Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry is a Telugu writer(Lyricist), poet, singer & actor. A Multi award winner who has penned some of the all time hits of Telugu film industry.
Childhood, Family & Personal Life
Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry was born on May 20, 1955 in Shivoni, Madhya Pradesh to Dasiviyogi(Father) & Subbulakshmi(Mother) in a Hindu Brahmin family. His grand parents were Telugu people who were settled in Madhya Pradesh, they were natives of Anakapally & the family moved to Anakapally when he was just 3 months, he studied in Anakapally till 10th standard.
Seetharama Sastry is married to Padmavati(wife) and has three children, Yogeswara Sharma his elder son is a music director & Raja the younger son is an actor in the films, he also has a daughter. He also has an adopted son in Krishna Vamsi.
He got the name Sirivennela from the name of the first super hit movie he penned lyrics for.
- High School: Anakapally High School, Anakapally
- Graduation: MBBS, but discontinued later
- Graduation: B.A from open university
- post-graduation: M.A
Movie Debut: Janani Janmabhoomi(1984), a Telugu philosophical movie was the first movie he penned lyrics for. "Tadisina Andalalo"
He has more than 300 songs throughout his career.
Hie songs often have positive effect on people, they are optimistic & inspiring.
As a book writer: He has written numerous books like:
- సిరివెన్నెల తరంగాలు(2000)
- “నంది” వర్ధనాలు(2001)
- కల్యాణ రాగాలు (2003)
- ఎన్నో రంగుల తెల్ల కిరణం (2004)
- క్షీరసాగర మధనం - గేయ కావ్యం
- నాన్నా పులి - నాటిక
- సన్మానోపనిషత్తు - నాటిక
- తాత్విక వ్యాసాలు