April 20, 1930|
Andhra Pradesh, India
|Died||December 23, 2011|
|Occupation||Dialogue writer, screenwriter, film producer|
|Known for||Alluri Seetharama Raju|
He worked in about 150 films and also wrote several books. Before entering into film industry he worked as journalist for the magazines like Zameen Raithu, Golkonda and Telugu Desam.
Later, he went to Chennai on the basis of a job in Radio station and settled as a writer in film industry. He started off his film career by writing dialogues to dubbed films as he has grip on various languages. His first film was 'Rodhanu Yodhulu', which was the Telugu version of Tamil film 'Sivaganga Seemai' and his first straight Telugu film was NTR's 'Bandipotu' in 1963.
He first met NTR on the sets of 'Mana Desam'. Some of his other films which earned him reputation were 'Sathi Arundhati', 'Kanchukota', 'Niluvu Dhopidi', 'Pethamdaarlu', 'Simhasanam', 'Devudu Chesina Manushulu', etc
Family --- He has three sons and one daughter. His daughter passed away and Among his three sons Tripuraneni Sriprasad (Chitti) is a noted film maker and politician carrying on the legacy of Tripuraneni Maharadhi.
- Bandipotu (1963)
- Kanchukota (1967)
- Niluvu Dopidi (1968)
- Pettandarlu (1970)
- Desoddharakulu (1973)
- Devudu Chesina Manushulu (1973)
- Paadi Pantalu (1976)
- Kurukshetram (1977)
- Ram Robert Raheem (1980)
- Hema Hemeelu (1980)
- Praja Rajyam (1983)
- Simhasanam (1986)
- Santhi Sandesam (2004)
- Rythu Bharatam (1994)
- MPV Ramana (December 23, 2006). "Southscreen.com – All the film News content " Blog Archive " Writer Tripuraneni Maharathi passes away". News.southscreen.com. Retrieved January 22, 2012.
- "Writer Tripuraneni Maharathi passes away". Ndtv.com. December 24, 2011. Retrieved January 22, 2012.