V. Madhusudhan Rao

Veeramachineni Madhusudhan Rao (27 July 1917 – 11 January 2012) was an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter, known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema, Rao directed over 45 films, including musical hits such as Annapurna, Zamindar, Antastulu, Aradhana, Aathma Balam, Aatmiyulu, Krishnaveni and produced Swati Kiranam. In 1965 he received the National Film Award for directing Antastulu.[2] Rao died on 11 January 2012 at the age of 95.[3]

Veeramachineni Madhusudhan Rao
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Born27 July 1917
Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh
Died11 January 2012(2012-01-11) (aged 94)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupationcinema director and script writer
NationalityIndian
CitizenshipIndia
SpouseVeeramachaneni Sarojini[1]

AwardsEdit

National Film Award
Nandi Awards
Nandi Award for Best Feature Film

FilmographyEdit

DirectorEdit

Telugu
  1. Sati Tulasi (1959)
  2. Annapurna (1960)
  3. Taxi Ramudu (1961)
  4. Padandi Munduku (1962)
  5. Rakta Sambandham (1962)
  6. Appagintalu (1962)
  7. Aradhana (1962)
  8. Lakshadhikari (1963)
  9. Aathma Balam (1964)
  10. Gudi Gantalu (1964)
  11. Zamindar (1965)
  12. Antastulu (1965)
  13. Veerabhimanyu (1965)
  14. Aastiparulu (1966)
  15. Dr. Anand (1966)
  16. Manchi Kutumbam (1968)
  17. Lakshmi Nivasam (1968)
  18. Adrushtavanthulu (1969)
  19. Aatmiyulu (1969)
  20. Manushulu Marali (1969)
  21. Pavitra Bandham (1971)
  22. Amaayakuraalu (1971)
  23. Kalyana Mandapam (1971)
  24. Praja Nayakudu (1972)
  25. Manchi Rojulu Vachchaayi (1972)
  26. Kanna Koduku (1973)
  27. Bhakta Tukaram (1973)
  28. Manchivadu (1973)
  29. Krishnaveni (1974)
  30. Premalu Pellillu (1974)
  31. Chakravakam (1974)
  32. Jebu Donga (1975)
  33. Poruginti Pulla Koora (1976)
  34. Iddaroo Iddare (1976)
  35. Chakradhari (1977)
  36. Raja Ramesh (1977)
  37. Judge Gaari Kodalu (1977)
  38. Ee Taram Manishi (1977)
  39. Edureeta (1977)
  40. Vichitra Jeevitham (1978)
  41. Angadi Bomma (1978)
  42. Mallepoovu (1978)
  43. Joodagaadu (1979)
  44. Shivamettina Satyam (1979)
  45. Andaman Ammayi (1979)
  46. Bebbuli (1980)
  47. Chandipriya (1980)
  48. Superman (1980)
  49. Moogaku Maatoste (1980)
  50. Samsaram Santanam (1981)
  51. Jeevita Ratham (1981)
  52. Puli Bidda (1981)
  53. Jagamondi (1981)
  54. Bangaru Kanuka (1982)
  55. Kashi Yatra (1983)
  56. Kanchana Ganga (1984)
  57. Vikram (1986)
  58. Samrat (1987)
  59. Prana Snehithulu (1988)
  60. Aatma Katha (1988)
  61. Simha Swapnam (1989)
  62. Pape Maa Pranam (1989)
  63. Krishna Gari Abbayi (1989)
Kannada
  1. Sneha Sedu (1978)
  2. Ondu Hennu Aaru Kannu (1980)
Hindi
  1. Devi (1970)
  2. Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (1970)
  3. Samaj Ko Badal Dalo (1985)
  4. Lav Kush (1997)

Assistant directorEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Narasimham, M L (25 January 2019). "Chinnari Paapalu (1968)". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 1 March 2019. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  2. ^ "13th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 15 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Veteran film director passes away". News18. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 8 November 2019.

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