Awards & Winners

Raju D.V.S.

Datla Venkata Suryanarayana Raju, better known as D. V. S. Raju was an Indian film producer from Telugu Cinema. He was instrumental in shifting the Telugu film industry from Chennai to Hyderabad. He was born on 13 December 1928 in Allavaram, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. He went to Madras in 1950 and established D. V. S. Productions banner and made about 25 films including one award winning Hindi film Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye. He had produced some popular films, starring N. T. Rama Rao like Pidugu Ramudu, Chinnanaati Snehithulu etc. His few noted films are Jeevitha Nouka, Jeevana Jyoti, Chanakya Sapadham, Picchi Pullaiah. He was a recipient of the prestigious Raghupathi Venkaiah award instituted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. His film `Jeevana Jyoti' has won the Nandi award. He was the Chairman of National Film Development Corporation of India and President of the Film Federation of India. He had also served as Chairman of the State Film Development Corporation. He died on 13 November 2010 at the age of 82 years after brief illness. He is survived by the wife, a son and two daughters.

Awards by Raju D.V.S.

Check all the awards nominated and won by Raju D.V.S..


Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu
Honored for : Jeevana Jyothi


Nandi Award for Best Feature Film
Honored for : Jeevana Jyothi