Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry

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Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry
Native name
Chembolu Seetharama Sastry
Born
Chembolu Seetharama Sastry

20 May 1955
ResidenceHyderabad
NationalityIndian
OccupationLyricist Poet singing
Years active1986 - 2019

Chembolu Seetharama Sastry (widely known as Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry) (born 1955) is an Indian poet, and lyricist known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema, and Telugu theatre.[1] He has garnered eleven state Nandi Awards and four Filmfare Awards South for his lyrical works. He was the keynote speaker at the Telugu Association of North America's celebrations held in Chicago Illinois, U.S. July 2–4, 2009.[2] Recently, He was also felicitated by the Bay Area Telugu association.[3] In 2019, he was awarded the Padma Shri for his contributions towards the field of arts and aesthetics.[4]

Career[edit]

Seetharama Sastry debuted with writing songs for Kasinathuni Viswanath. Though his debut song was for Janani Janmabhoomi (1984), where his name was shown as Chembolu Seeta Rama Sastry, after the songs in the movie Sirivennela, the film title itself, Sirivennela is added in front of his name

The songs of this movie are so wonderful and rich in meaning that each of the songs is remembered to this day as landmarks in Telugu film-music.

A particular highlight of the movie is the song "Vidhata Thalapuna", sung by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and P. Susheela. The song is about Aum, the most sacred syllable in Hinduism, from which the Veda traditions originated. Other notable songs include Adibhikshuvu Vadinedi Koredhi and Ee gali Ee Nela. The songs and their lyrics became hugely popular with Sastry, subsequently winning his first Nandi Award for Best Lyricist for the song "Aadi Bhikshuvu". He won the Nandi Award for his first film itself, which was a one-of-a-kind event, never to be repeated as of 2016.

He then wrote lyrics for many songs in films such as Swayam Krushi, Swarna Kamalam, Samsaram Oka Chadarangam, Shrutilayalu, Pelli Chesi Choodu. The lyrics for these songs got high reception and Sitarama Sastry was established as one of the major lyricists in the Telugu film industry. He won his second Nandi Award for Best Lyricist for the song "Telavardemo Swamy" from the film Shrutilayalu and his third Nandi Award for Best Lyricist for the song "Andela Ravamidi Padamuladaa" from the film Swarna Kamalam in 1988. He also made record by winning hat-trick Nandi Awards in 1986, 1987 and 1988 and became the first one to do so.

His next major breakthrough was Rudraveena. The lyrics for songs like "Tarali raada", said to have inspired many people.

He then gave lyrics to many songs from the films such as Swarakalpana, Anna Thammudu, Indrudu Chandrudu, Alludugaru, Antam with all songs gaining high critical reception. His lyrics for the film Gaayam were considered as a path-breaking effort and gained him, his fourth Nandi Award for Best Lyricist for the song "Surajyamavaleni", in 1993.

He then wrote lyrics for many songs for films such as Kshana Kshanam, Swati Kiranam, Money, Govinda Govinda, Criminal, Gulabi, Love Birds (Telugu Version), Taraka Ramudu, Shubhalagnam, Srikaram and Little Soldiers. All these songs made him extremely popular. He won his fifth and sixth Nandi Award for Best Lyricist for the films Shubhalagnam and Srikaram respectively.

His next venture was Ninne Pelladatha, in which he was the single card lyricist. All songs were big hits, both lyrically and musically.

He followed up with lyrics for songs in films such as Shubha Muhurtam, Priya Raagaalu, Aaha, Pelli Kanuka, Sindhooram, Aavida Maa Aavide, Chandralekha, Wife of V. Varaprasad, Seetharama Raju, Prema Katha etc. The lyrics for all these songs got appreciated. However, lyrics for the songs in the films Sindhooram, Prema Katha stand out. The former one was about naxalism and the latter one was a tragedy love story. His lyrics got extremely positive reception and won him his seventh and eighth Nandi Award for Best Lyricist for the songs "Ardha Shatabdapu" (Sindhooram) and "Devudu Karunistadani" (Prema Katha).

He started 2000s by writing lyrics for films such as Murari, Oh Chinadana, Okkadu, Nuvve Kavali, Nuvvu Naaku Nachav, Manmadhudu, Ela Cheppanu, Varsham, Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana, Chakram, and Happy. Among these songs, "Hare Rama" (Okkadu), "Ekkada Unna" (Nuvve Kavali), "Aakasam Thakela" (Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana) and "Jagamantha Kutumbam" (Chakram) got exceptional reception with "Aakasam Thakela" winning him, his first Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu and "Jagamantha Kutumbam" winning him his ninth Nandi Award for Best Lyricist.

He followed up by writing lyrics for many songs from films such as Bommarillu, Aadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule, Gamyam, Sasirekha Parinayam, Jalsa, Parugu, Kotha Bangaru Lokam, Mahatma etc. Lyrics for all these songs became popular. Particularly, "Entha Varaku" from Gamyam is often described as one of his best works and won him his tenth Nandi Award for Best Lyricist and second Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Teluguis for "Inthavaraku" from Gamyam, the third Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu is for "Konthamandi Sontha Peru" from Mahatma & the fourth Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu is for "Raa Mundaduguveddham" from Kanche. In 2011, he wrote lyrics for "Badulu Thochani" (Mr. Perfect) which rave reviews for its lyrical content. He also wrote lyrics for many songs from the films such as Oh My Friend, Oosaravelli, Tuneega Tuneega, Onamalu, Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum, Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Greeku Veerudu, Paisa, Om 3D, Balupu, Anthaka Mundu Aa Tarvatha, Adavi Kaachina Vennela. The lyrics for the songs, written by him, from these films got high appreciation.

He is considered as one of the greatest lyricist in Telugu Film Industry[citation needed] along with Veturi and Aatreya. Most of the younger lyricists like Chandra Bose, Ananth Sreeram and Rama Jogayya Sastri consider him as their guru.

He has written over 3000 songs till date[when?][citation needed] and was felicitated for this achievement in the Audio function of 2014 movie Mukunda. His lyrics for 2015 song "Mental Madhilo" from OK Bangaram has received praise,[citation needed] His lyrics for OK Bangaram has been considered very apt for a dubbed version.[citation needed]

Now his latest written song is "Gaali vaalugu" song by anirudh ravichander in pspk25's agnyaathavaasi

Longtime Association[edit]

He is known to have a long time association with banners "Annapurna Studios" and "Sumanth Art Productions" and directors ""K. Viswanath", Ram Gopal Varma", "Krishna Vamsi" and "Trivikram Srinivas".

For "Annapurna Studios" he has written lyrics for most of the songs from films such as Sisindri, Ninne Pelladatha (Involving Krishna Vamsi), Little Soldiers, Chandralekha (Involving Krishna Vamsi), Yuvakudu, Sree Seetharamula Kalyanam Choothamu Rarandi, Prema Katha (Involving Ram Gopal Varma), Aaha, Manmadhudu. Among them, for most films he was the single card lyricist (lyrics for all songs written by a single lyricist).

For "Sumanth Art Productions", he contributed lyrics for films such as Manasantha Nuvve, Okkadu, Nee Sneham, Varsham, Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana, Pournami, Vaana and Aata and for most of the films he was the single card lyricist.

For "Ushakiran Movies" he wrote lyrics in films like Nuvve Kaavali, Istam, Anandam.

With "Ram Gopal Varma", he has worked for many films, contributing lyrics, such as Siva, Antam, Kshana Kshanam, Gaayam, Govinda Govinda, Rangeli (Telugu dubbed version of Rangeela), Anaganaga Oka Roju, 50-50 (Telugu dubbed version of Daud), Satya (Telugu dubbed version), Prema Katha and form many production ventures by Ram Gopal Varma such as Money, Gulabi etc. And for most of them, he was the single card lyricist.

With "K. Viswanath", he has worked for many films including his debut venture Sirivennela, Shrutilayalu, Swayamkrushi, Swarna Kamalam, Aapadbandhavudu, Swati Kiranam, Subha Sankalpam etc. K. Viswanath is also known to have introduced Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry.

"Krishna Vamsi" is known to be a big fan of Sitarama Sastry. The films for which Sitarama Sastry wrote lyrics, which were directed by Krishna Vamsi include Ninne Pelladatha, Gulabi, Sindhooram, Chandralekha, Murari, Khadgam, Chakram, Mahatma etc. and more recently Paisa.

"Trivikram Srinivas" is a relative to Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry. Sitarama Sastry wrote lyrics to films directed by Trivikram such as Nuvve Nuvve, Athadu, Jalsa , Khaleja, Son of Satyamurthy and Agnyaathavaasi

Style[edit]

His lyrics are known to have extreme optimistic value. Through his lyrics, he has time and again conveyed the essence of life by giving simple yet powerful examples and motivated people into living a happy, meaningful life irrespective of the hurdles one encounters. Some examples for this kind of songs include "Aakasam Thakela" (Nuvvostanantey Nenoddantana, Pradhu Deva's directorial debut), "Entha Varaku" (Gamyam). Some of his songs also have rebellious tendencies, criticizing the shortcomings and social evils of society in songs like "Niggadeesi Adugu" (Gaayam), "Ardha Satabdhapu" (Sindhooram). He also wrote songs which have humour like "Vaareva Emi Face uu" (Money). He is often considered as the most versatile Telugu film lyricist currently working because he has contributed lyrics for songs comprising all kinds of genres like duets, hero introduction, romantic, devotional, thought provoking, lighter vein.

Other work[edit]

Sitarama Sastri is a Celeb Actor for "Subhagruha", a real estate firm.[5] His interpretation of his Lyrics & Poetry has been published as a book named Sirivennela Tarangalu. Sitarama Sastri attended Loksatta Party on 3 March 2014 in a public event in Tirupati.[6]

In summer of 2014 along with singers Parthasaradhi (Parthu) and Sahithi, he toured many cities in United States presenting the concept behind the lyrics called "Sirivennela Antharangaalu". This one-of-a-kind program was a big success every place it was performed.

Awards and honors[edit]

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu presenting Ustad Bismillah Khan Award for Culture to Shri Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry, at an event to present Swarajya Awards 2017, in Panaji, Goa
Civilian Honors
Nandi Awards
  • Nandi Award for Best LyricistSirivennela (1986) – "Vidhatha Thalapuna"
  • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist – Shrutilayalu (1987) – "Telavaarademo Swami"
  • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist – Swarnakamalam (1988) – "Andela Ravamidi Padamuladaa"
  • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist – Gaayam (1993) – "Surajyamavaleeni Swarajyamendukani"
  • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist – Shubha Lagnam (1994) – "Chilaka Ee Thoodu Leeka"
  • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist – Sreekaram (1996) – "Manasu Kaastha Kalatha Padithe"
  • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist – Sindhooram (1997) – "Ardha Sathabdapu Agnananne"
  • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist – Prema Katha (1999) – "Devudu Karunistaadani"
  • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist – Chakram (2005) – "Jagamanta Kutumbam Naadi"
  • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist – Gamyam (2008) – "Enta Varaku Endu Koraku"
  • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist - Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013) - "Mari Anthagaa "
Filmfare Awards South
Others
  • He is a winner of the Bronzed Llama for which he is noted for in his home town of Anakapalli.
  • He is honored with Lifetime achievement award in January 2012.

Discography[edit]

This is a listing of the songs and tracks Sastry has contributed as a lyricist to various feature films.

Year Movie Director Music Director Song(s) Ref(s)
1986 Sirivennela K. Viswanath K. V. Mahadevan "All songs" [7]
Aadi Dampatulu Dasari Narayana Rao Chellapilla Satyam "Kadalinigani", "Ennallu Inkennallu" [7]
Chadastapu Mogudu Sarath K. Chakravarthy "Mandara Poddullo", "Swagathamo", "Chadastapu Mogudamma", "O Rathi" [8]
Dharma Peetam Daddarillindi Dasari Narayana Rao J. V. Raghavulu "Bommalaanti Muddugumma", "Nee Chirunavvulu", "Vandemataram"
Jailu Pakshi Kodi Ramakrishna K. V. Mahadevan "Chevulunna Godalu Levu"
Ladies Tailor Vamsy Ilaiyaraja "Yekkada Yekkada", "Gopilola", "Hayamma Hayamma", "Porapatidi" [9]
Padaharella Ammayi P. S. Krishna Mohan Reddy Sivaji Raja "Manasukidi Saapam", "Ra Ra Sankellu Thempukoni"
Parashu Ramudu Vijaya Nirmala K. Chakravarthy "Gunde Konalo", "Madilo Valapedo", "Kanneeti Mutyalu"
Pasupu Thadu Mannava Balayya K. Chakravarthy "Raagam Navaragam"
Pavitra Vinay Krishna - Chakra "Iththadi Bindhe", "Manuvu Manaku", "Okasukka", "Yedi Aa Vennela", "Idi Odina Vaadi Vyatha"
Sakkanodu P. Bhaskar Rao K. V. Mahadevan "Kalavaari Koothura", "Nindu Punnamiga"
Sri Vemana Charitramu C. S. Rao Satyam "Narayana Hari", "Paatrala Venuka"
Srimathi Kanuka Anil Kumar K. Chakravarthy "Yenni Janmala Punyamo", "Evvaru Vintaramma", "Managala Gowri", "Prema Seemalaku"
Vennello Aadapilla Relangi Mallik S. P. Balasubrahmanyam "Kuhu Kuhulamani", "Vennello Aadapilla", "Adavini Kaase Vennela", "Vidhi Edureekapothe"
Veta A. Kodandarami Reddy K. Chakravarthy "O Ledikoona" [10]
1987 Allari Pandavulu Mannava Balayya Satyam "Andhello Anandam", "Pooyani O Mohini", "Swagatam Chaitrama"
Bhale Mogudu Relangi Narasimha Rao Satyam "Aadinde Aata", "Vayasa Neeku Telusa", "Amma Abba", "Ouna Oorinche"
Chakravarthy Ravi Raja Pinisetty K. Chakravarthy "Vannela Rani", "Sanditlo Chikkindamma" [11]
Dabbevariki Chedu Relangi Narasimha Rao Vasu Rao "Panchadara Chilaka"
Dayamayudu Vijayachander Satyam "Pashula Paakalo", "Shokam Thaakani", "Ledhu Ledhu Dharmam", "Rara Dayamaya", "Dharma Sthaapana"
Donga Mogudu A. Kodandarami Reddy K. Chakravarthy "Nallanchu Thella Cheera", "Ee Chempaku Selaveeyaku", "Kokamma Cheppamma", "Nee Kokakintha Kulukenduku" [12]
Dongodochchadu Kodi Ramakrishna K. Chakravarthy "Andagaada", "Chittadi Chittadi", "Maa Kanti Jaabili", "Manishi Jeevitham", "Ekaram Nimma Thota" [13]
Gandhinagar Rendava Veedhi P. N. Ramachandra Rao G. Anand "Tholisari Telisindi", "Jebulu Kotte Dongalakaina"
Gouthami Mandava Gopalakrishna S. P. Balasubrahmanyam "Kondameedha Kothi", "Nulivechchani Vennela", "Vanchana Ragilinchina", "Veligindi Naa Prana Deepam"
Gundamma Gari Krishnulu Relangi Narasimha Rao K. Chakravarthy "Poddu Manaku Vadhu"
Kalyana Thaambulam Bapu K. V. Mahadevan "O Gumma Gummadi Poovu"
Lawyer Suhasini Vamsy S. P. Balasubrahmanyam "Maharaja", "Tholisari", "Yemandi Illalugaru", "Samajavaragamana", "Levamma Nidrachalinchi" [14]
Maharshi Vamsy Ilaiyaraaja "Saahasam" [15]
Muddayi K. S. R. Das K. Chakravarthy "Mundu Nuvvu"
Nalla Thrachu Nandakumar Raj-Koti "Puvvula Unnavani"
Nyaayaniki Sankellu A. Mohan Gandhi K. Chakravarthy "Vithu Mundha Chettu Mundha"
Paga Saadhistha Vijaya Nirmala Raj-Koti "Jolly Day", "Singari Siggutheralo", "Vennetlo Andaalanni"
Prathi Spandana Anil Kumar Krishna-Chakra "Pedavulalo", "Kallu Poralu Kammina"
Raakshasa Samharam Raghava K. Chakravarthy "Hai Hai Chilipi", "Kokkorako Nee Korada", "Oh Chandamama"
Sankeerthana Geetha Krishna Ilaiyaraaja "Manasuna Molichina", "Divi Daarula", "Ve Vela Varnala", "Omkara" [16]
Shrutilayalu K. Viswanath K. V. Mahadevan "Thelavarademo Swamy" [17]
Srimathi Oka Bahumathi Visu Sankar-Ganesh "Aadadhe Aadharam", "Vaateyara Swami", "Akka Bava", "Keelu Bommaga", "Ningini Vidichina Chinuku"
Srinivasa Kalyanam Kodi Ramakrishna K. V. Mahadevan "Endhaaka Egirevamma", "Jabili Vachi", "Thummeda Oh Thummeda" [18]
Swayamkrushi K. Viswanath Ramesh Naidu "Paaraahushaar", "Sinni Sinni Korigaladaga", "Hello Hello Darling", "Siggu Poobanti" [19]
Ummadi Mogudu Bairisetty Bhaskara Rao K. Chakravarthy "Muddabanti Buggakandhi", "Sreerasthu Illali", "Raaka Raaka Vachindi", "Paidi Bomma", "Ramudanti Manchivaanni" [20]
1988 Aadade Adharam Visu Sankar-Ganesh "Nelamma Ningamma", "Mahilalu Maharanulu", "Aadhivaram Manaku", "Nelamma Ningamma (Version 2)
August 15 Rathri P. N. Ramachandra Rao Satyam "Lasku Labo"
Balamurali MA M. Ramakrishna K. V. Mahadevan "Yegire Janda"
Bhama Kalapam Relangi Narasimha Rao Vasu Rao "Champala Andam", "Mallela Velayya"
Bharya Bhartala Bhagotham Mahesh Kumar Krishna-Chakra "Hey Hey Toseyyana", "Maaraalu Chaale", "No No No"
Dharma Teja Perala Vidyasagar "All Songs"
Doctor Gari Abbayi P. N. Ramachandra Rao Raj-Koti "Allibilli Allari", "Amma Amma Amma"
Doragarintlo Dongodu P. N. Ramachandra Rao Raj-Koti "Yerra Yerrani Roopu"
Dorakani Donga K. S. R. Das Satyam "Yerrani Yendalo"
Illu Illalu Pillalu Visu Vijay Anand "Choodu Choodu", "Illu Illalu", "Malli Raadhu", "Naa Gundello", "Eppudo Ekkado"
Indradhanasu K. Ranga Rao Raj-Koti "Indradhanasu Illalai", "Silanu Silpam Chesina", "Katha Yedhaina", "Navarasa Bharitham"
Janaki Ramudu K. Raghavendra Rao K. V. Mahadevan "Arerey Dadapetti", "Evarini Adagali" [21]
Kallu M. V. Raghu S. P. Balasubrahmanyam "Tellarindi Legando", "Kallu Leni Cheekatlo"
Pelli Chesi Choodu Relangi Narasimha Rao Hamsalekha "Antha Doorana", "Hey Pilla", "Manasoka Guvvalagoodu", "Meesamunna Magaadidhe"
Prema Kireetam G. Rammohan Rao K. V. Mahadevan "Maavidaku Thoranala"
Prudhvi Raj Perala Satyam "Panchama Vedam", "Jogging Vontiki Cheyyali", "Idigidigo Swargam", "Yagnam"
Rudraveena K. Balachander Ilaiyaraja All songs besides "Tulasi Dalamulache" [22]
Sri Kanaka Mahalakshmi Recording Dance Troupe Vamsy Ilaiyaraja "Yenaadu Vidiponi"
Station Master Kodi Ramakrishna K. Chakravarthy "Parugulu Teese Vayasunte" [23]
Swarnakamalam K. Viswanath Ilaiyaraja "All Songs" [24]
Trinetrudu A. Kodandarami Reddy Raj-Koti "Lovely Lakumuki", "Ori Naayano" [25]
Varasudochhadu A. Mohan Gandhi Ilaiyaraja "Pachchipala", "Chimchik Jhanak" [26]
1989 Aarthanaadham M. V. Raghu Hamsalekha "Love Me"
Chalaki Mogudu Chadastapu Pellam Relangi Narasimha Rao J. V. Raghavulu "Sri Ranga Ranga"
Chennapatnam Chinnollu S. S. Reddy Krishna-Chakra
Chettu Kinda Pleader Vamsy Ilaiyaraja "Neerugari Paripoku"
Dharma Yuddham Muthyala Subbaiah Ilaiyaraja "Theerchuko Theeyanga"
Garjinchina Ganga Kommineni Seshagiri Raoao]] Ilaiyaraja "Yerrani Ganga"
Gopala Rao Gari Abbayi Manivannan Ilaiyaraja "Golla Kaanthula", "Komali Thanuve", "Navvara Navvu", "Paruvala Muripalu", "Raave Mohini"
Indrudu Chandrudu Suresh Krishna Ilaiyaraja "Nachina Fooddu", "Lalijo Lalijo"
Jayammu Nischayammu Raa Jandhyala Subramanya Sastry Raj-Koti "O Chilaka"
Manchi Varu Maavaru I. V. Sasi Shyam "Aashaada Vela"
Pinni Vijaya Nirmala Raj-Koti "Pelliki Thathasthu Antunnanu", "Lalitha Vanitha", "Nidarantu Ledamma", "Yedo Kaani Aa Kaastha Muchata"
Police Report Hari Anumolu Amar "All Songs"
Sarwabhoumudu S. S. Ravichandra K. Chakravarthy "Mudduku Munduku Rammante", "Chakkani Chandamama", "Poli O Poli"
Siva Ram Gopal Varma Ilaiyaraja "Botany", "Sarasalu Chalu" [27]
Sutradharulu K. Viswanath K. V. Mahadevan "Kalalenduku Kathalenduku", "Maharaja Sri"
Swarakalpana Vamsy Amar "Chik Chik Cha Cha" [28]
Oorantha Golanta Mani Shankar K. Chakravarthy "All Songs"
1990 Abhisarika Dasari Narayana Rao Vasu Rao "Adali Tholi", "Anadhi Nunchi" [29]
Aggi Ramudu S. S. Ravichandra K. Chakravarthy "Haayile Haayile", "Savaalu Chesthava" [30]
Anna Thammudu Krishna Raj-Koti "Lucky Star", "Oosuponi", "Kadupaara" [31]
Bobbili Raja B. Gopal Ilayaraja "All songs" [32]
Chevilo Puvvu E. V. V. Satyanarayana K. Chakravarthy "Dorakka Dorakka", "Nijangane Nijanga"
Chinna Kodalu K. Vasu Bappi Lahiri "Pilla Kannepilla", "Chitti Potti Oosulu", "Asalu Katha Edaina", "Poojalu Ponde"
Doctor Bhavani V. Nageswara Rao K. Chakravarthy "Em Thippudu Em Temperu", "Thella Coatu Vesukoni", "Kasukkulo Korakaro"
Doshi Nirdoshi Y. Nageswara Rao Vidyasagar "Okatiki Okati", "Amma Deeni Tassadiyya", "Ittage Thellarlu", "Manasu Marigi", "Mudduga Raavemi"
Iddaru Iddare A. Kodandarami Reddy Raj-Koti "Abbayilu Cheppana", "Paisalunna Palapitta", "Ori Devudo", "Onamalu Nerpalani" [33]
Jayasimha Muthyala Subbaiah K. Chakravarthy "Yedha Lothuna"
Judgement A. Mohan Gandhi Raj-Koti "Amma Naanna"
Kondaveeti Donga A. Kodandarami Reddy Ilayaraja Chamaku chamaku cham [34]
Lorry Driver B. Gopal K. Chakravarthy "Abbanee Pattentha", "Jingu Jingu Cheera", "Kanne Chiluka", "Thalli Dandaale" [35]
Maa Inti Katha Muthyala Subbaiah K. Chakravarthy "Koyila Koyila"
Nagastram Krishna K. Chakravarthy "Chakkanamma"
Nari Nari Naduma Murari A. Kodandarami Reddy K. V. Mahadevan "Yem Vaano", "Pellantune", "Vayasu Sogasu" [36]
Neti Charitra Muthyala Subbaiah Krishna-Chakra "Silalu Chivuru Thodigi ", "One Two Three", "Gurudu Vinukora"
Prema Yuddham Rajendra Singh Babu Hamsalekha "Ivi Muripinchu"
Puttinti Pattu Cheera Boyina Subba Rao J. V. Raghavulu "Hello Pilla", "Aada Janmaki", "Jaabulenni Raasina", "Kannaara Kallaara", "Navvamma"
Sagara Geetham Shanmukha Priya Ilaiyaraja "O Vennela", "Pallavi Charanam"
Sirimuvvala Simhanadam K. Viswanath K. V. Mahadevan "Ayyayyayyallo", "Sivamanu Sarane", "Pyruloni Pachhadanamu", "Idi Yemi", "Nenevaro Anamikanu" [37]
1991 Aada Pilla K. Vasu J. V. Raghavulu "Choosa Mogadi Churuku", "Evvari Papam", "Sura Lalana", "Eppudu Ekkada"
Aathma Bandham Sunil Varma M. M. Keeravani "Kannadu Maa Ayya", "Ooruko Ooruko", "Ottesi Cheppava", "Porinka Padalenu", "Emaindi Evi" [38]
Aditya 369 Singeetam Srinivasa Rao Ilaiyaraja "Chilipi Yatralo" [39]
Alludu Diddina Kapuram Krishna K. Chakravarthy "Kaasko Kanthamani"
Amma Kadupu Challaga Boyina Subbarao J. V. Raghavulu "O Koyila", "Teliyaka Chesina", "Noche Nomu", "Allo Nerello"
Amma Rajinama Dasari Narayana Rao K. Chakravarthy "All Songs" [40]
April 1 Vidudala Vamsy Ilaiyaraja "Chukkalu Temmanna", "Ompula Vaikhari", "Nijamante", "Okkate Aasha" [41]
Bava Bava Panneeru Jandhyala Subramanya Sastry K. Chakravarthy "Bava Bava Panneeru", "Tummedha"
Bhargav R. S. Ramaraju Madhavapeddi Suresh "Ye Vyaasudu Raasina" [42]
Chengalva Poodanda Janardhan Maharshi Devendran "Gundelo Yavvanala", "Dhee Dikkandiro"
Chinnari Muddula Papa Vaasi Reddy S. P. Kodandapani, Eeswar "Veeche Gali"
Coolie No 1 K. Raghavendra Rao Ilayaraja "All Songs"
Indra Bhavanam Krishna Bappi Lahiri "All Songs" [43]
Intlo Pilli Veedhilo Puli P. N. Ramachandra Rao Sankar Ganesh "Intlo Pilli", "Modati Ratri", "Natyamlo Sakshaththu", "Raju Maharaju", "Vaammo Yendi"
Jaitra Yatra Uppalapati Narayana Rao S. P. Balasubrahmanyam "Needalle Unna Ninna", "Zero Zero Hourlo" [44]
Kalikalam Muthyala Subbaiah Vidyasagar "Aarani Akali Kaalam", "Achocho Acho", "Bobbatlu Pulihora"
Kshana Kshanam Ram Gopal Varma M. M. Keeravani "Jaamu Raatiri", "Ammayi Muddu", "Andanantha Etta", "Ko Ante Koti" [45]
Mamagaru Muthyala Subbaiah Raj-Koti "Iyyale Achamaina", "Dandalu Pettavu"
Manchi Roju Mouli Narendra Nath "Randi Randi"
Manjeera Nadam Kondamudi Ramachandra Murthy K. V. Mahadevan "Aagiponeeke", "Kalavari Koothuru", "Prapancha Srushte" [46]
Mugguru Attala Muddula Alludu Sunil Varma M. M. Keeravani "Geera Undi Gara Undi", "Inti Peru Evito", "Geru Undi", "Vankaya Koora" [47]
Naa Ille Naa Swargam K. Rushendar Reddy Ram-Lakshman "Vasthunna"
Nenera Police Anil Kumar. G Raj-Koti "Chalestonda"
1992 Antham Ram Gopal Varma R D Burman All songs [48]
Swati Kiranam K. Viswanath K. V. Mahadevan "Anatineeyara", "Shruti Neevu", "Teli Manchu" [49]
1993 Gaayam Ram Gopal Varma Sri "Alupannadi Unda", "Niggateesi Adugu" [50]
Money Siva Nageswara Rao Sri Murthy "Badhram be careful brotheru"
Ankuram C. Umamaheswara Rao Hamsalekha "Evaro Okaru"
1994 Govinda Govinda Ram Gopal Varma Raj-Koti "Amma Bramha Devudo", "Andama Anduma", "Premante idantu"
1995 Criminal Mahesh Bhatt M. M. Keeravani All songs
Gulabi Krishna Vamsi Shashi Preetam --
1996 Love Birds (Dubbed version) P. Vasu A. R. Rahman All songs in Telugu Dubbed version
1997 Taraka Ramudu R. V. Udayakumar Koti --
Shubha Muhurtam Giridhar M. M. Keeravani --
Priyaragalu A. Kodandarami Reddy M. M. Keeravani --
1998 Aaha Suresh Krishna Vandemataram Srinivas All songs
Pelli Kanuka Kodi Ramakrishna M. M. Keeravani All songs
Aavida Maa Aavide E. V. V. Satyanarayana Srinivas Chakravarthy --
W/o V. Vara Prasad Vamsy M. M. Keeravani --
1999 Seetharama Raju YVS Chowdary M. M. Keeravani All songs
Prema Katha Ram Gopal Varma Sandeep Chowta "Devudu Karunistadani"
2001 Murari Krishna Vamsi Mani Sharma "Alanati Rama Chandrudu", "Bhaama Bhaama", "Cheppamma", "Ekkada"
Priyamaina Neeku Balasekaran Shiva Shankar Manasuna Unnadhi
2002 O Chinadana E. Sathi Babu Vidya Sagar "Tana Chirunama"
Allari Ravi Babu Paul J "Attayyo Maavayyo" "Chilipi Chilaka" "Naranaram" "O Muddisthava" "Raa Podham Shikaruki"
Sontham Srinu Vaitla Devi Sri Prasad "Telusuna", "Eenati varaku", "Epudoo"
Vasantham Vikraman S.A. Rajkumar "Gali Chirugali"
2003 Okkadu Gunasekhar Mani Sharma All songs
Ela Cheppanu Ramana Koti All Songs
Ottesi Cheputhunna E. Sathi Babu Vidyasagar "Vennelo Vesavi Kaalam" "Kanna Thalli Bhoodevi"
2004 Varsham Sobhan Devi Sri Prasad All Songs
Sri Anjaneyam Krishna Vamsi Manisharma "Poola Gghuma Ghuma" "Rama Rama" "Thika Maka" "Yeh Yogamanukonu" "Avvai Tuvvai"
Arya Sukumar Devi Sri Prasad "Nuvvunte","O My Brotheru"
Malliswari K. Vijaya Bhaskar Koti "Nuvventa Andagattevaina", "Nee Navvule Vennelani", "Gundello Gulabila", "Cheli Soku", "Nuvu Evvari Edalo"
2005 Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana Prabhu Deva Devi Sri Prasad "Chandrullo Unde kundhelu", "Niluvadhamu", "Something", "Aakasham taakela", "Paripoke Pitta", "Adire Adire"
Chakram Krishna Vamsi Chakri "All Songs"
2006 Happy A. Karunakaran Yuvan Shankar Raja "Nee Kosam"
Bommarillu Bhaskar Devi Sri Prasad "Nammaka Tappani"
2007 Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule Selvaraghavan Yuvan Shankar Raja "Allanta Doorala", "Manasa Manninchamma"
Athidhi Surender Reddy Mani Sharma "Satyam Yemito", "Valla valla"
2008 Gamyam Krish Anil R, Murthy ES "Enta Varaku"
Jalsa Trivikram Srinivas Devi Sri Prasad "Jalsa", "My Heart Is Beating", "You and I", "Chalore Chalore Chal"
Parugu Bhaskar Mani Sharma "Parugulu", "Hrudayam"
Kotha Bangaru Lokam Srikanth Addala Mickey J Meyer "Nenani Neevani", "Nee Prasnalu Neeve", "Ok Anesa"
Ashta Chamma Mohan Krishna Indraganti Kalyani Malik All songs
2009 Sasirekha Parinayam Krishna Vamsi Mani Sharma "Ninne Ninne", "Ila Entha sepu", "Yedo Yedo" (both versions)
Mahatma Krishna Vamsi Vijay Antony "Indiramma inti", "Em jarugutondi", "Thala Yetti", "Dailamo Dailamo"
Kick Surender Reddy Thaman S All Songs
2010 Golconda High School Mohan Krishna Indraganti Kalyani Malik "Jaago"
Khaleja Trivikram Srinivas Mani Sharma "Piliche"
Maryada Ramanna S. S. Rajamouli M. M. Keeravani "Parugulu Thiyy"
2011 Mr. Perfect K. Dasarath Devi Sri Prasad "Badhulu Thochanai"
Oh My Friend Venu Sree Raam Rahul Raj Nenu Thaanani
Oosaravelli Surender Reddy Devi Sri Prasad "Sri Anjaneyam"
2012 Tuneega Tuneega M. S. Raju Karthik Raja "Dhigu Dhigu Jabilee", "Hatsoff Oyi Brahma", "Ahista Ahista"
Onamalu Kranthi Madhav Koti All songs
Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum Krish Mani Sharma "Krishnam Vande", "Spicy Spicy Girl", "Ararey Pasi Manasaa"
Gola Seenu Raj Kandukuri Dr. Josyabhatla "Naatho edo", "Simhalai"
2013 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu Srikanth Addala Mickey J Meyer "Yem Cheddaam", "Mari Antaga", "Meghaallo"
Greeku Veerudu K. Dasarath S. S. Thaman "Ee Parikshalo Thanaku"
Paisa Krishna Vamsi Sai Karthik "Eppudaithe Puttindo", "Mayya Mayya", "Neetho Edo", "Paisa Paisa"
Om 3D Sunil Reddy Achu Rajamani "Cheliya"
Balupu Gopichand Malineni S.S. Thaman "Emaindo.."
Anthaka Mundu Aa Tarvatha Mohan Krishna Indraganti Kalyani Koduri "Gammatthuga Unnadi", "Thene Mullula", "Nenena Aa Nenena"
2014 Oohalu Gusagusalade Srinivas Avasarala Kalyani Koduri "Inthakante veree"
Anaamika Sekhar Kammula M. M. Keeravani All songs
Adavi Kaachina Vennela Akki Viswanadha Reddy Dr. Josyabhatla All songs
Govindudu Andarivadele Krishna Vamsi Yuvan Shankar Raja "Ra Ra Rakumara"
Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam A. S. Ravikumar Chowdary Anoop Rubens "Aa Roje Tolisari"
Mukunda Srikanth Addala Mickey J Meyer All songs
2015 OK Bangaram (Dubbed version) Mani Ratnam A. R. Rahman All songs
Gopala Gopala Kishore Kumar Pardasani Anoop Rubens "Needhe Needhe"
S/O Satyamurthy Trivikram Srinivas Devi Sri Prasad "Come to the party"
Kanche Krish Chirantan Bhatt All songs
Bandipotu Mohan Krishna Indraganti Kalyan Koduri "Dongalni Dochukora"
2016 Nenu Sailaja Kishore Tirumala Devi Sri Prasad "Em Cheppanu (Ee Premaki)"
Oopiri Vamsi Paidipally Gopi Sunder "Oka life", "Baby Agodhu", "Eppudu", "Nuvvemichavo", "Podham"
Brahmotsavam Srikanth Addala Mickey J Meyer "Vachindhi kadaa avakasam", "Brahmotsavam"
Gentleman Mohan Krishna Indraganti Mani Sharma "Chali gaali Chuudduu"
2017 Gautamiputra Satakarni Krish Chirantan Bhatt "Ekimeeda", "Gana Gana", "Mriganayana", "Saaho Sarvabhowma"
Cheliyaa (Dubbed version) Mani Ratnam A. R. Rahman All songs
Fidaa Sekhar Kammula Shakthikanth Karthick "Edo Jaruguthondi"
Ami Thumi Mohan Krishna Indraganti Mani Sharma "Takadhimi", "Ayya Baaboi"
2018 Agnyaathavaasi Trivikram Srinivas Anirudh Ravichandran "Gaali Vaaluga" [51]
Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India Vakkantham Vamsi Vishal Shekhar "Beautiful Love" [52]
Mahanati Nag Ashwin Mickey J Meyer "Agipo Balyama", "Sada Nannu", "Mooga Manasulu", "Chivaraku Migiledhi", "Gelupuleni Samaram" [53]
Nela Ticket Kalyan Krishna Kurasala Shakthikanth Karthick "Chuttu Janam" [54]
Sammohanam Mohan Krishna Indraganti Vivek Sagar "Oohalu oorege galantha" [55]
Lover Anish Krishna Ankit Tiwari "Anthe kada mari" [56]
Happy Wedding Lakshman Karya Shakthikanth Karthick "Kaadhani Nuvvantunnadhi" [57]
Shailaja Reddy Alludu Maruthi Dasari Gopi Sundar "Pelli Pandiri", "Thanu Vethikina" [58]
Devadas Sriram Aditya Mani Sharma "Vaaru Veeru", "Emo Emo", "Manasedo Vethukuthondi" [59]
Nawab (Dubbed version) Mani Ratnam A. R. Rahman "Neeli Kanumallo", "Segalu Chimmuthondi", "Manasa Nanu Vadili", "Nannu Nammani" [60]
Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava Trivikram Srinivas Thaman "Yeda Poyinado", "Anaganaganaga" [61]
Rangu Kartikeya V Yogeshwara Sharma "Ekkada Undi" [62]
Antariksham 9000 KMPH Sankalp Reddy Prashanth R Vihari "Dheemaga" [63]
2019 N. T. R Krish M. M. Keeravani "Bhantureethi Koluvu", "Chaitanya Ratham" [64]
Yatra Mahi V Raghav K "All Songs" except "Marugainaava Rajanna" [65]

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