Praveen Sattaru

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Praveen Sattaru
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Praveen Sattaru in Cinivaram, Ravindra Bharathi, Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
OccupationFilm Director
Software engineer
Years active2010-present
Spouse(s)Archana Sattaru

Praveen Sattaru is an Indo-American film director, screenwriter and producer, known for his works in Telugu cinema.[1][2] He made his directorial debut with the 2011 film, Life Before Wedding:LBW. In 2014, he directed the critically acclaimed anthology film, Chandamama Kathalu which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Praveen Sattaru was born in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, India. He holds MS degree in Chip Designing, and has worked as SAP consultant in IBM for about 10 years. He is an Indian immigrant to the United States. He is married to Archana Sattaru.[4]


Year Film Language Director(s) Producer(s) Writer(s) Notes
2019 Untiltled Pullela Gopichand Biopic Telugu & Hindi Yes No Yes Pre Production
2017 PSV Garuda Vega 126.18M Telugu Yes No Yes Released on 3 November
2016 Guntur Talkies Telugu Yes No Yes
2014 Chandamama Kathalu Telugu Yes Yes Yes National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu
2012 Routine Love Story Telugu Yes Yes Yes
2011 Life Before Wedding:LBW Telugu Yes Yes Yes Debut Film


It is announced that Praveen Sattaru along with Deva Katta will be directing Baahubali: Before The Beginning for Netflix.



  1. ^ IANS (16 April 2014). "Film industry not a place to make money: Praveen Sattaru (Interview)".
  2. ^ "Praveen Sattaru". IMDb.
  3. ^ Sangeetha Devi Dundoo. "Praveen Sattaru feels vindicated". The Hindu.
  4. ^ "Praveen Sattaru was an SAP consultant". The Times of India.