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Bharat Nalluri

Last updated 05 March 2013

Bharat Nalluri


Bharat Nalluri is a British television director, best known for his work with the independent production company Kudos Film & Television in the 2000s and early 2010s. 

For Kudos, he has directed episodes of Spooks, Life on Mars, Hustle (which he also helped to conceive), and Outcasts: all for transmission on BBC One. 

Nalluri has worked in film, including directing The Crow: Salvation in 2000. He also served as second unit director on the films Resident Evil (2002) and Alien vs. Predator (2004). He directed a miniseries for HBO called Tsunami: The Aftermath, broadcast in December 2006.

Nalluri was born in Repalle of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh, India. He grew up in Newcastle upon Tyne, where he attended Eastcliffe Grammar School. He then attended the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle, with Paul Anderson, for 6th Form. He sang, for a number of years, in a soul/funk band called The Money Spiders.

In 2007, Nalluri finished directing the feature film Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day. It had a limited theatrical release in the U.S. on March 7, 2008.