Veteran screenwriter Sri Raman passed away at the age of 70 due to prolonged illness. The renowned screenwriter, who had deep connections with the Indian film industry, left an indelible mark with his remarkable storytelling ability. The demise of Mr. Raman has left a void in the hearts of his fans and the film fraternity. Known for his exemplary work, he was celebrated for his contribution to the world of cinema. The loss of such a talented writer is truly irreparable.
Apart from his exemplary screenwriting skills, Shri Raman was recognized as a distinguished author and journalist. One of his notable works is the screenplay of ‘Mithunam’ (2012), which won him widespread acclaim. Starring talented singer-actor SP Balasubramaniam and Lakshmi, this romantic drama was based on Ramana’s novel of the same name. The film gained further recognition by winning the prestigious Nandi Award presented by the state government.
Among his many notable works are compelling stories like ‘Joki Jyoti’, ‘Sri Channel’, ‘Pandari’ and ‘Mogali Rekulu’. Sri Raman’s legacy as a screenwriter, author and journalist will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on the Telugu film industry and literary landscape.
Born in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, Sri Raman rose to fame through his engaging articles in a weekly magazine. Demonstrating his versatility, he also wrote satirical works in several other magazines, adopting the pen name Akshara Thuniram. Known by the nickname Sri Raman, his real identity was Kamaraj Rama Rao.