Sri Madhavapeddi Satyam is born in 1922 at Brahmanakoduru, Bapatla.
He became a famous singer by signing songs in all the languages.
He has sung 5000 songs in languages like Telugu, Tamil, Kannada,
Malayalam, Hindi and Simhali languages to his credit. At the age
of 75, he sung a song - Sakurathri Pandagochero - in Krishna
Vamsi's Sindhuram and got lot of appreciation by all.
Satyam is an actor by profession. He used to do stage plays starting
at the age of eight. His first screen appearance was done for the
bilingual film Rama Dasu that is made in both Hindi and Tamil.
He did sing the songs of his character in both these languages.
His Telugu entrance was paved with the film 'Shavukaru'.
He acted as a blind man in that film and sung three songs in that
film for his character. The most famous song 'Ayyoyyo Jebulo
Dabbulu Poyena' came from his melodious voice. Another famous
song 'Vivaha Bhojanambu' from Mayabazaar was the magic
of his voice.
man who made a difference with his golden voice to Telugu cinema
is no more. He died in Chennai yesterday (18th December 2000) with
an ailment at the age of 78. His wife expired in the last year.
He is survived by a son and a daughter.