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

A. S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary


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).


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 many competitions related to extra-curricular activities.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

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 politician and a member of the TDP in 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 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. In 2002, he made his directorial debut with the Telugu film Manasutho, but the film was a Box office flop. 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 many famous actors of the south industry like T. Gopichand and Brahmanandam.

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.


Mannara Chopra kiss incident

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 tried to ignore the situation and gave 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, social media users slammed Ravi Kumar for his action and compared the whole incident with a similar situation faced by actress Kajal Aggarwal when she was kissed on stage by cinematographer Chota K Naidu without consent. 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.


In 2015, A. S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary won the Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer for the Telugu film Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitham (2014).



  • 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.