|Born||1 October 1927|
Chataparru, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh
|Died||29 April 2009 (aged 81)|
Gutha Ramineedu (Telugu: గుత్తా రామినీడు) (1 October 1927 - 29 April 2009) was an Indian film director known for his works in Telugu cinema. He is known for works such as Chivaraku Migiledi which won the Filmfare Award for Best Film - Telugu, Maa Inti Mahalakshmi, Palnati Yuddham, Bangaru Sankellu etc.
Early Life and career
He was born at Chataparru village in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. He entered the cinema world in 1954 and made his film debut with Maa Inti Mahalakshmi (1959). It was the first picture completely shot in Hyderabad and Haranath debuted as a hero in this film. Famous actor Rao Gopal Rao worked as an assistant director for his film Bhakta Potana (1966) and in other films, including Bangaru Sankellu and Mooga Prema. His last film Yagnam starring Bhanu Chander won Nandi Award for Best Feature Film in 1991.
He died in Chennai on 29 April 2009 due to a kidney-related illness. His wife passed away in 2017. He is survived by three daughters and a son.
- Charana Daasi (1956) (Assistant Director)
- Maa Inti Mahalakshmi (1959) (Director)
- Chivaraku Migiledi (1960) (Director)
- Kalimilemulu (1962) (Director)
- Anuragham (1963) (Director)
- Bhakta Potana (1966) (Director)
- Palnati Yudham (1966) (Actor, Director and Producer)
- Bangaru Sankellu (1968) (Writer and Director)
- Mooga Prema (1971) (Director)
- Pratikaram (1982) (Director)
- Raj Kumar (1983) (Director)
- Sanganatham (1984) (Director)
- Yagnam (1991) (Director)
- 1959: Certificate of Merit for Best Feature Film in Telugu - Maa Inti Mahalakshmi
- 1966: Certificate of Merit for Best Feature Film in Telugu - Palnati Yuddham
- The Times of India directory and year book including who's who. Times of India Press. 1960
- "7th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 September 2011.
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