Dasari Narayana Rao Death Anniversary

Today Popular Tollywood director Dasari Narayana Rao’s 3rd death  Anniversary.

businessoftollywood.com remember this great personality of Telugu cinema recollecting his past glory on his 3rd death anniversary.

Popular director Dasari Narayana Rao had his last breath at 7.00 PM on 30th May 2017 at KIMS Hospital in Hyderabad. Dasari Narayana Rao had prolonged Kidney related problems and was in the hospital for few months for treatment.

Dasari Narayana Rao’s death is a huge loss to the Telugu film industry.

Dasari Narayana Rao was a popular writer, director, actor, journalist, publisher and film producer. Dasari born at Palakullu, in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on 4th May 1942.

He has entered into Telugu cinema as director through the film Thata Manavadu released in 1972.Most of the films directed by Dasari carried message oriented family sentiments.He has introduced Actor Mohan Babu with the film Swargam Narakam.

Thata Manavadu, Swargam Narakam,Premabhishekam, Swayamvaram,Majnu, Mamagaru, Gorintaku,Thoorpu padamara,Sivaranjani,Meghasandesam,Balipeetam,Chillarakottu Chittemma,Sardar Paparayudu,Osey Ramulamma are the best among-st 140 odd films directed by Dasari Narayana Rao.

As a publisher he floated a Telugu daily “Udayam” and a film magazine “Sivaranjani”.

Dasari Narayana Rao wife Dasari Padma was a Producer for about 50 films on own Banner “Tarka Prabhu Films”.

Dasari Narayana Rao was a true congressman and was a Central minister.

Awards for Dasari Narayana Rao:-

Nandi Award (1972) as best Feature film”Tatha Manavadu” directed by Dasari Narayana Rao

Nandi Award (1973) as best feature film “Samsaram Sagaram” directed by Dasari Narayana Rao

Nandi award (1975) as best feature film “Swargam Narakam” directed by Dasari Narayana Rao

Filmfare award (south – 1979) as best director for the film “Gorintaku”

Filmfare award (South – 1980) as best director for the film”Premabhi

Nandi award (1984) as best feature film “Meghasandesam” directed by Dasari Narayana Rao

National Film award (1984) as best Telugu Feature film “Meghasandesam” directed by Dasari Narayana Roao.

Filmfare award (south -1984) as best feature film “Meghasandesam” directed by Dasari Narayana Rao

Nandi award (1991) as best actor in the film “Mamagaru”

Nandi Award (1994) as best feature film “Bangaru Kutumbam” directed by Dasari Narayana Rao

Nandi award (1998) as best feature film”Kante Kuthurine Kanu directed by Dasari Narayana Rao.

CineMAA award (2003) for life time contribution to Telugu cinema.

Nandi award (2009) as best actor for the film “Mesthri”

Honors for Dasari Narayana Rao:-

Dasari Narayana Rao honored with Kalaprapoorna (Honorary Doctorate) by Andhra University in the year 1986 for his contribution to Telugu cinema.

He was honored with Raghupathi Venkkaiah Award in the year 1990.

He was honored with NTR National award in the year 2007 in recognition of his services to Telugu cinema.

Dasari was honored with Allu Ramalingaiah National award for the year 2016

List films (selected) directed by Dasari Narayana Rao:-

1. Tata-Manavadu (1972)

2. Samsaram Sagaram (1973)

3. Radhamma Pelli (1974)

4. Yevarikivare Yamunatheere (1974)

5. Devudedigivasthe (1975)

6. Swargam Narakam (1975)

7. Balipeetam (1975)

8. Thoorpu Padamara (1976)

9. Manushulantha Okkate (1976)

10.Chillarakottu Chittemma (1977)

11.Sivaranjani (1978)

12.Korikalegurralaithe (1979)

13.Gorintaku (1977)

14.Sardar Paparayudu (1980)

15.Premabhishekam (1981)

16.Krishnarjunulu(1982)

17.Swayamvaram(1982)

18.MLA Yedukondalu(1983)

19.Meghasandesam(1983)

20.Justice Chakravarthi(1984)

21.Lanchavatharam(1985)

22.Taandrapaparayudu(1986)

23.Majnu(1987)

24.Brahmaputhrudu(1988)

25.Lankeswarudu(1989)

26.Amma Rajeenama(1991)

27.Mamagaru(1991)

28.Soorigadu(1992)

29.Kunthiputhrudu(1993)

30.Ore Rickshaw(1995)

31.Osey Ramulamma(1997)

32.Sammakka Sarakka(2000)

33.Chinna(2001)

34.Kondaveeti Simhasanam(2002)

35.Parama Veera Chakra(2011)36. Erra Bus(2014)