In the history of many races and castes got great regard for their remarkable services rendered services in education, religion, literature and fine arts. One among such castes is ‘Reddy’. No other word in India has got such a detailed and convincing history as the word ‘Reddy’. Eminent historians like Dr.Beryl and Dr.Mallampally Somasekhara Sharma proved on the basis of inscriptional evidence that Reddys are Rashtrakutas. The word itself means “Rattadi” to rule. It is clear from inscriptions that lingustic changes during a course of 600 years(from 7th to 12 th Century AD ) changed the word Rasthrakuta to Reddy (Rashtrakuta > Rattugudi -7 th AD> Rattodi-894AD > Rattadi -1112 AD > Raddy-1131AD >Reddy 1136 AD onwards.