11 November 1898|
|Died||2 July 1969
He entered the cinema industry during the silent era, where he was introduced by R. S. Prakash in 1921. He later acted in Ramadasu (1933) of Ghantasala Balaramayya. He got a good name for portraying the role of Vidura in Draupadi Vastrapaharanam (1936) from Saraswati Talkies. He acted in Kanakatara, Balayogini, Dharmangada, Ratnamala, and Laila Majnu and played various roles.
He joined Vinoda Pictures as an accountant and acted in their Devadasu and Shanti films.
- Ramadasu (1933) .... Thanisha
- Balayogini (1936/I)
- Draupadi Vastrapaharanam (1936) ... Vidura
- Kanakatara (1937)
- Chandika (1940)
- Ratnamala (1947)
- Dharmangada (1949)
- Laila Majnu (1949)
- Shanti (1952)
- Devadasu (1953) .... Dharmanna
- Sahajanata Aarani Satyanarayana, Tolinati Gramophone Gayakulu by Modali Nagabhushana Sharma, Creative Links Publications, Hyderabad, 2010, pp. 36-7.