Gangaraju Gunnam

Gangaraju Gunnam is an Indian film producer, director and writer known for his works in Telugu cinema and Television. He received two National Film Awards for his productions Aithe and Bommalata, and he also won five three state Nandi Awards. His other notable works include Little Soldiers (written, directed and produced), Anukokunda Oka Roju (produced) and Amma Cheppindi (written and directed). He has also created the sitcom Amrutham. He owns the film production company Just Yellow Media.[1]

Gangaraju Gunnam
Born (1955-10-19) 19 October 1955 (age 66)
OccupationFilm director, writer, producer
WebsiteGunnam Gangaraju


Gunnam Ganga Raju was born and brought up in Kakinada. He studied up to 6th standard in St. Josephs Convent in Kakinada. He then received a Government of India scholarship and got into Hyderabad Public School. He finished his schooling and wanted to do medicine, but never got through. He waited for one year and joined BA English at Andhra Loyola College in Vijayawada. But he was removed from college in the second year as the entire English medium students went for a strike. Then he discontinued studies and worked as a door to door sales representative for Navbharath Cigarettes. Then he did his Bachelor of Arts privately. He joined Master of Arts and completed it. During that time He also wrote Probationary officers in State Bank of India.[2] He is an Atheist.[3]


National Film Awards
Nandi Awards[6]





Art DirectorEdit


  • Amrutham (2001–2007; 313 episodes)
  • Nanna (2003–2004; 89 episodes)
  • Radha Madhu (2006–2008; 450 episodes)
  • (2006–2007; 200 episodes)
  • Laya (2008–2010; 321 episodes)
  • Adagaka Ichina Manasu (2011; Stopped after 60 episodes)
  • Edureetha (2011)
  • Prathibinbam (2014–2015)


  1. ^ Gunnam Gangaraju - Telugu Cinema interview - Telugu film producer and director
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 November 2006. Retrieved 22 June 2007.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "SS Rajamouli on Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, being an atheist and his love for cinema- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  4. ^ "51st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 15 March 2012.
  5. ^ "53rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 19 March 2012.
  6. ^ "నంది అవార్డు విజేతల పరంపర (1964–2008)" [A series of Nandi Award Winners (1964–2008)] (PDF) (in Telugu). Information & Public Relations of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Nandi TV Awards G.O and Results 2007". APSFTVTDC. Retrieved 23 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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