The Movie Mogul Tolly wood Producer Daggubati Ramanaidu died (18th Feb 2015) in a Hyderabad hospital this afternoon at the age of 78. He had been battling cancer.
D.Ramanaidu was born in Karamchedu, a remote village in Andhra Pradesh, on 6th June 1936. His father Sri.D.Venkateswarlu and mother Smt.D.Lakshmi Devamma were an agricultural family.
He spent 6 years in Ongole with B. V. L. Narayana. During his vacations, he worked in the hospital as a compounder to familiarize himself with the field.
Daggubati Ramanaidu died
His body will be placed in Ramanaidu Studios tomorrow morning for those who wish to say a final farewell. The last rites will be held at the studio tomorrow afternoon. ( Daggubati Ramanaidu: Producer. Politician. Legend)
Daggubati Ramanaidu produced 150 films in 13 Indian languages, held the Guinness Book of World Records for the most films produced by an individual. In 2012, he was conferred with the Padma Bhushan in recognition for his contribution to Telugu cinema.
In 2009, he received the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for Lifetime Achievement in the film industry for his outstanding contribution.
Rama Naidu also served as a member of parliament for the Bapatala constituency of Guntur District in the 13th Lok Sabha from 1999–2004. He had contributed a substantial part of his earnings to numerous philanthropic purposes including the Ramanaidu Charitable Trust that was founded in 1991.
A stream of politicians and actors have arrived to pay respect, including superstars Chiranjeevi and Nagarjuna with their families.
Reason of Death:
Daggubati Ramanaidu was suffering from prostrate cancer and he was undergoing treatment for it at a private hospital in Hyderabad. Finally he leaved for 78 years.
In 2015 the actor’s says he was died on 2:30 PM at home residency in Hyderabad.
Ramanaidu Awards and Recognitions
Mr Ramanaidu hold the Guinness World Record for producing the highest number of films – over 150 films in several languages
Ramanaidu was conferred with the third highest civilian award in the Republic of India, the Padma Bhushan, in recognition for his contribution to Telugu cinema.
The Andhra Pradesh Government nominated him and director Bapu in November 2012 and it was presented by President Pranab Mukherjee on Republic Day, January 26th 2013.
In 2009, Ramanaidu received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest award in cinema. Ramanaidu was the 41st recipient of the award instituted in 1969 (the birth centenary of D. G. Phalke, who is generally regarded as the father of Indian cinema) and the 10th producer to have received the award.
Ramanaidu has received an honorary doctorate from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.