He is a well known lyricist of Telugu Cinema. Cingireddy Narayana Reddy or C Narayana Reddy Garu turns 83 today. Winner of Jnanpith Award in 1988, C Narayana Reddy is also considered to be a strong authority on Telugu literature as such.
Reddy Garu entered Telugu Film Industry in 1962, writing songs for the film Gulebakavali Katha. There was no turning back to this poetic mesmeriser who is known to use catchy words and phrases in his lyrics and writing.
C Narayana Reddy had written over more than 3000 songs and steered the musical success for the films. Some of the notable films where he wrote lyrics include Kula Gotralu, Chaduvukunna Ammayilu, Gudi Gantalu, Ramudu Bheemudu, Alluri Seetharama Raju, Muthyala Muggu, Swati Muthyam, Preminchu and the most recent, Arundhati.
Kostalife wishes him a healthy life.