Muppalaneni Shiva is a well known film director in Tollywood Movie Industry. He has directed movies for Major Banners like Suresh Productions, Super Good Films, Sravanthi Movies, Ramakrishna Cine Studios & Etharam films etc., Majority of his movies fared well at box office and generated Money as well. His popular films Taj Mahal, Gillikajjalu, Priya O Priya, Ammayi kosam, Raja, Sandade Sandadi & Sankrathi are most successful and musical entertainers.
Muppalaneni Shiva was born at Bapatla (Guntur Dist.) Andhra Pradesh on 25th November 1968. He studied in
at his native place Narasaya Palem, Completed his graduation at Arts & Science College of Bapatla. During college days he is good at paintings and achieved state level awards in modern art. At that time he got an opportunity to join at Director A.Kodanda Rami Reddy (Popular Telugu Film Director) and worked more than 20 films under his direction with all top stars like ANR, Pamidi Ankamma High School KRISHNA, SHOBHANBABU, KRISHNAMRAJU, CHIRANJEEVI, KAMALHASAN, SRIDEVI Etc., Later on Shiva worked with Director Mutyala Subbaiah and Paruchuri Brothers. In 1994 his dream comes true when superstar Krishna accepted his script to direct a film. The film name is Gharana Alludu Produced by Captain Ankappa Chowdary, Annarao. Shiva got a major break with Suresh Productions Taj Mahal (1995).