Pitcheswara Rao Atluri
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Pitcheswara Rao Atluri (1925–1966) was an Indian writer, and a prominent writer in the Telugu language.
He was born in the small village of Choutapalli in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh on 12 April 1925. Later, his family migrated to the nearby village, Pulaparru. He studied in Choutapally village and Kaikaluru schools. He was first in the Hindi 'Visharada' exams. He completed his Inter in the Hindu College. He joined the Indian Navy after completing his studies in 1945. In 1948 he passed his B R W, K C G exams. He resigned from the Indian Navy in 1953.
His wife, Chouda Rani, was the youngest daughter of Tripuraneni Ramaswamy Chowdary, a great Telugu poet and social reformer. Chouda Rani herself was a short story writer, and novelist. She started an exclusive Telugu bookstore in Madras. She died in 1996.
He worked at a daily Telugu newspaper, Vishalandhra, for some time. In 1962, he moved to Madras, the present Chennai, and worked as a film screenwriter, for which he became famous. He translated famous works of literature from the Hindi language into Telugu-Godaan, Prathidwani, Pekamukkalu, and Gaadida Athma Kadha. Apart from translation, he wrote many stories, radio plays, sketches, and others. "Manasulo Manishi' is notable.
The scripts for the Gowthama Budha and Veeresalingam documentaries are his notable works as a writer. When he was about to become a film screenwriter, he died on 26 September 1966 from a heart attack.
Some of his published works:
- Nethuru kadha
- Gadavani Ninna
- Korina varam
- August 15na
- Verrikaadu Vedaantham
- Donkala vankala Manasulu
- Gadachina dinnalu
- Brathakadam Theliyanivaadu
- Oka Anubhavam
- Unattributed (2011). "History of Machilipatnam". About Machilipatnam. Manakrishanazilla.com. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
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