Peketi Sivaram

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Peketi Sivaram
Born 8 October 1918
Pekeru, Andhra Pradesh
Died 30 December 2006(2006-12-30) (aged 88)
Chennai, India
Occupation Actor, Director
Spouse(s) Prabhavathi, Jayanthi
Relatives Prashanth (grandson)

Peketi Sivaram (Telugu: పేకేటి శివరాం) (8 October 1918 - 30 December 2006) was a South Indian actor and director.[1][2]

Life sketch[edit]

He was born on 8 October 1918 in Pekeru village in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India.

He acted in many Telugu, Tamil, Kannada films, receiving recognition for the Bhagavan character in Devadasu (1953).

He directed a few Telugu and Kannada films including Chuttarikalu (1968), Bhale Abbayilu (1969), Kula Gouravam (1972) starring N. T. Rama Rao and Rajkumar.

He received the H. M. Reddy award in 2002.

He died in Chennai on 30 December 2006.

Personal life[edit]

He has five sons from two marriages, the second one to the actress Jayanthi (Krishna Mohan - Peketi Ranga Rao - Venku & Gopal Peketi from his first wife and Krishna Kumar from Jayanthi) and four daughters ( Laxmi - Shanti ( wife of Thiagarajan) Rani Kumar Tindal (CA) and Poornima from his first wife. His son Peketi Rangarao is an art director. His son-in-law Thiagarajan is an actor, director. His grandson Prashanth, son of Thiagarajan is a Tamil actor still working in Tamil movies.

Filmography (partial)[edit]

1974 Alluri Seetha Rama Raju Dy. Collector

Year Film Language Credits
1953 Kanna Talli Telugu Actor
Devadasu Telugu Actor/Bhagawan
Gumasta Telugu Actor
1954 Rechukka Telugu Actor
Vaddante Dabbu Telugu Actor
1955 Kanyasulkam Telugu Actor/Police Inspector
Anarkali Telugu Actor
1956 Chiranjeevulu Telugu Actor/Ratnam
Edi Nijam Telugu Actor/Guest
1957 Suvarna Sundari Telugu Actor/Vasanthudu
Bhagya Rekha Telugu Actor
Panduranga Mahatyam Telugu Actor
Veera Kankanam Telugu Actor
1958 Pelli Naati Pramanalu Telugu Actor/M.V.Tesam
1959 Illarikam Telugu Actor
Jayabheri Telugu Actor
1960 Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam Telugu Actor
1962 Gulebakavali Katha Telugu Actor
1961 Usha Parinayam Telugu Actor
1964 Babruvahana Telugu Actor
Murali Krishna Telugu Actor
Velugu Needalu Telugu Actor
1967 Chakra Theertha Kannada Director
1968 Chuttarikalu Telugu Director
1969 Punarjanma Kannada Director
Bhale Abbayilu Telugu Director
1971 Kula Gourava Kannada Director
Baala Bandana Kannada Director
1975 Daari Tappida Maga Kannada Director
1976 Sutrada Bombe Kannada Director
1978 Maathu Thappadha Maga Kannada Director
1988 Aakhari Poratam Telugu Actor

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cinegoer.com/archives/december2006/peketi.htm
  2. ^ Staff, Reporter. "Telugu actor dead". thehindu.com. Kasturi and Sons. Retrieved 23 July 2016. 

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