Gutha Ramineedu

Gutha Ramineedu

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Gutha Ramineedu Profile

  • Name:
  • Gutha Ramineedu
  • Born:
  • October 1, 1927
  • Died:
  • April 29, 2009

Gutha Ramineedu Biography

Gutha Ramineedu was a famous Telugu film director and screenwriter of classic era of 1960s till early 1990s. As a director he marked his debut with 1959 acclaimed movie, Maa Inti Mahalakshmi and earned fame through his second film, Chivaraku Migiledi, remake of Bengali classic Deep Jwele Jaai, through which he introduced the famous actor M. Prabhakar in the role of a doctor.

 

Gutha was a recipient of two national film awards. He won Certificate of Merit for Best Feature Film in Telugu for two movies - Maa Inti Mahalakshmi in 1959 and Palnati Yuddham in 1966. Bangaru Sankellu (1968) was yet another famous movie as a film director and screenwriter. Gutha Ramineedu is widely regarded as an iconic and one of the best Telugu movie directors ever.

 

Gutha Ramineedu hailed from Chataparru village in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. He was born on 1 October 1927. He started film journey as an assistant director in the 1950s and won national award for his debut movie, Maa Inti Mahalakshmi in 1959. It was the first picture completely shot in Hyderabad and he also introduced popular actor Haranth through this film who went on to become a huge star. Since then he contributed some of the best scripts and movies of Telugu cinema till early 1990s. His career spanned to more than three decades.

 

He joined film industry as an assistant in year 1954, and is known for introducing many actors to silver screen. Many popular filmmakers like Rao Gopal Rao have worked as his assistant. His last film as a director was Yagnam in 1991, after which he retired from films. The film bagged Nandi Award for Best Feature Film in 1991.

 

Published: June 05, 2019

Updated: June 05, 2019

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