Hero Jagapati Babu’s father and e minent producer and director VB Rajendra Prasad is no more.He breathed his last while undergoing treatment for age-related illnesses at Isha Hospital in Hyderabad.Rajendra Prasad was 82.Born in Gudiwada of Krishna district on Nov 4 in 1932, he produced several films under Jagapathi Arts banner.
VB Rajendra Prasad directed super hit film Dasara Bullodu that was screened for almost a year.He won one national award for Antastulu and two filmfares for Antastulu and Aastiparulu.
He is also awarded with Raghupathi Venkaiah Award in 2003.
He produced total 16 movies including Telugu, Hindi Tamil and Kannada.
He has directed 14 including Tamil.He also penned stories for two movies Captain Nagarjuna and Bangaru Babu.He did majority of his movies with late ANR.’Bangaru Babu’, ‘Manchi Manushulu’, ‘Pichchimaraju’, ‘Bangaru Bommalu’, ‘Bharyabharthala Bandham’ were some of the movies directed by vb rajendra prasad.
During his last days, he served as the trustee for Film Nagar Devasthanam in Hyderabad.Many industry celebs have expressed their hearty condolences to the family.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, Telangana CM KCR, AP Speaker Kodela Siva Prasad have expressed their condolences to bereaved family.