S. S. Rajamouli (born Koduri Srisaila Sri Rajamouli) is an Indian film director, and screenwriter known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema. He is known for directing blockbuster films Magadheera (2009), Eega (2012) and Baahubali (2015). His notable films include the sports drama film Sye, the social problem and masala film, Vikramarkudu, which was screened at the International Film Festival of India in the mainstream section. The melodrama films Maryada Ramanna, and Chhatrapati were remade in various Indian languages, with successful reviews. He has garnered the Star World India, "Entertainer of The Year", and the National Film Award in 2012.