C S Rao – 100 Years Of Indian Cinema
100 Years Of Indian Cinema
The Indian cinema is celebrating the 100 year completion. Telugu cinema is completing 82 years of its first release of Bhaktha Prahlada (1931). As part of celebrations of Indian Cinema, businessoftollywood.com remembers and recollects the information of The Greats of Early Telugu Cinema.
businessoftollywood.com is presenting the profile of the great director C S Rao.
Chittajallu Srinivasa Rao popularly known as C.S.Rao was a famous Actor,Director and Writer of Telugu Cinema.
He was the Son of the great director C.Pullayya.C.S.Rao born in the year 1924.He directed nearly 70 movies in Telugu,Tamil and Malayalam and Oriya Languages.
His best movie is Lava Kusa in Telugu Cinema.He started his film career as a child actor in the movies directed by his father C.Pullayya.
He worked as an Assistant to Cinematographer K.Ramnath ,Art director V.A.K.Shekar and Uday Shankar.He even assisted his father for the movie Pakkintammayi in the year 1953 as an actor and screenplay writer.
His debut film as director in Telugu is Sri Krishna Thulabaram in 1955.
His popular Telugu movies include Lava Kusa,Manchi Manasuku Manchi Rojulu,Santhinivasam,Abhimanam,Tiger Ramudu,Valmeeki,Kanchu Kota,Govula Gopanna,Ekaveera,Jeevitha Chakram,Sri Krishnarjuna Yuddham,Yasodha Krishna,Dhanamaaa? Daivamaa?,Mahakavi Kshetrayya.
He was married to the daughter of Kannamba and Kadaru Nagabhushanam
.Later he gave divorce to his first wife and married the famous actor and dancer Rajasulochana.
List of the Telugu Movies Directed by C.S.Rao:
1.Sri Krishna Thulabaram(1955).
3.Manchi Manasuku Manchi Rojulu(1958).
4.Sri Krishna Maya(1958).
23.Mamaku Tagga Kodalu(196().
31.Sri Krishnanjaneya Yuddham(1972).
35.Anaganaga Oka Tandri(1974).
40.Manchiki Maro Peru(1976).
45.Maro Maya Bazaar(1983).
This great Director died on 8th December 2004.