Synonyms for kodukulu or Related words with kodukulu
Examples of "kodukulu"
Sharada married Chalam, a famous Telugu hero, producer and comedian. He was her co-star in her debut film "Tandrulu
". They later divorced.
His elder son Ramesh Babu debuted as a full-fledged actor with "Samraat". 1988 was another mediocre year in his professional life because only four "Kaliyuga Karnudu", "Aswaddhama", "Rowdy No 1" and "Mugguru
" of his ten releases had average runs. The next year, however, he has acted in successful films like "Koduku Diddina Kapuram", "Saahasamee Naa Oopiri", "Gudachari 117" and "Goondaarajyam".
Korada Surya Chalam, better known as Ramana Chalam, the later day Telugu cinema’s popular comedian-cum-hero Chalam, shot to fame with "Dasi", his second movie in the role of Subbarao. Chalam debuted with the film "Naa Chellelu". After marrying Ramanakumari, he changed his name to Ramana Chalam. Ramana Kumari died in 1964 in a fire accident. After Chalam married 'Urvasi' Sharada who was a co-star in her debut film "Tandrulu
". They divorced later on.
Returning to Hyderabad, he worked for many memorable movies made in Saradhi studios. He started his own production house titled Ravindra Art Pictures and made 'Lakshadhikari' with N. T. Rama Rao in lead as the first production. It was an outstanding success. He made 'Jamindar' with ANR and many memorable movies like "Bangaru Gajulu", ‘Dharma Daata’, ‘Dattaputhrudu’, ‘Sisindri Chitttibabu’, ‘Dr.Babu’, ‘Iddaru
’, ‘Chinna Nati Kalalu’, ‘Amma Nanna’, and ‘Love Marriage’.
At the age of four, Mahesh visited the sets of the Telugu film "Needa" (1979) where its director Dasari Narayana Rao shot a few sequences of his as a part of the narrative in the presence of the former's brother Ramesh. "Needa" marked his debut as a child actor. During the shoot of "Poratam" (1983) at Vauhini Studios, after watching Mahesh on the sets director Kodi Ramakrishna suggested to Krishna that he cast Mahesh in the role of the protagonist's brother. Initially terrified, Mahesh agreed to act in the film after being persuaded by the film's crew. He went on to act as a child artist in the films "Shankharavam" (1987), "Bazaar Rowdy" (1988), "Mugguru
" (1988) and "Gudachari 117" (1989). He played a dual role in the film "Koduku Diddina Kapuram" (1989). Mahesh then appeared in "Bala Chandrudu" (1990), and "Anna Thammudu" (1990). Later, Mahesh continued his college studies.
In 1977, Ramesh Babu ventured into films as a child actor at the age of 12 with his father's film "Manushulu Chesina Dongalu". After two years, at the age of 14, he was cast in a vital role in the film "Needa", which was directed by Dasari Narayana Rao. The film also had his four-year-old brother, Mahesh Babu in a small role. After that, he took a brief hiatus from acting. In 1987, he made his comeback as a lead actor with the film "Samraat", directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao. The film had Sonam paired alongside Ramesh and Sharada in a vital role. In 1988, he was seen in films such as Jandhyala's "Chinni Krishnudu", A. Kodandarami Reddy's "Bazaar Rowdy" and in "Kaliyuga Karnudu" and "Mugguru
", both directed by his father. "Mugguru
" also had his father and brother acting alongside him. "Bazaar Rowdy" became a blockbuster and giving Ramesh his first success as a solo hero. In 1989, he was seen in Dasari Narayana Rao's "Black Tiger" and V. Madhusudhan Rao's "Krishna Gaari Abbayi". In 1990, he was seen in K. Murali Mohan Rao's "Ayudham" and S. S. Ravichandra's "Kaliyuga Abhimanyudu". In 1991, he was seen in "Naa Ille Naa Swargam", also starring his father. In 1993, he once again collaborated with Dasari Narayana Rao for the film "Maama Kodalu" and was also seen in "Anna Chellelu" opposite Aamani. In 1994, he was seen for the last time in a leading role in the film "Pacha Thoranam". The film was directed by Adurthi Saibhaskar and had Rambha acting opposite Ramesh. In 1997, he was seen in a supporting role in N. Shankar's "Encounter".
The film was based on the 1927 American silent film "The Way of All Flesh", directed by Victor Fleming. The family drama was successful in India and was adapted into a film in Hindi titled, "Khazanchi" (1941). The Hindi film was highly successful in Madras and ran for more than 25 weeks. R. Nagendra Rao, an established producer and director in Kannada cinema, was impressed by the film and decided to direct the Tamil adaptation. He approached the Tamil film producer S. S. Vasan who had earlier produced "Apoorva Sagodharargal", in which Rao played a role. Although Vasan was initially reluctant he agreed to finance the film. It was simultaneously produced and released in Telugu under the title "Mugguru
He is credited with producing many technological firsts in Telugu film Industry like the first eastman color film Eenadu (1982), the first cinemascope film; Alluri Seetharama Raju (1974), first 70mm film; "Simhasanam" (1986), first DTS film; "Telugu Veera Levara" (1995) and introducing cowboy genre to the Telugu screen. He starred in Telugu spy film sequels; "Gudachari 116" (1966), "James Bond 777" (1971), "Agent Gopi" (1978), "Rahasya Gudachari" (1981), and "Gudachari 117" (1989). Krishna directed "Shankharavam" (1987), "Mugguru
" (1988), "Koduku Diddina Kapuram" (1989), "Bala Chandrudu" (1990), and "Anna Thammudu" (1990) casting his son Mahesh Babu in pivotal roles. Krishna directed 17 feature films, he produced various films under Padmalaya Film Studio, a production house owned by him.
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