K. Raghavendra Rao

Active - 1980 - 2010  |   Born - May 23, 1942   |   Genres - Comedy, Adventure, Drama

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  • Made his directorial debut with Babu (1975), a love story starring Sobhan Babu and Vanisri.
  • Received two Nandi Awards each for Pelli Sandadi (1996) and Annamayya (1998) - both times for Best Director and also in the Best Choreographer and Best Feature Film category, respectively.
  • Was honoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award - South in 2002.
  • In 2009 he was awarded the B.N. Reddy National Award for his lifetime achievements in Indian cinema.
  • Is a member of the Annapurna International School of Film and Media advisory board.