Umarji Anuradha, a well-known author of Indian origin, mostly famous for her works in Telgu Cinema and Journalism. She was born on September 8,1970 in Vijaywada,Andhrapradesh in India. Her writings for Sitara Film Weekly Magazine is the most contribution of her. She also contributed towards the Drama field which included All India Radio and television channels for mainly daily soaps like “PelliCheskundarma”, Vaishali etc. She was awarded for the best dialogue writer in 2010 with the AKKINENI Abhinendra Award. Also, she was honoured with the superhit film weekly award for the blockbuster movie “YE MAAYA CHESAVE”.
The talented mind with the pen in hand was brought up in the Marathi speaking Madhav family. “INSTEAD OF BLOOD, THE INK OF LITERATURE” was flowing through her nerves, as her mother Vemaganti Susheela was also a writer, worked for All India Radio, Madras. She was an English teacher in KendriyaVidyalaya, in Chennai and had an excellent track of writing.Umarji grew up in a well-educated family with the essence of literature all around, and started writing since her childhood.
While having regular studies, she developed the art of drama writing in herself and advanced it from the school days to post graduation. The girl continued her education after the school days for the intermediate from the Lady Willing on Training College(1985-1987) in the literature field. Here also with her inborne talent, she won many debates and drama competitions. Moreover, she competed as a best dancer too, and won many dance competitions.
For the masters degree she pursued to the “Presidency College”, Madras (1990-1992) in literature. She participated in All India University Festivals and shown the best of hers. At the age of 23, the wedding bell ranged up in her life. She tied the marriage knot with her senior “Dr. Kavuri Venkata Shridhar Kumar”. He is a writer, poet and mimicry artist. Their marriage was held in Tirumala tirupati Hills on 13th August 1993 by Telgu film lyricst Shrivennela Sitarama Sasthry.
The couple was blessed with a baby boy named Naahushi Kavuri on the day dated 1st march,1997. Now, they are residing in Hyderabad, AndhraPradesh. Umarji chose to write in a very sweet, elegant and short style. During 1986-1992, while pursuing her education, she also did the social service in which she trained street kids in the fine arts and made them to stage their shows. This gave them an identity and confidence and thus discovered themselves.
In May 1993, she started working as a journalist. She was the staff reporter and took control over 215 freelance journalists and 4 sub editors. She filed investigate, political, entertainment and films news stories. The works included filing judgement story of Rajiv Gandhi case, WTC towers updates, Oscar count down news story when Lagaan was nominated. In Jan 2004, she worked as Creative Head and took the responsibilities of monitoring the quality of story, screen play dialogues and direction aspects of Tv series.
Since 2002 June, she headed herself as a self employed writer director. In the Jan 2015 and till now she is working as the VICE PRESIDENT of TELUGU CINE WRITER’S ASSOCIATION. This organization works for the welfare of film writers just like Writers Guild Of America. She plays an active role to strengthen the organization and serve its members throughout two states which include TELANGANA and ANDHRAPRADESH.