Andhra Pradesh

Theatre artiste Chatla Sriramulu no more

VISAKHAPATNAM (ANDHRA PRADESH) 09-05-2014: Theatre personality Chatla Sriramulu speaking at the second anniversary celebrations of 'Rangasai Drama Library in Visakhapatnam on Friday, May 09, 2015. -Photo: A. Manikanta Kumar

VISAKHAPATNAM (ANDHRA PRADESH) 09-05-2014: Theatre personality Chatla Sriramulu speaking at the second anniversary celebrations of 'Rangasai Drama Library in Visakhapatnam on Friday, May 09, 2015. -Photo: A. Manikanta Kumar   | Photo Credit: A_MANIKANTA KUMAR

Noted writer and theatre artiste Chatla Sriramulu (84) passed away at Secunderabad on Friday. He was a railway employee who hailed from Vijayawada city.

Mr. Sriramulu was awarded ‘Best Actor’ twice by Andhra Nataka Kala Parishad and was also a recipient of Central Government’s Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1982. He was the first artiste from Andhra Pradesh to receive Emeritus Fellowship from the Human Resources Department of Government of India.

He was awarded the certificate of ‘Producer and Teacher’ by the British Drama League, London in 1970. Mr. Sriramulu was instrumental in the establishment of popular literary and cultural organization Rasaranjani which dedicated to the field of theatre arts.

He acted in and directed more than 100 plays and wrote several books on a wide range of subjects.

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