Pasupuleti Ramesh Naidu

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Ramesh Naidu
Origin Andhra Pradesh
Genres Film score, World music
Occupation(s) Film score composer, music director, singer
Years active 1957-1993

Pasupuleti Ramesh Naidu (born 1933) was an Indian film, music composer, multi instrumentalist and singer, known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He garnered the National Film Award for Best Music Direction for the film Megha Sandesham in 1983.[1]

He was associated primarily with directors like Dasari Narayana Rao, Vijaya Nirmala and Jandhyala. His major works include, Srivariki Premalekha, Sivaranjani, Ananda Bhairavi and Swayamkrushi. He has Introduced music directors like Laxmikant-Pyarelal, violinist Yanamadra Nagayagna Sarma. Naidu has provided opportunities to noted film composers like Mani Sharma and A. R. Rahman.[2]

Early life[edit]

He was born in Kondapalli in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh, India. At the age of fourteen, under the guidance of B. R. Chopra, Naidu, got trained in music instrumentation and orchestration at the music company H. M. V. His debut film as a music director was for the Marathi film Bandval Pahija.[3]

He was first introduced to Telugu movies in Dampatyam by Krishnaveni. He moved to Bombay again and later to Calcutta. He married a Bengali woman, and worked for about ten years for Bengali, Nepali and Oriya films before returning to Telugu films with the movie Amma Mata in 1972.[4]

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
Nandi Awards

Filmography[edit]

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