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Posted by on Aug 29, 2011 in Arts, Culture, Interviews, Songs, TG Roundup

Mohana Muralidhar with Sri Jonnavittula (Nov 2008) – 1 of 2

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Famous Telugu lyricist, poet, orator, and movie director  Sri Jonnavittula Ramalingeswara Rao garu rarely gives interviews. I had the good fortune of interviewing him not once, but twice for TORi audience. The first of the two interviews took place in Nov 2008.

In this part 1 of the interview, Sri Jonnavittula shared his experiments with lyrics for such songs as 1) Sanskrit disco, 2) thitla dandakam, and 3) Rupee dandakam. We had a light hearted discussion about the sensational hit song: jinthaka thika thika jinthaka tha (Vikramarkudu).

This is a must listen interview.

Broadcast date(s): Nov 2008

Audio Language: Telugu