wiki:Datla Venkata Narasaraju

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Datla Venkata Narasaraju(b. 1920)

Telugu screenwriter born in Talluri village, AP. Educated in Guntur, Vijaywada and Madras. Started a drama troupe for which he wrote plays and often acted. First play was Antarvani; achieved a reputation as humorist with his hit play, Natakam (1951), based on P.G. Wodehouse’s The Play’s the Thing. Bestknown plays are situated in the everyday, e.g. Yee Illu Ammabadunu. Film début scripting Pedda Manushulu (1954) based on Ibsen’s Pillars of Society. Wrote over 100 scripts, including Donga Ramudu (1955), Gundamma Katha (1962) and Nirdoshi (1967).