S.S. Rajamouli is one the most successful film directors in Tollywood. He is the son of popular tollywood story writer Vijayendra Prasad. He was introduced as director by K. Raghavendra Rao. His hits include Student No. 1 and Simhadri, both had given success to Jr. NTR. Rajamouli movies do not boast off good story and technical values except the powerful package. He is also the cousin of music directors M. M. Keeravani and Kalyani Malik.
Rajamouli used to TV serials under the guidance of his guru K. Raghavendra Rao. He impressed K. Raghavendra Rao and got the chance to direct Student No. 1.
Rajamouli was attacked in a quarry of hyderabad during Vikramarkudu's shoot and was seriously injured. He has a hand fracture and survived.