Ghantasala Balaramayya

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Ghantasala Balaramayya
Nationality Indian
Occupation director

Ghantasala Balaramayya was a producer, director and actor in Telugu cinema. He is known for introducing actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao to the Telugu film industry in the Prathiba Pictures production, Seetarama Jananam.[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Ghantasala Balaramayya was born in 1906 (Pottepalem, Nellore District) into a Brahmin family. He started his career as a stage singer and later started to produce & direct. He is the grandfather of the music director, S. Thaman.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

  • Chinna Kodalu (1952)
  • Shri Lakshmamma Katha (1950)
  • Swapna Sundari (1950)
  • Balaraju (1948)
  • Mugguru Maratilu (1946)
  • Garuda Garvabhangam (1943)
  • Seeta Rama Jananam (1942)
  • Parvati Kalyanam (1941)

Producer[edit]

  • Swapna Sundari (1950)
  • Garuda Garvabhangam (1943)
  • Parvati Kalyanam (1941)
  • Mahiravana (1940)
  • Markandeya (1938)

Actor[edit]

  • Sati Tulasi (1936)
  • Ramadasu (1933)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ghantasala Balaramaiah: The Legend who created Legends | 26lettersto24frames
  2. ^ :: Welcome to ANNAPURNA STUDIOS ::
  3. ^ "Actor Padmanabham no more". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 21 February 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Narasimham, M L (8 December 2012). "Lakshmamma (1950)". The Hindu. Chennai, India.