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.

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.[2]

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.[3]

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
Nandi Awards

Filmography[edit]

  • Dampatyam 1957
  • Manorama 1959
  • Amma Mata 1972
  • Tata Manavadu 1972
  • Devudu Chesina Manushulu 1973
  • Ganga Manga 1973
  • Jeevitam 1973
  • Meena 1973
  • Chandana 1974
  • Bantrotu Bharya 1974
  • Chaduvu Samskaram 1974
  • Devadasu 1974
  • Radhamma Pelli 1974
  • Devude Gelichaadu 1976
  • Toorpu Padamara 1976
  • Sivaranjani 1978
  • Kalyani 1979
  • Mangala Toralanalu 1979
  • Sangham Chekkina Shilpalu 1979
  • Chillarakottu Chittamma 1979
  • Antuleni Vinta Katha 1979
  • Jayasudha 1980
  • Hema Hemeelu 1980
  • Pasupu Parani 1980
  • Suvarna Sundari 1981
  • Antam Kaadidi Aarambham 1981
  • Kotta Neeru 1981
  • Malle Pandiri 1981
  • Mudda Mandaram 1981
  • Meghasandesam 1983
  • Nelavanka 1983
  • Rendu Jella Sita 1983
  • Ananda Bhairavi 1983
  • Justice Chakravarti 1984
  • Shrivaari Shobhanam 1984
  • Srivariki Premalekha 1984
  • Rao Gopal Rao 1984
  • Sangeeta Samrat 1984
  • Surya Chandrulu 1985
  • Mogudu Pellalu 1985
  • Malle Moggalu 1986
  • Aha Naa Pellanta 1987
  • Swayamkrushi 1987

References[edit]

  1. ^ "30th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Telugu Songs (Ramesh Naidu's Melodious Songs) on ChimataMusic.com!!
  3. ^ Special story on Tollywood music director Ramesh Naidu Part 1 on YouTube

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