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|Born||Rajolu, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Genre||Thriller, playwright, novelist, film director|
Yandamoori Veerendranath (Telugu: యండమూరి వీరేంద్రనాథ్) is a Telugu novelist. from Andhra Pradesh state in India. He influenced younger generations with his socially relevant writings. In his writings he addresses many of social problems in India like poverty, prejudices, and superstitions, and encourages people to be socially responsible. He successfully bridges the idealistic and the popular styles of literature.
Yandamuri Veerendranath is from East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
Many of his novels have been made into motion pictures in Telugu. He also directed two movies in Telugu, the first being Agnipravesam, starring Yamuna, and the second movie with Chiranjeevi by name, Stuvartpuram Police Station. Both the stories were based on his own novels but not received well by the audience. Hence, Veerendranath reverted to writing. Presently he is writing a weekly serial "Dega Rekkala Chappudu" for Funday 6weekly magazine from Sakshi media group.
In addition to financial success, he has won many awards for his work. His first film as a dialogue writer won a best regional award from the President of India.
- Sahitya Academy Award for Raghupati Raghava Rajaram in 1982.
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- Nandi Award as Best Director for the serial Vennello Adapilla in 1996.
- Nandi Award as Best Socially Relevant Film Director for Vijayam vaipu payanam in 2002 and many more.
- Popular Rachanalu Cheyatam Ela!?
- Manchi Muthyalu
- Padamati Koyila Pallavi
- Mimmalni Mee Pillalu Preminchalante
- Meeru Manchi Ammayi Kaadu
- Mimmalni Meeru Gelavagalaru
- Vijayam Vaipu Payanam
- Pillala Perla Prapancham
- Chaduvu – Ekagratha
- Vijayamlo Bhagaswamyam
- Mind Power – No.1 Avatam Ela?
- Vijayaniki 5 Metlu
- Vijayaniki Aro Mettu
- Tappu Cheddaam Randi
- Vijaya Rahasyaalu
- Manchu Poola Varsham
- Idli Orchid Aakaasham
- Bethala Prasnalu
- The 5 Steps to Success*(English translation of his best-selling book Vijayaniki 5 Metlu) 5
- The Art of Studying
Veerendranath did Chartered Accountancy and started his career at Andhra Pradesh State Finance Corporation. He worked there for 5 years. Later he moved to Andhra Bank and worked as the head of Small Scale Industries Division.  Some of his works are available as e-books 
- "A Yandamuri novel made into film after 15 years". IndiaGlitz. 30 January 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012.