amana’s last film Sri Rama Rajyam is in the production stage. His autobiography ‘Kothi Kommachi’ has evoked great interest amongst the Telugu readers.He was born on June 28th, 1931 at Dhavaleswaram. His real name was Mullapudi Venkata Rao.Starting his career as writer with the film ‘Rakta Sambandham’ in 1962, many Memorable characters like Radha, Gopalam, Contractor (in [Muthyala Muggu]), Tutti (in [Mister Pellam]) in Modern Telugu Literature/Cinema are from this master writer’s pen. Mullapudi is also the dialogue, story and screenplay writer for many of the movies that came as a Bapu-Ramana combination. He is versatile in penning both heart-touching and rib-tickling dialogues
Prominent Telugu tinsel town personalities have expressed sorrow over the death of Venkata Ramana.