Santosh Srinivas is a director, screenwriter, and cinematographer who works primarily in Telugu cinema. He directed Kandireega which featured Ram Pothineni in lead role.
Santosh was born and brought up in Vishakhapatnam. He completed his schooling and graduation in Vishakhapatnam.
He started his career as a cinematographer. He worked as cinematographer for films that include Khatarnak, Takkari, Rainbow. Then he got a chance as a director for Kandireega from producer Bellamkonda Suresh which features Ram Pothineni and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles. He planned a movie with Pothineni with the same cast and crew of Kandireega which didn't enter production. Later he started Rabhasa featuring N. T. Rama Rao Jr and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in lead roles.