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 (12 June 1892 - 14 January 1960) was a Film Director and Producer from Andhra Pradesh,[1] produced & directed the first Telugu sound film, Bhakta Prahlada.[2] His full name was Hanumappa Muniappa Reddy and he was also referred as HM Reddy. Before making his own productions, he worked as assistant to Ardeshir Irani, creator of the first Indian talkie Alam Ara. He produced successful Telugu movies such as Tenali Ramakrishna, Kalidas and Gruha Lakshmi. He introduced Chittor V. Nagaiah and other artists to the film industry.

Movies produced by H. M. Reddy[edit]

  1. Bhakta Prahlada (1931)
  2. Gruhalakshmi (1938)
  3. Pratigna (1953)

Movies directed by H. M. Reddy[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-cinemaplus/wake-up-industry/article3875804.ece