Movie Moghul Rama Naidu is no more

By - February 18, 2015 - 03:29 PM IST

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Shocking news to the world of Telugu Cinema fans and fraternity!

Eminent producer and Suresh Productions founder Movie Moghul Dr. Daggubati Rama Naidu is no more. The 79yr old veteran producer is not keeping well from a while due to prostate cancer and is undergoing treatment for the same. However, his condition has been critical from the past couple of days and he breathed his last around 2.45 PM this afternoon. Rama Naidu's body shall be put at his residence for last respects and the funeral rites will be performed after 3 PM, confirmed Venkatesh Daggubati, younger son of Dr. D. Rama Naidu.

Dr. D Ramanaidu, a businessman turned producer hailing from Karamchedu (a remote village in Andhra Pradesh) established an empire here in Hyderabad and produced numerous memorable films in over 12 Indian languages including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Oriya, Hindi et al  under his Suresh Productions banner. Dr. D. Ramanaidu has been conferred with prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award, Padma Bhushan Award and this pride of Indian cinema is a Guinness Book Record holder too. He is survived by his wife and 3 children and grandchildren.

The entire Indian film industry is mourning his demise! May his soul rest in peace!