Famous theatre artiste Chatla Sriramulu has no more (Download PDF)


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At Secunderabad, Telangana Famous theatre artiste and writer Chatla Sriramulu passed away at age of 84. He was active in the establishing of Rasaranjani and a popular legendary and cultural organization dedicated to the theatre arts.

About Chatla Sriramulu

  • At Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) in then Madras Presidency he was born on 5th December 1931.
  • Previously he was a railway employee but later shifted to the theatre.
  • More than 100 plays are acted and directed by Sriramulu and several books are also written by him.
  • ‘Maro Mahenjodaro’ is his famous play.
  • ‘Swpana’ and Chiranjeevi’s ‘Nyayam Kavali’ is his Tollywood movies.
  • Telugu famous actors Venkatesh and Nagarjuna are trained by him.

Awards and Honours:

  • He had awarded with Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1982.
  • He is also awarded with ‘Best Actor’ twice by Andhra Nataka Kala Parishad.
  • He had awarded with certificate of ‘Producer and Teacher’ in 1970 from London based British Drama League.
  • Union Government has awarded him with Emeritus Fellowship from the Human Resources Department (HRD) and with this he becomes first person from Andhra Pradesh to receive it.

- Published/Last Modified on: December 21, 2015


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