Posts Tagged ‘Andra’

Books: Telugu students: Mr. Gollapudi Maruthi Rao recommends

In Books, India, Lists on ஜூலை 1, 2009 at 3:12 முப

Earlier: Gollapudi Maruthi Rao picks Best Telugu Movies

1.Ekaveera: Novel by Viswanatha Satyanarayana (It was made into a film eventually.)

2.Chivaraku Migiledi: Novel by Butchi Babu

3.Alapajeevi: Novel by Ra.Vi.Sastry

4.Mahaprastnam: Modern verse by Sri Sri

5.Anubhavalu-Gnapakaalu: Sripada Subrahamanya Sastry (Reminiscences)

6.Amrutam Kurisina Ratri: Modern Verse by Bala ganagadhara Tilak.

7.Kanya Sulkam: Play by Gurazada Apparao

8.Varavikrayam: Play by Kallakuri Narayana Rao

9.Kallu: Play by Gollapudi Maruthi Rao (Sahitya Akadami Award and Best Script Nandi Award)

10.Sayamkalamaindi: Novel by Gollapudi Maruthi Rao – Sahitya Akadami Award as the best Novel.

11. Himajwala: Novel by Vaddera Chandidas

12. Stories of Kodavatiganti Kutumbarao

13.Stories of Tripuraneni Gopichand

14. Keishna Paksham by Devulapalli Krishna Sastry

Gollapudi Maruthi Rao picks Best Telugu Movies

In India, Lists, Movies, Music on ஜூன் 18, 2009 at 1:52 பிப

1. Yogi Vemana: Directed by K.V.Reddy (Vauhini Films) Featuring Chittooor Nagayya, M.V.Rajamma

2. Laila Majnu: A great movie that made waves as a love story. Featuring Akkineni , Bhanumati; Music:Subbaraman; Director:P.S.Ramakrishna; Bharani Films

3. Shavukaru: The first realistic movie and the first movie produced by Vijaya Pictures, Director: L.V.Prasad; Featuring N.T.Rama Rao, Janaki (First film for both)

4. Deeksha: Directed by K.S.Prakasarao. A children’s film which was a resounding hit. Atreya wrote his first ever lyric in it. Featuring G.Varalakshmi and new actor Ramagopal (This was his first and his last film)

5. Devadas: A legendary movie. Though this film was made any number of times in Indian cinema, it is said that Devadas is the best. Directed by Vedantam Raghaviah, Music:Subbaraman. When he died during its making, his asst. M.S.Viswanathan made the history with the song “Jagame Maya”. Production: Vinoda Films.

6. Malleswari: An astounding period drama based on a fiction story by Palagummi Padmaraju. Featuring: N.T.Rama Rao, Bhanumati; Director: B.N.Reddi. It is known for everlasting melodies of S.Rajeswara Rao, music director and Devulapalli Krishna Sastry, Lyricist.

7. Vipranarayana: The story of famous Alwar Tondar Adi Podi Alwar. Featuring Akkineni and Bhanumati. Directed by P.S. Ramakrishna, Music: S.Rajeswararao.

8. Maya Bazar: All time great Children’s Film, it is said. By K.V.Reddi. For N.T.Rama Rao, it is the beginning of mythological metamorphosis. Featuring N.T.Ramarao, Akkineni, S.V.Ranagarao, Savitri. Produced by Vijaya Pictures.

9. Mooga Manasulu: A nostalgic love story with a myth and romance that is platonic. Featuring Akkineni, Savitri. Directed by Adurthi Subbarao. Produced by Babu Movies.

10.  Manushulu Marali: A neo-realistic story with leftist ideology, an adaptation of a Malayalam Movie. A thought provoking theme. Featuring Sarada, for which she received the National Award. Directed by V. Madhusudanarao

11. Pratighatana: Another realistic movie. A path breaking movie. Featuring Vijaya Santi. Directed by Krishna. Produced by Usha Kiron Movies.

12. Sankarabharanam: Directed by K.Vishwanath, Produced by Edida Nageswara Rao. Made waves all over the country. Featuring J.V.Somayajulu and Manju Bharagavi. Production: Poornodaya Art Creations

13. Swati Muthyam: Directed by K. Viswanath, Produced by Edida Nageswara Rao. Production: Poornodaya Creations, featuring Kamal Haasan and Radhika

14.  Sakshi: Directed by Bapu. Written by Mullapudi, featuring Krishna and Vijaya Nirmala.

15. Osey Ramulamma: By Dasari Narayana Rao, it reflects the change of ideology and social revolt. Featuring Dasari, Vijaya Santhi.

16. Aitee: Just Yellow Private Limited. Directed by Neelkantham. New wave cinema.

17. Shiva: By Ram Gopal Varma. A departure from hackneyed cinema. Violence and retribution as a melodrama of youth has been employed.