Sukumar is an Indian film maker predominantly working in Telugu films. Sukumar hails from East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. After finishing the studies, he worked as a maths lecturer in Junior College for a while before foraying into films. He worked as an associate and assistant director for movies Manasichi Choodu, Kshemanga Velli Labhanga Randi, Hanuman Junction and Dil.
Sukumar’s debut movie as the director was Arya with Allu Arjun which was was a blockbuster and trendsetter. His next movie Jagadam was a box-office failure but received wider critical acclaim. Currently, Sukumar is busy shooting for NTR’s Nannaku Prematho which is slated for early 2016 release. The most popular films of Sukumar are Arya, Arya 2, Jagadam, 1 Nenokkadine and 100% Love. Sukumar was bestowed with a Nandi Award, a Film fare Award and KV Reddy Award.