Noted theatre artiste Chatla Sriramulu passed away
He was instrumental in the establishment of popular literary and cultural organization Rasaranjani which is dedicated to the field of theatre arts.
Noted writer and theatre artiste Chatla Sriramulu passed away on 18 December 2015 at Secunderabad, Telangana following a brief illness. He was 84.
He was a railway employee who hailed from Vijayawada city.
About Chatla Sriramulu
• He was instrumental in the establishment of popular literary and cultural organization Rasaranjani which is 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.
• He was awarded as the Best Actor twice by Andhra Nataka Kala Parishad and was also a recipient of Union 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 Union Government.
• He was awarded the certificate of Producer and Teacher by the British Drama League, London in 1970.
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