Telugu Cinema Charitra, (English: The History of Telugu Cinema; Telugu: తెలుగు సినిమా చరిత్ర) is a research book on Telugu Cinema History, by film critic, writer and Journalist B. Venkateshwarlu, published in 1997. The book is considered one of the first major studies of Telugu Film Industry between 1912 and 1995.
Telugu Cinema Charitra Wikipedia
The 'Telugu Cinema Charitra' has published by Nextstep Publications & Entertainments, Hyderabad and marketed by Vishalandra Publishing House, Hyderabad.
First published in 1997, it was a keen research covering five major periods: Telugu Cinema in Silent Era (1912–1930) Early Tollywood (1931–1940), Golden Era (1941–1975), Commercial Culture in Telugu Cinema (1976–1995) and The Modern Era.
The book also includes as articles, such Silent Movie, World Cinema, Bollywood, Animation in Tollywood, Parallel Cinema, Telugu Cinema Legends in this film.
Telugu Cinema Charitra book selected for prestigious Nandi Awards from Government of Andhra Pradesh, India in 1997.