Raghavendra Rao, popularly known as Darsakendra, is entering
into his sweet 60 today. On this occasion, lets have a peek into
his professional career.
Raghavendra Rao needs no introduction for Telugu people. He entered
the film industry by directing 'Babu' that has Sobhan Babu
in the main lead. That film was a mjor success and he never looked
back. He is instrumental in elevating the career, image and box-office
potential of lots of heroes and heroines. He also showed his prowess
in Hindi by directing box-office hits like Himmatwala and
is a misconception among the audiences that he is just a commercial
director. He also made feminine oriented films like Jyoti, Aame
Katha and Kalpana. He also made inspirational films like
Trishulam. And one can never forget the Annamayya,
a great divine film in the modern era. Other divine film Manjunatha
is getting ready for the release now.
film 'Pelli Sandadi' has become one of the biggest musical
hits of Telugu cinema. He did also won the best choreographer Nandi
award for his dance direction in that film. He is the one who has
given the uplift of career to actresses like Sridevi, Vijaya Santhi,
Radha, Ramya Krishna and Ravali.