The Telangana Sahitya Academy is set to honor the renowned lyricist Chandrabose, who penned the award-winning song “Naatu Naatu”, which won an Oscar. Academy Chairman Juluru Gowri Shankar announced the felicitation program, which is slated to be held at the Ravindra Bharathi in Hyderabad on March 28th.
In his statement, Shankar expressed pride for the fact that Chandrabose was able to write an electrifying song using phrases from Telugu rural culture, obtaining the admiration of the world. He also held a meeting with representatives from various literary organizations to discuss the arrangements for the event. They unanimously agreed that the recognition of a Telugu song receiving a global award is a matter of joy for everyone. Moreover, they agreed to hold a gathering on March 28th to honor Chandrabose, who brought such a massive achievement for Telugu literacy in the field of film lyrics.
The Academy Chairman then called on poets and writers to attend the event. He lauded Chandrabose for making Telangana proud by taking a Telugu song to the world stage. It is indeed inspiring how Chandrabose showcased the essence of Telugu rural culture with such precision and passion through his writing.
It is an excellent initiative by the Telangana Sahitya Academy to recognize the outstanding contribution of Chandrabose to the world of music and poetry. Through his work, he continues to inspire and elevate the richness of Telugu literature, and his recognition will undoubtedly inspire many budding writers to strive for excellence in their craft.