List of Reddys

List of Reddys

Reddy is a social group or caste found in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharastra (old Nizam area i.e.,Marathwada) and Tamil Nadu. Reddy dynasty - belonging to Panta Vamsa Reddys ruled parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh for more than a hundred years (1325-1448 CE).[1] The following list gives the names of noted individuals from the Reddy community.



Padma Vibhushan

Padma Bhushan

Padma Sri

  • Smt. Sudha Venkatasiva Reddy - Social work, (1968)
  • N. Balakrishna Reddy - Social work, (1969)
  • Perugu Siva Reddy (1970)
  • Devan Venkata Reddy - Trade and industry, (1971)
  • Krishna Reddy (artist) - Arts, (1972)
  • Raja Reddy (1984)
  • Radha Reddy (1984)
  • Cingireddy Narayana Reddy (1977)
  • Enuga Sreenivasulu Reddy (2000)
  • Kallam Anji Reddy (2001)
  • D. Nageshwar Reddy (2002)
  • K.C. Reddy (2005) - Science & Technology
  • A. Sankara Reddy (2009)
  • Anita Reddy(2011) - Social service

Dada Saheb Phalke award

Jnanpith Award

Sahitya Akademi Award


  • Commodore Seebhavi Patelramesh Reddy - Nao Sena Medal (2007)
  • Major Dandu Vijay Reddy - Sena Medal (2010)
  • Captain Veera Raja Reddy - died in combat in 2002 against terrorists in Kashmir



  • Muthulakshmi Reddi - Adyar Cancer Institute is a cancer specialty hospital situated in the city of Chennai, India
  • E. Premkumar Reddy - Oncologist and Director of Fels institute of cancer research and molecular biology at Temple University
  • D. Nageshwar Reddy - World famous Gastroenterologist. Founder of Asian inst. of Gastroenterology
  • V. Mohan Reddy - Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Stanford
  • K. Srinath Reddy - Cardiologist with focus on preventive cardiology and public health.
  • A.V.Guruva Reddy - Famous Orthopaedician. Founder of Sunshine hospitals.
  • Kasu Prasad Reddy - Pioneer in eye surgery. Founder of Maxivision Eye Hospitals - 1st Lasik surgery centre in India


  • Dr Raj Reddy - Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science) and academician. Chairman of IT Advisory committee to Bill Clinton and Director on Microsoft Board. Winner of ACM Turing Award, USA (Highest award in Computer Science), Legion of Honour from French government, Shimon Peres Peace award from Israel
  • Dr. D. Bap Reddy - . Deputy Regional Representative (Diplomatic status level position) of Asia and Pacific for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations(FAO) - From 1978 to 1982. FAO Representative in Indonesia - From 1982 to 1986 FAO Representative in Nepal - 1987

Civil servants

Business leaders and entrepreneurs

  • Muthulakshmi Reddi - Founder,Adyar Cancer Institute,India's first woman medical graduate. First women legislator in India.
  • Bommireddy Nagi Reddy - Founder and Chairman of Vijaya Hospitals,Chennai & Vijayavahini Studios.
  • Perugu Siva Reddy - Eye Surgeon,Founder,Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital, Hyderabad.
  • G. Pulla Reddy - Entrepreneur, Educationalist, Philanthropist and Humanist (G. Pulla Reddy Chain of Sweets outlets).
  • P Obul Reddy - Founder, Nippo Batteries Company.
  • Prathap C. Reddy - Founder,Chairman,Apollo Hospitals.
  • Kallam Anji Reddy - Scientist, Founder,Dr.Reddy's Laboratories.
  • Raju Reddy - Founder & Chairman and CEO of Sierra Atlantic.
  • Magunta Sreenivasulu Reddy - Chairman, Balaji Group.
  • Gunapati Venkata Krishna Reddy - GVK group of Industries.
  • T. Subbarami Reddy - Founder of Gayatri Group of Companies.
  • Prem Reddy - Founder, Desert Valley Hospital - Victorville, California.
  • K. I. Varaprasad Reddy - Founder, Shantha Biotechnics Private Limited.
  • Dr Pailla Malla Reddy- Founder of pharma company in New York, Russia (InvaGen,Bactolac Pharmaceutical)
  • Jeeri R. Reddy - President & CEO,JN-International Medical Corporation
  • Sashi Reddi - CEO, AppLabs (World's #1 Software Testing company).
  • Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy- Founder and Chairman of Sakshi Newspaper, News Channel and Sandur Power Company.
  • S. P. Y. Reddy - Chairman of Nandi Pipes & Panyam Cements.
  • Preetha Reddy - Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals .
  • G. Karunakara Reddy- Founder, Obulapuram mining company.
  • G. Janardhana Reddy - Founder & Chairman,Obulapuram mining company.
  • Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy - M.D, K.M.C. Constructions.
  • Silpa Mohan Reddy - Chairman, M.D,Silpa Real Estates Pvt. Ltd.
  • Lakireddy Bali Reddy- Landlord, restaurant owner,owns more than 1000 apartments in California.
  • E. Sudhir Reddy - Chairman, MD, IVRCL Infra
  • Alla Ayodhya Rami Reddy - Founder & Chairman, Ramky Infrastructure
  • P. Prabhakar Reddy - Owner & MD of Viceroy/Marriot Hotel, Hyderabad, Blue Fox and Minerva Group of restaurants
  • B.V.R. Mohan Reddy - Founder, MD of Infotech Enterprises
  • B. Partha Saradhi Reddy - Founder & MD, Hetero Pharmaceuticals
  • Gangadi Madhukar Reddy - Founder & CEO, MedPlus Pharmacy Chain - 2nd largest pharmacy chain of India
  • Reddappa Reddy - MediMart Pharmacy chain
  • P. Ananth Reddy - Chairman and Managing Director of Anuusha Products Pvt Ltd.
  • T. Venkatram Reddy - MD of Deccan Chronicle, largest English newspaper of South India & Owner of IPL team Deccan Chargers
  • P. Sridhar Reddy - He is the founder, chairman and managing director of (EV) Pioneer Group. Sridhar is credited with launching first Tier IV datacenter in India.



Leaders, activists, reformers and philanthropists

Poets and writers


  • Bharath Reddy - Test Cricketer (1978–1981)
  • Neelapu Rami Reddy - Former sprinter and athletics champion
  • Jayant Reddy - Guinness record holder in taekwondo martial art.
  • Laxman Reddy - Body Building champion - Mr. World 2010, Mr. Hyderabad 2010, 2009, 2008

Other Famous Personalities

  • Raja and Radha Reddy - Kuchipudi exponents
  • Krishna Reddy (artist) - Printmaker and sculptor
  • Pakhal Tirumal Reddy - Painter
  • G. K. Reddy - Journalist
  • Gouru Tirupati Reddy - Famous Vastu Shastra expert,Authour
  • Madhu Reddy - Professor,President,Diana Forsythe Award Committee
  • Mallikarjuna Reddy - Miniature art, Guinness Book of World Records
  • P Chenna Reddy - Director,Archaeology and Museums Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Yamini Reddy - Kuchipudi dancer
  • Shilpa Reddy - Winner Mrs. India 2005 ,Renowned Model & Fitness expert.
  • Gayatri Reddy - Social Anthropologist
  • Shiva Reddy - Mimicry artist

Notes and references

  1. ^ Government Of Madras Staff; Government of Madras (1 January 2004). Gazetteer of the Nellore District: brought upto 1938. Asian Educational Services. pp. 51–52. ISBN 9788120618510. Retrieved 2 July 2011. 

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