Tvamevaham (You are none other than me) and Samagra Andhra Sahityam (An Encyclopedia of Telugu Literature) are landmark works of this great writer.
He wrote poetry Koonalamma Padaalu in 1964. In this poem, he describes contemporary society in a sarcastic way in a very simple style.
Aarudra wrote several poems on his reminiscences of the Second World War.
His Clerk Surya Rao was a reflection of modern city life. He projected the city from various angles.
He penned popular lyrics for many block-buster films based on the Ramayana. He added to the field of Ramayana studies with his scholarly work called Ramudiki Sita Yemautundi? (1978) (bluntly translated to: How is Sita related to Rama?)
He translated the Tamil treatise Tirukkural into Telugu.
He belonged to the school of progressive writers 'Abhyudaya Rachayitala Sangham', (a very potent force in Andhra Pradesh).
He was an accomplished chess player and wrote a book about this game.
Incidentally, he is a nephew of Sri Sri (Srirangam Srinivasa Rao - most celebrated modern Telugu poet).
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