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Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya – The mystic saint composer

Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya (1408-1503) the mystic saint composer of the 15th century is the earliest known musician of South India to compose songs called “sankIrtanas” in praise of Lord Venkateswara, the deity of Seven Hills in Tirumala, India where unbroken worship is being offered for over 12 centuries.

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BOMMIREDDY NARASIMHA REDDY – A DOYEN OF TELUGU FILM

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Padmabhushan Dr. Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy, popularly known as ‘BN Reddy’ holds a special place in the history of Telugu Cinema. He is the director who balances artistic values and business needs in the right proportion. A commemorative postal stamp on  BN Reddy was released by the Department of Posts, Government of India on the occasion of the Centenary Celebrations of Dr. …

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Pothuluri Veera Brahmendra Swamy – Author of Kalagnanam

From the time of the oracle of Delphi to St. Joan’s hearing of  “Voices”, prognostication of  future events have had considerable influence on the contours of History. To the vantage vision of a mystic, ‘past’,  ‘present’  and ‘future’ may appear as one continuous stream of Time and a prophecy may be more an accurate photographic recording of an occurrence than …

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CHARLES PHILIP BROWN – REVIEVER OF TELUGU

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CHARLES PHILIP BROWN, popularly known as C.P.Brown was the first Ideologist to publish Telugu classics with commentaries. He collected large number of palm-leaf manuscripts from remote corners of the Telugu country. He had in his pay about 20 pandits in transcribing native authors, in preparing correct editions, in framing indexes and commentaries. By providing much needed historical and rational outlook, he …

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