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V. B. Rajendra Prasad

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V. B. Rajendra Prasad
Veeramachaneni Rajendra Prasad

(1932-11-04)4 November 1932
Died12 January 2015(2015-01-12) (aged 82)
Occupation(s)Producer, director
Children3, including Jagapathi Babu[1]

Veeramachaneni Rajendra Prasad was an Indian film producer, director, and screenwriter known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema along with a few Hindi and Tamil films.[2][3] He won one National Film Award for Antastulu (1965) and two Filmfare Awards for the films, Antastulu and Aastiparulu (1966). He is the father of noted actor Jagapathi Babu.[4]


VB Rajendra Prasad died on 12 January 2015 at Isha Hospital following a serious respiratory ailment. Doctors informed that it was a natural death.[4][5]


National Film Awards
Filmfare Awards
Nandi Awards[7]
Other honors


Year Title Language Producer Director Writer
1960 Annapurna Telugu Yes No No
1962 Aradhana Yes No No
1964 Aathma Balam Yes No No
1965 Antastulu Yes No No
1966 Aastiparulu Yes No No
1969 Adrushtavanthulu Yes No No
1970 Akka Chellelu Yes No No
1971 Dasara Bullodu Yes Yes Yes
1973 Bangaru Babu Yes Yes Yes
1973 Engal Thanga Raja Tamil Yes Yes No
1974 Andaru Dongale Telugu No Yes No
1974 Manchi Manushulu Yes Yes No
1976 Pichimaaraju No Yes Yes
1976 Uthaman Tamil Yes Yes No
1977 Bangaru Bommalu Telugu Yes Yes Yes
1978 Rama Krishnulu Yes Yes Yes
1979 Muddula Koduku Yes Yes No
1979 Pattakkathi Bhairavan Tamil Yes Yes No
1982 Raaste Pyar Ke Hindi Yes Yes Yes
1983 Bekaraar Yes Yes No
1984 S.P. Bhayankar Telugu Yes Yes No
1985 Bharyabhartala Bandham Yes Yes No
1986 Captain Nagarjun Yes Yes Yes
1988 Khatron Ke Khiladi Hindi Yes No No
1989 Simha Swapnam Telugu Yes No No
1992 Killer Yes No No
1993 Bangaru Bullodu Yes No No
1995 Bhale Bullodu Yes No No
1998 Pelli Peetalu Yes No No

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  1. ^ "'I could not make a good movie for my son'". The Hindu. 17 February 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  2. ^ "VB Rajendra Prasad Felicitation - Telugu Cinema - Telugu film producer's counsel". Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  3. ^ V.B. Rajendra Prasad turns 77 - Telugu Movie News
  4. ^ a b Krishnamoorthy, Suresh (13 January 2015). "V.B. Rajendra Prasad, ace film producer, is no more". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 15 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Filmmaker V.B Rajendra Prasad dead". 13 January 2015.
  6. ^ "13th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 15 September 2011.
  7. ^ "నంది అవార్డు విజేతల పరంపర (1964–2008)" [A series of Nandi Award Winners (1964–2008)] (PDF) (in Telugu). Information & Public Relations of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  8. ^ "K.V. Reddi Memorial Award presented to V.B. Rajendra Prasad". The Hindu. 18 December 2000. Archived from the original on 23 February 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2016.

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