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Occupation  Director
Name  C. Pullaiah

Role  Film director
Died  October 6, 1967, Chennai
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Full Name  Chittajallu Pullaiah
Born  1898Kakinada, India
Awards  National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu
Movies  Lava Kusa, Bala Nagamma, Paramanandayya Sishyula Katha, Pakkinti Ammayi, Vara Vikrayam
Similar People  C S Rao, Balijepalli Lakshmikantam, Relangi Venkatramaiah, Vemuri Gaggaiah, Chittor V Nagaiah

Chittajallu Pullaiah, also known as C. Pullaiah (Telugu: సి.పుల్లయ్య) (1898 – October 6, 1967), was an Indian film director, known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He is regarded as the father of Telugu theatre movement. In 1933, He made his film directorial debut with East India Film Company's first Indian film Sati Savithri which has received honorary diploma at Venice Film Festival. He then directed Sati Anasuya, the first children's film and Lava Kusa (1934).

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He continued to direct Pakkinti Ammayi, Vara Vikrayam, and Malathi Madhavam under the East India Film Company. He directed Bala Nagamma, Apoorva Sahodarargal and Vindhya Rani under Gemini Pictures after shifting base to Madras. He is well remembered for Lava Kusa (1963), the story of Lava and Kusa in Hindu epic Ramayana, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu.

Filmography

  1. Ramadasu (1933)
  2. Savitri (1933)
  3. Lava Kusa (1934)
  4. Sri Krishna Tulabhharam (1935)
  5. Anasuya (1936)
  6. Dhruva (1936)
  7. Chal Mohana Ranga (1937)
  8. Dasavataramulu (1937)
  9. Kasula Peru (1937)
  10. Mohini Bhasmasura (1938)
  11. Satyanarayana Vratam (1938)
  12. Vara Vikrayam (1939)
  13. Malathi Madhavam (1940)
  14. Bala Nagamma (1942)
  15. Narada Naradi (1946)
  16. Golla Bhama (1947)
  17. Vindhyarani (1948)
  18. Apoorva Sahodaralu (1950)
  19. Sankranti (1952)
  20. Pakka Inti Ammayi (1953)
  21. Devantukudu (1960)
  22. Naan Kanda Sorgam (1960)
  23. Lava Kusa (1963)
  24. Paramanandayya Sishyula Katha (1966)
  25. Bhuvana Sundari Katha (1967)
  26. Bhama Vijayam (1967)

References

C. Pullaiah Wikipedia


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