V. V. Vinayak (born: Gandrothu Veera Venkata Vinayak) is an Indian film director and screen writer known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema.Vinayak made his film debut with the 2002 melodrama film Aadi starring NTR Jr., upon release the film received positive reviews, and became a box office hit.
Vinayak received the state Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director for his work in the film. The film was subsequently remade in Tamil as Jai. In 2003, Vinayak directed two major box office hits Dil and Tagore starring Chiranjeevi. Tagore was screened at the 2006 IIFA Awards held in Dubai.In 2013, Vinayak directed a Short film to promote Organ Donation