Samudrala Raghavacharya

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Samudrala Raghavacharya
Born Samudrala Venkata Raghavacharyulu
19 July 1902
Repalle, Andhra Pradesh, India
Died 16 March 1968
Occupation Screenwriter
Years active 1937-1968
Children Samudrala Ramanujacharya (Son)

Samudrala Raghavacharya (19 July 1902 – 16 March 1968), also known as Samudrala Senior, was an Indian film screenwriter, dialogue writer, lyricist, playback singer, director, and producer known for his works in Telugu cinema.[1][2] Samudrala Senior made his screen debut in 1937, and known for his collaborations with Ghantasala.[3][4]

Personal life

Samudrala Raghavacharya was born in 1902, in Pedapulivarru, Repalle Taluk, Andhra Pradesh, India.[1][2]

Filmography

Writer

  1. Kanakatara (1937) (debut) (dialogues and lyrics)
  2. Gruhalakshmi (1938)
  3. Vande Mataram (1939) (dialogue)
  4. Sumangali (1940) (dialogue)
  5. Devata (1941) (dialogue)
  6. Bhakta Potana (1942) (story and dialogue)
  7. Garuda Garvabhangam (1943) (dialogue)
  8. Palnati Yudham (1947) (dialogue) (screen adaptation)
  9. Ratnamala (1947)
  10. Yogi Vemana (1947)
  11. Mana Desam (1949) (dialogue)
  12. Laila Majnu (1949/I) (adaptation) (dialogue)
  13. Swapna Sundari (1950)
  14. Navvite Navaratnalu (1951)
  15. Chandirani (1953)
  16. Bratuku Theruvu (1953) (dialogue) (story)
  17. Devadasu (1953) (dialogue and screen adaptation)
  18. Vipra Narayana (1954) (dialogues and lyrics)
  19. Donga Ramudu (1955) (lyrics)
  20. Jayasimha (1955) (dialogue) (story)
  21. Jayam Manade (1956) (dialogue) (story)
  22. Kanakatara (1956)
  23. Sarangadhara (1957) (adaptation) (dialogue)
  24. Vinayaka Chaviti (1957)
  25. Bhookailas (1958)
  26. Batasari (1961) (screen adaptation, dialogues and lyrics)
  27. Pandava Vanavasam (1961)
  28. Seetarama Kalyanam (1961) (dialogue)
  29. Lava Kusha (1963)
  30. Nartanasala (1963) (adaptation) (dialogue)
  31. Babruvahana (1964) (dialogue) (story)
  32. Shri Krishna Pandaviyam (1966)
  33. Bhakta Prahlada (1967)
  34. Shri Krishnavataram (1967)
  35. Sree Ramakatha (1968)

Director

  1. Babruvahana (1964)
  2. Bhakta Raghunath (1960)
  3. Vinayaka Chaviti (1957)

Producer

  1. Devadasu (1953) (producer)
  2. Shanti (1952) (producer)
  3. Strisahasam (1951/I) (producer)

Playback singer

  1. Bhakta Raghunath (1960) (playback singer)

References

  1. ^ a b Rajadhyaksha, Ashish; Willemen, Paul (10 July 2014). "Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema". Routledge – via Google Books. 
  2. ^ a b Krishnamoorthy, Suresh (14 January 2015). "50 years on, Pandava Vanavaasam is still appealing" – via The Hindu. 
  3. ^ "Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao". 
  4. ^ Narasimham, M. L. (11 September 2014). "SANTHOSHAM (1955)" – via The Hindu. 

External links

  • Samudrala Raghavacharya on IMDb
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