Most of his movies have had big stars in the lead. He was well noticed with his first movie Aadi, a blockbuster. Watching his directorial capabilities, Balakrishna offered him Chennekeshava Reddy. He then made a youthful film called Dil that established Dil Raju, a highly successful producer today in the Telugu film industry.Vinayak also won many accolades after directing Chiranjeevi's Tagore.
Then, he did Samba with Jr. NTR, and Bunny with Allu Arjun, tasting success both times. His 2006 flick Lakshmi with ....