Gollapudi Maruthi Rao is a multi-faceted genius who touched all communication media-not as passing discipline but conquered every genre with competence and authority. A writer, novelist, columnist, journalist, radio artists, producer, TV writer, film actor, writer, director, TV anchor, columnist in Telugu and English, orator- his name spells “success”. In particular, all his achievements on TV have become legendary – “Manasuna Manasai” on ETV, “Praja Vedika” on Gemini TV, “Kanyasulkam” on MAA TV. He is the recipient of Nandi Awards for 5 times. AP Sahitya Academy Awards for 3 Times, published 36 books covering all aspects of literature, has been writing a weekly column in a daily for the last 32 years and his literary and histrionic career extended an astounding 56 years!
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These articles are thought-provoking, informative, covering a wide range of subjects without monotony. Kudos to Sri Gollapudi for contributing these scholarly masterpieces in English which forms a link among all regions of our country.
- Prof. Dr. G. Raghurama Rao