Vasireddy Seethadevi

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Vasireddy Seethadevi
Born December 15, 1933
Chebrolu, Guntur district
Died April 13, 2007
Secunderabad
Nationality Indian
Citizenship India
Education M.A.
Alma mater Nagapur University, Nagapur
Period 1950 - 2000
Genre Actor, Novel, Story
Subject Feminism
Notable works Matti Manishi
Notable awards D.Litt.

Vasireddy Seethadevi [1][2] (December 15, 1933 – April 13, 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. ^ The Hindu : Andhra Pradesh / Hyderabad News : Vasireddy Sita Devi dead
  2. ^ The Hindu : Andhra Pradesh News : Vasireddy Sita Devi feted