Directors who disappeared

Posted : September 22, 2012 at 1:33 pm IST by ManaTelugu

A keen look at Tollywood film industry and the films that are coming on silver screen one can’t but lament the lack of creative talent in most of the so called directors except for a few. On wonder what happened to tollywood which presented some great directors and those who disappeared leaving their microphones. P.Chandra sekhar Reddy set a new trend during 70s with  family entertainers like NTR’s ‘Badipantulu’, ANR’s Tandava Krishnudu, Krishna’s Padipantalu, Sobhan Babu’s Manavudu Danavudu, Krishnam Raju, Sridhar’s Ramudu Rangadu. Similar is PC.Reddy who even presented lady oriented action films like Chandi Rani, Veera Viharam, Pralaya Garjana, Jamesbond 999, Yamadutalu.

Boyina Subbarao is famous for highlighting relationship between brothers in a beautiful manner. Suresh Productions Savasagallu, Soggadu, Nayudugari Kutumbam, Todikodallu, Mohanbabu’s Pratigna, Saval, Dharma Poratam are some of his commercial hits. Tatineni Rama Rao is known for his family entertainers like NTR’s Vetagadu, Krishna’s Pachchani Kapuram, Sobhan Babu’s Illalu, Balakrishna’s Presidentgari Abbayi.
Kodandarami Reddy who made his debut with ‘Sandhya’ gave Khaidi and Nyayam Kavali to Chiranjeevi. Krishna’s Palnati Simham, Kanchu Kagada, Khaidi Rudrayya, Maha Sangramam, ANR’s Sriranga neetulu., Gopala Krishnudu, Anubandham, Dampatyam, Sobhan Babu’s Sravana Sandhya, Mister Vijay, Kartika Pournami, Nagarjuna’s Kirai Dada, Vikki Dada. He is the one who is responsible for making Chiranjeevi dynamic, supreme hero and mega star.
Relangi Narasimha Rao stamped his brand as comedy director with films like Nenu Ma Avida, Bhama Kalapam, Dabbevariki Chedu, Pellaniki Premalekha Priyuraliki Subhalekha, Edurinti Mogudu-Pakkinti Pellam, Idandi Mavari Varasa making Rajendra Prasad and Naresh comedy heroes. He even did action films like Iddaru Kiladilu, Chikkadu Dorakadu and Yamadharma Raju. There are many other directors like Bapayya, Vijaya Bapineedu, Dhavala Satyam, Mutyala Subbayya and Tammareddy Bharadwaj. If film makers give them  a chance tollywood’s destiny will be changed.