B. A. Subba Rao biography

B. A. Subba Rao

Film director

1915 –


Who is B. A. Subba Rao?

Bugata Venkata Subba Rao better known as B. A. Subba Rao is a Telugu film producer and director. He is recipient of Raghupathi Venkaiah Award for his lifetime contribution of Telugu cinema.

He started his career in 1950 with Palletoori Pilla as story, screenplay writer, director and producer. He is the person who gave N. T. Rama Rao, the versatile actor politician, the first chance as a hero in this film. It was a bit commercial hit and both Subba Rao and Rama Rao got very good name.

He has produced some good films like Raju Peda, Chenchu Lakshmi, Illarikam, Bhishma under the banner of B.A.S.Productions.

He made Raju Peda in 1954 with N.T.Rama Rao and Sudhakar in lead roles. It is a remake of Novel by Mark Twain and Hollywood movie The Prince and the Pauper.

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