Movva is the birthplace of Siddhendra Yogi, the founder of Kuchipudi dance. This ancient town has temples of Vishnu and Shiva. Movva is situated at a distance of 30 km from Gudivada and 11 km from Pamarru in Krishna district. Movva is well connected by road from Gudivada and Pamarru and there are frequent buses from Gudivada and Pamarru. Private transport is also available from Pamarru Legend has it that when Modgalya Sage was doing penance, an illiterate named Varadaiah, becomes literate and went on to become a great poet called Kshetraiah.