Nom de naissance Satthiraju Lakshminarayana NationalitéInde Naissance 15 décembre 1933 à Narasapuram, West Godavari (Inde) Mort 31 aout 2014 (à 80 ans) à Chennai (Inde) Récompenses Padma Shri, Filmfare Awards South, Nandi Awards
Bapu (born Satthiraju Lakshmi Narayana (Telugu: సత్తిరాజు లక్ష్మీనారాయణ) on December 15, 1933) is an Indian film director, known for his works in Telugu cinema
He is a music artist, painter, illustrator, cartoonist, and designer. In 2013, he was awarded the Padma Shri, for his contribution to Indian art and cinema. He has won two National Film Awards, five Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards and three Filmfare Best Director Awards in Telugu and a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South for the year 2012.
Bapu's directorial venture saakshi was showcased at Tashkent film festival in 1968. Seeta Kalyanam was screened at the BFI London Film Festival and Chicago International Film Festival in 1978. Tyagayya (1981 film) was showcased at the Indian Panorama of International Film Festival of India in 1982 Bapu's 2011 film Sri Rama Rajyam had a special screening at International Film Festival of India on November 28, 2011.
He has also directed Bollywood films like Hum Paanch, Seeta Swayamvar, Anokha Bhakt, Bezubaan, Woh Saat Din, Pyari Behna, Mohobbat, Mera Dharam, Diljala and Prem Pratigya. He has also directed a Tamil film Neeti Devan Mayagugiran.
, 2h50 Réalisé parBapu ThèmesMythologie, Religion ActeursNandamuri Balakrishna, Nayantara, Sai Kumar, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, M. Balayya, Roja Note64% Lord Srirama (Nandamuri Balakrishna) retains his wife Sita (Nayantara) comes back to their kingdom Ayodhya, after killing Ravana. And Srirama will continue his charisma in ruling the kingdom after his Pattabhishekam. One day he hears the sweet news that Sita is pregnant. Everything looks fine, but on one day Srirama came to know that people in his kingdom are having discussions about Sita’s character, as she spent some time in Ravana’s place. So, Rama decides himself to leave Sita and she is sent to the forest. There she was protected by Valmiki (Akkineni Nageswara Rao) and was given shelter in his Ashram. Later she gives birth at Ashram to twins; Lava and Kusa. What are the incidents that happens next forms the Sri Rama Rajyam Story.
Réalisé parBapu ActeursAllari Naresh, Charmi Kaur, Prema, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Ranganath, Sangeetha Note42% Pinky (Charmi) is the daughter of Sita (Prema), who keeps away from her husband. On Pinky's insistence, Sita reveals the past.She met Raja Ravivarma (Sunil Sharma), son of Zamindar Surendra Varma (Ranganath) on a study tour of a tribal village .They fell in love and got married then and there. His son's marriage with Sita, a commoner, gave such a shock to Surendra Varma that he lost the use of his legs.Ravivarma's mother, Bharati (Sangeetha) pleaded with Sita to leave the palace to save the family honor .After Sita left, Bhushanam(Vizag Prasad), brother-in-law of Surendra Varma,raises a hue and cry that Sita stole gold ornaments from the palace and escaped.Being so discredited even in the eyes of her love and husband she stayed away . Now the story revolves around Pinky's efforts to reunite her parents.She is a lively girl trying to make friends with her father's family. She pretends to be sent by the Party bosses to pick the candidate for minister's post.She dabbles in this political charade with the help of Naresh,a jornalist(Allari Naresh). Her father's opponent Kota (Kota Srinivasa Rao) who is also an aspiring candidate for the Chief Minister post and his mates provide the comedy and political satire. As expected she succeeds in reuniting the family and exposing the villains .Music with lyrics reminding one of the tribal idiom is a treat.The visuals with the rustic outdoor and the heavily ornate interiors of a feudal gentry, have the stamp of Bapu.
Réalisé parBapu GenresDrame ActeursSneha, Brahmanandam, Sunil, Venu Madhav, Jayalalita, Amanchi Venkata Subrahmanyam (AVS) Note61% Gopalam (Srikanth) performs tapas and gets Radha (Sneha) as his wife. Gopalam is an assistant public prosecutor. Radha is the daughter of Judge (Rangnath). She applies for a law degree after marriage and passes the exams with high honors. Radha is superior and more talented than Gopalam at work. This trait infuriates Gopalam and causes a rift between Radha and Gopalam. The rest of the story is all about how they survive the ego tiff.
, 2h30 Réalisé parBapu GenresBiographie ActeursJayasudha Kapoor, Aamani Hazrath, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Rajendra Prasad, Mikkilineni Note67% Srinatha was born to Bhimamba and Marayya in 1365.
Srinatha is respected as Kavi Sarvabhouma (King of poets) in and is being patronised by many kings including the Kondavidu Reddys, Velamas of Rachakonda and Deva Raya II of Vijayanagara Empire. Even though He is married, Srinatha is in awe of woman's beauty and dedicates his poems in praise of the beauty.
, 2h24 Réalisé parBapu ActeursRajendra Prasad, Ananth Babu, Gummadi Venkateswara Rao, 'Subhalekha' Sudhakar, Saakshi Ranga Rao, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam Note74% Newly married couple K. Krishnamurthy (Rajendra Prasad) works as an art director in Mumbai and his wife Satyabhama (Divyavani) as a stenographer in Kerala for a low salary. To solve their financial problems they seek a job in a big company and pretend to be unmarried as their boss (Gummadi) would give job only to one member in a family. This has slight resemblance to the 1955 classic movie Missamma where couples pretend to be married but here it's the other way around.
Réalisé parBapu GenresDrame, Action, Romance ActeursMithun Chakraborty, Madhuri Dixit, Vinod Mehra, Ranjeet, Nilu Phule, Satish Kaushik Note60% Raja Bhaiya (played by Mithun Chakraborty) and his friend Charan (played by Satish Kaushik) come to a city to make a living. Failed in seeking job, one day, they are teased and ragged by Kallu Dada (played by Ranjeet). The quarrel gets physical and Raja wins it. Raja thus becomes the local underworld don and starts collecting protection money from shopkeepers. He also get addicted to alcohol. Raja meets with Laxmi Rao (played by Madhuri Dixit) and is attracted to her, he comes to her assistance when her dad, Mohan, passes away, by helping to cremate him; he comes to her aid again when Kallu and his goons attempt to molest her; and when the municipality tears down her hut, he decides to let her live with him. Due to her influence, he gives up his bad habits. As things go well, they both decide to get married. But on the wedding day, Laxmi's old beau, a Professor (played by Vinod Mehra), shows up and proposes marriage with her. Meanwhile Raja is also arrested and held for killing Kallu.
Réalisé parBapu ActeursAnil Kapoor, Vijayta Pandit, Amrish Puri, Amjad Khan, Aruna Irani, Shakti Kapoor Note55% Shekhar is in love with Roopa and would like to marry her. Roopa is the only daughter of Choudhury, the apple of his eye, and he agrees to get her married to Shekhar. Shekhar informs his parents, his dad, and his stepmother, and together they all go to Choudhury's house to finalize the marriage. At this point, Shekhar's stepmother asks for a hefty sum as dowry, which the Choudhury is unable to afford, and thus the proposal for marriage falls flat, with the Choudhury vowing that he will get his daughter married elsewhere. Shekhar is disgusted with his stepmother, and leaves home and comes to Choudhury and attempts to convince him to reconsider, but Choudhury is adamant, and goes ahead to plan his daughter's marriage with Atmaram, leaving both Shekar and Roopa devastated, and unsure what plan of action to adopt.
Réalisé parBapu OrigineInde GenresDrame, Romance ThèmesFilm traitant du cinéma, La musique, Musique, Bollywood ActeursAnil Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure, Naseeruddin Shah, Nilu Phule, Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffery, Raju Shreshtha Note75% Maya (Padmini Kolhapure) tente de se suicider lors de sa nuit de noce, mais son mari, Anand (Naseeruddin Shah), un médecin veuf, parvient à la sauver. Elle lui explique alors les raisons de son geste : elle a été contrainte de l'épouser, alors qu'elle souhaitait se marier avec un chanteur de rue, Prem Pratap. Leur histoire d'amour est racontée dans un flashback : Prem (Anil Kapoor) et son assistant, le jeune Chottu, venus à Mumbai pour faire carrière dans le cinéma, louent une chambre chez les parents de Maya. Maya tombe immédiatement amoureuse du chanteur, mais celui-ci, estimant n'être pas un parti digne d'elle, repousse ses avances. Il finit cependant par accepter de l'épouser, mais les parents de Maya les en empêchent. Le Dr Anand s'engage alors à retrouver Prem et à divorcer de Maya. Il lui demande cependant de rester avec lui pour sept jours, afin que sa mère, gravement malade, puisse mourir en ayant l'illusion que son fils a trouvé une épouse. À la mort de sa mère, il réunit Maya et Prem. Celui-ci refuse cependant de briser le mariage d'Anand et de Prem, en affirmant que cela serait contraire à la culture indienne.
On her deathbed, the sister of P.V. Rao (J.V. Somayajulu) entrusts him the custody of her property along with daughters Durga (Sangeetha) and Shanti (Vijayashanti). After her death, he usurps the property and arranges Durga's marriage with a pauper Chalapati (Sarath Babu). After learning maternal uncle's intentions, Durga prepares and sells household items along with Shanti for livelihood. Learning that Rao's son (Suresh) is her cousin, Shanti starts teasing him along with her friend Annapoorna (Sumalatha). After learning their relation, he too starts liking Shanti. Upon hearing about Shanti and his son, Rao accuse the sisters of usurping his property through his son. This enrages Durga, who starts an eatery in front of her uncle's hotel and develops it into a hotel to pull down his business. Rao is bedridden with his business going down. Meanwhile Durga fixes Shanti's wedding with Chandram (Sai Chand), Ananapoorna' s love interest. When Shanti learns this, she informs Rao about her intent to wed his son and requests his help in this matter. Reformed Rao assures her of this and instructs Shanti to follow her sister. On the wedding day, with help of Chalapati, Annapurna and her mother (Rama Prabha), Rao arranges the wedding of Shanti with his son and that of Annapoorna with Chandram. Durga gets angered at the turn of events. The story ends on a happy note with everyone present explaining Durga about the situation.
Réalisé parBapu ActeursPoornima Bhagyaraj, Nirmalamma, Allu Rama Lingiah, Nutan Prasad, 'Subhalekha' Sudhakar, Tulasi Note67% Kobbarikayala Subba Rayudu (Allu Ramalingaiah) is a self made millionaire who after attining a high status forgets the people who helped him initially and spends life counting his successes. A chance meeting several years later between his son, Siva (Subhalekha Sudhakar) and his former friend Ravulapalem Rambhadraiah's (Raavi Kondala Rao) daughter (Tulasi) leads to both of them falling in love. Subba Rao invites his friend and his wife Annapoornamma (Nirmalamma) to his mansion and insults them reminding of their lower status in society. The rest of the movie is about how Annapoornamma- who challenges Subba Rao that he would one day come to her house begging for their help - gets it done with the main lead taken by her son Babji (Chiranjeevi) with help from others.
Réalisé parBapu ActeursChandra Mohan, Raadhika Sarathkumar, Sarath Babu, Tadepalli Lakshmi Kanta Rao, Saakshi Ranga Rao Note56% The movie is a triangle love story between the lover, the heroine and her husband. Radha (Raadhika) is a typical girl from a lower-middle-class family. She falls deep in love with the new tenant upstairs Palghat Madhavan (Chandramohan). Madhavan, aspires to be a great music director, but struggles to get by. He is attracted to Radha.