Bharat Nalluri

Bharat Nalluri is a British television director. In 1993, he and producer Richard Johns co-founded Pilgrim Films. Nalluri is 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. He directed the first episodes of all four programmes, playing a major role in establishing the "house style" for each series. In addition to his television work 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), on both occasions working with the director Paul W. S. Anderson. Nalluri also directed a miniseries for HBO called Tsunami: The Aftermath, broadcast in December 2006. This two-part drama told the story of the tragic events that occurred in Thailand in December 2004. It is entirely fictional but is based on interviews and research of the actual event. He was born at Repalle of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh, India. He was brought to England at an early age by his family and 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 ...

The Crow: Salvation (2000)

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Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to avenge the murder of his girlfriend, who he was wrongly accused of killing. But first he must uncover the truth about who really killed her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Eric Mabius  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  William Atherton  •  Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to avenge the murder of his girlfriend, who he was wrongly accused of killing. But first he must uncover the truth about who really killed her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Eric Mabius  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  William Atherton  •  Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

Killing Time (1998)

After the mobster who murdered his partner is acquitted, semicorrupt detective Robert Bryant hires a beautiful female assassin, Maria, to kill him. When he discovers that he cannot afford Maria's services, Bryant is forced to hire another assassin, Madison, to kill ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Kendra Torgan  •  Craig Fairbrass  •  Nigel Leach  •  Peter Harding

After the mobster who murdered his partner is acquitted, semicorrupt detective Robert Bryant hires a beautiful female assassin, Maria, to kill him. When he discovers that he cannot afford Maria's services, Bryant is forced to hire another assassin, Madison, to kill ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Kendra Torgan  •  Craig Fairbrass  •  Nigel Leach  •  Peter Harding

Spooks: The Greater Good (2015)

During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually uncovers a deadly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Kit Harington  •  Jennifer Ehle  •  Lara Pulver  •  Elyes Gabel

During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually uncovers a deadly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Kit Harington  •  Jennifer Ehle  •  Lara Pulver  •  Elyes Gabel

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

London, England, on the eve of World War II. Guinevere Pettigrew, a strict governess who is unable to keep a job, is fired again. Lost in the hostile city, a series of fortunate circumstances lead her to meet Delysia LaFosse, a glamorous and dazzling American jazz ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Amy Adams  •  Lee Pace  •  Ciarán Hinds

London, England, on the eve of World War II. Guinevere Pettigrew, a strict governess who is unable to keep a job, is fired again. Lost in the hostile city, a series of fortunate circumstances lead her to meet Delysia LaFosse, a glamorous and dazzling American jazz ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Amy Adams  •  Lee Pace  •  Ciarán Hinds

The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

In 1843, despite the fact that Dickens is a successful writer, the failure of his latest book puts his career at a crossroads, until the moment when, struggling with inspiration and confronting reality with his childhood memories, a new character is born in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Dan Stevens  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Miriam Margolyes

In 1843, despite the fact that Dickens is a successful writer, the failure of his latest book puts his career at a crossroads, until the moment when, struggling with inspiration and confronting reality with his childhood memories, a new character is born in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Dan Stevens  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Miriam Margolyes

Downtime (1997)

Former police psychologist Rob helps to save young Chrissy when she is about to commit suicide by jumping of 21st-story balcony with her 4-year-old son Jake. When he persuades her to go on a date, they are trapped with Jake in an elevator after a drunken gang ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Paul McGann  •  Susan Lynch  •  Tom Georgeson  •  David Roper

Former police psychologist Rob helps to save young Chrissy when she is about to commit suicide by jumping of 21st-story balcony with her 4-year-old son Jake. When he persuades her to go on a date, they are trapped with Jake in an elevator after a drunken gang ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Paul McGann  •  Susan Lynch  •  Tom Georgeson  •  David Roper

Unsound

A New England state trooper, privately struggling with irreversible hearing loss, is tasked with investigating the prison break of a notorious gang leader. As she digs deeper into the most dangerous case of her career, she uncovers a vast conspiracy that, coupled ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Anna Kendrick

A New England state trooper, privately struggling with irreversible hearing loss, is tasked with investigating the prison break of a notorious gang leader. As she digs deeper into the most dangerous case of her career, she uncovers a vast conspiracy that, coupled ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Anna Kendrick