Tatineni Rama Rao

Film director

1938 –

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Who is Tatineni Rama Rao?

Rama Rao Tatineni, also known as T. Rama Rao, is a prolific Indian filmmaker. He has directed 65 Hindi and Telugu feature films between 1966 and 2000.

Tatineni started his work in the film industry in the late 1950s as the assistant director of his cousin T. Prakash Rao and Kotayya Pratyagatma, before making his directorial debut with 1966 Telugu film Navarathri.

According to Encyclopædia Britannica, Rao was "the man who established the 'Madras movie', or Hindi films funded primarily by southern capital, as a viable commercial option in the all-India market..."

He is the father of T. Ajay Kumar.

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Born
1938
Kapileswarapuram, Krishna
Also known as
  • Rama Rao Tatineni
  • T. Ramarao
  • T. Rama Rao
Children
Nationality
  • India
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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