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Ram Gopal Varma


Ram Gopal Varma was born in Hyderabad, the capital city of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. He initially was a video store owner before eventually becoming one of India's leading film directors. A film buff during his youth, Varma would watch both American and Indian cinema regularly. As a young man, he attended Siddhartha Engineering College ... See full bio »

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Known For

Satya
Satya Director
(1998)
Colorful
Colorful Director
(1995)
Kshana Kshanam
Kshana Kshanam Director
(1991)
Shiva
Shiva Director
(1989)

Filmography

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  Rai (announced)
  Single X (Short) (filming)
  Nuclear
 2018 Officer
 2018 God, Sex and Truth (Short)
 2017 Guns and Thighs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot
 2017 Sarkar 3
 2016 Vangaveeti
 2016 Veerappan
 2016/I Attack
 2015 365 Days
 2014 Ice Cream 2
 2014 Anukshanam
 2014/IV Ice Cream
 2014 Rowdy
 2013 Satya 2
 2012 Bhoot Returns
 2012 Department
 2011 Dongala Mutha
 2010 Rann
 2009 Agyaat
 2008 Phoonk
 2008 Contract
 2007/III Darling
 2007 Nishabd
 2006 Shiva
 2005 Sarkar
 2004 Naach
 2003 Bhoot
 2002 Company
 2000 Jungle
 1999 Prema Katha
 1999 Mast
 1999 Kaun? (as Ramgopal Varma)
 1998 Satya
 1996 Deyyam
 1995 Colorful (as Ramgopal Varma)
 1993 Gaayam
 1992 Drohi
 1992 Antham
 1992 Raat (as Ramgopal Varma)
 1990 Shiva (as Ramgopal Varma)
 1989 Shiva (as Ramgopal Varma)
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Alternate Names:

R. Gopal | Ramgopal Varma | Ram Gopal Verma

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I don't think a writer or director can be credited with success. It all depends on timing. Shahrukh Khan is such a huge star because he's doing the films that suit him. I loved him in _Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995)_, I think it's a very progressive film. Every star is a product of his time. See more »

Trivia:

The first film-maker from South India who carved his own place in Hindi films. See more »

Nickname:

Ramu

Star Sign:

Aries

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