Phenomenal 50 years To Suresh Productions

By - May 21, 2014 - 11:43 AM IST

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Suresh Productions is regarded as one of the most prestigious production banners not only in Telugu Cinema but also in the entire Indian Film arena. Their brilliant production values, selection of subjects, innovation and the support they extend to technicians in the field of Cinema is highly commendable. Run by the ever dynamic personality, Guiness Record holder, Movie Mughal Dr. D.Ramanaidu, this prestigious banner completes 50 years today. The journey of Suresh Productions turning to an invincible production house in Telugu Cinema is awe inspiring!

Ramanaidu, the frontrunner of Suresh Productions never compromised on production values when a film’s subject demanded it. His films have the wonderful stamp of reliable entertainment for every audience alike. Sr.NTR starrer Ramudu Bheemudu was his debut film as a producer, which brought him to prominence in Telugu Cinema. One can never forget the beautiful song “Telisindhi Le...” featuring Jamuna and Sr.NTR from this film! ANR and Vanisri starrer Prem Nagar (1971) was another milestone for Ramanaidu which had a great story and high production values ahead of its time. It was most talked about film of the decade for the brilliant combination of ANR- Vanisri, strong storyline, characterizations, entertainment values, music and what not!

Suresh Productions success streak continued with many more memorable as well as commercially successful films such as Jeevana Tarangalu, Chakravakam, Soggadu, Mangalya Balam, Devatha featuring Sobhan Babu and Secretary which again had ANR and Vanisri in the lead. In fact, this production house has been instrumental in establishing the new age ANR with family oriented subjects and give a hit pair “ANR-Vanisri” to Telugu Cinema!

Comedy Brahma Jandhyala’s evergreen comedy film Aha Na Pellanta starring Rajendra Prasad also comes from Ramanaidu’s production house.  The film is still termed as an all time comedy classic featuring Rajendra Prasad in the lead role and presenting Kota Srinivasa Rao and Brahmandam in full length comedy roles for the first time in Telugu Cinema. The rest was history with these two gentlemen generating nonstop laughter for Telugu Audience later on! Another notable film from Suresh Productions featuring Kamal Hassan in two contrasting roles was Indrudu Chandrudu. The film is best remembered for Kamal Hassan’s portrayal of Mayor- a stout middle aged politician who is deceivingly clever. Nobody can ever forget the song "Sandhya Ragapu Sarigamalo..." that rested in the hearts of Telugu Audience tilldate.

Suresh Productions is now looked after Ramanaidu’s sons- D.Suresh Babu who ventured into production and Victory Venkatesh who himself acted in many successful films under his own banner. Some of the popular movies which starred Venkatesh in their own production banner are Coolie no. 1, Bobbili Raja, Prema, Preminchukundam Raa,  Dharma Chakram, Jayam Manadera, Kalisundam Raa, Malleswari and so on.

This brilliant production house introduced many new talents to Telugu Cinema and often made films in encouraging the budding talent of Telugu Film Industry. Prema Khaidi, which featured youngsters Harish and Malasri in lead roles was directed by E.V.V.Satyanarayana, who gave some fantastic comedy and family oriented films later on. Lyricist Chandrabose also got break from Taj Mahal starring Srikanth in which he wrote a melodious song "Manchu Kondallona...". Talented artists like Tabu, Divya Bharati, Prema, Anjala Jhaveri, Allari Naresh were all introduced by this prestigious production house only. The only female composer of Modern Telugu Cinema, M.M.Sreelekha was introduced by Suresh Productions in Venkatesh starrer Dharma Chakram. Apart from commercial pot-boilers, Suresh Productions have also tapped some exceptional subjects like Ganesh (1998), Preminchu (2001) that has won critical acclaim and many accolades from all walks of the society.

Even now, they have been in the trend with some craziest multi-starrer projects like Masala, Oh My God et al. And they shall keep remaining the address of 100% Entertainment!

iQlikmovies.com reminisces the phenomenal journey of this prestigious Suresh Productions on the eve of completing 50 years and wishes them to continue their priceless services to Telugu Cinema in years to come.