Mr. Sahithi Cherukupalli
Sahithi who has written more than thousand songs for Telugu cinema is popular in the industry for his forte in writing folk songs with various dialects of Telegu language. Hailing from Mylavaram near Vijayawada, he has travelled far and wide, interacted with people, collected their colloquial words and terminology and created a unique mark for himself in folk film and poetry. He grew up in an atmosphere of music and literature. He says, “All I knew of my childhood was singing bhajans and reading books.” He has worked from K.V. Mahadevan to Thaman and stresses that his aim in life is to elevate sahityam and writing songs that would be remembered for posterity.