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Type News magazine
Founded 1939
Language Telugu
Headquarters Hyderabad

Anandavani (ఆనందవాణి) was a popular Telugu magazine.[1]


It was started as weekly news magazine by Vuppuluri Kalidasu and Garimella Satyanarayana in 1939. The first issue was released from Madras with coverpage depicting Rajaji on 2 January. It became very popular during the preindependance period. Malladi, Sripada and Munimanikyam and many others contributed regularly. There used to be lively discussions on many social and political issues supporting Indian independence movement.

It was changed to monthly magazine in 1945. The head office was shifted to Hyderabad in 1960.

Srirangam Srinivasa Rao used to organize "Varam Varam" and "Gallanudikattu" columns. Ravuri Venkata Satyanarayana Rao wrote in Kappu Coffee features. Vyasa Publishing House contributed Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bhagavatam written by C. Rajagopalachari. Famous editor M. Chalapati Rao All-in-All as Endaro Mahanubhavulu.

Arudra,[2] Mahankali Srirama Murthy, Andra Seshagiri Rao, Mudda Viswanadham, Srinivasa Shiromani, Vadali Mandeswara Rao and others worked in the editorial board in different periods.


  1. ^ "Anandavani". Press Academy of Andhra Pradesh. Press Academy. 1940. 
  2. ^ "A humanist lyricist". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 17 January 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2002.