Jandhyala biography Telugu film director. Birth anniversary on Jan 14th.
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Jandhyala (born January 14, 1951 in Durga, Siva Subrahmanya Sastry), popularly known as Haasya Brahma, was an Indian screenwriter, director and actor who was known for his work in Telugu cinema. Known for his contributions to the comedy genre, he received four national Nandi prizes and one filmfare prize. In 1983 he directed Ananda Bhairavi, which premiered at the India International Film Festival.
Jandhyala early life
Jandhyala, also known as Haasya Brahma Jandhyala, was born on January 14, 1951 in Narsapuram. He father’s name was Jandhyala Narayana Murthy. He graduated from SRR and CVR College in Vijayawada with a Bachelor of Commerce. Since childhood he was interested in stage plays, especially with mythological figures in elaborate costumes. He even won awards for his achievements in school.
Jandhyala Career and popularity.
Jandhayala was a well-known playwright during his studies. His first play was Atmahuthi (English self-immolation); However, his next piece Ek Din Ka Sultan was very popular and was performed over 10,000 times. The script was reprinted 15 times. His last piece was Gundelu Marchabadunu. Gummadi VenkateswaraRao (a popular character artist) suggested him to become a story writer. Both stayed good friends. He soon received support from Kaashinathuni Vishwanath, director of several major Telugu films. He soon began to write for several films that were successful at the box office.
He entered the films as a copywriter through the film Punya Bhoomi Kallu Teru and as a dialogue author it was Devudu Chesina Bommalu. He got a good opportunity as a dialogue writer was K. Vishwanath’s Siri Siri Muvva. In 1977, a blockbuster hit with which he established himself in the Telugu cinema industry and has never looked back since. From 1977 to 1986 he wrote for around 200 films, some of which were very successful at the box office and some even won awards.
He also anchored some episodes called Andandho Bhamha, which aired on Sunday in the Doordarshan Channel between 1993 and 1995.
Director style and success
Jandhyala became the director in 1981 with the film Mudda Mandaram. Jandhyala loathed the previously popular “gross comedy” and believed that the dialogue should be as clear, simple and natural as real conversations with which the audience could easily identify and enjoy. He had followed this rule in all of the films for which he had written and directed.
Jandhyala trendsetter popular movies.
He is a trendsetter in the comedy genre and has written and directed several hits such as Nalugu Sthambalata, Rendu Rella Aaru, Vivaha Bhojanambu, Choopulu Kalasina Subhavela, Amara Jeevi, Seeta Rama Kalyanam and Padamati Sandhya Ragam, Rendu Jall.
He has introduced many comedy actors such as Bramhanandam, Suthi Velu and Suthi Veerabhadra Rao. His film with Ushakiran Movies Srivariki Premalekha became a comedy hit of all time. His other film Ananda Bhairavi was a milestone in his career and was awarded several times.
Popular Awards to Jandhyala
1984 Best Director – Ananda Bhairavi
1984, Best Storyteller – Ananda Bhairavi
1987, Best Story Writer – Padamati Sandhya Ragam
1992 Best dialogue author – Aapathbandhavudu
Filmfare Awards South
1984 Best Director – Telugu – Srivariki Premalekha