Everybody knows Ramoji Rao for the personality he is and for playing a crucial role in uplifting the Telugu language and its people. A media entrepreneur who has also contributed to the Telugu and Indian Film Industry with his magnum opus film city, where number of movies from every language is shot. Long before he diversified his businesses he was also a simultaneously movies. His movies were never the run of the mill kinds. He always encouraged new talents and has the credit of introducing over 30 artists which include M.M.Keeravani, Sriya Saran, Srikanth, Ritiesh Deshmukh and others.
His movies always spoke out something, they weren’t your usual commercial pot boilers. From family drama to college rom-coms, Ramoji Rao always experimented in his own way with making movies. Let’s take a look at best of his works.
Directed by Jadhyala, this was an instant hit. With Jandyala’s mark on this comedy hunt for a girl who writes a blind love letter to the boy and the boy who takes an oath to marry only that girl and none other with the boy’s father playing a spoil-spot is simply hilarious
The real story of a classical dancer, Sudha Chandran, who lost her leg in an accident and fought her way back as a dancer. Directed by Singeetham Srinivasa Rao, this was also screen at International Film Festival of India in the year 1985
Its a revolutionary story of a woman who fights her way through the corrupt politicians and criminals in the system. Vijayashanthi shot to fame with this social message drama and was also made into other languages. This also made it to the International Film Festival of India and won Vijayashanthi a Nandi and Filmfare Award
A real-life story of Sabita Badhei, a tribal girl who was betrayed by a government officer and fights for her justice and proper identity of her illegitimate child. Another social awareness movie that garnered great response.
Another real-life biographical drama of the Aswini Nachappa, an athlete.
A college rom-com that showed the fun as well as the difficulties attached in love at an adolescent age. It became a sensational in 2000.
A remake of malayalam movie Niram, became a huger hit in Telugu. The beginning of college romance films started probably with this movie.
A perfect love story with soothing music also became a huge hit on the comedy front. The best work of Sreenu Vaitla too.