Bomireddi Narasimha Reddy

Bommireddi Narasimha Reddy (16 November 1908, Y.Kothapalli, Kadapa district, Madras Province November 1977) was an Indian film director and an early figure in the Telugu cinema industry, also known as Tollywood. He was eldest of the three brothers; others are B. Nagi Reddy and B.N. Konda Reddy. He is the director who balances artistic values and business needs in the right proportion. Many of his earlier films like Vande Mataram, Devatha had Chittor V. Nagaiah as lead. His 1951 film Malliswari starring N T Rama Rao and Bhanumathi is considered a timeless classic. He was the second person to receive the prestigious 'Dada Saheb Phalke Award' from South India. Earlier He was honored with Padmabhushan by government of India.


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