Dasari Narayana Rao

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Born : May 04, 1947, First Movie : Tata Manavadu, Recent Release : Erra Bus, Coming Movie(s) : Vaddi Kaasulavaadu,

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Born 4 May 1944 (age 71)

Palakollu, West Godavari,

        Andhra Pradesh, India

OccupationJournalist, actor, Film Director, Film Producer

writer, politician, Social Worker,  Lyricist

publisher, Magazine Editor, Exhibitor

Music Director, Screenplay, Singer

Art Director, Cinematographer, Film Editor, Film Distributor

Political party Congress

Spouse(s) Dasari Padma

Website    www.dasarinarayanarao.com

Dasari Narayana Rao was on born 4 May 1947, Palakol, West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is an Indian film actor, director and producer from Telugu cinema and a Politician. Dasari Narayana Rao has directed about 140 films, produced 3 films and worked in more than 2 films as a dialogue writer and as a lyricist.

Beside graduating with a BA degree, he used to take part in scores of drama competitions. He was soon recognised as a potential stage artiste, screenwriter and director. During his career he has also acted in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada languages.

He mainly took films on Anti Dowry issue and lady oriented, message oriented films. He has directed Blockbusters like Bobbili Puli and Sardar Paparayudu with NTR. His other memorable blockbusters include Meghasandesam, Mamagaru, Chillara Kottu Chittemma and Premabhishekam.

He has introduced actors and directors like Mohan Babu, R. Narayana Murthy, Raviraja Pinisetty, Mutyala Subbaiah etc. to Telugu film industry.

He launched a popular daily newspaper named Udayam to counter the effect of Ramoji Rao's newspaper Eenadu. He has interviewed people like Kondapalli Seetharamayya.

During Rajiv Gandhi period, Dasari took active election campaigning for the Indian National Congress. After the assassination of Rajiv gandhi, he felt he was being distanced in the party circles. In the late 1990s, he planned to start his own political party Telugu Talli.

Later, Dasari was elected to the Rajya Sabha He became the Minister of state in Ministry of Coal. Said to be a confidante of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Dasari once again became active in politics after Congress Party came back to power in 2004.

Awards:

National Film Awards

Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) – Kante Kuthurne Kanu – 1998

National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu – Meghasandesam – 1982

Filmfare Awards

Filmfare Best Director Award (Telugu) – Gorintaku (1979)

Filmfare Best Director Award (Telugu) – Premabhishekam (1981)

Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu) – Meghasandesam (1982)

Filmfare Best Director Award (Telugu) – Osey Ramulamma (1997)

Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award - South (2001)

Nandi Awards

NTR National Award – Life Time contribution to Indian Cinema[14]

Nandi Award for Best Actor

Mesthri

Mamagaru

Nandi Award for Best Feature Film

Kante Kuthurne Kanu – 1998

Bangaru Kutumbam – 1994

Meghasandesam – 1982

Swargam Narakam – 1975

Samsaram Sagaram – 1973

Tata Manavadu – 1972

CineMAA Awards

CineMAA Award for Life Time Contribution – 2003

Other Awards

Vamsee Berkeley, Kalasagar, Siromani, Madras Film Fans Awards and Cine Herald Awards

Jyothi Chitra Super Director Award – six times

Ancient Andhra Patrika Best Director Award – six times

Sobhan Babu first memorial award in 2009

Honours

Doctorate "Kalaprapoorna" from Andhra University for his contribution to Telugu Culture and Telugu Cinema in 1986.

Filmography:

Actor

Vaddikaasulavaadu  - 2017  

Assembly Lo Dongalu Paddaru  - 2017  

Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda  - 2014  

Erra Bus  - 2014

Young India  - 2010 

Mesthri  - 2009 

Kondaveeti Simhasanam  - 2002  

Hitler  - 1997 

Chinnalludu  - 1993

Director

Vaddikaasulavaadu  - 2017 

Assembly Lo Dongalu Paddaru  - 2017 

Naati Chitamani Neti Chitrangi  - 2016 

Parama Veera Chakra  - 2011 

Young India  - 2010 

Mesthri  - 2009 

Bangaru Babu  - 2009 

Kondaveeti Simhasanam  - 2002 

Kunti Puthrudu  - 1993 

Lankeshwarudu  - 1989 

Two Town Rowdy  - 1989 

Brahma Puthrudu  - 1988 

Majnu  - 1987 

Edadugula Bandham  - 1985  

Sardar Paparaidu  - 1981  

Lyricst

Oka Laila Kosam  - 2014  

Parama Veera Chakra  - 2011  

Lankeshwarudu  - 1989  

Brahma Puthrudu  - 1988  

Majnu  - 1987  

Producer

Erra Bus  - 2014  

Young India  - 2010  

Kondaveeti Simhasanam  - 2002  

Yamudiki Mogudu 1988  - 1988  

Majnu  - 1987 

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