Vasireddy Seethadevi

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Vasireddy Seethadevi
Born15 December 1933
Chebrolu, Guntur district, India
Died13 April 2007
Secunderabad
EducationM.A.
Alma materNagapur University, Nagapur
Period1950 - 2000
GenreActor, Novel, Story
SubjectFeminism
Notable worksMatti Manishi
Notable awardsD.Litt.

Vasireddy Seethadevi [1][2] (15 December 1933 – 13 April 2007) was a Telugu writer of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Seethadevi published around forty-two novels, ten short-story collections, and several essays. Her novel Mareechika was banned by the state government of Andhra Pradesh. She waged a war against the government in the court, and got her book released. Mattimanishi (Son of Mother Earth) is one of her best novels and it was translated into fourteen Indian and foreign languages by the National Book Trust. Many universities awarded her honorary doctorates. Most of her novels were produced as films. She was the winner of Andhra Pradesh Sahithya Academy Award (literary award) five times.

Seethadevi worked as director of Jawahar Bala Bhavan, a government organisation for children. She was member of Cine Censor board between 1985 and 1991

Writings[edit]

  • Samatha (1997)
  • Matti Manishi (2000)
  • Adavi Malle (2003)
  • Vuri Thradu (2003)
  • Vennela Manduthondi (2003)
  • Maro Dayyam Katha (2003)
  • Kothi Kobbarikaya (2003)
  • Rabandulu Ramachilakalu (2003)
  • Mrugathrushna (2003)
  • Saveri (2003)
  • Urmila (2004)
  • Thonikina Swapnam (2004)
  • Malli Tellavarindi (2004)
  • Bommarillu (2004)
  • Ningi Nundi Nelaku (2006)
  • Haseena (2006)
  • Bandhitudu (2006)
  • Pratheekaram (2006)

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Vasireddy Sita Devi dead". The Hindu. 14 April 2007. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Vasireddy Sita Devi feted". The Hindu. 19 January 2007. Retrieved 30 September 2018.