Kadiri Venkata Reddy, a popular writer, director and producer who started his career in Early Telugu Cinema. K V Reddy born at Tadipathri Village in Ananthapur district of Andhra Pradesh on 1st July 1912. He was a science graduate from Madras. Worked in Vahini Studios prior to his entry in to Telugu Cinema. Bhaktha Pothana was the first movie for K V Reddy as director.
Pathala Bhairavi, Pedda Manusulu, Mayabazar, Pellinati Pramanalu, Jagadeka Veeruni Katha, Sathya Harischandra, Sri Krishnarjuna Yuddham and Sri Krishna Sathya are the master pieces of K V Reddy as director. Mayabazar is an evergreen movie of K V Reddy which was very recently converted in to colour and was released all over.
He was an expert in preparing script and scene wise picturisation.
K V Reddy as director and B Nagi Reddy as producer are responsible in making super hits Pathala Bharavi, Mayabazar, Jagadeka Veeruni Katha, Sathya Harischandra (NTR), Uma Chandi Gauri Sanakarula Katha.
List of film of K V Reddy as director:
- Bhakthapothana (1942)
- Yogivemana (1947)
- Gunasundari Katha (1949)
- Pathalabhairavi (1951)
- Peddamanushulu (1954)
- Donga Ramudu (1955)
- Mayabazar (1957)
- Pellinati Pramanalu (1959)
- Jagadekaveeruni Katha (1961)
- Sri Krishnarjuna Yuddham (1962)
- Sathya Harishchandra (1965)
- Umachandi Gowrisankarula Katha (1968)
- Bhagyachakram (1968)
- Srikrishna Sathya (1972)
It is quite surprising to state that this great director of early Telugu cinema not honored with any awards like Raghupathi Venkaiah, NTR National or Phalke Award.
This great director of early Telugu Cinema expired on 15th September 1972. Today K V Reddy is completing 100 years. On the day of Birth Centinary of this great director, Businessoftollywood.com salutes this great personality of Tollywood.