J. V. Ramana Murthi

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J. V. Ramana Murthi
Born20 May 1933
Died22 June 2016 (2016-06-23) (aged 83)
Other namesApara Girisam
Years active1957-2015
Notable work Kanyasulkam
Relatives J. V. Somayajulu (brother)
Awards Nandi Awards

Jonnalagadda Venkata Ramana Murthi (Telugu : జె. వి. రమణమూర్తి; 20 May 1933 – 22 June 2016) was an Indian actor known for his works in Telugu cinema, and Telugu drama. [1] [2] Murthi made his film debut with K. B. Tilak's sociopolitical film M.L.A. in 1957. Subsequently, he starred in about one fifty feature films in a variety of roles, and has received the Nandi Natakotsavam Award for Life Achievement in theater and drama. [3] [4] [5]


Personal life

He was born on 20 May 1933 in Vizianagaram district, Murthi held a degree in science, Murthi was the younger brother of J. V. Somayajulu. [5] Before making his foray into theatre and films, Murthi has worked in academics as a senior lecturer. [3] [4]


He got the best performance award for Vishwa Shanti of Aatreya in Inter University Competition. [1] He acted in many plays such as N.G.O., Evaru Donga, Kappalu, Natakam, Keerthi Seshulu, Kaala Rathri, Phani and Katamraju Katha and toured the state. His most notable performance is Gireesham in Kanyasulkam of Gurajada Appa Rao. He directed the production and appeared in a record number of performances. [6]


Murthi died on 22 June 2016 due to cardiac arrest in Hyderabad, India. [7] [8] He was 83 when he died. He was hospitalized. [9]

Selected filmography

1957 M.L.A.
1958 Manchi Manasuku Manchi Rojulu Dr. Raghu
1958 Mangalya Balam Dr. Suryam
1958 Atha Okinti Kodale Chandram
1959 Sabhash Ramudu Inspector Mohan
1961 Batasari Brother of Madhavi
1961Bava Maradallu
1978Dongala Dopidi
1978 Katakataala Rudraiah
1978 Maro Charitra
1978 Siri Siri Muvva
1978KalanthakuluAnand Rao
1979 Gorintaku
1979 Guppedu Manasu
1979 Maavari Manchitanam
1979NoolveliTamil movie by K. Balachandar
1979 Idi Katha Kaadu
1979 Sri Rama Bantu Ramadasu
1980 Sivamethina Satyam [10] Chakrapani
1980 Mahalakshmi [11] Village priest
1980Kodalu Vastunaru JagrathaSubbaramaiah
1981Srirasthu Subhamasthu [12]
1981 Aakali Rajyam Jonnalagadda Venkata Ramanayya Panthulu
1981Gadasari Attaha Sosagara Kodalu
1981 Sapthapadi Avadhani, son of Yajulu
1981Alludugaru ZindabadMajor Nookaraju
1982 Moondram Pirai (Tamil)
1982Vamsa GouravamJagannatham
1982 Subhalekha Jagannatham
1982 Pagabattina Simham
1983 Andhra Kesari Hanumantharao Naidu
1984 Ananda Bhairavi
1984 Kanchana Ganga
1985 Shri Datta Darshanam
1985 Jwala
1985Srivaru [13] Lawyer Ramana Rao
1986 Ugra Narasimham S.P. Ramana Murthi
1986 Sirivennela
1987Naku Pellam Kavali
1988Illu Illalu Pillalu
1989 Simha Swapnam
1991Edu Kondalaswamy
1991KarthavyamPrincipal Ramakrishna
1991Kobbari Bondam
2004 Arya
2006 Maayajaalam
2007 Shankar Dada Zindabad

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