Tatineni Rama Rao

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Rama Rao Tatineni
Born 1938
Kapileswarapuram, Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupation Film director

Rama Rao Tatineni (Telugu: రామా రావు తాతినేని; Hindi: रामा राव तातिनेनी; born 1938), also known as T. Rama Rao, is a prolific Indian filmmaker. He has directed 65 Hindi and Telugu feature films between 1966 and 2000.

Tatineni started his work in the film industry in the late 1950s as the assistant director of his cousin T. Prakash Rao and Kotayya Pratyagatma, before making his directorial debut with 1966 Telugu film Navarathri.[1]

According to Encyclopædia Britannica, Rao was "the man who established the 'Madras movie', or Hindi films funded primarily by southern capital, as a viable commercial option in the all-India market..."[2]

He is the father of T. Ajay Kumar.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Year Film Language Notes
1966 Navarathri Telugu remake of Tamil film Navarathri
1968 Brahamchaari Telugu
1969 Manchi Mitrudu Telugu
1971 Suprutudu Telugu
1972 Raitu Kutumbam Telugu
1973 Jeevana Tarangalu Telugu
1974 Dorababu
1975 Yamagola Telugu
1975 Raju Vedale
1977 Aalu Magalu Telugu
1978 Shri Rama Raksha Telugu
1979 Lok Parlok Hindi Remake of Yamagola
1980 Aatagaadu Telugu
1980 Maang Bharo Sajana Hindi Remake of Karthika Deepam (film)
1980 Judaai Hindi remake of Aalumagalu
1981 Ek Hi Bhool Hindi remake of Mouna Geethangal
1982 Jeevan Dhaara Hindi remake of Aval Oru Thodar Kathai
1982 Anuraga Devata Telugu remake of Aasha
1982 Yeh To Kamaal Ho Gaya Hindi Remake of Tamil Film Sattam En Kaiyil
1983 Andha Kanoon Hindi Remake of Sattam oru iruttarai
1984 Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye Hindi Remake of Nyayam Kavali
1984 Inquilaab Hindi remake of Chakravyuha
1984 John Jani Janardhan Hindi remake of Moondru Mugam
1985 Pachchani Kaapuram Telugu remake ofPyar Jhukta Nahin
1985 Haqeeqat Hindi
1986 Naseeb Apna Apna Hindi remake of Gopurangal Saivathillai
1986 Sadaa Suhagan Hindi
1986 Dosti Dushmani Hindi remake of Mugguru Mithrulu
1986 Naache Mayuri Hindi remake of Mayuri
1987 Sansar Hindi Remake of Samsaram Adhu Minsaram
1987 Insaf Ki Pukar Hindi
1988 Nyayaniki Shiksha Telugu Remake of Neethikku Thandanai
1988 Agni Keratalu Telugu
1988 Khatron Ke Khiladi Hindi
1989 Sachai Ki Taqat Hindi
1989 Majboor Hindi
1990 Muqaddar Ka Badshaah Hindi
1991 Talli Tandrulu Telugu
1991 Pratikar Hindi
1992 Golmaal Govindam Telugu
1993 Muqabla Hindi
1994 Mera Pyara Bharat Hindi
1994 Mr. Azaad Hindi
1995 Ravan Raaj: A True Story Hindi remake of Pulan Visaranai
1995 Hathkadi Hindi
1996 Jung Hindi
1999 Sautela Hindi remake of Cheran Chozhan Pandian
2000 Bulandi Hindi remake of Nattamai
2000 Beti No. 1 Hindi remake of Aadyathe Kanmani

Producer[edit]

  • Aakhree Raasta
  • Dhill
  • Youth
  • Arul
  • Unakkum Enakkum
  • Malaikkottai
  • Ya Ya

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20060515121820/http://www.telugucinema.com/tc/stars/tatineniramaraointerview.php
  2. ^ Gulzar; Nihalani, Govind; Chatterjee, Saibal (2003). Encyclopaedia of Hindi Cinema. Encyclopædia Britannica (India) Pvt Ltd. p. 433. ISBN 81-7991-066-0. 
  3. ^ M.L.N (28 June 2004). "All hopes on `anniyan'". The Hindu. Retrieved 2009-10-04. 

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