Indian cinema has given great masters and one among them is Dasari Narayana Rao. Dasari Narayana Rao, the liberal voice of mainstream cinema who brought stardom to the Directors. He is a film-maker whose celluloid impact is unique, one that displays artistic integrity, and is commercially savvy as well.
He is an acclaimed director, writer, producer, lyricist and actor for his individual style, social awareness and original treatment of themes from the explosive (“Orey Rikshaw”, “Osey Ramulamma”, “Bobbili Puli”) to the tender (“Premabhishekam”, “Majnu”, “Shivaranjani”). Dasari ‘s movies are a unique combination of high entertainment and realism, complex subjects and easy storytelling. He is one of the few mainstream filmmakers who has brought national recognition to Telugu cinema.
Dasari made his debut as a director with Thatha Manavadu and has directed over 150 films which is a Guinness Record. He has delivered some of the biggest hits like Premabhishekam, Bobbili Puli, Thandra Paparayudu, Srivari Mucchatlu, Swayamvaram and Shivaranjani.
His “meticulousness”, “obsessiveness” to push his vision to the end has made Dasari, a director with difference. He works on every aspect of the film with a religious fervour. Dasari Narayana Rao has been lauded for inspiring memorable performances from his actors. Among the talents that Dasari has given stupendous career in Telugu cinema are Mohan Babu, Jayasudha, R Narayanamurthy, Kodi Ramakrishna, Annapurna, Muthyala Subbaiah, Jayaprada, Madhavi, Sujatha, Rajani, S A Rajkumar, Silk Smitha, Ravi Raja Pinishetty, Relangi Narasmiha Rao, Suresh Krishna, SP Balasubramaniam (as a music director) and many others.
The Telugu Filmnagar wishes the legendary filmmaker “A Very Happy Birthday”.