Biography an Indian film actor, writer and director. He was the son of director Chittajallu Pullayya. He directed about 70 films in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Oriya languages. He has garnered two National Film Awards for directing blockbuster films like Lava Kusha (1963), and Desamante Manushuloyi (1970). Directors like Muktha V.Srinivasan and K. S. Sethu Madhavan worked as Assistants to him.