A Chartered Accountant by academic standards, Yandmoori Veerendranath has donned many hats with numerous colorful feathers fluttering atop. He worked for 15 years in various financial institutions as a senior executive. He changed the portfolio when he took to plays and became a highly successful playwright and moved to novel writing where he reached the pinnacle and became the most sought-after writer winning hearts and awards.
He is an acclaimed novelist, playwright and State Sahitya Academy award winner. His works have been translated into Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, English and Hindi. His book 'Success in Five Steps' holds an all-time record in Telugu literature, surpassing sales of more than two crore rupees. His TV Serials won Golden Nandi awards for best direction and production. His film, 'okavoorikatha ' won best regional film award from President of India. His vennelloaaadapilla won Film fare award.
The journey obviously led him to become a film Director. His novels were made into films. He directed films with artists like Chiranjeevi, Ramyakrishna. He is ssociated with more than 30 Telugu films that include 'Abhilasha' , 'Challenge' and Jagadeka Veerudu-Athiloka Sundari'.
Then came his stint as Personality Development and Motivational Speaker where success followed. He delivered motivational speeches at Australia, Tanzania, Indonesia, Singapore, US and UK. He has trained or spoke in workshops at over 2000 Colleges and schools. He has been a key note speaker to various prestigious business events in and around the country. In an opinion poll in 1982 conducted by Andhrajyoti weekly, he was one among "4most popular persons" of the state, others being N.T. Ramarao etc. He built an ashram at Kakinada, a one-crore project to teach the importance of education to tribal students free of cost.