H. M. Reddy

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H M Reddy
Born (1892-06-12)June 12, 1892
India
Died 14 January 1960(1960-01-14) (aged 67)
Occupation Film Director, Film Producer

H. M. Reddy (born Hanumappa Muniappa Reddy; 12 June 1892 - 14 January 1960) was an Indian film producer, and director known for his works in Telugu cinema. He directed the first south Indian talkie film Kalidas shot in Tamil and Telugu.[1][2] He then produced and directed the first full length Telugu sound film, Bhakta Prahlada in 1932.[3]

Early career[edit]

Reddy worked as assisatnt director to Ardeshir Irani, who produced first Indian talkie filmAlam Ara. Subsequently Reddy produced the first south Indian talkie.

Movies produced by H. M. Reddy[edit]

  1. Bhakta Prahlada (1931)
  2. Gruhalakshmi (1938)
  3. Tenali Ramakrishna (1941)
  4. Pratigna (1953)

Movies directed by H. M. Reddy[edit]

  1. Prince Vijaykumar (1930)
  2. Kalidas (1931)
  3. Bar Ke Pobar (1931), "A Wager in Love"
  4. Bhakta Prahlada (1932)
  5. Jazz of Life (1932)
  6. Seeta Swayamvar (1933)
  7. Gruhalakshmi (1938)
  8. Mathru Bhoomi (1939)
  9. Chaduvukonna Bharya (1940)
  10. Bondam Pelli (1940)
  11. Barrister Parvateesam (1940)
  12. Tenali Ramakrishna (1941)
  13. Gharana Donga (1942)
  14. Sati Seeta (1946)
  15. Nirdoshi (1951)
  16. Niraparadhi (1951)
  17. Pratigna (1953)
  18. Vaddante Dabbu (1954)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ m.l. narasimham. "Time to introspect". The Hindu. 
  2. ^ Velayutham, Selvaraj (2008). Tamil Cinema: The Cultural Politics of India's Other Film Industry. 270 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016: Routledge. p. 3. ISBN 0-203-93037-1. 
  3. ^ m.l. narasimham. "Wake up, industry". The Hindu. 

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