Sirivennela Seetharama Shastry is prominent as a poet and lyricist in Telugu Cinema. He penned lyrics for several memorable movies. On the eve of Republic Day, the Indian government awarded the legendary lyricist with the Padma Shri. Several celebrities wished Sirivennela Seetharama Shastry for this special honor. Yesterday Megastar Chiranjeevi personally congratulated the legendary lyricist by paying a visit to his house. Both of them spent some quality time together and recollected their long back association. Sirivennela has penned some indelible lyrics for Chiru's films like Rudraveena, Swayamkrushi, Kondaveeti Donga and Rowdy Alludu etc.