi. In Bollywood, he worked mostly with Jeetendra and Mithun Chakraborty.

He has two daughters, both are married.


This is a list of films directed by him.

Year Film Language Cast
1970 Drohi Telugu Kongara Jaggaiah, Vanisree
1973 Memu Manushulame Telugu Krishnam Raju, Jamuna
1974 Urvasi Telugu Sanjeev Kumar, Sharada
1975 Eduruleni Manishi Telugu N.T. Rama Rao, Vanisree
1975 Soggadu Telugu Sobhan Babu, Jayachitra, Jayasudha
1975 Vykunthapaali Telugu Ranganath, Sharada
1977 Charitraheenulu Telugu
1977 Dildaar Hindi Jeetendra, Rekha, Mumtaz
1977 Gadasu Pillodu Telugu Sobhan Babu, Jayasudha
1977 Indradhanusu Telugu Krishna, Sharada
1978 Dil Aur Deewar Hindi Jeetendra, Rekha
1978 Sahasavantudu Telugu N.T. Rama Rao, Vanisree
1978 Yuga Purushudu Telugu N.T. Rama Rao, Jayaprada
1979 Mande Gundelu Telugu Sobhan Babu, Krishna, Chandra Mohan
1980 Bandish Hindi Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini
1980 Takkar Hindi Jeetendra, Rajesh Khanna
1981 Aggi Ravva Telugu N.T. Rama Rao, Sridevi
1981 Agni Poolu Telugu Krishnam Raju, Jayaprada, Jayasudha
1981 Guru Shishyulu Telugu ANR, Krishna, Sridevi, Sujatha
1982 Kaliyuga Ramudu Telugu N.T. Rama Rao, Rati Agnihotri
1982 Naa Desam Telugu N.T. Rama Rao, Jayasudha
1982 Nivuru Gappina Nippu Telugu Krishna, Jayaprada
1982 Sindoor Bane Jwala Hindi Sanjeev Kumar, Sharada
1983 Mawaali Hindi Jeetendra, Jayaprada, Sridevi, Kader Khan, Aruna Irani, Shakti Kapoor
1983 Mundadugu Telugu Sobhan Babu, Krishna, Jayaprada, Sridevi
1984 Daanavudu Telugu Sobhan Babu, Jayasudha
1984 Dandayatra Telugu Sobhan Babu, Jayasudha
1984 Ghar Ek Mandir Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Ranjeeta
1984 Inti Guttu Telugu Chiranjeevi, Nalini
1984 Maqsad Hindi Jeetendra, Rajesh Khanna, Jayaprada, Sridevi
1985 Aaj Ka Daur Hindi Jackie Shroff, Padmini Kolhapure
1985 Chattamtho Poratam Telugu Chiranjeevi, Madhavi, Sumalatha
1985 Pataal Bhairavi Hindi Jeetendra, Jayaprada
1986 Aag Aur Shola Hindi Jeetendra, Sridevi, Mandakini, Ashish
1986 Ghar Sansar Hindi Jeetendra, Sridevi
1986 Vijayam Manade Telugu Krishna, Sridevi
1986 Muddat Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Jayaprada, Padmini Kolhapure
1986 Swarag Se Sunder Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Jeetendra, Jayaprada, Padmini Kolhapure
1987 Himmat Aur Mehanat Hindi Shammi Kapoor, Jeetendra, Poonam, Sridevi, Raj Kiran
1987 Majaal Hindi Jeetendra, Jayaprada, Sridevi
1987 Makutamleni Maharaju Telugu Krishna, Sridevi
1987 Mard Ki Zabaan Hindi Jackie Shroff, Poonam, Kimi Katkar
1987 Waqt Ka Shahenshah Hindi
1987 Maa Oori Magadu Telugu Krishna, Sridevi
1988 Waqt Ki Awaaz Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Sridevi
1988 Charnon Ki Saugandh Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Amrita Singh
1988 Pyar Ka Mandir Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Raj Kiran, Sachan, Suresh Oberoi
1988 Ghayal Sherni Hindi
1988 Kanoon Ki Hathkadee Hindi Krishna, Jayaprada, Sridevi
1988 Sone Pe Suhaaga Hindi Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Poonam, Kimi Katkar, Shakti Kapoor
1989 Sikka Hindi Dharmendra, Jackie Shroff, Dimple Kapadia
1990 Izzatdaar Hindi Dilip Kumar, Govinda, Madhuri Dixit
1990 Pyar Ka Devta Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Madhuri Dixit, Shakti Kapoor
1990 Pyar Ka Karz Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Meenakshi Seshadri
1991 Pyar Hua Chori Chori Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Gouthami, Shikha Swaroop, Shafi Inamdar, Anupam Kher
1992 Kasak Hindi Rishi Kapoor, Chunky Pandey, Neelam
1992 Parda Hai Parda Hindi Chunky Pandey
1995 Diya Aur Toofan Hindi Mithun Chakraborty



External links

  • Internet Movie Database

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