Tatineni Rama Rao
Rama Rao Tatineni
Tatineni started his work in the film industry in the late 1950s as the assistant director of his cousin T. Prakash Rao and Kotayya Pratyagatma, before making his directorial debut with 1966 Telugu film Navarathri.
According to Encyclopædia Britannica, Rao was "the man who established the 'Madras movie', or Hindi films funded primarily by southern capital, as a viable commercial option in the all-India market..."
He is the father of T. Ajay Kumar and Salena's mom.
|1966||Navarathri||Telugu||remake of Tamil film Navarathri|
|1978||Amara Prema||Telugu||Remake of Malayalam film Madanolsavam. (some part of the movie scene Remade and used most of the scenes dubbed from original version)|
|1978||Shri Rama Raksha||Telugu|
|1979||Lok Parlok||Hindi||Remake of Yamagola|
|1980||Maang Bharo Sajana||Hindi||Remake of Karthika Deepam (film)|
|1980||Judaai||Hindi||remake of Aalumagalu|
|1981||Ek Hi Bhool||Hindi||remake of Mouna Geethangal|
|1982||Jeevan Dhaara||Hindi||remake of Aval Oru Thodar Kathai|
|1982||Anuraga Devata||Telugu||remake of Aasha|
|1982||Yeh To Kamaal Ho Gaya||Hindi||Remake of Tamil Film Sattam En Kaiyil|
|1983||Andha Kanoon||Hindi||Remake of Sattam oru iruttarai|
|1984||Inquilaab||Hindi||remake of Chakravyuha|
|1984||Yeh Desh||Hindi||remake of Telugu movie Eenadu (1982)|
|1984||Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye||Hindi||Remake of Nyayam Kavali|
|1984||John Jani Janardhan||Hindi||remake of Moondru Mugam|
|1985||Pachchani Kaapuram||Telugu||remake ofPyar Jhukta Nahin|
|1986||Naseeb Apna Apna||Hindi||remake of Gopurangal Saivathillai|
|1986||Dosti Dushmani||Hindi||remake of Mugguru Mithrulu|
|1986||Naache Mayuri||Hindi||remake of Mayuri|
|1987||Sansar||Hindi||Remake of Samsaram Adhu Minsaram|
|1987||Insaf Ki Pukar||Hindi|
|1988||Nyayaniki Shiksha||Telugu||Remake of Neethikku Thandanai|
|1988||Khatron Ke Khiladi||Hindi|
|1989||Sachai Ki Taqat||Hindi|
|1990||Muqaddar Ka Badshaah||Hindi|
|1994||Mera Pyara Bharat||Hindi|
|1995||Ravan Raaj: A True Story||Hindi||remake of Pulan Visaranai|
|1999||Sautela||Hindi||remake of Cheran Chozhan Pandian|
|2000||Bulandi||Hindi||remake of Nattamai|
|2000||Beti No. 1||Hindi||remake of Aadyathe Kanmani|
1 Tatineni Rama Rao started working on the film in 1984 Khabardar, which was a social drama centred upon a terminally ill patient and a doctor. Kamal Haasan, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Prada worked on the film which revolved around the notion of euthanasia. However, after shooting a substantial portion of the film, it was shelved.
2 In the 1978 Tatineni Rama Rao partially remade the Malayalam movie Madanolsavam as Amara Prema in Telugu using some of the scenes dubbed from original version
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