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Music director, K V Mahadevan (06.12.1918)
The famous film director K V Mahadevan born on 6th of December 1918 at Krishnancoil village (near Nagarkoil) in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu.

K V Mahadevan was a Contemporary of M S Vishwanathan. He has scored music for about 350 Telugu films.If other languages including Tamil films are considered, He has scored music for 600 plus movies. He used to mix carnatic with Telugu janapadam tunes and created many melodious Telugu songs.

He has ruled the cine music world for about 40 years.

For most of the 0Telugu hit songs tuned by K V Mahadevan, Acharya Athreya provided Lyrics (mostly in simple Telugu).

Short list of lyrics of K V Mahadevan Composed songs:-

Mama Mama Mama Yeme yeme bhama (film: Manchimanasulu)
Naa pata nee nota palakala silaka nee buggalo siggulolakala silaka (Film: Moogamanasulu)
Divinundi bhuviki digivacche digivacche parijathame neevai neevai (film: Tenemanasulu)
Rambha voorvasi thaladanne ramaneelalame yevareeme (film: Veerabhimanyu)
Dorakuna ituvanti seva (film: Sankarabharanam)
Ravamma mahalakshmi ravamma nee kovela ee illu koluvaivunduvu kani (film: Undamma Bottupedatha)
Yevarikivare ee lokam raroo yevvaroo neekosam (film: Sakshi – singer: K B K Mohan Raju)
Ninu veedani needanu nenu kalaga kadile katha nenu (film: Anthasthulu)
Yevarikevaru ee lokamlo yevariki yeruka ye daretupothundo yevariki yeruka (film: siri siri muvva)
Ramaya thandri o ramaya thandri maa nomulanni pandinayi ramayathandri maa samivante nuvvele ramaya thandri (film: Sampoorna ramayanam)
Chita pata chinukulu paduthoo vunte chelikade sarasana vunte cheta pattaga chethulu kalipee chettu needakai parugeduthoonte cheppaleni AA hayi yentho vecchaga vuntundoyi (film: Athmabalam)
Boochadamma boochadu bulli pettelo vunnadu kantikepudu kanabadadu kaburlenno chebuthadu (film: Badipanthulu)
Muddula naa babu nidurothunnadu saddu chesavante vulikuliki padathada gopala krishnayya gopalleke velugu maa chinni krishnayya maa kantike velugu (Jeevanajyothi)
For most of the films with musical score by Pendyala, Pingali was lyricist.Like wise Veeturi provided the lyrics for S P Kodandapani tunes.Similarly Acharya Atreya was lyricist for most of the films for which K V Mahadevan provided music.
Puhalendi was his loyal assistant who was with him as asst. music director throughout his film career.
K V Mahadevan was fondly called as Mama (Uncle) in film circle.

Selected list of K V Mahadevan’s Telugu Musically successful movies:-
1. Manchimanasulu (popular song: silalapai silpalu chekkinaroo manavallu srushtike aandalu thecchinaru)
2. Moogamanasulu(popular song: Gauramma nee mogudevaramma)
3. Dagudumoothalu(popular song: andalam ekkadamma andakunda poyadamma inthavadu inthakuinthai yentho yedigi poyadamma)
4. Veerabhimanyu
5. Sumangali(Popular song: sigaloki virulicchi chelinosata tilakamidi siga poovu vadakane cheli brathuku vadenaya)
6. Thodu-Needa(popular song: Mallunna manyalluna mancha meeda maguvundali)
7. Anthasthulu(popular song: thella cheera kattukunnadevari kosamu)
8. Thenemanasulu(popular song:devudu nenai puttali denno thanoo prminchali adadani manasinthe le vishamani thelisi yedvali)
9. Kannemanasulu(popular song:ammalaganna amma gajulamma muggurammala amma)
10. Sakshi (popular song: amma kadupu challaga attha kadupu challaga brathakara brathakara pacchaga)
11. Kanchukota
12. Illalu(1965 –L V Prasad’s movie- popular song: Neevu naa voohalande nilichavu nenu nee kallalone medilenu Veyi janmalakaina vidipomu nee illaluga nenutanu )
13. Private Mastaru
14. Undamma bottu pedatha
15. Ekaveera(popular song: Prathee rathri vasantha rathri prathi gaali pyra gali)
16. Chellelikauram
17. Premnagar(Nenu puttanu ee lokam mecchindi nenu yedchanu ee lokam navvindi nakinka lokamtho pani yemundi…don’t care)
18. Muthyalamuggu(popular song: muthyamantha pasupu mukhamantha chaya)
19. Badipanthulu
20. Sampoornaramayanam
21. Andalaramudu (popular song: yedagadanikendukura thondara yedara brathukantha chindara vandara)
22. O Seetha Katha(popular song:Chintha chiguru pulupani cheekatante nalupani cheppande theliyani chepapilla abham subham theliyani paduchupilla)

23. Jeevanajyothi
24. Seethakalyanam
25. Soggadu
26. Siri Siri Muvva(popular song: Jhummandi naadam sai andi padam)
27. Adaviramudu(popular song:Kokketthukellindi kondagalee nee konte choopu choosthne hari hari)
28. Lakshminivasam(popular song:Dhanamera annitiki moolam aa dhanamu viluva thelusukonute manava dharmam)
29. Dasarabullodu(Popular song:Paccha gaddi koseti paduchupilla)
30. Aasthiparulu(popular song:Soggade chinni nayana okka pittanaina kottaledu soggadu)
31. Adrushtavanthulu(Popular song:mu mu mu muddante cheda neeka vuddesam leda)
32. Buddhimanthudu(Popular song:Tata veedukolu…goodbye inka selavu)
33. Iddarammayilu
34. Taaseeldarugari ammayi
35. Vichithrabandham(Popular song:Cheekati velugula rangelee jeevithame oka depavali)
36. Mayadarimalligadu
37. Bangarubabu
38. Manchimanushulu
39. Andarudongale
40. Bharyabiddalu
41. Maadaivam
42. Pelli Pusthakam(popular song:- ammakuti ammakutti }

This great music director of Telugu Cinema died on 21st of June 2001 at Chennai.
Today is the 93rd birth anniversary of K V Mahadevan.

Business of Tollywood. Com salutes at this great music director recollecting the melodies created by K V Mahadevan.