Veturi Sundararam Murthy birth anniversary today

Veturi Sundararam Murthy popularly known as Veturi  was a poet, Lyricist.  Veturi born on 29th of January 1936 to Chandrasekhar Sastry and Kamalamba in Pedakallepalli , Krishna District, AP.

Today  Veturi’s 85th Birth birth anniversary.

Businessoftollywood.com salutes at this talented lyricist on his 85th Birth anniversary.

Veturi finished his schooling in Diviseema, near Vijayawada and has completed Intermediate at Chennai. He has done his graduation from SRR Government College, Vijayawada.

He was married to Sita Maha Lakshmi and has 3 sons, Ravi Prakash, Chandrasekhar and Nanda Kishore.

Veturi started his career with the movie “O Seeta Katha “(1974) in which he penned the lyrics for Burrakatha. Later he became a very popular lyricist in Telugu film industry with the movie “Adavi Ramudu” released in the year 1974. He  penned lyrics for many movies.

Popular lyrics penned by  Veturi :-

01. “Bhaaratanaarii charitamu (harikatha)” for the movie:- O Seetha Katha

02.”Aarasukoboyi Paaresukunnanu” for the movie :- Adavi Ramudu

03.”Manishai Puttinavadu Kaaradu Matti Bomma – Krushi Vunte Manushulu Rushulautaru” for the movie :- Adavi Ramudu

04.”Manasa Veena Madhu Geetam” for the movie:- Panthulamma

05. “Andaaniki Andam Ee Putthadi Bomma” for the movie :- Siri Siri Muvva

06. “Yevari Kevaru Ee Lokamlo Yevariki Yeruka” for the movie :- Siri Siri Muvva

07. “Komma Kommako Sannayi” for the movie :- Gorintaku

08. “Śankaraa Naadasareeraparaa” for the movie :- Sankarabharanam

09.”Dorakunaa Ituvanti Seva” for the movie :- Sankarabharanam

10.”Raagam Taanam Pallavi” for the movie:- Sankarabharanam

11.”Vennello Godari Andam” for the movie :- Sitara

12.”Ee Duryodhana Dussaasana Durvineeta Lokamlo” for the movie :- Prathighatana

13.”Aamani Paadave Haayigaa” for the movie :- Geethanjali

14.”Abba Nee Teeyani Debba” for the movie :- Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari

15.”Pavuraniki Panjaraniki” for the movie :- Chanti

16.”AakaaSaana Suuryudundadu Sande velaki” for the movie :- Sundarakanda

17. “Venuvai Vachchaanu” for the movie :- Mathrudevobhava

18. “Uppongale Godavari” for the movie :- Godavari

19. “Raagaala Pallakilo Koyilamma Raaledu Eevela”  for the movie :- Subhaleka

20. “Aakaasa Desaana Aashada Masaana” for the movie :- Meghasandesam.

Selected movies with Veturi as lyricist :-

  1. O Seeta Katha (1974)
  2. Adavi Ramudu (1974)
  3. Siri Siri Muvva (1982)
  4. Manchu Pallaki (1982)
  5. Subhalekha (1982)
  6. Khaidi (1983)
  7. Meghasandesham (1983)
  8. Sitaara (1983)
  9. Padmati Sandhya Ragam (1986)
  10. Pratighatana (1986)
  11. Geetaanjali (1989)
  12. Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari (1990)
  13. Chanti (1991)
  14. Gang Leader (1991)
  15. Sundarakanda (1992)
  16. Govinda Govinda (1993)
  17. Badri (2000)
  18. Annayya (2000)
  19. Indra (2002)
  20. Tagore(2003)
  21. Simhadri(2003)
  22. Arya(2004)
  23. Anand(2004)
  24. Chathrapathi(2005)
  25. Godavari(2006)
  26. Happy Days(2007)
  27. Kantri(2008)
  28. Varudu(2010)
  29. Leader(2010)
  30. Badrinath(2011)

Awards :-

   1. Nandi Award as a Best Lyricist:-

      1.’Maanasa Veena Madhu Geetham’ from the movie ‘Panthulamma’ in 1977.

      2. ‘Shankara Nadasarera Para’  from the movie ‘Sankarabharanam’ in 1979 .

      3. ‘Brundavani Vundi’ from the movie ‘Kanchana Ganga’ in 1984.

      4. ‘Ee Duryodhana Dussasana’ from the movie ‘Prathighatana’ in 1985.

      5. ‘Pavuraniki Panjaraniki’  from the movie ‘Chanti’ in 1991.

      6. ‘Aakaashaana Suuryudundadu Sandevelaki’ from the movie ‘Sundarakanda’ in 1992.

      7.  ‘Odanu Jaripe’ from the movie ‘Rajeshwari Kalyanam’ in 1993, 

      8.  ‘Uppongale Godavari’  from the movie ‘Godavari’ in 2006. 

2. Film Fare Award:-

He received “Film Fare Life time Achievement Award” and  Film Fare Award for the song ‘Uppongele Godavari’ from the movie “Godavari” released in the year 2006.

This great person died on 22nd May 2010 at the age of 74.