Gurupadam produced two multistarrer films in Telugu. One is ‘Vayyari Bhamalu Vagalamari Bhartalu’ which came in the combination of NTR and Krishna. The other is ‘Puli Bebbuli’ which came with Krishnamraj and Chiranjeevi as heroes. He has worked as a producer for around 25 films in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and Kannada languages. Sridevi’s Hindi film ‘Akal Mand’ was produced by Gurupadam. Apart from producing films directly, many Tamil and Malayalam films were translated into Telugu and released.
Vani Jayaram’s suspicious death
Legendary singer Vani Jayaram, who was nominated for the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award, passed away today. With the news of her death, the Telugu and Tamil film industries were saddened. The police initially confirmed that she died after slipping at her house in Chennai. However, the police are treating this as a suspicious death as there are severe injuries on her face. Investigation is being conducted on the basis of CCTV footage. Vani Jayaram has sung more than 10,000 songs in more than 1,000 films in 19 languages, including Telugu and Tamil.
Legendary director, Kalathapaswi K. Vishwanath passed away at the age of 92. Suffering from old age, he breathed his last last night. K. Vishwanath’s last rites ended yesterday in Hyderabad. With the death of Vishwanath, the Telugu film industry moved to bid him a final farewell. Pawan Kalyan, Venkatesh, Allu Aravind, D. Suresh Babu, C. Ashwanidat, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Ali, Radhika Sarathkumar, Nasser, Chandramohan, LB Sriram and others paid tributes to K. Vishwanath from Megastar Chiranjeevi.