Star Producer Ramanaidu fallen Ill
Veteran producer, Daggubati patriarch, founder of grand old Suresh Productions Ramanaidu is said to be fallen sick. The 78-yr-old star producer’s health condition is now worrying Daggubati fans and movie lovers. Apparently, he is not even able to speak due to his illness, say sources in the know. Ramanaidu’s sons Venkatesh Babu and Suresh Babu have reached pinnacle of success in Telugu film indutsry. While Venkatesh rose to stardom, Suresh Babu holds sway in the film distribution and filmmaking. Ramanaidu’s grandson and Suresh Babu’s son Rana Daggubati also proved his acting mettle and now a busy actor in Telugu, Hindi films. Naga Chaitanya is his another grandson.
Ramanaidu made his production debut with “Ramudu Bheemudu” in 1964 with NTR in the lead role. The movie was a blockbuster and he never looked back since then. He has produced over 100 films in 14 Indian Languages and received prestigious Guinness Book of World Records for this feat. He founded Ramanaidu Studio in Hyderabad in 1989. He also donned grease paint and did few roles, guest appearances in several films. He also forayed into politics and joined TDP. He represented Bapatla Lok Sabha constituency (1999-2004) and lost the seat in the subsequent elections and has been staying away from politics.