Chellapilla Satyanarayana Sastry, better known as Chellapilla Satyam (Telugu: చెళ్ళపిళ్ళ సత్యం) (1933 - 12 January 1989) was an eminent Indian music director. He was popular in the telugu & kannanda cinema fields in 1960s and 1980s. Sathyam is best remembered as "Andhra RD Burman".
He was born in komarada village in vizianagaram district, andhra pradesh. He has acted in some plays with popular writer Rajasri and others at Vizianagaram. He later shifted to madras worked in the orchestra under p. adinarayana rao and t.v. raju. He was assistant composer in the magnum opus film suvarna sundari (1957). His debut film as a full fledged music director is pala manasulu in 1967, though he was credited as a music director in 1963 with NTR's savati koduku.
Some of his memorable hit songs are E divilO virisina pArijAtamO, O bangaru rangula chilaka, kalisE kaLLa lOna, pUchE pUla lOna, toli valapE teeyanidi, madhumAsa vELalO, kurisindi vAna and many more.In memory of this great music giant a musical night was organized by Bay Area Telugu Association and Chimata Music in California, USA in 2009. - wikipedia
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