KV Vijayendra Prasad (Koduri Venkata Vijayendra Prasad) is an established screenwriter and a director. Vijayendra Prasad, the father of ace director SS Rajamouli and uncle of veteran music director MM Keeravani, began his career as a story writer with Nagarjuna’s Janaki Ramudu, directed by K Raghavendra Rao.
Most of Vijayendra Prasad’s movie turned out to be biggest blockbusters. Some of his best movies for which Vijayendra Prasad penned the script are Samarasimha Reddy, Simhadri, Gharana Alludu, Chatrapathi, Sye, Vikramarkudu and the biggest blockbusters of India, Baahubali – The Beginning and Bhajrangi Bhaijaan.
The veteran writer has also directed two movies Srikrishna 2006 and Rajanna. Rajanna film has won the State Nandi award under the Best feature film category and Bhajrangi Bhaijaan has won Filmfare, Screen Awards and Sony Guild Awards for the Best Story.