The Prasads Group includes Prasad Art Pictures, Prasad Studios, Prasads IMAX and L.V. Prasad Eye Institute. Do you guys know whom am I talking about?
Well, it is Akkineni Lakshmi Vara Prasada Rao aka L.V. Prasad! The man who pioneered Telugu Cinema and has been falicitated with Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest award for films in India. L.V. Prasad turns 110 today! He was born on January 17th 1908.
It all began when L.V. Prasad was an assistant director in Mumbai. One day, he was given the golden opportunity to act as the lead actor along with actress Bhanumati Ramakrishna. Prasad’s acting impressed many that his debut social drama film,Grihapravesam, went onto become a blockbuster in 1946.
Later on, L.V. Prasad’s incredible journey went onto mould him into a prominent, actor, director, producer, cinematographer and a successful businessman. Apart from the entertainment field, L.V. Prasad wholeheartedly contributed towards his one of the big establishments, L.V. Prasad Eye Insitute in Hyderabad.
Telugu Filmnagar on behalf of Telugu audience and Telugu Film Fraternity, salute to this great man and wishing him on birth anniversary today.