Tollywood is very popular for its movies and the famous personalities who have made these movies a huge success. Tollywood has many ‘firsts’ and a few of them have entered the Guinness Book of World Records too.
1. Singer SusheelaShe is also known as ‘Gaana Kokila’. She marked her name in the Guinness Book of World Records for recording 17, 695 solo, duet and chorus backed songs in six Indian languages. Susheela had crooned 1,336 duet songs with the Legendary singer SP Balasubramnayam which is another record.
2. Dr.Ghazal SrinivasHe is very famous for singing Ghazals and gives the Ghazal a beauty in his own style. He sets a New Guinness World Record by singing 100 songs In 100 languages.
3. Ramoji RaoHis empire, Ramoji Film City is declared as the World’s Largest Film Studio. Located on the outskirts of the city of Hyderabad, the magnificent Ramoji Film City is a magical experience filled with excitement and wonderful surprises at every turn.
4. BrahmanandamAlmost every film casts this legend as comedy is not done without him. He just has to appear on screen and the crowd is all enthusiastic. His innumerable appearances has earned him a Padmashri, a place in the Guinness Book, many national and regional awards and still counting.
5. S.P.BalasubrahmanyamOver the years SPB has not only recorded nearly 36,000 songs in different languages which made him eligible to enter into the Guinness Book of World Records but also has produced, composed music, acted and dubbed for several films. His count is still on.
6. Vijaya NirmalaVijaya Nirmala entered the Guinness Book of World Record by becoming the only lady from Tollywood and actress director with maximum movies to her credit. She has gained hearts of the audience not just by her acting skills but also her direction.
7. Suresh Production HouseSuresh Productions is one of India’s largest integrated production powerhouses based in Telangana. This production house founded by Late Dr. D. Ramanaidu is Declared Single Largest Film Producer By Guinness Book of World Records.
8. Dasari Narayan RaoHe has directed about 150 films, produced 53 films and worked in more than 250 films as a dialogue writer, and lyricist. He Holds The Guinness Record For Directing The Most Films.