పద్మభూషణ్ ఎస్.పి. బాలు కు జూన్ 5 న FACTS సన్మానం

Producer Editor Mohan is back

Successful producer Editor Mohan, who produced many blockbusters such as
Palnati Poursham, Hitler, Manasichi , Chudu Kshemanga Velli Labhnga Randi, and Hanuman Junction earlier, is back to Telugu Cinema. He has recently bagged the remake rights of recent Tamil movie titled Muthuku Muthaga, a family drama with sentimental elements.
Off late he is not producing any films in Telugu as he is focused the careers of his sons Jayam Ravi, one of the big stars in Tamil and Raja, one of the top league directors there. His last film in Telugu was Hanuman Junction (2001). A decade later he is now planning to return to Telugu film industry with the remake of this film, Muthuku Muthaga. Other details about the film’s cast and crew is yet to be known.

‘శ్రీకాంత్’ హీరోగా ‘రాజమౌళి’ శిష్యుడు ఆర్.కే. చిత్రం

Tammareddy Bharadwaj’s ‘Charitha Chitra’ group has completed 30 years

“CHARITHA CHITRA” is one of the South India’s hoary entertainment Company. Its business includes Film Production, TV Content Production. CHARITHA CHITRA Group plans to become a giant in the entire entertainment industry’s sphere and also will become one of the largest content agglomerates television in India region.


Our Company was incorporated in July 1979 as “Charitha Chitra. The company was engaged in production of Telugu feature films and releasing them on various modes including theatres. Our Company has been owned by Mr. TAMMAREDDY BHARADWAJ.

Mr.TAMMAREDDY BHARADWAJ produced number of films and he has 42 years of experience and domain expertise in entertainment sector. He is a veteran in the film industry and produced so far 29 films in various capacities such as Director/ Executive Producer/ Producer.



In a short span Charitha Chitra has established itself as a major producer in Telugu language and scheduling to expand across south India.

TV Content Production

Charitha Chitra has entered into TV Reality Shows in the month of December 2008 and plans to become a major TV content supplier in the current fiscal year itself by producing over 5 hours of original programming per day, by that time, it will become a aspiring producer of TV content in India.


CHARITHA CHITRA” a holistic Indian entertainment company. Its diversified businesses include Film and Television Content Production. This has propelled it to take the entertainment industry to the next level. The Company has in the last few years ramped up aggressively and has transformed into a corporate through its focus on strategic acquisitions and its robust business model. Currently, it has a strong presence in all streams of entertainment business in south India.

CHARITHA CHITRA is the content production arm with a full-fledged, state-of-art production facility. Content production comprises two divisions- Film and TV Content Production. This division is currently producing more than two hours of TV content production per week.

There is a variety of programmes in the pipeline for TV channels. Our show, ‘MAA MOGUDS PELLAMS’ is currently on air and very recently ‘ANDHAMAINA BHAAMALU’ a reality show in ETV. ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ a musical reality show on air in Zee Telugu, “SWARANEERAJANAM”, “MOGUD’S PELLAM’S” has created rave reviews. Our upcoming project “ALAJADI” in ETV too can create history for our company.

Platform for Real Talents

“SWARANEERAJANAM” and “SA RE GA MA PA” are the biggest and most popular reality singing shows on Zee Telugu, “ANDAMAINA BHAAMALU” is the immense and the majority well-liked reality talent hunt show on ETV has achieved a mile stone victory and created history in the audience.

This shows which came on air a few months back with Experienced & fresh singers, beautiful girls within the age group of 7-24 years, received a tremendous welcome from the Telugu audiences. The shows kept up to the audience expectations with its magnificent sets, creative singing, talent pick up rounds and of course accurate portrayal of the Reality element.

The Producers of ”SWARANEERAJANAM”, “SA RE GA MA PA”, “ANDHAMINA BHAAMALU”, “MOGUD’S PELLAM’S”- Telugu are happy because it has kept up to its aim of discovering good singers, Miss Andhra, beautiful couples in Andhra Pradesh. The fact that these youngsters of “SA RE GA MA PA”, “SWARANEERAJANAM”, “ANDHAMAINA BHAAMALU” have won opportunities to sing, act in films, it justifies the hard work and high quality that has gone into the making of this show.

“MOGUD’S PELLAM’S” which is on air every Sunday from 9.00PM to 10.00PM on MAA Television, has also witnessed tremendous escalation in its TRP. With renowned anchors “NANDA KISHORE” and “RESHMI” vows to crown in 2010.

Our upcoming project “ALAJADI” in ETV too can create history for our company.

Bharadwaj: an eye for New Talent

Bharadwaj introduced several new faces to the Telugu film Industry. He introduced many Actors including the Male Lead, Female Lead, Supporting Roles, Music Directors and Directors.

His most notable contribution to Telugu Industry was casting Chiranjeevi (who later went on become the Mega Star), in the lead role. It was Chiranjeevi’s First Full-Fledged Solo Hero project and his First 100 days and Silver Jubilee film. Actors:

Chiranjeevi (Kothala Rayudu), Bhanu Chandar (Maro Kurukshetram), Suman (Iddaru Killadilu), Rohit (Swarnakka), Anand (Kadapa Reddamma),Pruthvi (Swarnakka) and Srikanth (One by Two) are the Popular Stars introduced by Tammareddy Bharadwaj. Actress:

Malasri’s first film as heroine is ‘Manmadha Samrajyam’. She went on to become number one in Kannada Industry. Ranjitha- (Kadapa Reddamma), Priyanka- (Suri) and Gayatri-(MoguduKavali) were introduced as heroines.

Music Directors:

Mickey J Meyer (Potheponi), Vidya Saagar (Alajadi), Saketh Sairam (Entha Bagundho), Joy(Iddaru Killadilu) are Music Directors introduced by Bharadwaj. Others:

Editor Shankar introduced as Director in ‘SURI’(2001).

Murali-Ramaiah(Iddaru Killadilu) and Ramesh(Swarnakka) are introduced as a Editors to Telugu film industry

Small Screen

Hemachendra(Zee Sa Re Ga Ma Pa), Geeta Madhuri((Zee Sa Re Ga Ma Pa), Ravi Varma(Okkare), Pranavi(Okkare), Reshmi(okkare), Nanda Kishore(Mogud’s Pellam’s)

"Anything For You" movie release on Apr 23rd

“Anything For You” after doing it’s successful run at Film Festivals is releasing in USA on Apr 23rd at BIG Cinemas theatres. It’s the maiden venture for Writer/Director Anand Alagappan, produced under the banner Newyork Talkies by Telugu NRI Ravi Gavva and Mahender Musuku. The international cast and crew includes, music composer Karthik Raja, Music Maestro Ilayaraja’s son, Emmy Award winner Cinematographer Alphonse Roy, Costume designer Vasuki Baskar, who did costumes for Soundarya Rajnikanth’s movie “GOA”, Juliana Fine, an international model and actress, Aaron Mathias, and Pooja Kumar, who recenlty acted with Hollywood actor Chris Kattan.

This is the first Indian American movie shot on RED camera. It won “Silver Ace Award” at the Las Vegas Film Festival and played at India International Film Festival at Tampa, Florida. Movie website link

Director / Producer Bio: Anand Alagappan

Anand Alagappan along with Ravi Gavva and Mahender Musuku started Newyork Talkies in 2007. Anand started his career with the TV show “We Love India”. He hosted and produced the show, a travelogue and lifestyle of people of India origin living in USA which was telecast in VIJAY TV for 14 week episodes. His short film “Anand’s No Exit”, a comedy about credit card service was officially selected for many film festivals including “LA International Short Film Festival”, “World Cinema Naples”, “South Asian Internatilnal Film Festival” etc. “Anything For You” is his first feature film debut.

Music Director: Kartik Raja – Ilayaraja’s son Kartik Raja’s first music composing for an English Film.

Cinematographer: Alphonse Roy


Alphonse Roy, leading Wildlife Cinematographer has worked extensively with BBC, National Geographic, Discovery and PBS. He was awarded an Emmy for his contribution as a cinematographer for one-hour film on Tibet. His feature film works include award winning “Oorukku Nooru Paer”, Parcel and “Aamir”.


Heroine: Juliana Fine

Juliana Fine began her career in New York at the age of 17 modeling for clients such as Nine West, Diesel, Gianfranco Ferre, and Seventeen Magazine. She fell into acting by accident when she was chosen on the street by casting directors of an MTV Commercial. She continued to do acting jobs and later trained and performed at New York’s Stella Adler Conservatory. Since moving to LA, she has appeared in the independent film “X’s and O’s”, “A Spiral State,” “The Greg Behrendt Show” “Identity” and “America’s Next Top Model”.

Heroine: Pooja Kumar

Pooja Kumar was born in St. Louis, Missouri. After winning Miss India U.S.A. she worked for Channel V and hosted numerous TV programs. She studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and attended various acting workshops. Since then she has acted in feature films such as: “The Little Magician”. Flavors”, “Night of Henna”, “Hiding Divya”, “Park Sharks”, “Knots Urbane”. Her role in “Flavors” earned her the Screen Actors Guild Emerging Actor Award and her performance in “Night of Henna” was widely appreciated by critic A. O. Scott from the NY Times. She has been in major ad campaigns for Pepsi, Budweiser, AOL, Verizon, Bombay Dreams, Pearl Vision, Dodge, New York Lotto, and Campbell’s Soup, True Roots. Her recent episode of Law and Order: SVU with Kal Penn was widely appreciated. She recently acted in “Bollywood Hero” along with Hollywood actor Chris Kattan.

Hero: Sam Ghosh

Born in India and raised in New Jersey, Sam Ghosh is no stranger to performance. Growing up as an only child, he found it natural to entertain audiences for his own amusement. Sam has trained extensively with Terry Knickerbocker at William Esper Studio. Past theater credits include The South Asian Monologues at CenterStage NY and Cami Hall, Life Science, Desipina’s Seven.11 Convenience Theater at Abrons Art Center NY, Universal Percussion Ensemble’s The History of the Drum. Film: Faith in a Wrapper, Aankh Macholi (Hide and Seek), Astoria Park, The Big Catch, Saving Hinduism, The Bomb Table, Finding Priya a Prom Date, Dreamer, Burkini. Television: CW11 Morning News, WahIndia TV,, Asian Variety Show (AVS), Lionsgate’s Extreme Reaction. Radio: RBC Radio.