V. Venkata Ramana Reddy
|Residence||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
Dil Raju (born V. Venkata Ramana Reddy) is a National Award-winning Indian film producer and distributor, known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema, He owns the production house Sri Venkateswara Creations. He has produced successful drama films such as Dil, Arya, Bhadra, Bommarillu, Parugu, Kotha Bangaru Lokam, Brindavanam, Mr. Perfect, Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Yevadu, Sathamanam Bhavati, which won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, Nenu Local, and Fidaa. In 2016, he received the Andhra Pradesh state Nagi Reddy-Chakrapani National Award for his contributions to popular cinema.
National Award for Shatamanam Bhavathi
Shatamanam Bhavathi film produced by Dil Raju of Sri Venkateswara Creations has bagged the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment-Golden Lotus Award at the 64th National Film Awards. Shatamanam Bhavathi deals with the problems faced by old age parents whose kids are mostly settled abroad, visiting them once in few years. Through these problems and others this film brings in the importance of family values in South Indian Culture. Most of the current generation South Indian families are into technology and engineering fields, and they are scattered & settled all over the world. This film was well identified and connected with the audience, especially it garnered positive response from people who are settled in other countries.
|2012||Tuneega Tuneega||Sumanth Ashwin, Rhea Chakraborty||M. S. Raju|
|2014||Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam||Sai Dharam Tej, Regina Cassandra||A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary||In collaboration along with Geetha Arts|
|2017||Jawaan||Sai Dharam Tej, Mehreen Pirzada||B. V. S. Ravi|
Dubbed Films in Telugu
|#||Year||Film (Original in the bracket)||Director||Notes|
|1||2002||Amrutha (Kannathil Muthamittal)||Mani Ratnam||Telugu dubbed version only|
|2||2012||Snehithudu (Nanban)||S. Shankar||Telugu dubbed version only|
|3||2015||Ok Bangaram (O Kadhal Kanmani)||Mani Ratnam||Telugu dubbed version only|
|4||2016||Police (Theri)||Atlee||Telugu dubbed version only|
|5||2016||Remo (Remo)||Bakkiyaraj Kannan||Telugu dubbed version|
|6||2017||Cheliyaa (Kaatru Veliyidai)||Mani Ratnam||Telugu dubbed version only|
- Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment – Golden Lotus (producer) – Sathamanam Bhavati – (2016)
- Best Feature Film (Gold) – Bommarillu (2006)
- Best Feature Film (Bronze) – Parugu (2008)
- Akkineni Award for Best Home-viewing Feature Film – Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013)
- Nagi Reddy-Chakrapani National Award for contributions to popular cinema – (2013)
- Other Awards
- "Dil Raju Biography". dosthana.com. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
- "Dil Raju Interview – 2008". idlebrain.com. Retrieved 29 October 2013.
- "64 th National Film Awards, 2016" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017.
- Correspondent, Special. "S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, Hema Malini bag NTR awards".
- "Telugu films bag major honours at 64th National Film Awards". Telugu cinema.
- "Nani – Dil Raju upcoming movie titled "MCA". Indianexpress.com (25 February 2017). Retrieved on 2018-09-18.
- Mr. Perfect wins Nagireddy award. 123telugu.com (1 January 1998). Retrieved on 11 May 2012.