Rajendra Prasad - renowned producer of yesteryears
and the recipient of last years Raghupati Venkaiah
award - was richly felicitated by Telugu film producers
counsel on the evening of 14th January 2004. This
function was graced by DVS Raju, D Rama Naidu, G Adiseshagiri
Rao, Tammareddy Krishna Murthy, Tammareddy Bharadwaja,
Jamuna, Jayasudha, Gummadi, V Madhusudhana Rao, Kaikala
Satyanarayana, Jagapati Babu, K Raghava, Ramesh Prasad,
KS Rama Rao, C Kalyan, KC Sekhara Babu, C Aswini Dutt,
K Raghavendra Rao, Kaza Suryanarayana Rao, Brahmanandam
and D Suresh Babu.
Madhusudhana Rao launched the biography of VB Rajendra
Prasad written by journalist Bhageeratha. Akkineni
Nageswara Rao received the first copy of the biography.
on the occasion Akkineni Nageswara Rao said
that he is happy for VB Rajendra Prasad for Raghupati
Venkaiah award and this felicitation. He praised VB
Rajendra Prasad as the filmmaker who has good understanding
of all 24 crafts of filmmaking. He also recollected
how VB Rajendra Prasad did a film for the welfare
of his staff. VB Rajendra Prasad created a new trend
in Telugu film industry with his films.
of Film Producers Counsel KS Rama Rao said
that he is following the route laid by VB Rajendra
Prasad for producing good film. Telugu film industry
would continue to felicitate the winners of Raghupati
Award every year.
Rajendra Prasad said that he is indebted to producer
Dukkipati Madhusudhana Rao for his help. He regretted
for not being able to give a hit to his son Jagapati
Babu though 25 of 33 films he made were hits. He said
that he is spiritual oriented and would keep continue
doing services to Film Nagar's Daiva Sannidhanam.
He thanked everybody for felicitating him.