K Raghavendra Rao

Director, Producer, Screenplay, Story Writer
K Raghavendra Rao
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Real/Other Names:: Darsakendra K. Raghavendra Rao
Date of Birth:: May 23, 1942(Age-68)

Family and Relations

Son:Prakash Kovelamudi

Mini Biography

K Raghavendra Rao entered the film industry in 1975 by directing 'Babu', starring Sobhan Babu,a major box office success. He has been instrumental in elevating manyactors' career, image, and box-office potential. He also showed hisprowess in Hindi by directing run-of-the mill storied movies like Himmatwala and Tofah.
He also made feminine oriented films like Jyoti, Aame Katha and Kalpana and devotional films such as Trishulam, Annamayya, Sri Ramadasu and Pandurangadu.
His film 'Pelli Sandadi' has become one of the biggest musical hits of Telugu cinema. He also won the best choreographer Nandi Award for his dance direction in that film. Rao is responsible for boosting the careers of actresses such as Sridevi, Vijayashanti, Radha, Ramya Krishna, Raadhika and Ravali.He is instrumental in giving a boost to many actors and actreses. He is also noted for his unique style of taking songs.