Dr.D Ramanaidu received ‘Dada Saheb Phalke’ Award

President Pratibha Patil on Friday conferred the Dada Saheb Phalke award-2009 on veteran film producer D Ramanaidu for rendering outstanding contribution to the world of Indian cinema during the 57th National Film Awards function at Rashtrapathi Bhavan.

The 64-year-old movie moghul has so far produced 134 films in a dozen languages over a career spanning 5 decades.

Apart from Telugu films, he has the distinction of producing movies in Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Gujarati, Marathi and Bhojpuri. His name was also entered into the Guinness Book Of Records.

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