Gaana Gandharva’ Ghantasala VenkateswaraRao is a renowned composer-singer who has created a music revolution in Telugu Industry whose lives on even today through his voice. Here are Five Fun Facts about this great person.

FACT 01:

Ghantasala is a freedom fighter and he participated in the quit india movement of 1942, for which he was imprisoned for 18 months at the alipore (allipura) jail.

FACT 02:

Ghantasala has been the only singer to perform devotional songs inside the tirumala venkateswara temple near the lord moola virat after annamcharya in 15th century.

FACT 03:

He also introduced the technique of changing the vocal pitch and diction to suit the actor and he is also known to have sung songs in a single take

FACT 04:

Ghantasala is the first movie singer-composer of the south to have a indian government and also the us postal department’s postage stamp released on his name.

FACT 05:

Ghantasala had so much passion towards music that the last song he recorded was for a documentary named bhadrachala ramadasu vaibhavam from the hospital bed a day before his death.

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