Vijaya Bapineedu

Gutta Bapineedu Chowdary (22 September 1936 – 11 February 2019), better known as Vijaya Bapineedu, was an Indian film screenwriter and director, known for his works predominantly in Telugu Cinema.[2] He started his career as a magazine editor and later directed Maga Maharaju (1983), Gang Leader (1991), and Magadheerudu (1986).

Vijaya Bapineedu
Born
Gutta Bapineedu Chowdary

(1936-09-22)22 September 1936
Died11 February 2019(2019-02-11) (aged 82)[1]
OccupationFilm director
Magazine editor
Years active1981-1999

Personal lifeEdit

Bapineedu was born on 22 September 1936 to Seetha Ramaswamy and Leelavathy in the village of Chataparru near Eluru.[citation needed] He graduated with a B.A. in Mathematics from C.R.R. College in Eluru.[citation needed] Prior to film making he served as an editor for an entertainment magazine Vijaya.[3][4]

DeathEdit

Vijaya Bapineedu died after a battle with Alzheimer's disease at his residence in Hyderabad on 11 February 2019; he was 82.[1]

FilmographyEdit

Director
  1. Dabbu Dabbu Dabbu (1981)
  2. Patnam Vachina Pativrathalu (1982)
  3. Maga Maharaju (1983)
  4. Mahanagaramlo Mayagadu (1984)
  5. Hero (1984)
  6. Bharyamani (1984)
  7. Maharaju (1985)
  8. Krishnagaradi (1985)
  9. Dongallo Dora (1985)
  10. Magadheerudu (1986)
  11. Naku Pellam Kavali (1987)
  12. Khaidi No.786 (1988)
  13. Donga Kollu (1988)
  14. Maharajasri Mayagaadu (1988)
  15. Sumangali (1989)
  16. Zoo Laka Taka (1989)
  17. Mahajananiki Maradalu Pilla (1990)
  18. Gang Leader (1991)
  19. Valu Jada Tolu Beltu (1992)
  20. Seetapathi Chalo Tirupathi (1992)
  21. Big Boss (1995)
  22. Family (1996)
  23. Kodukulu (1998)
Producer
  1. Yavvanam Katesindi (1976)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Veteran film director director Vijaya Bapineedu no more". newindianexpress.com. 13 February 2019. Archived from the original on 19 February 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  2. ^ Burt, Richard (2007). Shakespeares after Shakespeare: an encyclopedia of the Bard in mass media and popular culture. Greenwood Press. p. 195. ISBN 9780313331176. Retrieved 7 April 2012.
  3. ^ Stars : Star Interviews : Exclusive : Interview with Vijayabapineedu Archived 25 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Vijaya Baapineedu – IMDb[unreliable source?]

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