Karimnagar, India


RESUME 1. NAME : VARALA ANAND 2. DATE OF BIRTH : 21-08-1958 3. Qualifications : M.A Telugu – Osmania University M.A Philosophy – Osmania University Master of Library & Information Science - Osmania University M.Phil. Library and Information Science -Alagappa University 4) Festival jury : INTERNATIONAL JURY MEMBER ON 12TH KERALA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL,TRIVENDRUM , 5Dec.-12Dec.2007 FESTIVAL DIRECTOR, NATIONAL SHORT AND DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL 7. Activities : 1) MEMBER FIPRESCI (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique) International Federation of Film Critics, Schleissheimer Str. 83, D-80797 Munich, Germany 2) ASSISTANT REGIONAL SECRETARY FEDERATION OF FILM SOCIETIES OF INDIA, MUMBAI 3) PRESIDENT Karimnagar Film Society 8. Literary Works 1) Laya, Poetry Anthology with five other Poets 2) Maneru Theeram, a Volume of Feature Writings 3) Number of Stories Published in Telugu 4) He is Associated as the Editorial Member of the Akshara Ujwala total Literacy Magazine 5) Manair Times a Social and Literary Magazine 8. Works on cinema : 1) Navya Chitra Vyathalikulu. Profiles of 54 Film Makers of International Repute The Book was released in the International FILM FESTIVAL Of India, held at Hyderabad, in 1999 by National Award Winning Director Girish Kasravelli 2) Balala Chitralu A book on Children’s Cinema in India and abroad the Book was released by the Famous Director Shaji N Karun in the International Children’s Film Festival held At Hyderabad 1999 3) Children’s Cinema (ENGLISH) English Translation of Balala Chitralu 4) Cine Sumaalu Book on Indian Films which Dealt with Women Book was Released by Telugu film Director K. Vishwanath atThe International Film Festival held at New Delhi, 2002 5) 24 Frames Essays on Cinema 9. Documentary films Directed ; 1) SHIVA PARVATHULU (BRIDES OF LORD SHIVA) a) Participated in International Ethnographical film festival in SLOVANIA (EUROPE) b) Screened in Pune Bring your own film festival c) Screened in South Asian Online film festival 2) Telangana Sahithi Murthulu Muddasani Ram Reddy A Document Film Slated to Telecast on DD 3) Telangana Sahithi Murthulu on Sri Samala Sadasiva A Literary Personality from Adilabad 4) A Ray of Hope A Documentary Film on the Lions Charitable Eye Hospital 12. International Film : 1) Since 1989 attended almost all the Festivals International Film Festivals of India at Various Metros of the Country As Film Critic and Media Representative 2) Attended International Children Film Festivals At Various Cities Including Hyderabad as Film Critic And Media Representative 14. Festivals Organized : As PRESIDENT of Film Society Festivals German Film Festival, French Film Festival Chinese Film Festival and Many Film of Indian and Telugu Cinemas Including Children’s Film Festivals 10.Seminars & 1) National Seminar on Library Services by ILA, Conferences attended Kakatiya University, 2002 2) International Seminar on Cinema in New Millennium New Delhi, 2000 3) Seminar on Visions of India New Delhi, 1999 4) International Cinema on Films and Literatures Kakatiya University, 1992 5) World Telugu Conference Bangalore, 1992 6) Attended many International Film Festivas 7) Attended International Children’s Film Festivals 11. Seminar Organised: 1)Organised a National Seminar on Library Services in Higher Education in Digital Environment sponsored by NAAC 2) Organised National seminar on Automation of College Libraries sponsored by UGC 13. Freelance Journalist :1) Worked for Eenadu, Highest Circulated Telugu Daily, For a Decade from 1989. Written Scores of Articles On Literary, Cultural and Social Subjects 2) Worked for Suprabhatham, Telugu Weekly for Four Year from 1990 Written on Various Subjects such as Social, Political, Economical, Human Interesting and Culture 3) Worked for Maabhoomi Weekly for One Year 4) Maintained a Film Column in Andhra Bhoomi Daily 5. Address for : VARALA ANAND, Communication H.No. 8-4-641 Hanuman Nagar KARIMNAGAR – 505 001, AP. INDIA Phone: 0878 2221678 Cell: 9440501281 E-mail: varalaanand@yahoo.com : varalaanand@gmail.com WEB PAGE : varalaanand.googlepages.com