Awards & Winners

Dasari Narayana Rao

Date of Birth 04-May-1947
Place of Birth Palakol
(India, Andhra Pradesh, West Godavari district)
Nationality India
Also know as Dr. Dasari Narayanarao, Narayana Rao Dasari, Dasari Naryana Rao, Dr. Dasari Narayana Rao B.A., ద్ర.దాసరి నారాయణ రావు, Dasrinarayan Rao
Profession Politician, Film Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Journalist, Lyricist, Publisher, Film Producer, Writer, Magazine editor
Dasari Narayana Rao born 4 May 1947, Palakol, West Godavari, Andhra Narayana Rao has directed about 150 films, including Bollywood. He produced 53 films and worked in more than 250 films as a dialogue writer and as a lyricist. Most of his films emphasized social injustice, corruption and gender discrimination. He has received nine Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards. He holds limca World Record for directing the most number of films. As a director, He has garnered two National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards South. In 1983, he directed Meghasandesam which received critical acclaim at the Indian panorama, Chicago, Cannes and Moscow film festivals. Besides graduating with a BA degree, he used to take part in scores of drama competitions. He was soon recognised as a potential stage artiste, screenwriter and director. During his career he has also acted in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada languages. He has introduced actors and directors like Mohan Babu, R. Narayana Murthy, Raviraja Pinisetty, Mutyala Subbaiah etc. to Telugu film industry.

Awards by Dasari Narayana Rao

Check all the awards nominated and won by Dasari Narayana Rao.


Nandi Award for Best Actor
Honored for : Mesthri


Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu
Honored for : Osey Ramulamma
Nandi Award for Best Director
Honored for : Kante Koothurne Kanu


Nandi Award for Best Actor
Honored for : Mamagaru


Nandi Award for Best Dialogue Writer
Honored for : MLA Yedukondalu


Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu
Honored for : Premabhishekam


Nandi Special Jury Award
Honored for : Premabhishekam