Akkineni Nagarjuna is a superstar in Tollywood film industry. He has acted in more than 100 movies. Apart from being a good actor, he is also a producer, businessman and a philanthropist. He is one of the top names in the Tollywood industry and he has invested money in various fields like motor racing, hospitality and also produced many Telugu movies. Due to his contribution in various fields, he has been appointed as brand ambassador of Hyderabad since he has done a lot towards the development of the region. He has won many awards as best actor and now he is getting awards as the best producer as well. To his credit, he has received one national award as a producer for the movie “NinnePelladatha” and there are
Nagarjuna has won many awards as best actor and now he is getting awards as the best producer as well. To his credit, he has received one national award as a producer for the movie “Ninne Pelladatha” and there are a couple of other movies like Prema Katha, Yuvakudu, Manmadhudu, Rajanna and Manam for which he won the award in the same category. He owns a movie studio by the name “Annapoorna Studios”. The studio is very well-equipped with all modern standards and amenities. For his excellence in the movie business, he is often referred as ‘Mr Clever’.
DASARI NARAYANA RAO
Dasari Narayana Rao is an ace director/producer of Tollywood film fraternity. He has directed 151 films and produced 53 films. To his credit, he has received 2 National awards, 9 Nandi awards and 4 Filmfare awards as a producer. He is also known as “Guruvugaru” in the film industry. The reason he has been referred as ‘Guruvugaru’ is because he has always extended his help to those who are in trouble or in need for some support financially in the fraternity. In many events when the projects were getting delayed due to financial issues, he has proactively helped many film stars, directors and producers. Due to his ability to support and help people, he has often been referred as “Negotiator”.
DAGGUBATI SURESH BABU
Daggubati Suresh Babu is one of the top notch producers we have in the South Indian film industry. He is the son of legendary Producer Dr D. Ramanaidu and elder brother of popular actor Venkatesh. He owns a production company by the name “Suresh Productions”. Under his production banner, the first movie he produced is “Bobbili Raja” in which his brother Venkatesh played the lead role. The movie was released in the year 1990 and has become the biggest grosser of that year. It also marks the debut of Divya Bharathi in Telugu movies. His studios are located in both Hyderabad and Vishakapatnam. He also owns 70% of theatres in Andhra Pradesh. His elder son –Rana Daggubatti has become a star in Telugu film industry. Apart from the movie franchise, he has strong political connections as well. Along with the Production house, he manages distribution network and cinema theatres.
Murali Mohan started his acting career in the year 1973 in a movie “Jagame Maya”. He then went on and acted in 350 feature films. He started his debut in production after launching his own production house Jayabheri Arts in 1980. Apart from his acting career, he made wealth and got recognition in the field of real state and has earned in crores. He is also working as Vice president Movie Artiste Association from a couple of years. His production company has produced more than 25 movies which include the blockbuster movie “Athadu”. Murali Mohan also ventured into the Construction business and he formed his own construction company “Jayabheri Group”. He is an active political member of Telugu Desam Party. Being a philanthropist, he runs a charitable trust by the name Murali Mohan charitable trust. This trust helps children to pursue their education and career.
Allu Arvind is one of the most famous movie producers in Telugu film industry. He owns a production house “Geetha Arts”. He has produced many good movies in Telugu and most of them are successful. He has also ventured in Bollywood with superhit movie “Ghajini” where Aamir Khan played the lead role. His brother-in-law is a famous Tollywood Superstar “Chiranjeevi”. Both Allu Arvind and Chiranjeevi formed a political party called “Praja Rajyam”. He has helped his son, Allu Arjun to establish his career. Many movie-makers are fond of Allu Arvind as a producer because of his easy nature and gentle behaviour.