Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry

Actor, Writer


Chembolu Seetharama Sastry (widely known as Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry) (born 1955) is an Indian poet, and lyricist known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema, and Telugu theatre. He has garnered eleven state Nandi Awards and four Filmfare Awards South for his lyrical works. He was the keynote speaker at the Telugu Association of North Americas celebrations held in Chicago Illinois, U.S. July 2–4, 2009. Recently, He was also felicitated by the Bay Area Telugu association. In 2019, he was awarded the Padma Shri for his contributions towards the field of arts and aesthetics.

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