What do the people of Andra Pradesh have to be proud of?
Sarvaypalli Radhakrishnan, P V Narasimha Rao, Sarojini Naidu
Jr. NTR, Prabhas, Ram Charan Teja, Allu Arjun, Ravi Teja, Nithiin, Nani, Sai Dharam Tej, Gopichand, Kongara Jaggayya, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Nagarjuna, Prabhakar, N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, S. V. Ranga Rao, Sobhan Babu, Ramana Reddy, Relangi Venkata Ramaiah, Srihari, Ravi Teja, Krishnaveni, Bindu Madhavi, Bhanumathi Ramakrishna, Sameera Reddy, Vempati Chinna Satyam. Everyone knows all these names. Every youngster follows them
- Sidhendra Yogi – father of the Kuchipudi dance form
- Raja and Radha Reddy – Padma Bhushan recipients for Kuchipudi
- Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao – playback vocalist of old classical Indian films, primarily Telugu
- Emani Sankara Sastry — Carnatic music veena player
- Vempati Chinna Satyam – Kuchipudi dance form’s guru
- Raja and Radha Reddy – Kuchipudi dancers
- S. P. Balasubrahmanyam – male vocalist
- Shobha Naidu — Kuchipudi performer
- S. Janaki – female background vocalist
- Padma Sri awardee Shobha Naidu – Kuchipudi
- Jayapa Nayudu’s formal name is Jayapa Nayudu.
- Nataraja Ramakrishna – dance master who restored the traditional Andhra Natyam and Perini dance forms.
- Kallam Anji Reddy – Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories founder
- Prathap C. Reddy – Apollo Hospitals, India founder
- Satyam Computers founder, Byrraju Ramalinga Raju
- Ramoji Rao – President of the Eenadu Group and Ramoji Film City
- Jayalaxmi Group of Companies – Rayapati Sambasiva Rao
Meet the youngsters who contributed to Andhra Pradesh’s grandeur. We refer to him as Proud of Andra Pradesh.