Kona Venkat is an Indian screenwriter, dialogue writer, producer, director, lyricist and actor who works predominantly in the Telugu film industry. Venkat has penned the screenplay and dialogues for over 50 films, and his filmography features several blockbusters. Some of his most popular works include Happy (2006), Ready (2008), Dookudu (2011), Baadshah (2013), Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo (2016), Jai Lava Kusa (2017) and Neevevaro (2018). He has also produced a handful of films, notably Geethanjali (2014), Shankarabharanam (2015), Abhinetri (2016) and Nishabdham (2020). Besides these, Venkat has also directed an unreleased horror film titled Naan Aval Adhu (2008). Notable acting credits include Endukante...Premanta! (2012) and Bruce Lee: The Fighter (2015).