Singeetam Srinivasa Rao has born on 21st September 1931 in Gudur, Andhra Pradesh, and his current residence is in Chennai. By birth he belongs to Indian nationality. Srinivasa’s occupation is of a producer, writer, composer, director, and lyricist. Srinivasa had worked in different languages like in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu. Rao had directed nearly sixty films in various languages and has won many awards from cinema industries. Rao is honored in national film awards two times; he has got six Nandi awards from six different states, and Rao was credited with three South Indian Filmfare awards and three Karnataka film awards.
His first award-winning movie is ‘Samskara’ which had released in Kannada language and had won the National Film award, besides that the movie has got Bronze Leopard from the Locarno film festival. The next movie named ‘Tharam Marindhi’ had won Nandi award, and the show was premiered at two film festivals like the International film festival and Moscow as well. In 1988 the movie ‘
’ had premiered at the Cannes film festival, and even in Shanghai film festival. This film had won national film award along with South Indian Filmfare award as the best film.
The movie ‘Son Of Aladdin’ had won the international award for the children’s film festival; since it was an animation movie and had released in the year 2003, the film was premiered at the 37th international film festival. Another animated movie named ‘Ghatothkach’ which had been announced in the year 2008 and the film was premiered at Cannes and international film festival. He headed the Indian panorama at the 8th international film festival in 2010; he was credited with the life achievement award at the 4th global festival by federation film India in 2011.
The screenplay ‘
’ which had released in the year 1984 had got many state film awards along with South Indian Filmfare award for the special mention, and the film had premiered at the international film festival. Later the film Mayuri had a re-make in the Hindi language with the name ‘Naache Mayuri’. The Telugu films like ‘America Abbayi’ and ‘
’ were evergreen hits.
His filmography works had started since 1972 and continued till 2017. His latest film in 2017 is ‘Prince Of Peace’ for which he is the director and writer. Another science fantasy film named ‘Chinna Vathiyar’ had released in the Tamil language which was a box office hit. The movie ‘
’ was a science Chimera film and had released in Telugu which got huge collections of over 90 million in the cine club.