Peesapati Narasimha Murty
|Peesapati Narasimha Murty|
|Born||July 10, 1920
Vantaram, Andhra Pradesh
|Died||September 28, 2007|
|Awards||Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1986)
Kala Prapoorna (1983)
Peesapati Narasimha Murty (Telugu: పీసపాటి నరసింహమూర్తి) (July 10, 1920 - September 28, 2007) was an Indian actor known for his works in Telugu theatre, and Telugu cinema. He was trained under Kilambi Krishnamacharyulu in 1934 and started his acting career with Rangoon Rowdy in 1938. In 1946, he enacted as Sri Krishna in Pandavodyoga Vijayalu. He won the prize as best Sri Krishna in the “Akhilandhra Pandava Udyoga Vijayalu” competitions held in 1949 at Guntur.
He was born in a Vantaram village near Balijipeta, Vizianagaram district in 1920. He acted throughout the state and all major cities in India. He received many awards including the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1986. Andhra University honoured him with Kala Prapoorna in 1993.
- Nata Ratnalu, Mikkilineni Radhakrishna Murthy, Second edition, 2002.
- Luminaries of 20th Century, Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad, 2005.