Ever wondered who is behind all the names that pop up when it says producer on the screen? The names of the companies like Suresh Productions, Annapoorna Studios, Geetha Arts etc. These are the producers that are taking Telugu cinema to the next level. If it hasn’t been for their backing, we wouldn’t have most of the blockbusters that we have today. In order to give you a better idea, we have prepared a list of the Top 5 Producers that are behind the majority of the movies. Check it out.
D Ramanaidu/ Suresh Babu via Suresh Productions
A Guinness Book holder who also received PadmaBhushan Award from Indian Government, Dr D Ramanaidu holds the record for most number of films produced by a single Producer. Apart from this, he received several awards and honors from different organizations and the Government. He started his career in film production by co-producing the Telugu movie “Anuragam” whose success encouraged him to produce NTR’s superhit film Ramudu Bheemudu. His son Suresh Babu who got into the business in the early 80’s, went on to carry his father’s legacy by expanding the business furthermore. He also owns close to 70% theaters across the state, production labs, distribution networks etc.
Allu Aravind via Geetha Arts
Established in 1972, by Ally Aravind the brother in law of Chiranjeevi Geetha Arts is known for its high budget movies in the Industry. Making films mostly with Superstars like Chiranjeevi, Rajnikanth, Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor, Pawan Kalyan, Allu Arjun, Ramcharan etc., Geetha Arts gave us blockbuster movies such as Dhruva, Sarainodu, Magadheera, Jalsa, Ghajini etc. The production house is also into Distribution and Exhibition of Telugu films.
Akkineni Nagarjuna via Annapoorna Studios
Ventured into a variety of fields other than Telugu Cinema Production, Akkineni Nagarjuna is known as Mr. Clever in the industry. The company is named after his mother Annapoorna the wife of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, and carries functions like production and distribution. The studio features many of the post-production facilities which involve state of the art Digital Intermediate and Edit Suites. Apart from this the Production house also carries out a distribution of Telugu movies.
Dasari Narayana Rao
Known as the “Negotiator” in the Telugu Film Industry, Dasari Narayana Rao is a kind hearted Gentleman who has helped many people from Industry. Many projects which were being delayed due to financial crisis came online due to the support of Mr Dasari. He produced movies that challenged the social and political issues in the society. Some of the movies that he has produced are Rifles, Sammakka Sarakka, kante Koothurne kanu, Osey Ramulamma etc.
Dil Raju via Sri Venkateshwara Creations
Emerging as one of the top pioneers in the Telugu film industry Dil Raju got his name with the Telugu movie that he has first produced ‘Dil’. After that, he produced several Blockbuster films in Telugu such as Arya, Bhadra, Parugu, Brindavanam, Mr. Perfect, Seethamma Vaakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Nenu Local all of which had huge success. He is thought to be the future of Production in the Telugu Film Industry.