Chakri Toleti

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Chakri Toleti
Born (1981-04-20) 20 April 1981 (age 37)
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Alma mater University of Central Florida
Occupation director
visual effects coordinator
Years active 1983 – 1992
2008 – present

Chakri Toleti (born April 20, 1981) is an Indian American screenwriter, director, actor, and visual effects coordinator known for his works in Tamil cinema, and Hindi cinema.[1][2] Chakri made his directorial debut with the bilingual films Unnaipol Oruvan (2009) and Eeenadu (2009) a remake of Neeraj Pandey's Hindi film, A Wednesday (2008). In 2012, he directed a gangster film Billa II.[3][4]


Chakri Toleti made his acting debut as a child artist in the Telugu film Sagara Sangamam directed by K. Viswanath, and has acted in over fifteen films. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Film and VFX at the University of Central Florida. He re-entered south Indian cinema with the magnum opus, Dasavathaaram.


As director

Year Film Actors Language Notes
2009 Unnaipol Oruvan Kamal Hassan Tamil
2009 Eeenadu Telugu
2012 Billa II Ajith Kumar Tamil
2018 Welcome to New York Sonakshi Sinha, Diljit Dosanjh Hindi
2018 Kolaiyuthir Kaalam Nayantara Tamil Post Production
2018 Khamoshi Tamannaah Bhatia Hindi Post Production

As actor

Year Film Role Language Notes
1983 Sagara Sangamam Photographer Telugu
1985 Chinna Veedu Chakravarthi Tamil
1985 Mayuri Brother of Mayuri Telugu
2008 Dasavathaaram Sairam Tamil
2012 Billa 2 Gangster Tamil


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-07. 
  2. ^ "A Wednesday's Tamil teaser trailer out". Times of India. 11 April 2009. p. 1. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  3. ^ ${FullName} (14 July 2012). "Billa 2 Review – Tamil Movie Review by Rohit Ramachandran". Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Movie Review:Billa-2". Retrieved 9 November 2012. 

External links

  • Kamalji gave me 100 per cent control over Unnaipol Oruvan
  • Interview with Chakri Toleti
  • Chakri Toleti
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