Veteran Tollywood producer,director and actor Jagapathi Babu’s father VB Rajendraprasad died today(January 12, 2015) evening at a private hospital in Hyderabad. Veeramachaneni Babu Rajendra Prasad was born on November 4, 1932 in Gudivada, Krishna district. He was 82.
In 1960 he turned as producer for a Telugu film Annapurna and he produced 16 films under Jagapathi Arts banner. He also directed 14 films and he first directed the ANR’s Dasara Bullodu movie. He directed Bangaru Babu, Athmabalam, Killar, Aaradhana, Ramakrishnudu and many other films.
VB Rajendra Prasad’s ‘Antastulu’ movie has won a national award and he also received Raghupati Venkaiah Naidu award Life Time Achievement in 2003.