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B Nagi Reddy Hindi Actor
  • DOB : 02-12-1912
  • Date of death: 25-02-2004
  • Star Sign : Sagittarius
Skills
Other Skills
    - Producer

B Nagi Reddy Nagi Reddy is a South Indian sandalwood film produ >> Read More... Nagi Reddy is a renowned film producer and director in the Telugu film industry. He was born as Bommireddy Nagi Reddy on December 2, 1912, in the village of Kothapalli, Pulivendula, Andhra Pradesh. Nagi is also a presenter, editor, businessman, and philanthropist.

He founded the Vijaya Vauhini Studios in 1948, which then became one the biggest film studio in Asia. His brother, Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy Padma Bhushan Dr. Bommireddy NarasimhaReddy is a l >> Read More... Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy , is also a popular name in Telugu cinema. Nagi, together with his business partner and companion, Alur Chakrapani, have produced over 50 films in 40 years of being in the business. They made devotional, mythological, and historical films. Some of them are Swarg Narak, Julie, Shriman Shrimati, Ram Aur Shyam, Maduve Madinodu, GundammaKatha, Maya Bazaar Click to look into! >> Read More... Maya Bazaar , Missamma, Patala Bhairavi, and many more. Besides Telugu films,

Nagi has also worked in other South Indian languages and also in Bollywood. He is associated with Aluri Chakrapani in most of the films he worked on. Nagi has been the Assistant Director of the 1989 Telugu comedy film, Hai Hai Nayaka. He also directed Enga Veetu Penn in 1966 and has presented TV shows, sitcoms, and films. Vijaya Vauhini Studios had closed down when Kollywood moved out of studios during the 70s. He then started the Vijaya Health Centre and Vijaya Hospital in Chennai.

Nagi earned several awards including Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest award in India, which was presented at the National Film Awards The National Film Awards gets presented every year >> Read More... National Film Awards . He also won Filmfare Awards for Maya Bazaar and GundammaKatha. In 1987, he was awarded the Raghupathy Venkaiah Award by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and the Kalaimamani Award by the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1972.

Nagi also earned an honorary doctorate from Sri Venkateswara University and Srikrishnadevaraya University. He headed the Film Federation of India twice, the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce for four times, and the All-India Film Sammelan for two times. In 1981, he received the Dada Sahib Phalke Award.

From 1980 to 1983, he has served as Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams’ Chairman of the Board of Trustees and was credited for establishing the Vaikuntam Queue Complex. In 1972, he started the Vijaya Medical and Educational Trust that runs the Vijaya Heart Foundation, Vijaya Health Centre, and Vijaya Hospital. He got married to Bujja Amma Bommireddy and has three sons. Nagi died on February 25, 2004, at the age of 91 due to prolonged illness.