Movie Mughal D. Ramanaidu No More

  • D. Ramanaidu, who was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, passed away at a private hospital | Suresh Productions Website
  • Ramanaidu, holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages
  • The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee was 79.
  • Born June 6, 1936, Ramanaidu’s journey as a co-producer started with 1963 Telugu film “Anuragam” | Suresh Productions Website
  • Next year, he made his solo debut as a producer with N.T. Rama Rao-starrer Telugu drama “Ramudu Bheemudu” | Suresh Productions Website
  • Some of his other popular Telugu films include “Prem Nagar”, “Jeevana Tarangalu”, “Soggadu”, “Kaliyuga Pandavulu”, “Coolie No 1” and “Ganesh” among others.
  • In a career lasting over five decades, he produced over 130 films in over 20 Indian languages | Suresh Productions Website
  • Ramanaidu used to produce films under his home banner Suresh Productions, which has now been taken over by his eldest son D. Suresh Babu | Suresh Productions Website
  • In 1989, he launched Ramanaidu Studios, followed by Ramanaidu Colour Lab and Cine Village | Suresh Productions Website
  • Besides a few Nandi and Filmfare awards, Ramanaidu was conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke and Padma Bhushan awards in 2009 and 2012 respectively.
  • Ramanaidu is survived by wife Rajeswari, sons Suresh Babu, Venkatesh Daggubati , daughter Lakshmi and grandsons Rana, Naga Chaitanya | Suresh Productions Website