Srinu Vaitla is an Indian film director associated with Telugu cinema. He is from the village of Kandulapalem, East Godavari District. His first mainstream movie as a director was Nee Kosam (1999) starring Ravi Teja and Maheswari. Though the movie was an average flick at the box office, it was critically acclaimed. He shot to fame with his second movie Anandam (2001), released in 2001. He made his own impression on the Telugu Cinema comedy. Most importantly, he is known for implementing parabolic narrative for the first time in Indian cinema. This can be observed in his movies Venky, Dhee, Dubai Seenu and Ready. He played cameo in Rainbow and Parama Veera Chakra movies. One of the biggest blockbusters in his career was Dookudu starring Mahesh Babu and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Since Venky, Gopimohan and Kona Venkat have been script writers for his movies.
He worked with top actors in Tollywood like, with Ram, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Venkatesh, Mahesh Babu, Ravi Teja, N. T. Rama Rao Jr., and Ramcharan.