NOTABLE PERSONALITIES

  • Tallapaka Annamacharya
  • Pothuluri Veerabrahmam a well-known saint and astronomer, often called as ‘Nostradamus of India’
  • Allasani Peddana: One of the poet in Astdiggajalu in srikrishnadevarayalu.
  • Bhaktha Kannappa
  • Molla Poet.
  • C.P. Brown – worked as collector and he served to Telugu language.
  • B. Nagi Reddy South Indian film producer
  • B. Padmanabham, Veteran film comedian and producer
  • Bomireddi Narasimha Reddy (B. N. Reddy), famous film Director
  • Pasupuleti Kannamba first generation Telugu heroine and producer .first heroine who was famous for sword fights.
  • Santha Kumari, an Indian musical artist and film actress
  • Dr. Yaga Venugopal Reddy, better known as Y. V. Reddy, – former Reserve Bank of India Governor
  • Justice K. Jayachandra Reddy – Former Supreme Court Judge, Former National Law Commission Chairman, Former Press Council of India Chairman, Member of the Expert Group appointed by United Nations.
  • A. V. S. Reddy, former AP State Election Commissioner
  • V. N. Reddy an Indian cinematographer
  • Yogi Vemana, popularly known as Vemana was a great Telugu philosopher and poet. His poems were written in Telugu, and are known for their use of simple language and native idioms. His poems discuss the subjects of Yoga, wisdom and morality. He is popularly called Yogi Vemana, in recognition of his success in the path of Yoga.
  • Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy : Chief minister of andhra pradesh state (2004- 2009)