Ramanaidu Daggubati Dies at age 78 Legendary Filmmaker is no more!
In what could be said as one of the saddest day in the history of Tollywood, veteran producer and Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner, D Rama Naidu passed away a short while ago. He was 79 and was suffering from age related issues from quite some time now. Born in Karachedu of Guntur district, Ramanaidu went on to produce more than 100 films in his illustrious career.
He started his own banner Suresh Productions with the super hit film Raamudu Bheemudu in 1964. He has produced films in multiple languages and has given break to many superstars. Ramanaidu represented the Baptala constituency in Guntur District in the 13th Lok Sabha from 1999–2004.
Ramanaidu was conferred with the third highest civilian award, the Padma Bhushan, in recognition for his contribution to Telugu cinema. In 2009, Ramanaidu received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest award in cinema. He also acted in many films and was widely to known to make special appearances in all his productions.
Rama Naidu was also one of the pioneers in bringing the Telugu film industry to Hyderabad. He also established a state of the art film studio in Jubilee Hills and has been providing services ever since.
25CineFrames.com expresses deep condolences to the bereaved family.