Jandhyala Subramanya Sastry


Since his childhood he was interested in stage plays particularly with mythological characters with elaborate costumes. He even won prizes for his performances while in school. He was a noted playwright during his college days. He entered the films as a lyricist through the film Punya Bhoomi Kallu Teru and as dialogue writer it was Devudu Chesina Bommalu.

Name:  Jandhyala Veera Venkata Durga Siva Subrahmanya Sastry

Profession: Indian film screenwriter, director and actor

Birth: 14 January 1951

Death: 19 June 2001

Family:

Annapurna Sastry (Spouse)
Jandhyala Narayana Murthy (Father)

Movies:
1. Mudda Mandaram
2. Malle Pandiri
3. Nalugu Stambhalata
4. Nelavanka
5. Rendu Jella Sita
6. Amarajeevi
7. Moodu Mullu
8. Ananda Bhairavi
9. Sreevariki Prema Lekha
10. Rao Gopala Rao
11. Puttadi Bomma
12. Babai Abbai
13. Srivari Shobhanam
14. Mogudu Pellalu
15. Muddula Manavaralu
16. Rendu Rella Aaru
17. Seeta Rama Kalyanam
18. Chantabbai
19. Padamati Sandhya Ragam
20. Raga Leela
21. Satyagraham
22. Aha Naa Pellanta
23. Chinni Krishnudu
24. Vivaha Bhojanambu
25. Neeku Naaku Pellanta
26. Choopulu Kalasina Shubhavela
27. Hai Hai Nayaka
28. Jayammu Nischayammura
29. Bava Bava Panneru
30. Prema Enta Madhuram
31. Vichitra Prema
32. Babai Hotel
33. Ladies Special
34. Prema Zindabad
35. Aa Aaa e ee
36. Shhh. Gup Chup
37. Oho Naa Pellanta
38. Vichitram

Brief Profile:

Jandhyala, also known as Haasya Brahma Jandhyala, was born on 14 January 1951 at Narsapuram. He is the son of Jandhyala Narayana Murthy. He graduated with bachelors in commerce from SRR and CVR College in Vijayawada. Since his childhood he was interested in stage plays particularly with mythological characters with elaborate costumes. He even won prizes for his performances while in school.

He was a noted playwright during his college days. He entered the films as a lyricist through the film Punya Bhoomi Kallu Teru and as dialogue writer it was Devudu Chesina Bommalu. However, his film as a dialogue writer was K. Vishwanath's Siri Siri Muvva in the year 1977 was a blockbuster hit with which he got firm footing in Telugu cinema industry and since then never looked back. He also anchored few episodes called Andandho Bhamha

He passed away on 19 June 2001, due to a massive heart attack, at 50, and after completing his silver jubilee year in films. Jandhyala is survived by his wife Annapurna and two daughters, Sahiti and Sampada.