( 1943  )

Born to Annapurnamma and Ramayya and disciple of Vedantam parvatisam, Chinta Krishna murthy and Vempati chinna satyam; know for his ability as a character actor, in such characters as Hiranyakasipa, Banasura, Aniruddha, Siva, Sri Rama, Srinivasa and the female character, Rangasani.

In addition to the above roles Played in the dance dramas written and produced earlier, Rattayya sarma also portrayed different roles in Vempati chinna satyam’s dance dramas like Akasaraja, Bhrigumaharshi and Cholaraja in Padmavathi srinivasa kalyanam,Daksha in Haravilasam and the characters of the valorous type, in particular in the other dance dramas like Sivadhanurbhangam, Ksheerasagara Mathanam and Rukmini kalyanam, also played roles in cinemas.

Toured all over the country and abroad and gave more than two thousand performances; associated as dance teacher with Kuchipudi Kalakshetra in kuchipudi from 1969 onwards and presently, the acting as principal of it and choreographed prahlada vijaya yakshagana, Girija kalyanam, Ardhanariswara, Ksheerasagara mathanam and Bhamakalapam.

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