Thammareddy Bharadwaj is a well-known Director, a producer in Telugu Cinema and is the man who is highly influential in shifting the Telugu industry from Chennai to Hyderabad. His father Thammareddy Krishnamurthy was a famous producer in Tollywood who produced films with star heroes NTR, ANR and Shoban Babu.
His brother Lenin Babu was also a noted Director. After completing his Engineering from Osmania University, Thammareddy worked as a Civil Engineer in the Irrigation department before entering into the films. Films weren’t his initial choice but became producer accidentally.
Thammareddy’s first film as a producer was Kothalarayudu with Chiranjeevi playing the lead role and his second movie is Mogudu Kavali with Chiranjeevi as well. These both movies were stupendous hits and helped Chiranjeevi to reach greater heights as he was in the initial stages of his career. Post delivering few hits as a producer, Thammareddy Bharadwaj turned Director with Manmadha Samrajyam. Most popular films of Thammareddy Bharadwaj include Swarnakka, Anthapuram, Pothe Poni, Alajadi, One by Two and Pachani Samsaram. His films Swarankka, Anthapuram and Pothe Poni fetched Nandi Awards.