Ramesh Naidu

Pasupuleti Ramesh Naidu (1933–1987) was an Indian film music composer, multi instrumentalist, and singer, known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He garnered the National Film Award for Best Music Direction for the film Megha Sandesam in 1983.[1]

Ramesh Naidu
Born(1933-01-01)1 January 1933
Kondapalli, Madras Presidency, British India (Now in Andhra Pradesh, India)
OriginAndhra Pradesh
Died3 September 1987(1987-09-03) (aged 54)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India (Now Telangana)
GenresFilm score, World music
Occupation(s)Film score composer, music director, singer
Years active1957–1987

He was associated primarily with directors like Dasari Narayana Rao, Vijaya Nirmala and Jandhyala. His major works include Srivariki Premalekha, Sivaranjani, Ananda Bhairavi Meghasandesam, and Swayamkrushi.

Early lifeEdit

He was born in Kondapalli in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh, India. At the age of fourteen, under the guidance of B. R. Chopra, Naidu got trained in music instrumentation and orchestration at the music company H. M. V. His debut film as a music director was for the Marathi film Bandval Pahija.[2]

He was first introduced to Telugu movies in Dampatyam by Krishnaveni. He moved to Bombay again and later to Calcutta. He married a Bengali woman, and worked for about ten years for Bengali, Nepali and Oriya films before returning to Telugu films with the movie Amma Mata in 1972.[3]


National Film Awards
Nandi Awards




  1. ^ "30th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  2. ^ Telugu Songs (Ramesh Naidu's Melodious Songs) on ChimataMusic.com!!
  3. ^ Special story on Tollywood music director Ramesh Naidu Part 1 on YouTube

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