Remembering the one & only Hasya Brahma - Jandhyala!

By - January 14, 2014 - 07:29 AM IST

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Interesting Facts:

  • Jandhyala garu is extremely fond of the old classic “Mayabazar”. Hence his films had the titles “Aha Na Pellanta” , “Chupulu Kalasina Subhavela” , “Vivaha Bhojanambu” , “Hai Hai Nayaka”, “Oho Na Pellanta” which are the song titles of Mayabazar album. The title cards of his films even feature the original black and white footage of these songs!

  • He introduced Brahmanandam, Sutthi Veerabhadra Rao, Sutthi Velu, Potti Prasad, Subbaraya Sharma and so on who not only are great comedians but fantastic actors.

  • Gave voice for dubbed version of Mani Ratnam’s Iddaru (Iruvar-Tamil Original) for the character of Prakash Raj. The indigenous touch given by Jandhyala garu through his voice is something never forgotten!

  • Only director who had the unique idea of keeping “Titla Dandakam” as a song in Shh Gup Chup. It was penned by the great lyricist Jonnavitthula.

  • E.V.V.Satyanarayana, who also did many comedy films later worked as an assistant to Jandhyala. In fact, the idea of the gender reversal in Mogudu Pellalu was suggested by EVV, which was later made by him as a full time movie - “Jamba Lakadi Pamba”.

  • Every film of Jandhyala garu has at least one classical or a beautiful melody song.

  • Many of the comedy film directors who made mark in Telugu Cinema later- Relangi Narasimha Rao, E.V.V.Satyanarayana and even the recent dialogue writer turned director Trivikiram have an unavoidable Jandhyala mark in many of their works.

  • The only writer in Telugu Cinema venturing into Science Fiction- for Singeetham Srinivasa Rao’s Aditya 369 which dealt with Time Travel.

iQlik Movies remembers the one and only Hasya Brahma - Jandhyala on his birthday today.