Suddala Ashok Teja
Suddala Ashok Teja is a popular lyric writer in Tollywood. Wikipedia
Born: May 16, 1954 (age 61), Nalgonda
Parents: Suddala Hanmanthu
Awards: National Film Award for Best Lyrics, Nandi Award for Best Lyricist
Nominations: Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu
Suddala Ashok Teja is a popular lyric writer in Tollywood.
Born at Suddala, a village in Nalgonda district to a well known Telugu poet, Suddala Hanmanthu, a Padmashali poet of the Telangana Rebellion.
Ashok Teja was a teacher in Bandalingapoor (Karimnagar district) before coming into the Telugu film industry. He started writing lyrics ever since he was a child. His nephew Uttej a well known character artiste in Telugu films helped him to get a first chance in films. He became popular after penning the lyrics for the films Osey Ramulamma and Ninne Pelladutha during the years 1996-1997 and there was no looking back for him after.
Ashok Teja is married to Nirmala.