B S Ranga

Published On: November 11, 2011   |   Posted By:

bs ranga directorB S Ranga was born at Magadi Town in Ramanagaram District of Karnataka State. He was very much interested in art and Photography.He worked hard and became a good photographer.Thogh Kannadiga by birth. He was very popular in Telugu Cinema.

He entered the Telugu cinema as photographer for the film Balanagamma produced in the year 1944.

He was also the photographer for ANR’s great hit Devadasu.

List of films directed by B S Ranga:

  • Maa Gopi(1954)
  • Bhaktha Markhandeya(1955)
  • Tenali Ramakrishna(1956)
  • Kutumba Gauravam(1957)
  • Pelli Thamboolam(1961)
  • Aasajeevulu(1962)
  • Amarasilpi Jakkanna(1964)
  • Chandrahasa(1965)
  • Vasanthasena(1967)


List of films of B S Ranga as Cinematographer:-

  • Balanagamma(1944)
  • Devadasu(1950)
  • Sthreesahasam(1951)
  • Tenali Ramakrishna(1956)

He was the producer for the films Tenali Ramakrishna,Amarasilpi jakkanna,Chandrahasaand Vasanthasena.

Vikram Productions was his Film production house.

He was the owner of Vikram Studios,Chennai.


National Film Awards (1956) as best Telugu Feature film for Tenaliramakrishna

This great Telugu film personality died on 12th December 2010 at Chennai.

Today being his 94th birth day, Business of Tollywood salutes at B S Ranga for his great service to South Indian cinema.