|Born||Chembolu Sitarama sastri
20 May 1955
Chembolu Sirivennela Sitaramasastri (born 20 May 1955) is an Indian lyricist known for his works in Telugu Cinema. He is a multiple winner of Nandi Award for Best Lyricist 10 times and Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu 3 times. He was the key note speaker at the Telugu Association of North America's celebrations held in Chicago between 2 and 4 July 2009 He is currently the highest paid film lyricist in Andhra Pradesh. Recently, He was also felicitated by the Bay Area Telugu association
The songs of this movie are wonderful and rich in meaning that each of the songs is remembered to this day as landmarks in Telugu film-music.
A particular highlight of the movie is the song Vidhata Thalapuna, sung by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and P. Susheela. The song is about Aum, the most sacred syllable in Hinduism, from which the Veda traditions originated. Other notable songs include Adibhikshuvu Vadinedi Koredhi and Ee gali Ee Nela.
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Awards and honours
|1988||Swarnakamalam||Andela ravamidi padamuladaa|
|1994||Shubha Lagnam||Chilaka ee thoodu leeka|
|1996||Sreekaram||Manasu kaastha kalatha padithe|
|1997||Sindhooram||Ardha Sathabdapu agnananne|
|1999||Prema Katha||Devudu karunistaadani|
|2005||Chakram||Jagamanta kutumbam naadi|
|2008||Gamyam||Enta varaku endu koraku|
- Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu - Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (2005)
- Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu - Gamyam (2008)
- Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu - Mahatma (2009)
- He is a winner of the Bronzed Llama for which he is noted for in his home town of Anakapalli.
- He is honored with Lifetime achievement award in January 2012.
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- Interview with Sirivennela
- Sirivennela on IMDB
- Website on Sirivennela Seetharama Shastry Poetry Analysis
- Trivikram Srinivas speech about Sirivennela Seetarama Sastry Garu
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