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Occupation  Director
Education  Osmania University
Died  May 8, 1987, Hyderabad

Role  Editor
Name  T. Krishna
Children  Gopichand, T. Premchand
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Full Name  Tottempudi Krishna
Awards  Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer, Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director, Nandi Award for Best Story Writer
Movies  Repati Pourulu, Pratighatana, Neti Bharatam, Vande Mataram, Pratighaat
Similar People  Gopichand, P L Narayana, Vijayashanti, Suthivelu, K Chakravarthy

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Tottempudi Krishna (died 8 May 1987) was an editor and director of Tollywood movies famous for having directed well known revolutionary films like Pratighatana, Repati Pourulu, Neti Bharatham are Winning Best Films for Filmfare Awards and many more.He was also the founder of Eetaram Films. He has also directed few films in Malayalam. He was known as a very good human being.


His last film Repati Pourulu was released in 1986, after his death.


He directed Neti Bharatam (1983) starred by Suman, Vijayshanti; Vande Maataram (1985) starred by Vijayshanti, Rajasekhar, Rajendra Prasad; Devaalayam (1985) starred by Late Sobhan Babu and many more.

His film Pratighatana (1985) was the story of a woman's (Vijayshanti) fight against corruption and criminalization of politics in India. This film was later remade in Hindi as Pratighaat starred by Sujata Mehta and Nana Patekar.

His last film Repati Pourulu (1986) starred by Vijayashanti and Rajasekhar was released after his death. He was the co-founder of the banner Eetharam Films with his partner Babu Rao Pokuri.

Personal life

He was married and had two sons and a daughter. One of his sons, Premchand, was an aspiring director but died in a car accident in 1995 while directing his first film. His second son T. Gopichand is now a well known Tollywood actor. Gopichand started his career playing the role of villain but in later films, played the hero. His daughter is a Dentist.

Filmography as director

  1. Neti Bharatam (1983) (story and director)
  2. Desam Lo Dongalu Paddaru (1985) (story and director)
  3. Devalayam (1985) (story, screenplay and director)
  4. Vande Mataram (1985) (story, screenplay and director)
  5. Pratighatana (1985) (story, screenplay and director)
  6. Pakarathinu Pakaram (1986) (director) [Malayalam Film]
  7. Pratighaat (1987) (story and screenplay)
  8. Repati Pourulu (1986) (writer and director) Released in 1986.

He is the inspiration for many revolutionary directors and producers such as R. Narayana Murthy.


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