Mr. Yandamoori Veerendranath is a
Chartered Accountant and had worked with State Finance Corporation
for five years and Andhra Bank for 10 years, in a senior executive
position. He was the youngest officer to hold highest position in
the history of the bank.
He was basically a Play–Wright, having penned about 10 plays, with
more than ten thousand shows. His play Raghupathi Raghava Rajaram
won the prestigious Sahitya Academy Award in the year of 1981.
Later he reassigned himself to novel writing and wrote about 50 novels to
his credit, of which 'Thulasidalam', 'Vennello Aadapilla' are famous. Many
of his works are translated into Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam,and some short
stories into English, Hindi, Gujarathi and Marathi. His latest
personality development book 'Vijayaniki Aidu Metlu' (SUCCESS
IN FIVE STEPS) has broken the all-time record of Telugu literature, by crossing a turnover of Rupees Ten
He won two prestigious Golden Nandi awards from the Government of Andhra
Pradesh, for his TV Serials. He worked for more than thirty films. His
first film 'oka voori kadha' directed by Dada Phalke Award winner Mrinal
Sen, for which he wrote dialogues won Silver medal as the best
regional film by the President of India. He also wrote dialogues for films
like 'Manchu pallaki 'and 'Abhilasha'. Films like 'Aakhari Poratam', 'Marana Mridangam',
'Challenge', 'Mutyamantha Muddu', are based on his novels.
Films like 'Jagadeka Veerudu – Athiloka Sundari', 'Ajad' had his screen
play. He directed two films, one of which is with Mega Star Chiranjeevi.
In an opinion poll conducted by a literary magazine, Andhra Jyothi
in 1988, he was elected as one of the four most popular
persons in the state, others being NT. Ramarao, General Krishna
rao and Director Bapu.
Close to the banks of river Godavari, Mr. Veerendranath has
constructed a Saraswathi temple, and an ashram, to educate a
batch of students every day in 'The Art of Studying' at free of
At present… he is a partner in one of the leading chartered
accountant firms in India, Jawahar & Co., Hyderabad.