Gutha Ramineedu is a famous Telugu film director. He directed movies with social values and respected to maintain the same values personally.
He was born at Chataparru village in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
He entered cinema world in 1954 and directed about 20 films in Telugu including Chivaraku Migiledi, Maa Inti Mahalakshmi, Palnati Yudham, Bangaru Sankellu.
His was debuted as director for Maa Inti Mahalakshmi. It was the first picture completely shot in Hyderabad. Haranath was debuted as Hero in this film. Famous actor Rao Gopal Rao worked as an assistant director for his film Bhakta Potana and in other films, including Bangaru Sankellu and Mooga Prema.
His last film Yagnam starring Bhanu Chander won Nandi Award for Best Feature Film in 1991.
He died in Chennai on April 29, 2009 due to kidney-related illness. He is survived by wife, three daughters and a son.