Movie Moghul gets Padma Bhushan

Posted : January 25, 2013 at 10:10 am IST by ManaTelugu
Movie moghul D Ramanaidu, a veteran producer with 130 films in a dozen languages in five decades, has been conferred the prestigious Padma Bhushan award for rendering outstanding contribution to the world of Indian cinema. 66-year-old Ramanaidu, the legendary and prolific film maker  has worked with a galaxy of actors in several languages. The Padma Bhushan is the third highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan. Rama Naidu will fly to Delhi and receive the award from President of India, Pranab Mukherjee at Republic day parade tomorrow.

Born in Andhra Pradesh in 1936, Dr. Ramanaidu entered the film world in 1963 with his first film Anuragam, followed by the super hit film Ramudu-Bheemudu starring NTR in 1964. Over the last 47 years, he has been a prolific producer of over 130 films in several Indian languages.