George Reddy was a research student in physics at Osmania University in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
He was born in Kerala, Palakkad District, India, born 15 January 1947. In 1962 their family shifted to Hyderabad.
George Reddy used to say these words most times, “Jeena Hai Toh Marna Seekoh.”
He found dead in Osmania University campus Hostel at the age of 25.
He completed his schooling from St. Paul School, Hyderguda, Hyderabad. His main goal was to get in Medicine stream. He got second-ranked in PUC exams. Even he got Second Rank; he didn’t get a seat in medical college. Because he was not a local to a State, City. After that, he joined a BSc course.
He did his BSc Graduation from Nizam College, Hyderabad. At the time of school, he had discipline, authority, and leadership qualities.
He completed his MSc, Physics in the year 1971, and he received a Gold Medal he was a brilliant student. After completing MSc, he struggled very much to enrol in Ph.D., because no professors are ready to recommend him due to his leadership activities, at last, he got enrolled in PhD Osmania University.
He also worked as a lecturer at A.V College, Domalguda, Hyderabad meanwhile doing his PhD course.
George Reddy found dead in Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad, Telangana, on 14 April 1972. He died at a very young age, only 25 as some reports published that the people related to the ABVP union killed George in his hostel room.
Even the presence of ABVP (Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Parishad) union in university, George Reddy, Founded another Union PDSU due to that, and some other incidents occurred between ABVP union and George’s PDSU due to that reason people related to ABVP union killed George Reddy in front of students and teachers in daylight, (as mentioned in some websites).
He founded one Union named PDSU (Progressive Democratic Students Union), PDSU’s main aim is to help students of University who are struggling in university.
Jeena Hai To Marna Seekho: The Life and Times of George Reddy by Gita Ramaswamy Published Book in the year 2016.
Many Documentaries and movies based on George’s life story, Mani Ratnam’s Yuva movie based on George’s character played by actor Surya.
In the Year 2019, one more biopic on George Reddy, a movie named titled George Reddy, Directed by B.Jeevan Reddy and main lead Sandeep Madhav. Film Released on 22 November 2019.