Two names will always be remembered in the field of Telugu novel writing. Yaddanapudi Sulochanarani and Yandamuri Veerendranath. Both are all time greats in their own right. If Sulochanarani brought the aspirational middle class to the forefront, Yandamuri took it new heights and converted those aspirations into ambitions.
Yaddanapudi and Yandamuri came in quick succession. In a way, Yandamuri eclipsed her after his arrival. And after him, there is no one till date who could claim a place for himself in the history.
AndhraJyothy interviewed Yaddanapudi Sulochanarani on the completion of 50 years of Secretary. The novel was hugely popular and was remade into a film too. Here is that interview.