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     1'''Chitrapu Narayanamurthy(1913-85)''' 
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     4Telugu director born in Masulipatnam, AP. 
     5Early work on Telugu stage in National 
     6Theatres troupe which staged mythologicals, 
     7including Bhakta Markandeya, the subject of 
     8his first film. Introduced to films by Pinapala 
     9Venkatadasu, founder of Vel Pics Studio. 
     10Worked as assistant and later as film editor in 
     11brother Chitrapu Narasimha Rao’s films. First 
     12break with G. Balaramaiah’s Kubera Studio 
     13(1938), but made best-known films at 
     14Shobhanachala Studio until mid-40s as the 
     15studio’s top director of Burrakatha-inspired 
     16folklore movies. Attempted independent 
     17production with Venkatramana Pics (1944). By 
     18early 50s had moved largely into the more 
     19lucrative Tamil industry where, in addition to 
     20freelancing for smaller producers, he worked at 
     21AVM which produced his last film, a Telugu- 
     22Tamil remake of his 1942 hit Bhakta Prahlada. 
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     24 
     25'''FILMOGRAPHY:''' 1938: Markandeya; 1940: 
     26Mahiravana; 1941: Dakshayagnam; 1942: 
     27Bhakta Prahlada; 1944: Bhakta Kabir; 
     28Bhishma; Samsara Naradi; 1947: Brahma 
     29Ratham; 1948: Madalasa; 1949: Brahma 
     30Ratham; 1952: En Thangai; 1953: Naa 
     31Chellelu; 1954: Ethirparadathu; 1956: 
     32Nagula Chaviti/Adarshasati; Naga Panchami; 
     331957: Pathni Daivam; 1958: Manamalai; 
     34Annaiyin Aanai; Naan Valartha Thangai; 
     351959: Daivame Thunai; 1960: Bhakta 
     36Shabari; 1961: Krishna Kuchela; Tallichina 
     37Ajna; 1963: Chittor Rani Padmini; 1964: 
     38Pativrata; 1967: Bhakta Prahlada