Pulagam Chinnarayana is a Telugu film industry Lyricist, dialogue writer, journalist, and a Public Relations Officer. He got a special commendation from Vice President Venkaiah Naidu for his book ‘Maya Bazar Madhura Smruthulu’. His first book as a writer was ‘Jandhya Marutham’. He was born in 1982 in Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh.
He belongs to Lakshmipuram, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh. He grew up in Adavi Kolanu in West Godavari district around his maternal grandparents. His grandfather and grandmother have been an inspiration for him. He learned money management from his grandmother and time management skills from his grandfather.
The main motivation of Pulagam was his uncle Bhaskar Rao, who used to read books and has a good collection of books. He was the topper of his class and always won prizes at essay writing competition. In school, he started doing poetry. He has studied Electronics and Instrumentation at Giddaluru Polytechnic College.
During his college days, he went to see the shooting of films and started watching films. After completing his education, he was looking for a job near his home in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. He got a job in ‘Samacharam’ as a reporter. But he came back to Hyderabad and started working as a film journalist depending upon demands.
He worked for publications like Gorintaku, Number one, Santhosham, and many more. He worked for Khadder Babu’s Sakshi newspaper for 8 years and then joined the film industry. His first song was for the movie ‘
’ and the song was “Madi mose mounaanni”. He has written songs for films ‘Preminchali’, ‘
’, ‘Manalo okadu’, etc.
He has done his debut in dialogue writing with film ‘Prema Oka Maikam’ in 2013. He has written all the dialogues of
. His full credited dialogue movie was ‘
’, which was released in 2017. His first movie as PRO was ‘
’ in 2013. He has worked as PRO for almost 300 movies till now which includes movies like Jandhya Marutham, Aanati Aanavaallu in 2009, Swarna Yuga Sangeetha Darsakulu. He got many awards for his work like AP Cine Goers award for Best Critic, Santhosham Award for Best PRO and Best Journalist.
He also got Nandi Award for the Best Film Critic on Telugu cinema in 2014. Some other books he has written are Cinema Venuka Storeelu, Cine Poornodayam, Ananti Aanavaalu and so on. Pulagam Chinnarayana is a very talented and multitasking personality. His latest released movie to hit the industry is Shubhalekha+Lu which was released in 2018. This romantic drama was directed by
and Pulagam has worked as PRO of the movie.