Mallemala Sundara Rami Reddy (87) who was popularly called as Mallemala, was passed on today morning. He is recently in news for his controversial remarks on Legend NTR, Junior NTR, Guna Shekar, and yesteryear actress Jayalalitha in his autobiography ‘Idhi Naa Katha’. He was instrumental in shifting the Telugu Film Industry from Chennai to Hyderabad.
Born in 1924, Popularly known as ‘Sahaja Kavi’ , he was an accomplished poet and lyricist. He has over 5000 poems to his credit. He has produced some of the most path breaking films in the Telugu Industry, including ‘Bala Ramayanam’, with child artistes. NTR Jr. made his acting debut with that movie. He established Shabdalaya Studios and M.S. Arts and has produced 25 films.
We express our deepest condolences to his family!