B Nagi Reddy

Actor, Producer, Executive producer

Born: Pottipadu Village, Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh

BIOGRAPHY

Bommireddy Nagi Reddy was born on the 2nd of December 1912 and died on the 25th of February 2004. He was a Telugu movie producer. He set up Vijaya Vauhini Studios in Chennai, which was then Asia's biggest film studio. As his elder brother (who was also a director) had the same initials and was known as B. N. Reddy, Nagi Reddy was popularly known as B. Nagi Reddy. Some of the movies produced by Nagi Reddy include Patala Bhairavi (1951), Missamma (1955), Maya Bazaar (1957), Gundamma Katha (1962), Maduve Madinodu (1965-Kannada), Ram Aur Shyam, Shriman Shrimati, Julie (1975), and Swarg Narak (1978), the latter two of which were in Hindi. Reddy has served as the president of Film Federation of India twice during 1960-61 and 1962-63.

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