A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

AS Ravi Kumar Chowdhary

A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary is an Indian Film director. He works mostly in the Telugu film industry and is famous for his films Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitham (2014) and Aatadista (2008). He gained recognition for his work with popular Tollywood stars like Nandamuri Balakrishna, Gopichand, and Sai Dharam Tej.


A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary was born on 25 August in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He pursued his graduation at JKC College, Guntur. He represented his college at the state level and won all the competitions.

Physical Appearance

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown


Parents & Siblings

There is not much information about his parents. He has a sister Venkata Lakshmi who is a TDP leader from Port Blair.

Wife & Children

A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary is married to Naga Bindhu. The couple has a daughter, Rugveda.

A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary's wedding picture

A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary’s wedding picture


A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary follows Hinduism.



In 1994, A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary started his career in the Telugu film industry as an assistant director to Sagar for the film Amma Donga (1995). For the next 10 years, he worked with Sagar. In between, he also worked on the Telugu film Nee Kosam (1999) with the director Seenu Vytla. He made his debut as a director in 2002, with the Telugu film Manasutho, but that film was a Box office flop, but later in 2004, he directed Yagnam which became a big hit. Chowdary has directed many films including Jeevitham (2014), Aatadista (2008), and Soukhyam (2015). He has also directed a television show Dondu Donde (2016). He has worked with famous actors of the south industry like T. Gopichand and Brahmanandam.

Ravi Kumar Chowdary at the promotion of his film Thiragabadara Saami (2023)

Ravi Kumar Chowdary at the promotion of his film Thiragabadara Saami (2023)


He worked as a writer for music director Chakravarthy and also wrote for the film Athanu (2001) with Sai Kumar.


Chowdary kisses Mannara Chopra

In August 2023, during an event for the promotion of his film Thiragabadara Saami (2023), while being clicked by the paparazzi, A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary pulled Mannara Chopra closer and kissed her on the cheek, totally leaving the actress uncomfortable. The actress brushed off the incident with a nervous laugh but the video went viral on social media leaving the netizens angry. Mannara Chopra, the cousin of the famous Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, did not give any clarification on the issue. Meanwhile, people on social slammed Ravi Kumar for his action and compared the whole incident with a similar situation faced by the south actress Kajal Aggarwal when she was kissed on stage by cinematographer Chota K Naidu without consent. The people reacted by saying there is no professionalism film industry and they should understand the meaning of consent. [1]Pinkvilla A few days after the incident took place, A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary in an interview said,

My intention was purely driven by affection and not by any inappropriate motives. The kiss was not meant to be passionate and I intended no harm.”

He also said that Mannara herself did not express any problem and criticized people for overreacting to the situation. [2]Tupaki


  • In 2015, he won the Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer for the Telugu film Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitham (2014).


  • Director:   Subhash Ghai
  • Film Genre: In-depth emotional films


  • He  gained huge success in extracurricular activities during college therefore the college supported him financially and encouraged him to sharpen his skills in these activities.


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