Born on 1902, Samudrala Raghavacharya is a multifaceted personality. He is a Telugu screenwriter, lyricist, dialogue writer, director, producer and playback singer.

He has sung in the film Bhakta Raghunath, and produced Devadasu, Strisahasam etc. Babruvahana, Vinayaka Chavti etc. are his directorial ventures. He has written the script for several films including Lava Khusha, Sree Ramakatha etc.