Suddala Ashok Teja

Suddala Ashok Teja (born Gurram Ashok Teja; 4 April 1954) is an Indian poet and lyricist known for his work in Telugu cinema and Telugu literature.[3] He has written lyrics for over 2200 songs.[1] He won the National Film Award for Best Lyrics for the song "Nenu saitam" from Tagore (2004).[4]

Suddala Ashok Teja
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Teja in 2010
Born
Gurram Ashok Teja[1]

(1954-04-04) 4 April 1954 (age 67)
Suddala village, Hyderabad State (now Telangana), India[2]
Occupation
  • Poet
  • lyricist
Spouse(s)Nirmala
Parent(s)
AwardsNational Film Award for Best Lyrics

Early lifeEdit

Suddala Ashok Teja was born in Suddala village of Jangaon district, Telangana to Telugu poet Suddala Hanmanthu and his wife Janakamma.[2] Both his parents took part in the Telangana Rebellion, fighting against the Nizam of Hyderabad.[1] He has two brothers and a sister; Prabhakar Teja, Sudhakar Teja and Racha Bharathi.

CareerEdit

Ashok Teja worked as a government teacher in Bandalingapur, Medipally and Metpally villages of Karimnagar district before coming into the Telugu film industry. He started writing lyrics ever since he was a child. His nephew Uttej a well known character artiste in Telugu films helped him to get a first chance in films. He became popular after penning the lyrics for the films Osey Ramulamma and Ninne Pelladutha during the years 1996–1997.[5]

He won the National Film Award for Best Lyrics in the year 2003 for his song Nenu Saitham in the movie Tagore (2003),[6] it is based on Sri Sri's 'Nenu Saitham' from Mahaprasthanam. He is the third writer to win this award after Sri Sri for his "Telugu veera levaraa" in Alluri Sitaramaraju and Veturi for his "Raalipoye puvva neeku ragaalenduke" in "Matrudevobhava". He wrote over 2200 songs for 1250 movies and 2500 private songs till 2017.He won SIIMA Award for Best Lyricist (Telugu) in 2018 for Vachinde song from Fidaa (2017).

Personal lifeEdit

Ashok Teja is married to Nirmala.[7] He has two sons and a daughter.[citation needed]

FilmographyEdit

  • All songs, Movie name: Aa Aiduguru (2014 film)
  • Nijamena,Movie name: Jai Bolo Telangana
  • Inumulo Oo Hrudayam Molichene,Movie Name: Robo(Telugu)
  • Oo Mara Manishi,Movie Name: Robo(Telugu)
  • Oorori Mavayyo,Movie Name: Dongala Bandi
  • Nelaku Jarene Chandamama,Movie Name: Dongala Bandi
  • Agnigundam,Movie Name: Dhee Ante Dhee
  • Yey Mister Ninne,Movie Name: Homam
  • Ye Pagale,Movie Name: Homam
  • Pedavikidem Kasiro,Movie Name: Homam
  • Magaallu Mee Maatalo,Movie Name: Homam
  • Katti Naaku Gucchadammo,Movie Name: Homam
  • Homam Yuddham,Movie Name: Homam
  • Style Style,Movie Name: Aatadista
  • Sakhude Sakhude,Movie Name: Naamanasukemayindi
  • Ee Madhu Bala,Movie Name: Evarinaina Eduristha
  • Vedane,Movie Name: Gauthama Budha
  • Yeda Yedalo,Movie Name: Gauthama Budha
  • Maisamma,Movie Name: Maisamma IPS
  • Asale Chalikala,Movie Name: Mr and Mrs Sailaja Krishna Murthy
  • Regumullole,Movie Name: Chandamama
  • Kamala Pandu,Movie Name: Veedu Maamulodu Kaadu
  • O Bapu Nuvve Ravai,Movie Name: Shankar Dada Zindabad
  • Manishiki Yenduku,Movie Name: Himsinche 23va Raju Pulikesi
  • Yen Chilako,Movie Name: Toss
  • Baava Muripinchana,Movie Name: Bhukailas
  • Sommunu,Movie Name: Raju Bhai
  • Neekosam Pilla,Movie Name: Raju Bhai
  • Lothe Teliyanide,Movie Name: Raju Bhai
  • Korameenu,Movie Name: Raju Bhai
  • Kantipapa Kasirinda,Movie Name: Raju Bhai
  • Guchi Guchi,Movie Name: Raju Bhai
  • Evare Nuvvu,Movie Name: Raju Bhai
  • Evare Nuvvu Remix,Movie Name: Raju Bhai
  • Chalta Chalta,Movie Name: Raju Bhai
  • Vaaji Vaaji,Movie Name: Sivaji
  • Sahana,Movie Name: Sivaji
  • Ra Ra Ante,Movie Name: Atili Sattibabu LKG
  • Ee Chali Galullona,Movie Name: Atili Sattibabu LKG
  • Yeppudu Chappudu,Movie Name: Manasutho
  • Holi Holi,Movie Name: Kushi
  • Nunugu Meesala,Movie Name: Kubusum
  • Ningikegisinara,Movie Name: Kubusum
  • Neeli Megahalalo,Movie Name: Kubusum
  • Indrudu Eetakallu,Movie Name: Kubusum
  • Aha Allari,Movie Name: Khadgam
  • Ye Marugelaraa O Raghava,Movie Name: Kaasi
  • Punnami Jabili,Movie Name: Kaasi
  • Patchi Venna,Movie Name: Kaasi
  • Marugelaraa O Raghava,Movie Name: Kaasi
  • Kottu Kottu,Movie Name: Kaasi
  • Arere Yemaindo,Movie Name: Kaasi
  • Bhama Neetho,Movie Name: Intlo Srimathi Veedhilo Kumari
  • Nuvvu Yaadikelthe,Movie Name: Girl Friend
  • Bangaaru Kalla.ra,Movie Name: Murari
  • Alanati Rama Chandrudu.ra,Movie Name: Murari
  • Malli Malli Nito,Movie Name: Dhanush
  • Bhaj Dekh,Movie Name: Charminar
  • Aagadu,Movie Name: Chalo Assembly
  • Mudda Banthi,Movie Name: Ninnu Choodalani
  • Sirimalle Puvvalle,Movie Name: Leelamahal Center
  • Paramapavana,Movie Name: Leelamahal Center
  • Galiki Theliyani,Movie Name: Leelamahal Center
  • Chitti Chilakamma,Movie Name: Leelamahal Center
  • Balamanemmo,Movie Name: Leelamahal Center
  • Oni Merupulu,Movie Name: Madhumasam
  • Subhash Chandra Bose,Movie Name: Subash Chandra Bose
  • Neredu Pallu,Movie Name: Subash Chandra Bose
  • Thittu,Movie Name: Sri Srimati Sathyabhama
  • Sathya,Movie Name: Sri Srimati Sathyabhama
  • Mera,Movie Name: Sri Srimati Sathyabhama
  • Yemandi,Movie Name: Sivani
  • Nenemi chetanu,Movie Name: Shiv Shankar
  • Krishna nuvvu raaku,Movie Name: Shiv Shankar
  • Vagalaadi,Movie Name: Sardukupodam Randi
  • Kithaikthalu,Movie Name: Samba
  • Vallantha Tullintha,Movie Name: Sakutumba Saparivara Sametam
  • Pachi Venna,Movie Name: Sakutumba Saparivara Sametam
  • Manasantha Manasupadi,Movie Name: Sakutumba Saparivara Sametam
  • Love Is The Feeling Of Life,Movie Name: Sakutumba Saparivara Sametam
  • Anda Chandala,Movie Name: Sakutumba Saparivara Sametam
  • Tamala paku nemali soku,Movie Name: Dil
  • Yudham Yudha,Movie Name: Encounter
  • Palle Tellavaarutunnadaa,Movie Name: Encounter
  • Ooru Vaada Akkallaaraa,Movie Name: Encounter
  • Isdesh,Movie Name: Jenda
  • Pada Pada Nee,Movie Name: Jabili
  • Jolly Jolly College,Movie Name: Jabili
  • Ganga Yamuna Godari,Movie Name: Jabili
  • Chiguraku Yevaro,Movie Name: Jabili
  • Oka Poovula,Movie Name: Naa Oopiri
  • Oka Merupe,Movie Name: Naa Oopiri
  • Ammo Ammammo,Movie Name: Satyam Shivam Sundaram
  • O_MALLEPUVVURA,Movie Name: Pellam Oorelithe
  • Yedura Ledinka,Movie Name: Rayalseema Ramanna Choudary
  • Ramanna Ramanna,Movie Name: Rayalseema Ramanna Choudary
  • Buchimallu Buchimallu,Movie Name: Rayalseema Ramanna Choudary
  • Hey Manasa,Movie Name: Chinnodu
  • Chinnari,Movie Name: Chinnodu
  • Bangaru Chilaka,Movie Name: Raaraju
  • Rampa Chiku,Movie Name: Raana Old
  • Uncle Uncle Little Sta,Movie Name: Uncle
  • Gitarai Ne Padanaa,Movie Name: Uncle
  • Evaru Nuvvu,Movie Name: Vijayaramaraju
  • Adugu Aduguna,Movie Name: Vijayaramaraju
  • Adigadigo vastunnadu,Movie Name: Veede
  • Suryude Selavni,Movie Name: Stalin
  • Hayire Hayire,Movie Name: Room Mates
  • Hayire Hayire,Movie Name: Room Mates
  • Maataltho Swarale,Movie Name: Amma Cheppindi
  • Undipo Nesthama,Movie Name: Asthram
  • O Hanumanthu,Movie Name: Hanumanthu
  • Ramayya Ramayya,Movie Name: Hanumanthu
  • Jagadeka Veeruniga,Movie Name: Sri Krishna
  • Varevva,Movie Name: Ranam
  • Hylessa,Movie Name: Sri Ramadaasu
  • Holi Holi,Movie Name: Sree
  • Aaku Chaatu Pindelam,Movie Name: Fools
  • Jabilipaina,Movie Name: Paandu
  • Ninnemo Paaparo,Movie Name: Seenugadu Chiranjeevi Fan
  • Chiluka Pada Pada,Movie Name: Chandramukhi
  • Andala Aakashamantha,Movie Name: Chandramukhi
  • Jimmu Choodu,Movie Name: Ayodhya
  • Chodo Chodo,Movie Name: Ayodhya
  • Raghavendrudu,Movie Name: Apple
  • Paila Pachisu Pilla,Movie Name: Apple
  • Nuvva Nuvva,Movie Name: Apple
  • Money Money,Movie Name: Apple
  • Maa Colonylo,Movie Name: Apple
  • Maylu Maylu,Movie Name: Bunny
  • Kanapada leda,Movie Name: Bunny
  • Kallallo Draksha Rasam,Movie Name: Bobby
  • Papa Ro,Movie Name: Vijayendra Varma
  • Nee Pere Tanapyna,Movie Name: Vishnu
  • Ravoi Chandamama,Movie Name: Vishnu
  • Em chesavo, Movie Name: Yagnam
  • All songs,Movie Name: 6 Teens
  • Toofan Ayi Nuvvu Ravali Ra,Movie Name: Apthudu
  • Palle palleku Untavu Kapala,Movie Name: Apthudu
  • Kallu Terichi Choosa,Movie Name: Political Rowdy
  • Are Pachi Pachiga – Movie Name: Political Rowdy
  • Rayala seema Ramanna Chowdary – title song and other songs
  • Vishnu – Raavoyi chanda mama
  • Yagnam – Tongi Tongi choodamoku chandamama
  • Badrachalam – Okate jananam Okate maranam
  • Pandurangadu – Matrudevo bhava anna maaata
  • Girlfriend – Nuvu Yadikelthe Aadikastha suvarna
  • Chandamama – Regumullole
  • Kante Koothurne Kanu
  • Khadgam – Aha Allari
  • Murari – Bangaaru kalla buchamma
  • Tagore – 2003 – Nenu Saitham
  • OkaTO number kurraaDu – Nemali kannodaa
  • Osey Ramulamma – 1997 – 6 songs
  • Ninne Pelladutha – 1996 – Naa mogudu raampyaari
  • Fidaa - 2017 - Vachhinde
  • Bevars - 2018 - Talli talli
  • Falaknuma Das -2019- "Paye Paye""
  • Palasa 1978 - 2020 - "Kalavathi Kalavathi"
  • Radha Krishna - 2021 - "Nirmala Bomma"
  • Love Story - 2021 - "Saranga Dariya"
  • RRR - 2021- three songs
  • Republic - 2021- "Jor Se"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "శ్రీశ్రీని ఆవాహన చేసుకున్నా!". Eenadu. 26 April 2018. Archived from the original on 26 April 2018. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Tollywood lyric writer Suddala Ashok Teja to undergo liver transplant". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  3. ^ "60th Anniversary Of The Struggle Celebrated". Pd.cpim.org. 23 July 2006. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Suddala Ashok Teja". thetelugufilmnagar.com. Telugu Film Nagar. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Suddala Ashok Teja Interview by Telugu Cinema | సుద్దాల అశోక్ తేజ". Suddala.wordpress.com. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  6. ^ "The Hindu : National : Newcomer bags award for feature film". Hinduonnet.com. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Metro Plus Hyderabad / Personality : Aali neeku dandame". The Hindu. 5 October 2004. Archived from the original on 22 November 2005. Retrieved 1 December 2016.

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