Chakravarthi (a.k.a Appa Rao Kommineni) hails from Tadikonda, Guntur Dt and he debuted with Sobhan Babu's "mUgaprEma" movie in 1970. He is the only Telugu music director who worked for a maximum number of movies (up to 960+) within a short span of two decades. As he overworked most of the time during his career, a lot of his melodies got eclipsed behind his popular mass songs and I would like to bring forth such melodies on this page. His name is a synonym for "Mass Song" during the late 70's and the 80's and he gave it a new definition with "yama gOla". His music played a significant role in the careers of Sobhan Babu, NTR and Chiranjeevi. His last memorable movie is the Chiru's "attaku yamuDu-ammAyiki mogudu" in 1989. He later passed on his legacy to his disciples like Raj-Koti, Keeravani, Vamdematham Srinivas etc. During the fag end of his career, he acted in TV serials and a few movies. There is no other Telugu music director, who is as versatile as he is (assistant director, dubbing artist, music director and an actor). He passed away in 2003.
Srini Chimata (07/07/07)



Chakravarthi's Best Melodius Solo songs

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#SelectSongMovieMusic DirectorLyricistLyricsVideoYear
+ 1 Sarada.. Nanu Cheraga   Write Comment Sarada Chakravarthi C Narayana Reddyl_linkV_link 1973
+ 2 Vrepalle Vechenu   Write Comment Sarada Chakravarthi C Narayana Reddyl_linkV_link 1973
+ 3 Evariki Vare Yamuna Teere   Write Comment Evariki Vare Yamuna Teere Chakravarthi Mailavarapu Gopi   1974
+ 4 Anati Hrudayala Ananda.. (female)   Write Comment Annadammula Anubandham Chakravarthi C Narayana Reddy   1975
+ 5 Anati Hrudayala Ananda Geetam (male)   Write Comment Annadammula Anubandham Chakravarthi C Narayana Reddyl_linkV_link 1975
+ 6 Oyamma Entalesi Siggochhindi   Write Comment Babu Chakravarthi Acharya Athreyal_link  1975
+ 7 Kalasi Padudaam..   Write Comment Balipeetham Chakravarthi Sri Sril_link  1975
+ 8 Selavu Meeda Ravayya..   Write Comment Cheekati Velugulu Chakravarthi Arudral_link  1975
+ 9 Meetichudu Hrudayanni   Write Comment Cheekati Velugulu Chakravarthi Acharya Athreyal_link  1975
+ 10 Erugani Sukhame Eduruga Nilichindi..   Write Comment Yavvanam Katesindi Chakravarthi N/Al_link  1976
+ 11 O Rayyo.. Kona Loki Vastava?   Write Comment Devatalara.. Deevinchandi Chakravarthi Mailavarapu Gopi   1977
+ 12 Kerataniki Aratam Teeram..   Write Comment Jeevana Teeralu Chakravarthi C Narayana Reddyl_link  1977
+ 13 Oka Udayamlo   Write Comment Kalpana Chakravarthi Veturil_link  1977
+ 14 Chilaka Paccha Cheera Katti   Write Comment Ma Iddari Katha Chakravarthi Kosaraju Raghavaiah Chowdary   1977
+ 15 Nallanayya.. Evarani Adigava Nannu?   Write Comment Ma Iddari Katha Chakravarthi N/Al_link  1977
+ 16 Gutti Vankaya Kura   Write Comment Atani Kante Ghanudu Chakravarthi N/A   1978
+ 17 O Priya.. Marumalliya Kanna Tellandi   Write Comment Malle Puvvu Chakravarthi Arudral_linkV_link 1978
+ 18 Evariki Telusu Chitikina Manasu   Write Comment Malle Puvvu Chakravarthi Veturil_linkV_link 1978
+ 19 Evvaro.. Ee Neralanu Adigevarevvaro..   Write Comment Malle Puvvu Chakravarthi Veturil_linkV_link 1978
+ 20 Malle Puvvula Vasantam   Write Comment Malle Puvvu Chakravarthi Veturi   1978
+ 21 Chinna Mata.. Oka Chinna Mata   Write Comment Malle Puvvu Chakravarthi Veturil_link  1978
+ 22 Nuvvu Vastavani..   Write Comment Malle Puvvu Chakravarthi Veeturil_linkV_link 1978
+ 23 Sirimalle Puva   Write Comment Padaharella Vayasu Chakravarthi Veturil_link  1978
+ 24 Sirimalle Puva (short)   Write Comment Padaharella Vayasu Chakravarthi Veturi   1978
+ 25 Yatamesi Todina.. Eru Endadu..   Write Comment Pranam Khareedu Chakravarthi Jaladi Raja Raol_link  1978
+ 26 O Chandrama.. Okanati Priyatama   Write Comment Vichitra Jeevitam Chakravarthi Veturil_link  1978
+ 27 Idi Puvvulu Puyani Tota   Write Comment Vetagadu Chakravarthi Veturil_link  1979
+ 28 Priyamaina Madana..   Write Comment Gandara Golam Chakravarthi Arudra   1980
+ 29 Gopala Rao Gari Ammayi..   Write Comment Gopala Rao Gari Ammayi Chakravarthi Mailavarapu Gopil_link  1980
+ 30 Okanatidi Kadu Vasantam..   Write Comment Mama Allulla Saval Chakravarthi Veturi   1980
+ 31 Pakkinti Ammayi..   Write Comment Pakkinti Ammayi Chakravarthi Veturil_linkV_link 1981
+ 32 Payaninche Chirugali..   Write Comment Patnam Pilla Chakravarthi N/Al_link  1979
+ 33 Manasu Oka Mandaram (female)   Write Comment Prema Tarangalu Chakravarthi Acharya Athreyal_link  1980
+ 34 Punnami Ratree...puvvula Raratri (full)   Write Comment Punnami Nagu Chakravarthi Veturil_linkV_link 1980
+ 35 Rendaksharala Prema   Write Comment Gaja Donga Chakravarthi Veturi   1981
+ 36 Adugulu Kadipi Adalenu..   Write Comment Gola Nagamma Chakravarthi N/A   1981
+ 37 Chigurakulalo.. Oka Chilakamma   Write Comment Jeevita Radham Chakravarthi Rajasril_link  1981
+ 38 Pilicharu Mavaru Innallaku..   Write Comment Pandanti Jeevitam Chakravarthi Veturi   1981
+ 39 Taralu Digivachhina Vela   Write Comment Premabhishekam Chakravarthi Dasari Narayana Rao   1981
+ 40 Vandanam.. Abhivandanam   Write Comment Premabhishekam Chakravarthi Dasari Narayana Rao   1981
+ 41 Agadu... Agadu   Write Comment Premabhishekam Chakravarthi Dasari Narayana Rao   1981
+ 42 Turupu Telatela Vaarakane   Write Comment Sreevari Muchhatlu Chakravarthi Dasari Narayana Raol_linkV_link 1980
+ 43 Kadali Randi Manushulaite   Write Comment Uriki Monagadu Chakravarthi Veturi   1981
+ 44 Chusuko Padilamga..   Write Comment Anuraga Devata Chakravarthi Acharya Athreya   1982
+ 45 Chattaniki Nyayaniki Jarigina..   Write Comment Justice Chowdary Chakravarthi Veturi   1982
+ 46 Adigo Adigo..evaro Vastunnaru   Write Comment Ragadeepam Chakravarthi Dasari Narayana Rao   1982
+ 47 Nakoka Sreemati Kavali   Write Comment Mundadugu Chakravarthi Veturil_linkV_link 1983
+ 48 Veyi Padagala Meeda   Write Comment Mundadugu Chakravarthi Veturi V_link 1983
+ 49 Premaku Nenu Pedanu Kanu   Write Comment Mundadugu Chakravarthi Veturi   1983
+ 50 Manavatvam Parimalinche Manchi Manishiki..   Write Comment Neti Bharatam Chakravarthi Sri Sri   1983
+ 51 Adi Oka Ratiri..   Write Comment Jagan Chakravarthi Dasari Narayana Rao   1984
+ 52 Vanita..lata..kavita   Write Comment Kanchana Ganga Chakravarthi Veturil_link  1984
+ 53 Enta Karuna Murtivayya   Write Comment Rakta Sambandham (new) Chakravarthi Acharya Athreya   1984
+ 54 Jeevitame Oka Payanam   Write Comment Vijeta Chakravarthi Veturil_link  1985
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