A. Kodandarami Reddy

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A. Kodandarami Reddy
Born (1950-07-01) 1 July 1950 (age 71)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1980-2009
Children

A. Kodandarami Reddy (born 1 July 1950) is an Indian film director best known for his works in Telugu cinema.[1] His association with Chiranjeevi created blockbusters in multiple genres such as Nyayam Kavali (1981), Khaidi (1983), Abhilasha (1983), Goonda (1984), Challenge (1984), Donga (1985), Rakshasudu (1986), Pasivadi Pranam, Donga Mogudu (1987), Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu (1989), Kondaveeti Donga (1990), and Muta Mestri (1993).[2] In 2013 he received the B. N. Reddy National Film Award for Life Time Achievement.[3][4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Reddy was born near Nellore in a small beach town Mypadu in a agricultural family. Reddy married to Bharathi. Their elder son Sunil is a business man. He directed the 2007 film Godava under his home production to launch his second son Vaibhav Reddy.[6][7] His first son, Sunil Reddy played a negative role in Seethakaathi (2018).[8] Reddy made around 94 movies and almost 90% of them were successful. He was also one of the foremost director who introduced Ilaiyaraja to give music for big budget movies in Telugu film industry. His movies Abilasha, Rakshashudu, Challenge were big musical hits of Ilaiyaraja.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Interview A. Kodandarami Reddy
  2. ^ "Chiranjeevi hugs Kodanda Rami Reddy". Iqlik Movies. 2 July 2013. Archived from the original on 2 July 2013.
  3. ^ Correspondent, Special. "S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, Hema Malini bag NTR awards". Hindu.
  4. ^ The Hindu : Slapstick comedy
  5. ^ Kodandarami Reddy at entertainment.oneindia.in
  6. ^ "Kodandarami Reddy's son turns hero". ApnaCommunity. 28 May 2010. Archived from the original on 28 May 2010.
  7. ^ "A. Kodandarami Reddy". CITWF.com. 15 September 2012. Archived from the original on 15 September 2012.
  8. ^ Sanaa (19 November 2019). " 'சீதக்காதி' ஆச்சர்யம்... 'தளபதி' அதிசயம்!" வைபவ் அண்ணனின் விஜய் 64 அனுபவம் [ 'Seetakaathi' wonder ...'Thalapathy' miracle! "Vaibhav's elder brother Vijay 64 Experience]". Vikatan.

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